What’s on

There are always plenty of things to see and do in Yarra.

From art galleries of all kinds, to parks, the Yarra River and the historic Abbotsford Convent, there is something for everyone. Yarra is also home to some of Melbourne's most popular and well-known shopping trips, featuring everything from factory outlets to boutiques, fine dining and friendly pubs. Most of Yarra's attractions are easily accessible by public transport or on foot. 

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  • Image of birds in a tree.

    2020 Peel Street Park Projection Program

    Our Victoria Park projector is on the move again. In 2020 we are excited to be presenting a powerful suite of moving-image works by local and interstate artists including: Tania Smith, James Henry, Destiny Deacon + Virginia Fraser and Leila Jeffreys.
  • Outside view of the Malcolm Graham Pavillion

    Opening Lines by Julia Gorman

    Yarra City Council recently commissioned a new public artwork as part of an upgrade project at the Malcolm Graham Pavilion at Kevin Bartlett Reserve in Burnley.
  • A woman lying on her bed, she is looking at a mobile phone and her face is pink with the glow of the light from the phone.

    No True Self

    No True Self is a major exhibition at the CCP of an emerging generation of critically acclaimed contemporary artists, featuring unique perspectives from Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Poland and Sweden. 
  • Drawings of strange heads installed in a gallery wrapping around the corner

    Heads

    Jordan Marani HEADS is a small exhibition bringing together recent paintings, works on paper and soft-sculpture paintings.
  • A large abstract crocheted sculpture hanging in a black space, lit and reminiscent of a body.

    To Be Gazed Upon

    To Be Gazed Upon is an exhibition of soft sculptures by Lauren Morehouse, at BlackCat gallery, Johnston Street, Collingwood. 
  • an artwork of litle jack horner with his thumb in a pie. The artwork is very colourful and is a woodcut with drawing and digital imagery.

    Quite Contrary

    182 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North
    Quite Contrary is an exhibition by Jessi Wong and Helen Kocis-Edwards. Wong and Kocis-Edwards work collaboratively to compress and reinterpret traditional nursery rhymes to re imagine their meanings and offer a fresh look at the familiar. 
  • An abstract painting of greys, greens and blues

    The Grass Never Sleeps

    The Grass Never Sleeps is a new show of paintings and drawings by Emily Ferretti consisting of representational and abstract imagery that reference the landscape.
  • Purple thumbnail with white text saying rock around the block

    Rock Around the Block

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    We've enlisted the help of local Yarra businesses, Trucked Up Entertainment and Press Play to put together roving entertainment for you to enjoy while you shop and sip in some of our much loved precincts.
  • A photo of trees with pink leaves in a lake

    Resurrection

    Resurrection is Off the Kerb’s 13th anniversary group exhibition delving into themes of rebirth, renewal, resurgence, restoration and renaissance. It explores our responsibility towards the environment - as caretakers of the world we live in. 
  • A tapestry depicting a building with the words I'll Show You The Way

    Ill show you the way

    333 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
    I'll Show You the Way is an exhibition of hand stitched works that explore the language, signage and messages within the City of Yarra.
  • A group of people posing using a bollywood dance move all wearing colourful outfits.

    Studio J Wellness

    Studio J Wellness is a program consisting of a Laughter class and a Bollywood dance class, held online every Wednesday.
    Both classes can be done standing up or sitting in a chair. The primary aim of these programs is to spark joy and promote mental health.
  • A black and white photo showing a woman dancing within the gardens of the abbotsford convent

    Freedance

    Put your dancing shoes on, grab a friend and head down to the Abbotsford Convent for 10 weeks of energetic dance classes in the open air, led by local artists from Dancehouse.