WRECK YO’SELF #97 - Easter and other chocolate related art

Melbourne Arts Club’s weekly newsletter about art stuff. Wreck Yo’Self… We dare you!

Ongoing Arty Stuff

Applications are open for BSG Small works exhibition, its the 10th birthday for Small Works, a milestone you WANT to be apart of! More info HERE or jump on the BSG website for details.

SHOOT V2 continues at Melbourne Arts Club Gallery, pop in and vote in the people's choice award! Winning artist TBA on 30 March. [Preston]

ARC ONE Gallery- Pat Brassington's latest solo show 'Just So'. Running until April 9 [CBD]

Arts Project Australia - 'Signature Style'. A group exhibition featuring artists: Robert Brown, Ian Gold, Miles Howard-Wilks, Warren O’Brien, Anthony Romagnano, Rebecca Scibilia & Cathy Staughton amongst others. Until 30 April. [Northcote]

Counihan Gallery continues its exhibition, 'Is This Thing On?' as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. [Brunswick]

Roxanne Colk, Strange Holiday, Tinning Street Presents

Thursday 24 March

Gertrude Contemporary presents 'LA2016:  In And Out of Synch' by Aura Satz, a representative in this year's Sydney Biennale. 6.30-8.30pm. [Fitzroy]

Tinning Street presents 'Strange Holiday' by emerging Melbourne artists Roxanne Colk and Lauren Nicholson. Come check out their eccentric paintings. 6pm. [Brunswick]

Friday 25 March

Like your art with politics attached? Head to VCA today for 'Into the Hollow Mountains: photographic portraits of working class Fitzroy and Tasmania's post-mining communities' hosted by the Marxism Conference. At 5.30pm novelist and poet Tony Birch discusses his latest novel 'Ghost River' and the history and impact of gentrification in Fitzroy and Collingwood. [Southbank]

The Hills Are Alive 2016 kicks off. Three days of camping, love music and mates [Krowera]

Boogie turns 10! kicking off Friday 25 and party party partying until 27 March [Tallarook]

Saturday 26 March

Take It Easy Makers Market at Magic Johnston Creative Complex [Collingwood] 10.30am - 3.30pm

69 Smith St Gallery is opening 'Grayscale +' by Sean McDowell. Come down and join in for some good art and drinks. 4-6pm. [Fitzroy]

Evelyn Rooftop Market is back again bringing vintage clothing stalls and accessories with emerging Australian designers. 12-8pm. [Fitzroy]

Aura Satz

Tuesday 29 March

Launch of Discipline Issue #4 at The Alderman. 6pm [CBD]

Wednesday 30 March

Blindside Gallery is opening two exciting exhibitions. 'Haiku for a Honey Girl' by Jake Preval in Gallery One and 'Slipping Down' by Kate Power in Gallery Two. [CBD]

Fortyfivedownstairs is opening two exhibitions. 'A Leap in the Deep' by TomboyBill and Robyn Rich: Artist in Residence. Rich will be completing live still portraits for the duration of the show. Email the gallery to register if interested in having your portrait painted [CBD].

Fort Delta presents 'Here's to Future Days'. A group exhibition with artists: Nyah Cornish, Simon Gardam, Stephen Giblett, Ben Jones, Grant Gronewold, Aiden Morse, Caleb Shea, Laura Skerlj, Tai Snaith & Adam Stone. 6pm. [CBD]

Seventh Gallery opens four unique exhibitions including: 'TERRAINS' by Ara Dolatian, 'THIS IS SPIRITUAL & PHYSICAL' by Marlaina Read with sound by Kate Clark, 'SPECTACLE' by Shae Rooke & 'THE ARTIC IS AN EYE' by Katie Turnbull . 6-8pm [Fitzroy]

Lamington Drive opens its first show for 2016 with 'Residential Development'. A group show featuring artists: Antra Švarcs, Janelle Barone, Oliver Page-Dutton & Sarah Canning. 6-9pm [Collingwood]

Shae Rooke, Seventh Gallery