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Meet our M_Curators: The Creative Workforce of the Future

Meet our M_Curators: The Creative Workforce of the Future

Meet our M_Curators: A new generation of thinkers, creatives and programmers shaping the MPavilion 2022/23 season! Since 2019, MPavilion has worked with 16-25 year-olds interested in programming, curating, art, design and architecture. The free program—now in its fourth year—is led by our creative director Jen Zielinska and program producer Molly Braddon, who mentor and guide…

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New Year, New Hue: A Fresh Look for the Dulux Kiosk

New Year, New Hue: A Fresh Look for the Dulux Kiosk

This season, MPavilion is thrilled to partner with Dulux Australia to transform our kiosk every month. To kick start 2023, the Dulux Kiosk has been given its first new look—a stunning magenta makeover. Throughout the summer, Dulux will paint the kiosk four times using colours selected by our 2022 architect Rachaporn Choochuey, adding a dynamic…

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Program Picks for a Feel Good Start to 2023

Program Picks for a Feel Good Start to 2023

The start of a new year has long been a time to reflect and reset. Whether health and wellbeing are on your list of new year’s resolutions or you’re looking to combat some post-holiday blues, we’ve got you covered. top program picks for a feel good start to 2023: New Games: Togetherness through PlayBring out…

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MKids: Spend the Summer School Holidays at MPavilion

MKids: Spend the Summer School Holidays at MPavilion

MPavilion has your summer school holidays sorted! Kids of all ages are invited to play under the colourful canopy of all(zone)’s MPavilion 2022 in the Queen Victoria Gardens as they get creative, tell stories, dream and learn with a series of free and fun workshops. From Monday 9 January to Saturday 14 January, children will…

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Parcs at MPavilion

Parcs at MPavilion

Enjoy fish & chips in the gardens—Parcs style! This season, we’ve partnered with leading Melbourne ferment and wine bar, Parcs, to take over the MPavilion Food Truck for two weekends in December and March. (Inspired by the fishing net layer of all(zone)’s MPavilion 2022 design, Parcs chef Dennis Yong has created a ‘bootleg fish &…

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Watch Deborah Cheetham’s MPavilion Wominjeka Song Cycle

Watch Deborah Cheetham’s MPavilion Wominjeka Song Cycle

Coinciding with the launch of the 9th MPavilion, you can now watch Deborah Cheetham’s MPavilion Wominjeka Song Cycle for free here and on MSO.live until the close of the MPavilion season on Thursday 6 April 2023. Set in the Melbourne Recital Centre, Deborah Cheetham’s Wominjeka Song Cycle is a rare presentation of eight songs from the acclaimed…

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AN INGENIOUS CANOPY FOR MELBOURNE: THE 9th MPAVILION BY all(zone), Thailand, OPENS

AN INGENIOUS CANOPY FOR MELBOURNE: THE 9th MPAVILION BY all(zone), Thailand, OPENS

The final stitch has been sown. The 48th piece of the waffle canopy has been hung. The microphones have been tested (1,2). So, without further ado, we are delighted to say that MPavilion 2022 by all(zone) is officially open! Designed to celebrate being outdoors, the vibrant, textural MPavilion’s standout feature is its ingenious canopy—comprising three…

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Q&A with Graphic Designer Anita Shao

Q&A with Graphic Designer Anita Shao

Meet the talented creative behind the label on our first ‘MPavilion Pale Ale’, Melbourne-based graphic designer, Anita Shao—affectionately known as Noodle A self-proclaimed late bloomer in the graphic design field, after completing her Bachelor of Communication Design at RMIT, Anita landed a gig as a director’s assistant in the advertising industry specialising in treatments for…

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Watch: MPavilion 2022 Architect Keynote Lecture by Rachaporn Choochuey

Watch: MPavilion 2022 Architect Keynote Lecture by Rachaporn Choochuey

Ahead of the unveiling of MPavilion 2022, we were thrilled to have Rachaporn Choochuey of all(zone), Thailand, deliver a keynote lecture at the Melbourne School of Design on Monday 14 November. Watch the replay below as Rachaporn presents on her practice, and takes us through the experimental materials and design thinking behind all(zone)’s ground-breaking MPavilion…

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Your MPavilion 2022 program is here!

Your MPavilion 2022 program is here!

MPavilion is returning to the Queen Victoria Gardens for its ninth season… Are you ready? This year’s program will unfold under the striking canopy designed by our 2022 Bangkok-based architect all(zone) from Thursday 8 December. From throwing a Thai Festival to hosting Indigenous design forums, to dishing up mouth-watering culinary collaborations from the MPavilion Food Truck—the…

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CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF GLENN MURCUTT AO’S MPAVILION 2019 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

CELEBRATING THE GIFT OF GLENN MURCUTT AO’S MPAVILION 2019 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

This week we were delighted to celebrate the relocation of Glenn Murcutt AO’s MPavilion 2019 at its permanent home—the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus! This cultural gift is the sixth MPavilion to be relocated as part of the long-term legacy of the MPavilion project envisioned (almost a decade ago) by our founder Naomi Milgrom AC….

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Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the people of the Eastern Kulin Nations as the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet. We pay our respects to the land, their ancestors and their elders—past, present and to the future.