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MPavillion 2017

MPavilion 2017

MPavilion – Melbourne’s pioneering annual pop-up – is back for a fourth year continuing to blur the boundaries of design, culture and creative collaborations.

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Pop Up Globe at the Bowl

A full-­scale temporary working replica of one of the greatest theatres in history, the second Shakespeare’s Globe, will soon pop-­up near the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.

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Regional Victoria’s artistic coup

Regional Victorian galleries are set to present exhibitions that will not only make Victoria proud – but would be heralded as artistic coups anywhere in the world.

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Top 5 arts experiences for kids in Melbourne

Kids are well-looked after at all the major arts institutions in the city with exhibitions targeted at young culture vultures.

ISEAL Victoria University, Footscray

Open House celebrates 10 years

For 10 years, locals and visitors alike have been taking a behind-the-scenes look at some of Melbourne’s most interesting, iconic and eye-catching buildings, at the annual Open House Melbourne Weekend.

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New report shows Melbourne as top cultural destination

Melbourne’s reputation as Australia’s cultural capital has been reinforced with a new report ranking the city the top cultural destination in the country, third in the Asia Pacific and twelfth in the world for arts and culture.

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Ballarat becomes a winter wonderland

Ballarat turns into a winter wonderland this July when the Ballarat Winter Festival returns for another year.

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Geelong’s Scarf Festival

More than 300 unique, masterful, weird and wonderful scarves will be on display at the National Wool Museum, Geelong during the annual Scarf Festival.

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Saying ‘Salut’ to Bastille Day in Melbourne

Melbourne maintains a long-standing love affair with all things French, and Bastille Day (July 14) provides the perfect opportunity for Francophiles to say ‘Bonjour!’ to all things French.

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Day out with mum in Melbourne

Whether it’s Mother’s Day (May 14th Australia) or not, Melbourne provides every reason to extend celebrations of the mother to a full and memorable day out for the whole family.

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YIRRAMBOI Festival

A ground-breaking celebration of Aboriginal culture and indigenous arts.

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Melbourne – what’s next in food

Four local experts explain what makes Melbourne’s dining scene so great and forecast what’s next for this food-loving city.

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Design Week hits Melbourne

The inaugural Melbourne Design Week will showcase the value of design in Victoria and will feature local and international design innovators.

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Art, culture and couture in Melbourne

This year, Dior, Van Gogh and Aardman lead a stellar line up of arts events in Melbourne, cementing the city’s reputation as a number one destination for fashion, art and culture.

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10 reasons to visit Ballarat

Host of the upcoming White Night Ballarat festival, this golden city is as rich in arts and culture, craft beers, food and wine, festivals and events as it is in its history and heritage.

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Cruising into Melbourne

Ideas for day-stop cruise passengers – how to capture the essence of Melbourne in just 12 hours.