Tag: art

the boon companions you pilgrimage

‘The You Piligrimage’ with The Boon Companions

Most people would find it very difficult to switch off from the demands of the day and take the time to reflect and think about themselves for a while. Fortunately, The Boon Companions seem to be all too aware of…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017

Glitz and glamour at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017 Opening Gala

What a joy to attend the fabulous opening gala of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Artistic Director Dolly Diamond lays out her vision for the eighth annual festival: Thirteen Australian acts, a balance of new talent with much-loved Aussie cabaret darlings….

NGV Friday Nights Melbourne

NGV Friday Nights: Winter 2017 with Van Gogh

The National Gallery of Victoria’s Friday Nights are a huge highlight of Melbourne’s cultural scene. The sessions are a favourite of the Friday knock-off crowd and for good reason. Bands, drinks and access to all of the ground level exhibitions —…

Van Gogh and the Seasons at the National Gallery of Victoria

Van Gogh and the Seasons is internationally exclusive to Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria. Works from Kröller Müller Museum in Otterlo and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam are set alongside masterpieces from twenty international lenders from Paris, São Paolo,…

Inaugural bluethumb art prize: finalists announced

Art prizes, rewarded for objectively skilful facility, are esteemed by the quality of their participants and prizewinners. Online purveyor bluethumb announced its inaugural winners (from submissions solicited in 2016) this January, staking a starting position in the year’s prize calendar….

Sugar Mountain Festival 2017: explore, interact, dance

Sugar Mountain, the annual fusion of art and music, has grown into one of Melbourne’s premier festivals. We were chuffed to be checking out Sugar Mountain this year and it didn’t disappoint. The layout of the VCA complex makes Sugar Mountain the…

Three top experiences this summer with City of Melbourne

If there’s one benefit of living in Melbourne, it’s how amazing our summers are. Jam-packed with new places to eat, festivals, live music, art — it’s all happening, and it’s all here. In partnership with City of Melbourne, we’ve selected…