Discover things to do in Melbourne in August, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

MIFF 68½

6 Aug - 23 Aug

A reimagined celebration of cinema online, featuring a suite of films and special events.

Melbourne Writers Festival

7 Aug - 16 Aug

Explore an inspiring line-up of the world's best writers and thinkers.

NGV Friday Night In: Bertie

28 Aug

Spend Friday Night in with sets by Melbourne-based DJs broadcast from NGV to your lounge room.

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium: Seeking Junior Penguin Keepers

29 Jul - 3 Sep

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium launches a free online program for kids with a passion for penguins.

Judith Lucy and Denise Scott – Disappointments ‘Zoom-cast’

2 Aug - 20 Sep

Join Judith Lucy and Denise Scott for a ‘Zoom-cast’ direct from their lounge rooms to yours.

Vault Sessions: Cash Savage and the Last Drinks

6 Aug - 20 Aug

Witness Cash Savage performing on the iconic Hamer Hall stage for the Vault Sessions online series.

Melbourne Conversations: Predicting the Unpredictable

19 Aug

From policy and government to individual mental health, how can we prepare for an uncertain future?

Six Weeks, Six Issues

31 Jul - 21 Aug

Hear from top policy experts leading the planning for Victoria's recovery from COVID-19.

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What's on in July

Discover things to do in July, from free events to exhibitions, attractions and places to visit.

What's on in November

Things to do in Melbourne in November, from free events to exhibitions and places to visit.

29 Nov

Corpus Medicorum: Concert #3

Join Corpus Medicorum for their final 2020 concert, featuring Rossini, Rodrigo and Shostakovich.

22 Jul - 31 Dec

Omoon: 5 Doors

Watch a short puppetry video about lock down time using toilet paper rolls.