Discover things to do in Melbourne in October, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

3 Oct - 31 Oct

Dungeons and Flagons at Home

Forge friendships and bring your fantasy to life at this online Dungeons and Dragons event.

1 Oct - 29 Oct

The Great Fed Square Heist

A virtual treasure hunt around Fed Square, with real prizes up for grabs.

21 Jul - 31 Oct

Animals at Home: Live Stream Melbourne Zoo

Stay connected with your favourite animal from home, work or anywhere.

1 Sep - 31 Dec

She-Oak And Sunlight: Australian Impressionism Virtual Tour

Experience NGV's She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism exhibition virtually.

31 Aug - 31 Dec

Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories Virtual Tour

Explore the major retrospective of the Melbourne-based artist and designer.

1 Oct - 31 Oct

Craft Contemporary

A festival that explores how craft is evolving in the twenty-first century.

13 Oct - 30 Nov

Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum Virtual Tour

Explore this world-exclusive exhibition in a 3D virtual tour.

6 Oct - 14 Nov

Unfinished Camp

Films from three artists that explore the future of art in a decentralised world.

27 Oct

The Problematic Statue with Geoffrey Edwards

An online lecture on the removal of public statues over the centuries.

22 Feb - 22 Nov

Queer Book Club

A book club for those who are curious or passionate about queer books.

30 Oct

Into the Mountain

A live online workshop making 'good luck stacks' with children in Korea.

27 Oct

Vita Sackville-West: Poet, Novelist, Creator of Sissinghurst

An online lecture on Vita and her inspirational garden.

6 Jul - 9 Nov

Seeing Eye Dogs Puppy Carer Information Session

Could you care for a future seeing eye dog this year.

25 Oct

The Problematic Statue with Geoffrey Edwards

An online talk exploring the desecration of public monuments.

23 Sep - 18 Dec

Louise Marson: Breath

An online exhibition that examines isolation, connection and healing.

21 Oct - 28 Oct

B-side: Blindside Annual Fundraiser

Blindside gallery's annual fundraiser is online.

4 Oct - 20 Dec

Who We Are

An online exhibition celebrating Australia’s multicultural heritage.

17 Jun - 5 Nov

Ross Gibson: head_phone_film_poems

Virtual exhibition of films creatively remixing ‘readymade’ footage.

17 Feb - 17 Nov

Classics Book Club

A book club for people who want to read or re-read the classics.

28 Oct

Sleep at the ’G at Home

Sleep in your car, outside in your backyard or on your couch, and put homelessness to bed.

28 Oct

Ghastly Ghosts and Ghouls

La Trobe University's Leanne McNamara looks at the monstrous undead from the Ancient World.

15 Oct - 14 Nov

Mission to Seafarers Maritime Art Prize and Exhibition

View online and see the winners on display at the Mission.

28 Oct

Can't Stop the Music with Suzanne Bravery

Online lecture exploring house museums of Grieg and Mozart.

15 Feb - 15 Nov

North Melbourne Book Club

Looking for a book club that will broaden your reading horizons? Join North Melbourne Book Club.

18 Oct - 14 Nov

Melbourne World Rice Festival

An online festival of some of the world's great rice cultures.

2 Feb - 9 Nov

Melbourne Book Club

Love reading books inspired by, about and made in Melbourne? This book club is for you.

1 Sep - 30 Nov

Camille Henrot: Is Today Tomorrow Virtual Tour

Experience NGV's Camille Henrot: Is Today Tomorrow exhibition virtually.

14 Sep - 30 Nov


Spine-tingling romantic thriller Berlin is now available to enjoy online with MTC Digital Theatre.

2 Feb - 21 Dec

Free Lunchtime Meditation

Discover the peace of meditation in these free meditation sessions - in person or online.

1 Oct - 31 Oct

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Showcasing the very best documentaries from around the world, all streamed online.

28 Oct

I Am Nature: Lizard

Join for a live online workshop for preschoolers to celebrate Children’s Week.

18 Feb - 11 Nov

Chinese Book Club

Join for a social morning tea and book group at Library at The Dock.

6 Oct - 28 Dec

Jenny Hickinbotham: Emotions

An online experimental song-poem exhibition.

16 Feb - 16 Nov

Online Book Club

Join City of Melbourne Libraries for an Online Book Club.

1 Sep - 30 Nov

We Change The World: Virtual Tour

Explore NGV's We Change the World exhibition virtually.

16 Sep - 31 Oct

Salt+Loving; Halophile

An online exhibition examining the similarities and slippages between salt and love.

26 Oct

The Story of Tartan with Kenneth Park

Hear an online lecture on Scotland's iconic chequered cloth.

13 Feb - 13 Nov

Get Writing! Online

Join an online workshop for some writing motivation or to help shake off writer's block.

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