MELBOURNE ART WEEK 2016

    

TOUR - Art, Place & Space
Curator-led tour of the Public Art Collection at Arts Centre Melbourne. 

Thursday, 2 August, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arts Centre Melbourne

COSTS - BOOK VIA MAW website

 

   

 

EXHIBITION OPENING - The Space Beyond the Space
Through reflective, diffused surfaces and images, a dialogue between the fixed and unfixed image will emerge.

Thursday, 2 August, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BLINDSIDE, Level 7/37 Nicholas Building

FREE EVENT

     
 

TALK - This Is How We Do It: Museums and Galleries in Asia
Leading professionals from museums and galleries across wider Asia share experiences and discuss what’s next for our region’s cultural and creative spaces.

Friday, 3 August, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts

FREE EVENT - BOOK VIA MAW website

 

   

 

TALK - Two Voices: Walk & Talk
Join Wangka Kutjara, Tjukurpa Kutju curator David Hagger for a special opportunity to learn about the key themes of this exhibition, as well as the art practices of mother and daughter APY Lands artists Puna Yanima and Linda Puna.

Friday, 3 August, 2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Linden New Art, Domain House, Dallas Brooks Drive

COSTS - BOOK VIA MAW website

   

 

TOUR - Free Music: From Grainger to Mornington Island
Discover the artworks that are currently housed at Melbourne Recital Centre

Friday, 3 August, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Melbourne Recital Centre, Ground Floor Foyer, Elizabeth Murdoch Hall

FREE EVENT - BOOK VIA MAW website

 

   

 

EXHIBITION CLOSING PARTY - Subterrain: the organic sublime in contemporary art
Referencing ideas of organic forms and systems found beneath the earth’s surface this group exhibition invites audiences into a highly tactile and intimately immersive arts experience.

Friday, 3 August, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Guest Speaker: Charles Justin, JAHM, Chairperson Melbourne Art Fair
FLG Pop-Up at Collins Place Gallery, 45 Collins Street

FREE EVENT

   

 

TALK - Experimenta Social
Experimenta Social combines some of Australia’s most adventurous contemporary artists, researchers and creative technologists with activated audiences for lively debate and discussion, followed by drinks afterwards.

Friday, 3 August, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Testing Grounds, 1 City Road, Southbank

FREE EVENT - BOOK VIA MAW website

 

 

     

 

TALK - Brook Andrew: In Conversation
Join artist Brook Andrew in conversation with the National Gallery of Victoria’s Simon Maidment, to discover more about Andrew’s giant Donut II which hangs high above the Grand Staircase at Melbourne Recital Centre.

Saturday, 4 August, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Melbourne Recital Centre, Ground Floor Foyer, Elizabeth Murdoch Hall

FREE EVENT - BOOK VIA MAW website
 

   

 

EXHIBITION CELEBRATION - Gina Kalabishis: Bundanon Floor to Sky

Saturday, 4 August, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Exhibition to be co-opened by
Deborah Ely, Chief Executive Officer, Bundanon Trust
Dr Ryan Jefferies, Head of Programs, Science Gallery Melbourne

Flinders Lane Gallery, 137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

FREE EVENT

   

 

EXHIBITION CELEBRATION - Jon Eiseman: After the Rain

Saturday, 4 August, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flinders Lane Gallery, 137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

FREE EVENT

   

 

TOUR - Sound Walk with Sonia Leber and David Chesworth
Join artists, Sonia Leber and David Chesworth on a sonic walk-through of the Melbourne Art Fair precincts, culminating in a discussion of the experience of sound in art.

Saturday, 4 August, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Melbourne Art Fair, 111 Sturt Street

FREE EVENT - RSVP required rsvp@ccp.org.au

     

 

WORKSHOP - Weaving Workshops: Bush Toys and Baskets
Head to ACCA for a hands-on workshop with senior weavers from the Victorian Aboriginal Weaving Collective.

Sunday, 5 August, 2018
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
ACCA, 111 Sturt Street

FREE EVENT - BOOK VIA MAW website

   

CBD shows running during Melbourne Art Week

 

EXHIBITION
Gina Kalabishis: Bundanon Floor to Sky

Winner of the 2017 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Gina Kalabishis, presents a new body of work inspired by her residency at Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon property - an experience that allowed her to create and explore in this unique envirnoment. Kalabishis celebrates both this opportunity and the landscape.

17 July - 11 August
11.00am - 6.00pm
Flinders Lane Gallery, 137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

FREE EVENT

   

 

EXHIBITION
Jon Eiseman: After the Rain

Eiseman’s bronzes express facets of a private mythos developed over a long and successful career. This iconography Eiseman has encapsulated as “the lone figure on a journey through dreamlike landscapes, sometimes with strange companions and sometimes in strange situations”.

17 July - 11 August
11.00am - 6.00pm
Flinders Lane Gallery, 137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

FREE EVENT

     
 

EXHIBITION
Spring 1883

The fifth edition of SPRING1883 will see 24 galleries showcasing the best contemporary art from the region and beyond across the four luxurious levels of Melbourne’s grandest heritage hotel.

2 - 4 August 2018
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Windsor Hotel, 111 Spring St, Melbourne

FREE ADMISSION

   

 

24 hr VIDEO
Jess Johnson with Simon Ward

TIME presents New Zealand artist, Jess Johnson and animator Simon Ward‘s new video Webwurld (2017), offering a glimpse into a hallucinatory netherworld.

Presented at scale on Fed Square’s iconic Big Screen
throughout MAW

   

 

EXHIBITION
A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness

The exhibition, composed of significant new commissions from thirteen Indigenous artists, brings together voices from across the country in an exploration of everyday experiences.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
ACCA, 111 Sturt Street, Southbank

FREE ADMISSION

   

 

EXHIBITION
Subterrain: the Organic Sublime in Contemporary Art

Referencing ideas of organic forms and systems found beneath the earth’s surface this group exhibition invites audiences into a highly tactile and intimately immersive arts experience.

24 July - 5 August
11.00am - 6.00pm
FLG Pop-Up at Collins Place Gallery, 45 Collins Street

FREE ADMISSION

   

 

EXHIBITION
Liquid Form: Ancient and contemporary glass

Displaying significant artefacts from the Egyptian and Roman periods alongside the work of contemporary makers.

Tuesday to Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Museum

FREE ADMISSION

   

 

EXHIBITION
Benjamin Armstrong
Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington

Tuesday - Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Tolarno Galleries, Level 4, 104 Exhibition Street

FREE ADMISSION

   

 

EXHIBITION
Blak Design Matters

Blak Design Matters is the first national survey exhibition of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander design. The exhibition showcases leading Indigenous designers from across Australia, exploring what is Blak design and why it matters.

Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Koorie Heritage Trust, Lv1 & 3, The Yarra Building Federation Square

FREE ADMISSION