Event Registrations ARE NOW OPEN!
We want you to join us at Midsumma to bring our communities out of 2020 and start our planning for Midsumma Festival 2021. Our open-access event registrations are now open, and we are going to work with you to make this the best celebration of queer arts and culture that we can.
Closing Monday 24 August
Midsumma's Event Producer Resources
Everything you need to know about producing your Midsumma Festival event.
Living in the Queerantine - Works On Display Here
Ten pieces were commissioned by Midsumma as part of the COVID-19 responsive initiative Living in the Queerantine, which gives you an insight into queer art during the pandemic in 2020.
June - July 2020 Online
Midsumma Pathways Participants Announced
We are so excited to welcome and congratulate the following applicants who were successful for 2020-2021 Midsumma Pathways program, running from June 2020 to February 2021.
Venue Registrations ARE NOW OPEN!
Make sure you register or update your venue in our registration system Eventrotron so that our producers can select your venue for their Midsumma event.
Closing 24 August 2020
Midsumma Festival 2021
Midsumma Festival 2021 will return for 22 days from 17 Jan to 7 Feb. Midsumma Festival holds nearly 200 events in over 100 venues across Melbourne. Midsumma Festival will hold our opening event, Midsumma Carnival, on Sunday 17 Jan 2021.
Still Here, Still Queer: Portraits of a Pandemic by Lian Beveridge
A series of watercolour portraits which offer an intimate peek into the daily lives of queers doing all the weird and wonderful things we’re doing during this strange and difficult time.
LIVING IN QUEERANTINE - WORKS ON DISPLAY HERE
Ten artists present their works here. They give you insight into queer communities during COVID-19.Living in the Queerantine
Re/membering paradise by salllvage
All sounds are sourced from archival recordings of Kombumerri Country available online. Images are taken from pre-lockdown time spent at Guanaba Indigenous Protected Area and Burleigh Head National Park.Living in the Queerantine with salllvage
Living in the Queerantine "…And Nowhere To Go." by Logan Mucha
The project is a video portrait series of diverse individuals from Melbourne’s queer community isolating at home. Participants were asked to get out of their comfy iso clothes and dress up for the shoot as if ready for a night out.Living in the Queerantine with Logan Mucha