Lockdown Culture Guide

August 11th 2021
ART EXHIBITION

BOOMALLI EXHIBITION “EVAPORATE”

“Our current exhibition “Evaporate” is now available to view online from the safety of your home.” 

This virtual art experience is one of a kind and easy to view from the comfort of your home anytime. Click here to view the online tour experience now, free, or here to view the exhibition catalogue.

STORYTELLING ON SCREEN

MIFF 69: at home, at the drive-in and in cinemas

“Streaming will now be available on MIFF Play for the full duration of the festival, commencing with a digital launch screening of CODA on 5 August, followed by a huge selection of titles available on demand from 6 to 22 August.”

Click here to view programs page and happy streaming! Prices vary.

VISUAL FAIR

Spring1883 Art Fair

“A number of participating galleries were showcasing their fair ‘booths’ in the Satellite Spaces program at dedicated gallery and other locations across Melbourne from 4-7. August. Many Satellite Spaces will continue post-lockdown, so stay tuned for program updates! Please continue to support participating galleries and their artists online on Artsy. Spring1883 is a young and exciting alternative art fair that presents the best of contemporary art practice from Australia and New Zealand.”

This Melbourne-based art fair is available to attend online, press here for more information!

POETRY

The Nib Presents: Guwayu – For all times

“To celebrate Red Room’s Poetry Month, join acclaimed First Nations poets Nardi Simpson, Lorna Munro and Dr Jeanine Leane as they discuss their insights and contributions to this ground-breaking poetry anthology with arts journalist Daniel Browning. Guwayu, produced by Red Room Poetry, navigates the interconnections between culture, belonging, land, language and identity, exploring poetry as both an art form and an instrument for social change.”

Click here for more information, free.

VIRTUAL TOUR

Tutankhamun's Tomb: Ancient Egypt Virtual Tour

“Are you interested in the story and the curse of the most famous king of ancient Egypt? Then let’s take you back in time during this online event! We explore the tomb of King Tut, located in the Valley of the Kings. This young king from the New Kingdom was around 10 years old when he ascended the throne and died when he was only 19. You will get the chance to see his Royal Mummy. We use our knowledge of Egyptology and our experience as qualified tour guides to give you the best possible alternative to visiting these tombs in real life. And of course you will have the opportunity to ask any of your questions. Let us bring the ancient history back to life for you in a fun and interactive way in this virtual guided tour of King Tut’s Tomb!”

Join the tour Sunday, Aug 8, 2021, 2:30 AM AEST, only $9.99. 

Click here for more information.

CURATOR TALK

Hilma af Klint: online curator talk - Live presentation and Q&A

“Join us for a live presentation by co-curator Nicholas Chambers on the Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings exhibition. From the comfort of your home, uncover the stories behind her extraordinary works, their monumental scale, radiant colour combinations and enigmatic symbols. Monique Watkins, Deputy Editor of Look Magazine will host a Q&A session with Nicholas after the presentation. This live format will enable attendees to ask Nicholas questions of their own.”

 

Thursday 12 August, 12.30pm–1.15pm

Click here for more information.

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