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Q&A: The School of Life on Upgrading You

Q&A: The School of Life on Upgrading You

Figuring out how to lead a more fulfilling life isn’t an easy task—and so often this very idea is undermined by a world concerned with doing more, being more, posting more and having more. This season at MPavilion, we’ve teamed up with the global phenomenon that is The School of Life for two inclusive and…

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Q&A: Chris Connell on designing the MP Stool

Q&A: Chris Connell on designing the MP Stool

This season at MPavilion, we’re celebrating Australian design—leading, of course, with MPavilion 2019 itself, designed by Australia’s only Pritzker Architecture Prize recipient, Glenn Murcutt AO. To create seating for use throughout our four-month season of free events, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation—which commissions each year’s MPavilion—asked acclaimed Melbourne-based designer Chris Connell of Chris Connell Design to…

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Big News! MPavilion 2019 played host to the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

Big News! MPavilion 2019 played host to the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

The Queen Victoria Gardens and its newest addition—the Glenn Murcutt designed MPavilion—played backdrop to the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards on Wednesday 20 November. The annual awards program celebrates the state’s best designers and innovators across architectural, product and industrial, communications, fashion, digital and service design, design strategy, and two student design categories. Taking out the…

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Q&A: APHIDS’ Eugenia Lim is taking on the gig economy

Q&A: APHIDS’ Eugenia Lim is taking on the gig economy

This season at MPavilion, artist collective APHIDS is joining us for a very special multi-event project. As APHIDS and artist Eugenia Lim develop a major new performance work—Easy Riders—visitors to MPavilion will be able to drop in and see the creative process in action as well as enjoy a night of music hosted by APHIDS…

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Listen: Glenn Murcutt with Triple R’s Lauren Taylor & Simon Winkler on the MPavilion podcast

Listen: Glenn Murcutt with Triple R’s Lauren Taylor & Simon Winkler on the MPavilion podcast

In a very special MPavilion podcast presentation, we’re bringing you a must-hear conversation between our 2019 architect Glenn Murcutt AO and beloved Triple R broadcasters Lauren Taylor and Simon Winkler, held inside MPavilion 2019! Glenn explains in poetic detail his design for the 2019 edition of MPavilion, and how the surrounding park breathes into this…

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Q&A: Meet our M_Curators team of young programmers

Q&A: Meet our M_Curators team of young programmers

This year, MPavilion is nurturing young and emerging arts curators with our M_Curators (that’s pronounced “M space curators”) initiative. MPavilion’s program manager Jen Zielinska and program producer Vinisha Mulani have been guiding a talented group of up-and-coming curators through the ins and outs of arts programming, culminating in a number of events at MPavilion 2019….

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Free coffee! Have a cup on us in November

Free coffee! Have a cup on us in November

MPavilion 2019 by Glenn Murcutt AO opens in the Queen Victoria Gardens on Thursday 14 November—and to give you a big warm welcome, we’re offering a free cup of coffee to anyone who visits our Kiosk with a keep-cup in November! Just drop in any time between 9am and 4pm, any day of the week,…

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Q&A: Deborah Cheetham on Composing for MPavilion 2019

Q&A: Deborah Cheetham on Composing for MPavilion 2019

As one of Australia’s most revered and sought after sopranos and composers, Deborah Cheetham AO is constantly creating and collaborating. A Yorta Yorta woman with deep ties to community, education and the international arts landscape, Deborah has been recognised on the Honour Roll of Women in Victoria, with an Honorary Doctorate from the University of…

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Fashion Forward: Sneak Peek at RMIT’s Graduate Runway

Fashion Forward: Sneak Peek at RMIT’s Graduate Runway

When you join us for our Opening Night celebrations to welcome MPavilion 2019 by Glenn Murcutt into the world, you’ll also take in one of best fashion runways in the country. From 6.30–9pm on Thursday 14 November, RMIT’s Master of Fashion (Design) Graduate Showcase will unveil outstanding designs from the university’s newest cohort of graduates….

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Work with us! Program Coordinator wanted

Work with us! Program Coordinator wanted

Are you passionate about programming? We’re on the lookout for a new Program Coordinator! The Program Coordinator will work with the MPavilion team and with participating collaborators to facilitate the successful delivery of events. The role is primarily concerned with fulfilling event management requirements to ensure effective planning and marketing of events, including the ongoing…

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