Upcoming Art Events in Melbourne that YOU JUST CAN’T MISS!


Ah, Melbourne! A city that proudly hosts and supports an array of artistic talents from around the world! From music to painting to theatre and even performing arts, the people of Melbourne know and love their artists to the core! It is no wonder that this city is always bustling with artists performing at all corners of the city. Here is our list of some incredible upcoming and ongoing art events in Melbourne:

1. Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts


Dates: 08/01/2017 to 30/04/2017

– World renowned artists of the Asia TOPA are performing in Melbourne to celebrate the cultural and ethnical relationship between Asia and Australia.- The event will mark unprecedented collaborations between the best performing artist from Asia and Australia. For more information or bookings contact info@asiatopa.com.au OR visit www.asiatopa.com.au

2. Stacks On with comedian Daniel Connell

Dates: 30/03/2017 to 23/04/2017

– One of the most affable comedian from Australia- Daniel Connell, is returning to Melbourne Comedy Festival (International Edition) this year with his brand new show- Stacks On. Prepare thyself for an evening full of uncontrolled laughter and some real quick wits from this master comedian. – Book your seats quick as his shows are always on �full- house’ list. For bookings visit: http://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2017/shows/daniel-connell-stacks-on

3. A painting exhibition on the Afghanistan War by Ben Quilty5078864-3x2-940x627

Dates: 15/04/2017 to 14/05/2017

– Celebrated painter and a �large scale portraits’ specialist Ben Quilty has seen the war from close quarters. He was commissioned by the Australian War Memorial as their official war artist for the Afghan War. There, he spent time with the troops and the women suffering from the physical, emotional and psychological side effects of the war. He has successfully managed to capture these intense human emotions in his portraits.- For more information, visit: http://museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/whats-on/ben-quilty/

These are just a few art events in Melbourne that we would recommend you to visit. Howeverm there are several more events that we would like to recommend you i you are an avid art lover. Just browse through our blog to find the second part of this article that contains information on Winter Masterpieces and NGV Festival!

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