Tag: art

Artvo Melbourne

ArtVo immersive gallery in the heart of Docklands

Artvo is an immersive gallery located in the heart of Docklands. The gallery is divided into 11 themed areas, which you make your way through at your own pace. It’s the first of its kind to open in Australia. Each theme has been beautifully…

Emerging art: Bluethumb Art Prize 2018

Young, scrappy and hungry, art startup Bluethumb is a game-changer for artists. Online marketplace Bluethumb enables artists to sell their works direct-to-public. For ordinary consumer products, marketplaces can rely on buyers to have had some brick-and-mortar experience. Everyone buys clothing and…

History and loss: Colony at NGV Australia

NGV Australia is showing a two-part exhibition about early colony, which tackles the sensitive topic of settlement. Australia: 1770-1861 and Frontier Wars are about Australian settlement from two perspectives, one of the colonising pioneers and the other of colonised people. The…

Contemporary now: Triennial at the National Gallery of Victoria

Triennial, currently showing at the National Gallery of Victoria (International), is a free exhibition that asserts the gallery’s recent position in the ranks of high-status art museums. Set on all four levels of the NGV, in temporary exhibition spaces and…

Sidney Nolan: Date Night at the Heide Museum of Modern Art

Date destinations are difficult to decide on. You can propose a sit-down meal at a restaurant with photogenic platters. Or, you can prop against a dimly-lit bar where the bartender knows your usual. Dates in the gardens of Heide, however,…

Paint For Fun Melbourne

Paint For Fun: art classes for adults

I’ve spent a lifetime maintaining that I’m crafty, not arty. You want me to whip up a cable-knit sweater, sew a miniature outfit for your niece’s Barbie using a vintage ’50s pattern, embroider eye-hurtingly cute bunny cushions, or crochet an…

‘The Commune’ by Bitten By Productions

Like any good thriller, The Commune immediately introduces tension and a hook.  Stone, who now calls himself Joe after running away from the hippie commune is back for Brook’s funeral, his mother.  No one will tell him how she died….

Alliance Française Eildon Gallery – Affiches

Long before metropolitan consumerism became the global culture that it is today, there were affiches (posters) promoting lifestyle and goods to the aspiring French middle class. Until November 4, Alliance Française is featuring a selection of posters from postwar designers in the…

Melbourne Festival: The Wrap featuring Taylor Mac

Feeling tired Melbourne? We are not surprised. You have just finished a mammoth three weeks laughing, crying, exploring mirror mazes, eating and drinking, and having your cultural boundaries pushed in the most interesting ways. That’s right – Melbourne Festival has…