Event calendar

Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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Living Memory

30 May 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Isobel Beech, Ashley Goldberg, George Haddad,...

The Next Big Thing is a cherished mainstay of the Wheeler Centre programme, which each month sees emerging...

David Mitchell and Aleksandar Hemon: Resurrecting The Matrix

30 May 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Aleksandar Hemon, David Mitchell, and Maria Lewis

David Mitchell and Aleksandar Hemon are the screenwriting duo behind the fourth Matrix film: The...

Return to Country: Repatriation and Resilience

31 May 2022
The Wheeler Centre
John Harvey, Kimberley Moulton, and Jason Tamiru

Repatriation is an issue at the heart of many cultural institutions, as museums and galleries reckon with...

Teens Talk... Consent

1 June 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Noah Bloch

Teens Talk… is professional development with a twist – we’re giving teens the mic to share their expertise...

Red Light/Green Light

2 June 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Beth Atkinson-Quinton, Madison Griffiths, and Bec...

‘It is my responsibility to talk about my experiences. It is my power.

Wendy McCarthy: Don't Be Too Polite, Girls

8 June 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Wendy McCarthy and Tierney Khan

Wendy McCarthy has been a trailblazer in the feminist movement in Australia for over 50 years.

Reading with Consent

8 June 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Rebecca Lim, Antony Monteleone, Cath Moore, and...

In early 2021, in the wake of the global #MeToo movement, an online petition in Australia generated more...

Story Houses and Found Objects (Morning Workshop)

11 June 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Zana Fraillon and Anna Walker

Anna Walker’s beautifully crafted story houses meet Zana Fraillon’s museum of found objects, in an...

Story Houses and Found Objects (Afternoon Workshop)

11 June 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Zana Fraillon and Anna Walker

Anna Walker’s beautifully crafted story houses meet Zana Fraillon’s museum of found objects, in an...