Midsumma may be over but Melbourne’s queer events are here to keep the Pride going!
Mind, Mythos, Muse: Alexander McQueen
Skip the queues and book online to catch the Mind, Mythos, Muse retrospective of iconic designer Alexander McQueen at the NGV. Featuring 60 garments and accessories from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and nearly 50 pieces from the NGV’s own collection, this exhibition weaves fashion with inspiration, including work by Robert Mapplethorpe, M. C. Escher and Pablo Picasso among marble sculptures from antiquity and historical textiles and garments.
Friday nights also see the NGV’s great hall and garden transforming into an echo of McQueen’s 90’s London with live music and pop-up bars from 6 pm to 10 pm.
Where: 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
When: Monday-Sunday: 10 am-5 pm, until April 16, 2023
Tickets: $30, here
XYZ Gallery in Docklands presents an exhibition of work by six photographers celebrating the male nude form in photography. Featuring work by Scott Davis, Travis De Jonk, Eureka, Brenton Parry, Rod Spark & Ross Spirou photographing male friends and acquaintances in mediums from the traditional analogue film all the way through to high-impact photographs featuring bright splatters of paint hiding and revealing the contours of nude forms.
Where: 312/757 Bourke St, Docklands 3008 Vic (Entry on Batmans Hill Drive follow the Nixon Hotel wall to the swinging door)
When: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 2 pm-6 pm, until March 12, 2023
Coming Out closes this Sunday! Don’t miss this premiere production of Scott Taylor’s hit new satire woven around a cabaret drag show featuring Midsumma regular Perri Cummings and rising stars Steve Loftus and Olivia Piplios. Lynda and Simon’s marriage of 25 years is rocked by the revelation of Simon’s fluid sexuality