Queer Playwriting Awards Showcase
Get to know the playwrights in the months leading up to QPAS via our blog, QPAS Spotlight on the Playwright. This week we Meet Reuben presenting an excerpt of Coming Home To You. QPAS, 24-25 Jan, Gasworks Arts Park.
24 - 25 Jan, Gasworks Arts Park
Midsumma and Australia Post Art Award 2022
The Midsumma and Australia Post Art Award showcases finalists selected from across the country. The annual award is a survey of outstanding queer artists working across mediums reflecting their potent personal and political perspectives on the world.
1-13 Feb, No Vacancy Gallery
MIDSUMMA PRESENTS AN ABUNDANCE OF ARTISTRY
While the majority of Midsumma Festival is an open-access program, the Midsumma Presents program is Midsumma's producing arm of the festival, with a curated selection of offerings to cater for all tastes. Image: Becoming You, 23 Jan-13 Feb, Immigration Museum. Credit Tony Empire Collective
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Accessible events at Midsumma Festival
There are several ways for everyone to access information about our events. To find accessible events on the website, you can search for events using the event filters on our Whats-on page, including Relaxed, Auslan Interpreted, Audio Described and Open Captioned events.
Benched by Jamila Main - 10-12 Feb - Footscray Community Arts Centre
Melbourne Pride - A Road to Pride
Melbourne Pride will be a one-day festival on 13 February 2022 in the city's inner north initiated by the State Government to commemorate 40 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Victoria.
DATE CHANGE: Sun 13 Feb 2022
Midsumma Festival - 23 Jan to 13 Feb 2022
Our primary event, Midsumma Festival, will return in 2022 from Sunday 23 January to Sunday 13 February, with an explosion of queer events that center around hidden and mainstream queer culture, involving local, interstate, and international artists. Read on for key dates.
23 Jan - 13 Feb 2022
Midsumma Presents Program
Midsumma Presents is Midsumma's producing arm of the festival, where we collaborate with outstanding artists and cultural institutions from Victoria and around the world.
Visual Arts Events
Photography, digital works, painting, sculpture, markets, film... the list of visual art events at Midsumma is as wide as the imagination goes. From intimate gallery spaces to large-scale sites, allow yourself to switch off and engage with queer-focused visual art this 'summa.
THIS WEEKS EVENTS
See everything on offer at Midsumma Festival this week 24 - 30 JanuaryView Events
QPAS Set to Deliver Fresh Queer Perspectives
Get to know the playwrights in the months leading up to QPAS via our blog, QPAS Spotlight on the Playwright. This week we Meet Reuben presenting an excerpt of Coming Home To You. QPAS, 24-25 Jan, Gasworks Arts Park.Queer Playwriting Award Showcase
Headliner Announced for Melbourne Pride
Minister for Equality Martin Foley today announced that Australian neo-soul pop duo Electric Fields will headline the inaugural Melbourne Pride – a free street party on Sunday 13 February 2022, that will bring Melbourne’s summer of pride to a close.Headliner Announced for Melbourne Pride