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We’ve enjoyed five action-packed months under the shade of Glenn Murcutt AO’s pavilion. Over 90 free talks have taken place under the wing-like roof; from architecture to astronomy, storytelling to sustainability, the ideas, discussions and experiences of MPavilion 2019 were expressed and shared by people from all walks of life.
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Q&A with Jen Zielinska, creative director of MPavilion
In a year like 2020, MPavilion was never going to unfold in the usual way. But if anyone’s up to the task of generating something spectacular from challenging circumstances, it’s Jen Zielinksa. As the creative director of MPavilion, Jen is well accustomed to thinking outside of the box. She’s been the curatorial mind behind the...
MPavilion 2019 wins Gold Accolade at Good Design Awards
We are delighted to announce that MPavilion 2019 has won the Good Design Awards Gold Accolade in the Architectural Design Urban Design and Public Spaces Category. Designed by Glenn Murcutt AO, MPavilion 2019 received the prestigious award—the highest honour for design and innovation in the country—in recognition of its execution as a ‘highly resolved and...
Behind the scenes with Team MPavilion
Though time seems to work in a completely unpredictable way these days, we can assure you that MPavilion 2020 is coming soon! Launching on Thursday 12 November, our 2020 season is shaping up to be the most radical yet. The program details are still top secret. But what we can tell you is that all...
Glenn Murcutt AO
In 2019, MPavilion welcomes influential Australian architect Glenn Murcutt AO as our esteemed designer. Often referenced as Australia’s most famous architect, Glenn is the only Australian recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2002), and is internationally recognised for environmentally sensitive and responsible designs with a distinctive Australian character.
Learn more about previous years’ architects.
You can visit 4 of the past pavilions at their new homes around Melbourne.Locations
Our Podcast Library is regularly updated with archive recordings from talks and readings from the first MPavilion season in 2014 to the present day.
It’s a place brimful of recordings so that you can visit—or revisit—a selection of our cultural events from over the years and listen in-season to the latest from MPavilion 2019/20.Browse Library