Wreck Yo'Self, Arty Things in Melbourne

Words - Tim Photos - courtesy of the galleries, events and J Forsyth

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


Need some space?

Gallery and Studio specials at Melbourne Arts Club.

Studio desks from $50 and 50% off all gallery bookings until 1 March, 2016. See our website for conditions and such things. Get your proposals in or come by and check out the studio desks.

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Ongoing art stuff

Sticky Institute will take over the Melbourne Town Hall with Festival of the Photocopier. With over 150 Zine stalls, bigger than ever and as handmade as ever. From the 11th to the 14th.

Thursday 11 February

Festival of the Photocopier Launch Party. Live music from The Burnt Sausages, Nun of Tongue, Hi- Tec Emotions and Ermine Coat. Starting off the 4 day Zine. 8pm, The Tote. [Collingwood]

West SpaceIs/Is not, a group show about the validity and truth of photography. Opening 6-8pm [CBD]

west space is:isnot


Friday 12 February

PLASTIC LOAVES risk of being born/bored LAUNCH PARTY. Celebrating 23 years, Plastic Loaves will take over The Substation for a night of risky business, including…food, art, music, free darts, installations, babies, dancing, alcohol and more. 7pm onwards[(Newport]

Martin Harris 'World of Wonder' Exhibition Opening at Outre from 6pm [CBD]

Putting The Femme In Ephemeral is an exhibition by girls who make zines, curated by Gemma Flack and Sticky Institute for Festival Of The Photocopier 2016. The opening event will take place at Rooftop Art Space from 7.30PM [CBD]

putting the femme in ephemeral


Saturday 13 February

A Light Touch by Tarryn Handcock will open at Melbourne Arts Club. Tarryn is a lecturer at RMIT and will be showcasing fashion that excites the senses. 5-9pm [Preston]

The Boon Companions present Dance Magic Dance - I Am Woman at Bella Union [Carlton] Tickets HERE

Australian Print Workshop will show off works by recent scholarship participants. 2-4pm [Fitzroy]

Ms Millies Pop Up Poetry Cafe will be serving tasty sweets and succulent rhymes. 7-10pm [Brunswick]

Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs is a survey of almost 20 years work by London based Upritchard. MUMA will host the opening, 2-5pm [Monash Clayton]

Koorie Night Market at Enterprise Park. Feat, Smoking Ceremony, Hip Hop, Indigenous Art and Workshops. 5-10pm [CBD]

Pia Johnson will be opening The Widening Gyre 11am - 5pm. If you feel like a weekend trip away, head to the Stockroom Gallery. [Kyneton]

The Widening Gyre


Sunday 14 February

...this Thing is an end of the world four band extravaganza. $5, 3pm onwards @ the Food Court [Docklands]

Fitzroy Rooftop Festival at the Evelyn Hotel. 2 stages, lot's of bands. $22, 1pm-1am [Fitzroy]

Sugar Fed Leopards

Monday 15 February

No lights No Lycra in Brunswick East. $ 7, 7-8pm [Brunswick East] But it's on all over the city on all different nights. Check it out there full roster here

Tuesday 16 February

Melbourne Contact Improvisational weekly jam. Dancing where the only (loose) rule is you remain in contact with your partner. Yes it can be intense, yes it can be intimate but yes it's always fun. $5, 6:30-9:30pm Cecil St Studios [Fitzroy]

Wednesday 17 February

Morning Gloryville #9 - The 20,000 Raves Under The Sea Spectacular! A morning rave to get your day start, inclusive of all with yoga and massage tables. $22.50, 6:30 - 10:30am [CBD]
Morning Gloryville

Melbourne Arts Club Shop

Melbourne Arts Club Gallery and Studio now has a SHOP! Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Or need something to fill that gap on your wall? Check out our shop catalogue here or just pop in and say hello.



Looking for some daytime art love? Check out our events Calendar for your day to day art needs!