PHOTOGRAPHY | Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Now on show at the Wool Museum in Geelong is the 51st edition of Wildlife Photographer of the Year, featuring 100 award-winning images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breath-taking wild landscapes.
MUSIC | Metropolis New Music Festival
Find yourself enchanted this May as the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra teams up with the Melbourne Recital Centre to present the 2016 Metropolis New Music Festival, featuring some of Australia’s premiere musicians, engaging talks and activities plus a variety of free events.
ART | Next Wave Festival
Join the next generation of Australian artists at Next Wave Festival. This year’s festival features over 40 events from the realms of theatre, performance, visual art, music/sound and dance.
THEATRE | Sugarland
From the ATYP comes Sugarland, the latest theatre production directed by Fraser Corfield and David Page and written by Rachael Coopes with Wayne Blair. At its heart, Sugarland is a story about growing up and the feeling of alienation that so often accompanies that time. It also brings up some big issues for young people living in regional and remote Australia.
OPERA | La Bohème
Opera fans will be in for a treat this month as Gale Edwards’ glittering production of La Bohème returns to Melbourne with international stars Lianna Haroutounian and Gianluca Terranova.
ART | Luminous: Australian Watercolours 1900-2000
For the first time in 25 years, the National Gallery of Victoria’s distinguished collection of Australian watercolours and gouaches will be on display at the Luminous: Australian Watercolours 1900-2000 exhibition. With more than 80 works on show by 50 artists – including Albert Namatjira, Sydney Nolan, Joy Hester, Fred Williams and John Brack – the exhibition traces a century of history of watercolour painting.
ART | Hard Edge at the NGV
Fans of abstract art will get their money’s worth at the ‘Hard Edge’ exhibition currently on show at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).