Events

NGV reveals Reconciliation Week 2020 program

25 May, 2020

Reconciliation Week 2020 runs from 27 May until 3 June and this year celebrates the theme ‘In this together’. In support of shaping Australia’s journey towards a more just, equitable and reconciled nation the NGV has curated a program of free virtual talks and interactive initiatives which can all be…

Recharge 2020 Festival

14 May, 2020

It’s been a tough six months across Victoria’s creative and agriculture/tourism sectors with fires, floods and now the COVID-19 crisis leaving our creative and agricultural communities in tatters. Whilst a full recharge is still some time away, the team behind Delivered Live, the live-streamed concerts that brought the gigs back into your home,…

Koskela presents Ngukurr Arts: Yugul Mangi Group Show

12 May, 2020

Koskela Gallery is pleased to present its very first online exhibition, Ngukurr Arts: Yugul Mangi Group Show. Ngukurr Arts is a unique space where artists explore, share and develop their own distinctive styles. Situated alongside the banks of the Roper River in South East Arnhem Land, the town of Ngukurr…

NGV launches virtual programs and exhibition tours

12 May, 2020

WATCH: ART IN FOCUS In this series put art works under the microscope by de-coding some of NGV’s most significant masterpieces through our new Art in Focus program. Hosted by NGV curators via live Webex video conference, the program will give audiences a deeper understanding of the significance and meaning behind each masterpiece….

International Compost Awareness Week 2020

30 Apr, 2020

The extreme heat over the summer months and ongoing drought have brought the worst bushfire season we have seen in Australia, destroying houses, local businesses, vegetation and wildlife. The increasing effects and consequences of global warming urgently call for drastic changes in the way we reuse resources. The push for…

Earth Day 2020 goes digital

22 Apr, 2020

22 April marks Earth Day 2020. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 75 000 partners in over 190 countries to drive positive action for our planet. This year is notable for…

Monolith at Modern Times

19 Mar, 2020

In the modern era, our cities are built with a speed and efficiency unparalleled in any other time. But with the skyscrapers arise questions: how do our cityscapes guide our thoughts and our behaviour? How does the cycle of demolish and rebuild inspire us to be thoughtful in the things…

DUCTILITY explores materiality at Melbourne Design Week 2020

13 Mar, 2020

The @alt.material collective presents its third exhibition, DUCTILITY – an ongoing series of investigations and experiments around materiality. Leading and exciting emerging designers are invited to explore how design can shape life through materiality and fabrication. Their objects made for the exhibition will then be auctioned via Instagram at the…

Gardening, foodie and Backyard Harvest events at FUSE

10 Mar, 2020

For inspiration on everything from baking and making preserves to permaculture and beekeeping, home gardeners, fresh produce lovers and curious minds can explore the Backyard Harvest program as part of FUSE festival from 13 – 29 March. Chat with Darebin’s fabulous home wine makers, sample the results of years of…