Art & Design

5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Ben Tyers - 07 Nov 2016

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We're edging closer to Summer and the sun is finally showing its face on the odd day, now all we need is for the wind to go away. Nevertheless, there's always plenty on in this grand city of ours, so let's get straight into it.

Tuesday 8th

Eastland VIP Christmas

Attention hardcore shoppers and lovers of all things fashion—Eastland is hosting the biggest, grandest, brand-est 12-hour sale tomorrow!

Running from 9am to 9pm on Tuesday 8 November, Eastland’s VIP Christmas event invites you to enjoy one-day-only offers from your favourite boutique and luxury labels. With limited-time offers like 30% off French Connection storewide, 20% off Tony Bianco storewide and 50% off your second pair of eyewear at Bailey Nelson, Christmas has obviously come early for Melburnians.

You can find out all the info here.

Northcity4 Jewellery Courses

Got a friend's birthday or a special event coming up and wanted to give a super special gift? Well, there might be no better gift for the perfect person than a piece of bespoke jewellery you've put together yourself. With courses from beginner to the more advanced, Northcity4's courses cater to everyone with an interest in jewellery making and casting. Check out the full list of dates here.

Thursday 10th

Night Noodle Markets

The Night Noodle Markets lands at Birrarung Marr once again this year as part of Good Food Month. All your usual favourites will be setting up shop on the hill, such as Mr Miyagi, Wonderbao, Hoy Pinoy, Gelato Messina and many more will be there to keep your belt on its highest notch.

Check out more details here.

MTalks Art In The World

MPavilion keeps rolling on and there's plenty to see this week. Thursday will see the MTalks panel reflect on the changes to, and evolution of, arts development and sustainability as a public good in light of recent funding volatility. The panel will include the likes of Georgie Maher (director of Next Wave), Wiradjuri writer and DJ, Hannah Donnely and Tania Canas (Victorian College of Arts).

Check out all the details here.

Friday 11th

David Hockey | Current @ NGV

Iconic British art figure David Hockney is bringing more than 700 of his vibrant, colourful works to Melbourne with the exhibition starting at NGV on Friday the 11th. From beautiful landscapes of his native Yorkshire to a dedicated 60m long gallery of portraits of the artist's family. A highlight of the exhibition also includes hundreds of iPad and iPhone drawings, featuring charming self-portraits, still lifes and landscapes, some animated and others presented as monumental prints which will be a must see.

Check out all further details here.

Image Credit: Ben Tyers

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