Built to Shine
National Gallery of Victoria
Until 15 April 2018
Exploring art and design across cultures and continents, this comprehensive exhibition features a diverse range of work – from paintings to sculptures and animations – by over 100 artists and designers from over 30 countries. There is also a rich array of programs and talks visitors can enjoy. Entry to the Triennial is free.
Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival
1 to 18 March 2018
In its 21st year, this annual celebration of fashion, beauty, business and creative endeavour not only showcases the best and the emerging within the Australian fashion industry, but is also a great platform for networking and professional development opportunities for fashion, beauty, design, creative, marketing and retail industry professionals.
9 to 12 March 2018
Each year, on the Labour Day long weekend, the iconic Moomba Festival attracts crowds of all ages to Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens for a celebration of everything Melbourne. Famous for its traditional Monday street parade, Moomba also boasts nightly fireworks, the Birdman Rally on the Yarra River and the bustling carnival in Alexandra Gardens.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
16 to 25 March 2018
Celebrating its 25th year, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, presented by Bank of Melbourne, is back this year for 10 days with innovative experiences and sessions from over 200 businesses in the Victorian food and wine industry. There will be satellite events at various pop-up venues across the city, as well as at notable restaurants, wineries, galleries and more; however, the key highlights include the Regional World’s Longest Lunches, the International Chef Dinners and the River Graze that takes place during the opening weekend.