Discover things to do in Melbourne in April, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.
Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto
A major exhibition focusing on the French couturière.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
The city lights up with laughs when the Comedy Fest comes to town.
THE LUME Melbourne
Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.
Seeing the Invisible
An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.
NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]
An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
See the Broadway sensation at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.
An American in Paris
The delightful musical play inspired by the 1951 film comes to Melbourne this March.
Live at the Bowl
An open-air program of music, dance, circus, community-led and family-friendly events.
Melbourne Street Eatz
Melbourne’s favourite food truck event is back with weekly rotating trucks, bars and live music.
Australia’s leading architecture and design event returns to Melbourne.
A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini
Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.
An exhibition that celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolngu women artists.
Punting on the Lake
Glide between the bays and islands of Ornamental Lake on a guided boat cruise.
Spectrum: An Exploration of Colour
An exhibition exploring colour in works drawn from the NGV.
Metropolis: The Lost
A concerto and narrative interpretation of northern European myths and ancient rituals.
Princes of the Night
Join the glitz and glamour of this weekly show at Crown Melbourne.
Escape to a surreal desert island in this new interactive exhibition.
Queer shines a light on the NGV Collection to examine the queer stories that artworks can tell.
Downtown: Petula Clark to Carole King
Amy Audrey sings the songs made famous by the two singers.
Channels Festival: Kawita Vatanajyankur
A solo commission of video-based performances.
Jeff Duff's Spinning Wheel
Jeff Duff and band perform the music of Chicago and Blood, Sweat and Tears.
Henrik Haukeland: They Made a Meme Out of My Legacy
A solo exhibition from artist Henrik Haukeland.
Still in My Mind
A multi-media exhibition exploring notions of identity, home and connection to country.
Lust Love Loss: Australian Stories of Wartime Relationships
Explore how universal experiences are magnified in times of war.
Wine Trivia and Options Games with Antony
Join sommelier Antony Anderson for a night of wine-themed trivia.
An Evening with Peter Singer
Hear the activist and world's most influential living philosopher, Peter Singer, in conversation.
Between Two Worlds
Immerse yourself in the visual world of three artists who explore the experience of being a veteran.
Omega Ensemble: Continuum
This chamber music performance includes works by Olivier Messiaen, Lou Bennett and Arvo Pärt.
Channelling the songwriters' essence, with an all-new contemporary twist.
Edith Piaf: Love, Life and No Regrets
French cabaret star Jem 'Appelle brings Piaf's legacy to life.
Dean Bowen's Imagining Centaur
An exploration of the tragic sinking of the Australian hospital ship Centaur in May 1943.
The Changing Face of Victoria
See more than 150 objects, artworks and photographs in a free exhibition.
Every Thursday, enjoy five of Melbourne's best comedians along with weekly bar specials.
Step back in time to solve a mysterious murder that brings the iconic board game Cluedo to life.
MSO Mornings: Brahms' Second Piano Concerto
Enjoy romantic-era Brahms with Piano Concerto No.2.
Linguas Melbourne Language Exchange Social
Meet new people and practise speaking another language.
NGV Friday Nights
NGV Friday Nights returns with local music, outdoor dining, food and bespoke bars.
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