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Thanks everyone and stay tuned...

Monday 2 February 2015, 5.11pm

Thank you to everyone who visited our inaugural MPavilion, and to the hundreds of creative collaborators who helped bring the 2014/15 program to life.

Sean Godsell's inspiring structure will soon take up permanent residence at a new location thanks to the City of Melbourne, making room for the next MPavilion commission—to be unveiled in October this year.

For a quick stroll down memory lane, check out the photo diaries from each month of our first season in Queen Victoria Gardens: OctoberNovemberDecemberJanuary.

Please feel free to tag us in your favourite #MPavilion photos, and stay in touch for updates on FacebookInstagram and Twitter as we plan the 2015/16 season!

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Blow Up Cinema presents…

Sunday 18 January 2015, 12.57pm

Gus Berger and his Blow Up Cinema team will be inflating their screen at MPavilion on Tuesday 20 January and Wednesday 28 January to present two architecturally minded classics. Both screenings are free (no need to book) and we'll be going ahead rain or shine (aka indoor cushions or outdoor grass). Check out the mini-program below and put a popcorn session in your diary!

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MPavilion final weeks! A cheat sheet...

Thursday 15 January 2015, 8.12am

The final weeks of our program are here and we're not wasting a single sunny day. Or a rainy one for that matter. Want to catch a flick on an inflatable cinema screen? In need of a mind-de-cluttering morning meditation? Keen to help a certain Melbourne fashion label celebrate its tenth birthday, or get advice from legendary local artists and designers? Behold: our cheat sheet guide to the remaining meets, talks, screenings and DJ sets happening at MPavilion before we close the shutters at dusk on 1 February. 

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Everyday Orphans' Christmas

Friday 19 December 2014, 9.34am

Not all traditions have to include family obligations and ill-conceived Kris Kringle gifts. Why not squeeze a trip to MPavilion into your Christmas Day schedule? Everyday Coffee have just announced the chosen charity for their fundraising morning at the Everyday at MPavilion cafe this Thursday 25 December.

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ACMI and MPavilion present a Yang Fudong discussion

Sunday 30 November 2014, 2.27pm

Yang Fudong, ‘Yejiang / The Nightman Cometh’, 2011. Courtesy of Yang Fudong, ShanghART Gallery and Marian Goodman Gallery.

This week ACMI is set to open the first ever Australian survey exhibition
of work by China’s pre-eminent moving image artist, Yang Fudong. In the lead-up—on Tuesday 2 December—we're excited to be co-presenting a discussion evening at MPavilion, exploring the artist's stylised use of architectural motifs. 

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The Telepathy Project at MPavilion

Thursday 13 November 2014, 1.26pm

What do ufologists, astronomers, sci-fi buffs, cosmologists, werewolves, moonlight dancers, astrologers and Sophia Brous have in common? They're all descending on MPavilion this Monday for The Telepathy Project's dusk-'til-dawn event Star Pavilion.

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Slow Art Collective and The Instrument Builders Project

Tuesday 4 November 2014, 5.25pm

Instrument Builders Project artists Andreas Siagian and Lintang Radittya (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

To cap off a week of new sounds, we're excited to announce a collaboration with artists from NGV Studio's Instrument Builders Project—as part of Slow Art Collective's 'Leaf House Furniture Music' at MPavilion this Sunday.

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Just Announced! London Design Festival director Ben Evans in conversation

Friday 31 October 2014, 8.14am

A Place Called Home, London Design Festival, 2014

Along with Melbourne Conversations, we're excited to announce a discussion with London Design Festival director Ben Evans at National Gallery of Victoria on Thursday 13 November. 

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MPavilion on video! David Gianotten in conversation

Saturday 25 October 2014, 8.00am

At our first MTalks event, co-presented by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and the Australian Institute of Architects, OMA's Asia Pacific director David Gianotten joined Virginia Trioli at the Wheeler Centre to discuss the importance of place, culture and local identity in architecture. 

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Just announced! MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry in conversation with Edmund Capon

Thursday 23 October 2014, 8.00am

Lowry comes to MPavilion on Thursday 30 October at 6pm to discuss design’s role in the museum, joined in conversation by Edmund Capon, Chair of the Australian Institute of Architects Foundation and former director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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