Wreck Yo'Self #100 - ART EVENTS LIST

Melbourne Arts Club’s weekly list of what’s on in the arts. Wreck Yo’Self… We dare you!CCP_ON_4_2_16-59

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Last weeks of Warhol/Wei Wei at National Gallery of Victoria, ending 25 April, get on it! Don't be the only Melbournian without a photo from this! 

Melbourne City Library: 'Playful' - a group exhibition curated by Sophia Cai in celebration of National Youth Week 2016. Playful features 18 Australian and international artists with works in soft sculpture, ceramics, textile, toy design and animation. Artists include Beci Orpin, Tessy King, Ashley Ronning and Cat Rabbit. Open now until April 29. [CBD]

Big West Festival 2017 Call Out ends 17 April. Big West are looking for site-specific art of any genre – sculptural, visual, sound, performance, dance, digital - intercultural, interactive, processional, tiny, immersive, and so on and so forth. Click the here for more info!

BLAKSTREAM applications close Sunday evening. Blakstream is an exciting new producers program available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples looking to up-skill and develop new pathways into the arts, culture and entertainment industry with a focus on the Indigenous sector.


Thursday 14 April

No Vacancy exhibits ONELINE - a group show where artists are asked to create a work with one continuous stroke. Artists include GhostPatrol, Aaron Billings, Seven Seas, Carla McRae and more. 6-9pm. [CBD]

MARS Gallery exhibits 'Conversation Piece', a film installation by Matthew Stanton. 6-8pm [Windsor]

ARC ONE Gallery presents 'Transformer' by Lyndell Brown & Charles Green. 6-8pm [CBD]

Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is showing comedy film screenings, including  STARSTRUCK THE DJARN DJARNS . Free event in conjunction with the 'Is This Thing On?' Exhibit. 6 - 9:30pm[Brunswick]

BLACKARTPROJECTS presents House by Andre Piguet. 6-8pm. [Carlton]


Friday 15 April

Come and join SAD by SAD WEST. A new art and music festival featuring 24 bands, 20 visual artists and 14 poets. Begins at 7pm [Footscray]

Gertrude Contemporary introduces 'LA2016: New and Experimential Music Show'. 5-7pm [Fitzroy]

Diane Singer presents 'The Goat Herder's Cry (Four Sides of the Wooden Head)' by Grant Nimmo. 6-8pm [CBD]

Neon Parlour Gallery & Studios is opening 'Faces of Men' by Benita Dass-Grasse. 6pm [Thornbury]

Juddy Roller Studios is exhibiting 'The Black Ocean' by Steve Cross. 6pm [Fitzroy]

For the first time, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre will host six leading contemporary artists, who will make new work in their galleries in an intensive residency from Wednesday 6 until Thursday 14 April 2016.  The exhibition of this work, Under Construction will open Friday 15 April until Sunday 12 June 2016.

Brunswick Street Gallery opens with new solo exhibitions, and group show The Peacock in the Room curated by Petra Nicel. 6pm [Fitzroy]

Andrew Clapham 'Degradation and Growth' at Daisy Legs [Richmond] 6pm - 9pm

Daine Singer presents Grant Nimmo 'The goat herder's cry (four sides of the wooden head)' 6pm - 8pm [CBD]

Assembly Papers launches issue #5 'The Ecological Age' 6.30pm - 8.30pm [Clifton Hill]

COMA presents 'Navigation One' works by Chloe Sobejko at L1 studios [CBD] 7pm


Saturday 16 April

Monash Gallery of Art - TOPshots starts today: The best photomedia from the VCE Art, Media & Studio Arts classes of 2015. [Glen Eira]

Melbourne City Library - Adult Craft Workshops. New Jewellery with Holly Leonardson and Drawing with Kenny Pittock. 11am - 3pm. [CBD]

The Food Truck Park - Preston Block Party. New York style block party featuring food trucks, beats, drinks and a pop-up barber. 12-10.30pm. [Preston]

Seventh Gallery Artist Market at Seventh Gallery, Gertrude Street, Fitzroy from 11am - 5pm

The Fitzroy Market is back for another month, 10am - 3pm, corner of Napier and Greeves Street [Fitzroy]

Sunday 17 April

Linden New Art- Meet the winners of this year's Linden Art Prize, Emma Coulter and Simon Crosbie, along with a free guided tour by Linden New Art Curator, Edwina Bolger . 2-3pm [St Kilda]

Seventh Gallery Artist Market at Seventh Gallery continues today 11am - 5pm [Fitzroy]

Kensington Market kicks off at 11am, running until 3pm featuring handmade goods, kids activities, live music and a petting zoo! [Kensington]

The National's Hand Craft Market opens at 12pm, inside the pub, stall holders include: Well Drawn, Georgina Proud Pottery, Hugo Moss, 2K labware., Palma's Pantry, Yano Designs, Circle & Square Home Deco,Gemma Johnson Jewellery & Michael Lawrence Soy Candles [Richmond]

Tuesday 19 April

Gallery Funaki [CBD] 5x7:early career Australian makers. Featuring the work of five recently graduated, Australia-based jewellers and object makers; Zoe Brand (ANU, Canberra), Annie Gobel (RMIT, Melbourne), Marcos Guzman (RMIT, Melbourne), Inari Kiuru (RMIT, Melbourne) and Lindy McSwan (RMIT, Melbourne).

Wednesday 20 April

Fifty-five presents 'Twenty Two' a group exhibition with talented local artists including live beats by Reeks. 6pm. [CBD]

LAB 14- Liquid Architecture, Carlton Connect Initiative and Naturestrip presents 'Mechanical Cognition'. An innovative program of performative and artist talks. 6:30-8:30pm [Carlton]

Angela Robarts Bird Gallery presents Wen Shobbrook, the current resident artist, in her first solo exhibition, 'Worth Their Salt'. 6-8pm [Albert Park]


Melbourne Arts Club 'What's On' page

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