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Your MPavilion 2021 program is here!

Your MPavilion 2021 program is here!

After being the world’s most locked-down city, we’re putting on the biggest MPavilion season yet! Are you (and your calendar) ready? We’re so excited to launch the program for our forthcoming season, taking place in the Queen Victoria Gardens from 2 December 2021 to 24 April 2022, with online events from 23 November 2021. MPavilion…

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Could you be one of the next M_Curators?

Could you be one of the next M_Curators?

For the third year in a row, MPavilion is looking for 15 to 25-year-olds interested in programming, curating, art, design and architecture to be in our next cohort of M_Curators: a passionate group of young people shaping our 2021 season.  Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, this invaluable mentoring opportunity will provide young people with hands-on experience…

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Want to be part of the MPavilion 2021 program?

Want to be part of the MPavilion 2021 program?

Expressions of interest are now open to be a part of our eighth season, taking place between 11 November 2021 and 27 March 2022.  From lockdown epiphanies to longstanding ideas, if you have a talk, workshop, performance, installation or intervention in mind, we want to hear from you! Proposals will need to draw inspiration from…

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Revealing MAP Studio (Venice)’s MPavilion 2021 design

Revealing MAP Studio (Venice)’s MPavilion 2021 design

We’ve waited a long time to reveal MAP studio’s MPavilion—almost two years! And now the wait is over.  We are delighted to bring you ‘The Lightcatcher’. The shimmering, kaleidoscopic design will provide an urban lighthouse for MPavilion’s 2021 program of free cultural events at our home located on the land of the people of the…

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Design the MPavilion 2021 chair!

Design the MPavilion 2021 chair!

Could you be the designer of the MPavilion 2021 chair? MAP studio’s MPavilion launches in the Queen Victoria Gardens November 2021, and our beautiful new home is going to need beautiful new seats. The MPavilion chair is one of the key commissions of the MPavilion season. Previous commissions include designs by Chris Connell, Carme Pinós, OMA, Craftspeople in…

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2020 First Nations Early Career Writers Residency

2020 First Nations Early Career Writers Residency

We are proud to publish the work of the MPavilion 2020 First Nations Early Career Writers Residency, in partnership with Footscray Community Arts Centre. Written by Ashleigh Millar, Declan Fry, Elijah Money, Tristen Harwood and Monique Grbec, each work is a response to the monthly program themes of MPavilion 2020. From relationships, to experiences of…

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MAP studio announced as architect of MPavilion 2021

MAP studio announced as architect of MPavilion 2021

MPavilion is proud to announce that the commission for our 2021 MPavilion has been awarded to international architecture, urbanism and design practice, MAP studio (Venice). MAP studio—an architecture, urbanism and design practice based in Venice, Italy—is renowned for responding to existing sites in a way that is both sensitive and celebratory. It’s an approach that…

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

We’re looking for a new marketing & communications coordinator. This role is an outstanding opportunity to work alongside the Chief Executive Officer, to coordinate the marketing, communications and public relations activities of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and its projects, including MPavilion and Living Cities Forum. With flair, enthusiasm and ease, the marketing & communications coordinator…

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Q&A with Sam Redston and Jen Zielinska

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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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.