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.

Showing 1 to 11 of 11 results for category=Arts

  • 23rd Key, Only Super Human, 2017, aerosol on cradled board (detail)

    Keezus by 23rd Key

    333 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121

     Keezus is an exhibition of recent works from 23rd Key (Jessica Kease) using the intricate artform of stencil painting to engage and challenge viewers.

  • 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.
  • Image of venue for Make it up club

    Make it Up Club

    The Make It Up Club is committed to nurturing, presenting and promoting avant-garde improvised music and sound performance of the highest conceptual and performative standards, regardless of idiom, genre or instrumentation.
  • Alicia King. 2018. Future Nature (II). Cast pigmented polyurethane magnetics. 40cm x 40cm x 30cm (1)

    Alien Nature

    Alien Nature is an exhibition at C3 Contemporary Art Space by Dr Alicia King. Alien Nature explores ideas of biological utopias within the context of the technologisation of nature and anthropomorphisation of technology.
  • James Welsby, Dancing Qweens, Photo by Matto Lucas

    Dancing Qweens

    Dancing Qweens is a new work by choreographer and drag artist James Welsby (Valerie Hex) exploring 50 years of queer dance history channelled into a highly interactive and surreal experience of queer bodies in motion.
  • Fairfield in Feb 2019

    Fairfield in Feb is back in 2019 at the iconic Fairfield Amphitheatre! Picture this:  scenic views, family, friends, soul food, drinks and an excellent line-up of emerging artists designed to make you move and feel. Spanning genres, cultures and fusing the traditional with the contemporary, this series of events explore the creative vitality of our local music scene and its beautiful diversity.
  • LGBTI Elders Dance Club 2019

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, and intersex elders and their allies are invited to attend this free, monthly social event, learn new dances, enjoy food and drinks and interact with other LGBTI elders and allies.
  • Even if the race is fated to disappear 3 (Peeneeyt Meerreeng _ Before, Now, Tomorrow), SQUAREcrop

    Toongkateeyt (Tomorrow)

    182 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North
    Toongkateeyt (Tomorrow) is an exhibition of works by Hayley Millar-Baker. Toongkateeyt (Tomorrow) sees the mashing of Countries through inter-generational experiences to create imagined landscapes.
  • Bus Projects Parallel Park (Holly Bates and Tayla Jay Haggarty) Tandem 2016. Archival inkjet print. Image courtesy the artists

    Queer Economies

    Queer Economies takes its cue from the handmade artworks and objects that queer artist and activist David McDiarmid gifted to friends and loved ones during his lifetime. Following in McDiarmid’s generous logic, Queer Economies explores the non-monetary, in-kind economies that emerge within LGBTQIA+ communities, in order to foster resilience, love and connection.