Midsumma Year Round

Queer Playwriting Award

The Queer Playwriting Awards identifies, supports and develops new talent and gets queer issues out there for mainstream audiences to consider and enjoy.

Queer Playwriting Award

QueerTech.io

As part of Midsumma Festival, QueerTech.io invites artists and audiences to contribute towards artistic, verbal and online conversations that deconstruct and reconsider notions of queerness in a tech-saturated present.

QueerTech.io

Midsumma Pride March Bake Off Fundraiser

Get baking! DT's Hotel in Richmond hosts the annual Midsumma Pride March fundraiser, where your skills in the kitchen could see you crowned as baking royalty.

Bake Off

Midsumma and Australia Post Art Award

The Midsumma and Australia Post Art Award is an important award in the ecology of visual arts in Melbourne.

MAP Art Award
Archie Barry, previous Midsumma Futures participant, in Hypnic (2017), performance approximately 4min. Photograph Credit: Vanessa Godden

Midsumma Futures

Midsumma Futures is a development and mentoring program for early-career artists and culture-makers.

Midsumma Futures

IDAHoBIT at Midsumma

To celebrate and commemorate this important date, Midsumma partners with a number of organisations to present a program of diverse artists, performers and voices.

IDAHoBIT at Midsumma

Midsumma Pathways

Midsumma Pathways is a 4-month-development and mentoring program for LGBTQIA+ artists with disability.

Midsumma Pathways
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Midwinta Gala

The Midwinta Gala is quite possibly the glitziest event in the LGBTIQ calendar. Midwinta Gala aims to raise funds for the development of new and aspiring talent in visual and performing arts for next year's Midsumma Festival.

Midwinta Gala

Makeshift Workshops

In partnership with Arts House, the 2019 Makeshift Workshop guided participants to find alternatives that are both political and personal.

Makeshift Program
Midsumma Volunteers at Arts Centre Melbourne

Volunteering Year Round

If you would like to assist throughout the year in the Midsumma Office or with Midsumma Technology (website, social media, office network), we'd especially love to hear from you.

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