Melbourne Weekend Jan 23-26

What’s on in Melbourne this long weekend?

2015/01/img_3308.jpg Australian Open All weekend, Melbourne Park
Australia Day long weekend means tennis season in Melbourne. Watch the best take on the best at the Southern Hemisphere’s only grand slam tennis tournament.

2015/01/img_3310.jpg Sugar Mountain Festival Saturday Jan 24, Victorian College of the Arts
After a one year hiatus, Sugar Mountain returns in 2015 with Nas, Aerial Pink, King Gizzard, Midnight Juggernauts and a host of visual artists.
IMG_2035.JPGJean Paul Gaultier All weekend, National Gallery of Victoria.
Enter the world of one of haute couture’s most prolific designers in the opening weekend of this celebratory exhibition.

2015/01/img_3191.jpg Mambo: 30 Years of Shelf Indulgence All weekend, NGV Studio, Federation Square
One of Australia’s most iconic brands has just turned 30 and in celebration, the NGV Studio is hosting the largest collection of Mambo works ever assembled. Ranging from 1984 until today, the collection includes some original works.

2015/01/img_3196.jpg Warhol All weekend, Jewish Museum of Australia
See an iconic portrait series by pop artist, Andy Warhol, featuring ten 20th century Jewish figures, all borrow from international lenders. The exhibition explores Warhol’s creation of the celebrity image and the selection process of his subjects.

2015/01/img_3197.jpg China Up Close All weekend, AMCI, 2 Swanston Street
Explore the culture and society of the fastest growing economy in the world through its presence in film and video art. Featuring work from screen artist Yang Fudong amongst others, the series includes films, exhibitions, talks, workshops and more.

2015/01/img_3262.jpg Craft Supermarket All Weekend, Craft, 31 Flinders Lane
This market started in December, just in time for that late year Christmas shopping, but it continues until the end of this month so that you can continue to buy presents for the more important people in your life (you and you). A carefully curated selection of designer craft pieces are on offer.

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