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Q&A with Sam Redston and Jen Zielinska

Bringing a months-long, free program of art, design and culture events to life every year is a formidable enough undertaking at the best of times. But nothing could have prepared Sam Redston and Jen Zielinska, the CEO and creative director of MPavilion respectively, for the challenge of making Melbourne’s favourite cultural laboratory happen in the…

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Rescheduled events at MPavilion

Rescheduled events at MPavilion

Thought you’d missed out on an MPavilion event because of Victoria’s snap-lockdown, between February 12—18? You’ll be delighted to know that our hardworking team behind the scenes—and our extraordinary collaborators—have achieved the (near) impossible, and rescheduled every event that had to be postponed. That means you’ll get to groove with MERGE: IRL, relax and reflect…

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Melbourne Design Week X MPAVILION

Melbourne Design Week X MPAVILION

  Kicking off on Friday 26 March, Melbourne Design Week joins forces with MPavilion for a series of MTalks and MMeets that delve into community-centred sustainable housing, the ethics of the ‘white cube’ gallery, the role of bathhouses in reconnecting community, urban planning in the age of COVID-19, and much more.   MTALKS HOME MADE…

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MPavilion’s March program closes the season with a bang, experimenting with space and time

MPavilion’s March program closes the season with a bang, experimenting with space and time

  MPavilion is set to close its 2020/21 season with a jam-packed program of events that experiment with space and time. From Monday 1 March to Thursday 1 April, come join us for workshops, talks, performances and more, all curated under the theme: ‘SPACE: EXPERIMENTS IN TIME’. This temporal-centric program will pull, twist, flatten and expand…

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MPavilion X National Sustainable Living Festival

MPavilion X National Sustainable Living Festival

Throughout February, MPavilion is proud to team up with the National Sustainable Living Festival to share a rich harvest of eco events with you. Hear First Nations built environment practitioners discuss their thoughts about commonly-used terms like ‘co-design’ ,’collaboration’ and ‘consultation’. Dig into questions around community-led climate crisis action. Learn how architects can act to…

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THE TOP 10 EVENTS AT MPAVILION THIS SUMMER

THE TOP 10 EVENTS AT MPAVILION THIS SUMMER

Get your calendar ready, and start booking! Taking place across multiple venues, including MPavilion Docklands, MPavilion Melbourne Zoo, MPavilion Monash, and MPavilion Parkade—the multi-tiered carpark at 34 Little Collins St Melbourne that will be reimagined as the newest MPavilion venue in January—MPavilion’s summer program will feature a circus, a rollerdisco, a conversation about meaning with…

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MKids – Book now for kids events at MPavilion!

MKids – Book now for kids events at MPavilion!

With circus workshops, a rollerdisco, kids yoga, a teenage rock concert, craft workshops, botanical play, and lots more, MPavilion’s summer program is full of exciting and uplifting events for kids! So have a look through this list, and start booking your young ones in for a fun summer at MPavilion. MKIDS YOGABEAN KIDS YOGA Dedicated…

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Introducing: MPavilion Parkade—opening January 2021

Introducing: MPavilion Parkade—opening January 2021

  *MPavilion Parkade architect Peter McIntyre AO will be in conversation with architect Toby Reed on Friday 22 January, 2021 at 6.15pm, followed by a DJ set. More details to come!   It’s the big news for summer that we’ve been so excited to share with you… From 8 January 2021, MPavilion will take residency…

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Q&A: Holly Board & Peter Grove

Q&A: Holly Board & Peter Grove

Photo by Anthony Richardson   This December, MPavilion will begin hosting in-person events at physical venues again—a hugely exciting shift from November’s entirely online programming. And it’s a fact that has us especially delighted to share one of our most impressive design commissions with you: Holly Board and Peter Grove’s Stool Dolly. If you’ve tuned…

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Q&A with Indiah Money

Q&A with Indiah Money

MPavilion’s First Nations Early Career Writers residency—presented in partnership with Footscray Community Arts—is a three-month-long program, designed to enhance the practices of emerging writers in Victoria. For season 2020/21, the five participants in the residency are Ashleigh Millar, Declan Fry, Tristen Harwood, Monique Grbec and Indiah Money. In the lead-up to MPavilion 2020’s program launch on Thursday…

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Q&A with Jemma Read of Bloomberg Philanthropies

Q&A with Jemma Read of Bloomberg Philanthropies

If there’s one belief that fuels everything we do at MPavilion, it’s this: exceptional cultural projects bolster and enrich communities. And it’s a belief held by our new presenting partner, Bloomberg Philanthropies. Dedicated to the environment, public health, the arts, and education, Bloomberg Philanthropies is a global leader in making meaningful change at every social level. So…

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