The annual MPavilion programme launches next Tuesday 3 October with a jam-packed line-up of cultural events scheduled for its opening week. Now in its fourth iteration, this year’s OMA-designed structure will light up the Queen Victoria Gardens from October to February, serving as a multi-functional landmark, performance space, venue and meeting place provoking discussions around public space, city-making and the future of Melbourne’s physical and cultural development.
And that’s only the first week! Steer your eyes over to the website to stay up to date with the ever-evolving line-up of fun and informative workshops, tours, talks, performances and exhibitions that will take you from the gardens to beyond.
Main image: OMA’s 2017 MPavilion (model). Photo by Tim O’Connor.
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