Ongoing

Reclaim the Crone

Wednesday 17 July-

Reclaim the Crone is a bold and haunting new performance that uses contemporary Butoh Dance Theatre, Projection, Poetry and Song, to take you on a wild adventure to reclaim the archetype of the Wise Old Woman.

The Crones bust out of convention and herald in a new age of eco-feminism being championed by older women.

Explosives Factory is accessed via a flight of stairs and is not wheelchair accessible.

Tuesday 23 July – 2:00pm matinee with Audio Description/Captioned Performance

$45/$35/$20

Theatre Works (Explosives Factory), 67 Inkerman St

Romeo and Julie

Saturday 20 July-

The Australian premiere of Romeo and Julie, a modern and comedic love story by renowned Welsh playwright Gary Owen. Directed by Kamarra Bell-Wykes.
Previews 20 – 23 July
Season 24 July – 18 August

 

Despite being raised only a few streets apart, the two teens come from entirely different worlds.
Romeo and Julie is a sweet and savage love story about the push and pull between sacrifice and the pursuit of personal dreams.

$68

Red Stitch, Rear 2 Chapel Street (opposite the Astor)

ALI TAYAHORI > After Everything Has Been Said

Thursday 18 July-

After Everything Has Been Said consists of a series of photographs and a video installation depicting a traditional grief ceremony in various stages performed by Ali Tahayori.

Opening event
Thursday 18 July 2024
6 pm to 8 pm

No wheelchair access

Free

Linden Projects Space, 26 Acland Street. Tuesday to Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, Closed Mondays & Public Holidays

Street artists group exhibition

Saturday 6 July-

Discover the vibrant world of street artists who have transformed Space2b with their stunning murals.

Free

Space2b Social Design, 144 Chapel Street. Tue – Fri 10 am – 5 pm; Sat 10 am – 2 pm; closed Sun & Mon

Maree Clarke – In The Flicker Of Light

Wednesday 26 June-

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

“The artist’s most ambitious glass project to date – the culmination of residencies across the State of Washington, USA and Canberra, Australia – this unparalleled exhibition is an in-depth exploration of the river reed through the medium of glass.”

Opening event: Wednesday, 26 June, 6 – 8pm.  Maree Clarke will be in attendance

Free

Vivien Anderson Gallery, 284–290 St Kilda Road; Tue – Fri 1 1 am — 5 pm; Sat 12 pm 4 pm

Andrew Rogers: Where We Are

Friday 10 May-

An exhibition featuring the  internationally acclaimed artist Andrew Rogers, known for his large-scale contemporary sculptures and land art, including the globe-spanning Rhythms of Life, a connected set of drawings on the earth visible from space.

The retrospective exhibition, will delve into the artistic process behind Andrew’s masterpieces and ongoing practice. It will portray his personal journey and evolution as an artist through figurative sculptures, abstract forms and his renowned land art; all together reflecting on the human experience, issues of identity, community, and the passage of time.

Family (2 Adults & 2 Students): $51
Children under 10: Free

$20/$16

Jewish Museum, 26 Alma Rd; Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

Michelle Hamer > I’m A Believer

Friday 31 May-

I’m a Believer confronts dismissive language surrounding chronic health issues through a darkly humorous lens. The exhibition features Hamer’s first series of silkscreen prints and monoprints crafted from redacted letters and medical scans, alongside five new hand stitched works, exploring gendered language, access, and erasure.

Free

Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street. Tuesday to Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, Closed Mondays & Public Holidays

Vittoria Di Stefano > Pears on a Willow

Friday 31 May-

Vittoria Di Stefano primarily works in sculpture and installation. Pears on a Willow is a site-specific sculptural installation for Linden New Art that explores the poetics of domestic spaces and their embedded histories.

Free

Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street. Tuesday to Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, Closed Mondays & Public Holidays

Shivanjani Lal > Mere Porvaj [I Am Remembering]

Friday 31 May-

Shivanjani Lal is a Fijian-Australian artist and curator whose work uses personal grief to account for ancestral loss. Mere Porvaj (I Am Remembering) speaks to the history that has been forgotten, the labour of women, and the love of a land that continues to hold them.

Free

Linden New Art, 26 Acland Street. Tuesday to Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, Closed Mondays & Public Holidays