Arts and Culture

Live at the steps

LATS PoV Thumb11 November 2016
A free all-ages gig on the steps of Parliament House, featuring The Jungle Giants, Gretta Ray, Aunty Donna and Philly. Presented in partnership with The Push Inc.

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21st Century Maritime Silk Road

7-10 November 2016

7-10 November 2016
An exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy and paintings at Parliament House, featuring works from a range of Chinese artists that introduce the traditional Chinese art of calligraphy in a contemporary context.

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The Money

The MoneyWed 19 - Sun 23 October 2016
There's no script, no characters, no actors, but all drama when Melbourne Festival comes to Parliament House. In this ingenious game and piece of immersive theatre, the premise is simple; there is cash on the table, a participating audience must decide how to spend it.

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Diwali & Annakut Exhibition

DiwaliTue 25 - Thu 27 October 2016
Share in the festivities of Diwali and Annakut at Parliament House this October. Over three days, explore an exhibition celebrating the Festival of Lights, Diwali, and the offering of Annakut, in which a vast array of vegetarian food is traditionally arranged in a spectacular display

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Podtastic

Podtastic28, 29 September and 3, 4 October
As part of a program of celebrations for the 125th anniversary of the Women's Suffrage Petition, artists Tas Wansbrough and Pauline O'Shannessy-Dowling present a vibrant exhibition of sculptures in Parliament's Queen's Hall.

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