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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  • Jeremy Blincoe image of an owl

    The Myth of Progress

    667 Rathdowne Street, North Carlton
    Discover the mysterious and mythical world of Jeremy Blincoe at the latest Carlton Library Light Box Program exhibition.
  • Two hands holding together

    Handing on craft group

    Handing on community are encouraging all hands of the community to come together at a free 'craft and chat' group to share knowledge, friendship, conversation and skills on Thursday's each week from 9am to 11am at Saint Charlie Bar in Fitzroy starting on Thursday 3 May. 
  • Hong by Narelle Cridland

    333 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
    Presenting a romantic portrait of the Australian landscape in the palette of China’s auspicious colour, Hong is an exhibition at Richmond Town Hall which translates a sense of bewilderment and loss of identity for Narelle Cridland, an Australian expat living abroad in an Asian destination.
  • PaulaMahoney_United we stand No.4

    Rocking Reflections

    Rocking Reflections is an exhibition of photographic portraits by Paula Mahoney. Mahoney's work is a homage to the subcultures that live in, and visit Collingwood, holding a majestic space amongst this ever-changing suburb.
  • Monet's garden by Julia Meere

    Monet's Garden

    415 Church Street, Richmond
    This series of paintings by Julia Meere is inspired by visiting Monet's iconic garden at Giverny with its changing light, myriad of vibrant colours and dazzling water. Meere was so inspired by the fact Monet painted for hours in that garden she was moved to pay homage to him.
  • In Word artwork


    128 Moor Street, Fitzroy
    For some time, artist Yasmin Heidler has been working with the poetic form and work that investigates contemporary notions of ‘the page’. The title of this series, in-word, literally refers to work that has been generated within the basic Microsoft Word for Windows Program.
  • Dancing Letters

    The Message

    The Yarra Sculpture Gallery with the Melbourne Fringe Festival presents 'The Message'; an exhibition of immersive installations from artists who unite to transform language into visible and physical forms.
  • The Stroll

    The Stroll

    Created by Australian video, installation and performance artist Martha Ackroyd Curtis, marths ™., The Video's Suitcase Walk … rebooted is an urban/performance art project as part of 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival.
  • WeTeachMe workshop: Building a powerhouse brand

    Come along to this WeTeachMe workshop Wednesday the 19th of September at MYOB, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm,

    Take your brand to the next level and see which areas of your business can help improve your company's public image, then magnify those qualities to your stakeholders through the online world. WeTeachMe have put together a panel of experts that will propel you to make that first step in the digital space and beyond. 

  • Loading by Siri Hayes

    Loading by Siri Hayes

    Loading was created by taking screen grabs of Instagram loading in low reception areas. A technological glitch is exploited for artistic purposes: these blurry images contain the essential schema of the image minus their identifying details. Loading is an exhibition by Siri Hayes, on now at the North Carlton Library.
  • Bug Fight

    Feast your ears on this eclectic group of musicians in a mini-festival aimed to raise awareness of, and funds for, the prevention of Malaria. Featuring: China Beach, Velvet Bloom and the Vito Collective, Cracker La Touf, Tom Walker and the Sick Individuals, Pollyman, Pinch Points, Stella Caon, Straz, Boadz, Pat Devlin, Matt Bourke and the Delusional Drunks, David Corbet and Joey Donald, with more to be announced!