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local + fluent is a series of spirited music and performance events presented by Arts Mildura in the museum of innocence through March 8-10 2018.


FLOW is a special event on International Women’s day is a collaboration of 5 women and includes the official launch of local Wentworth-based composer, Merrilyn Air’s new CD “Flow”.

local + fluent is a series of spirited music and performance events presented by Arts Mildura in the museum of innocence through March 8-10 2018.


GYPSY FIRE is a captivating live show performed with passion, renewed vigour and virtuosity.

local + fluent is a series of spirited music and performance events presented by Arts Mildura in the museum of innocence through March 8-10 2018.


SONGS FOR ALBERT a presentation of songs who's beats and chords of the accompanying keyboard and guitar are slowed very considerably in order to better reveal the lyrics’ poetics. In so doing the songs gradually become a single seamless narrative, one continuous lyric and one unbroken melody.

local + fluent is a series of spirited music and performance events presented by Arts Mildura in the museum of innocence through March 8-10 2018.

The Greatest Poet Alive

The Atlantic Magazine nominates our Patron and 2016 guest author, Les Murray as 'THE GREATEST POET ALIVE.' Tickets are online now to see this legend, our national treasure, in Mildura at one of the finest most intimate Writers' Festivals in the country.

In Conversation with Anna Funder | Presented by Arts Mildura and Aesop

The Saturday, 9 April In Conversation with Anna Funder event was a near sell-out and audiences gave rave reviews afterwards. Aesop representative, Diane Cook moderated the discussion.

La Trobe University Writers in Action at the 2015 Mildura Writers Festival

A short documentary created by Emel Berdilek and Vincent Kos in conjunction with La Trobe University, about the Mildura Writers Festival. Featuring Thomas Keneally, Sharon Olds and Stefano de Pieri.
Click here to view on YouTube

2016 Mildura Writers Festival Writer in Residence Announced!

In 2015 the Mildura Writers Festival announced its inaugural Mildura Writers Festival Residency. The Residency will tkae place again this year with Melbourne-based writer and psychogeographer, Nick Gadd.

Click here to read the press release.

Fundraising Concert at ex-ADFA Building

Sergio de Pieri, MRIMF's Artistic Director, will present a concert of film scores composed by Ennio Morricone on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at 6.30pm.

MRIMF planning underway

The first update for the 2016 festival

2016 Mildura Writers Residency Call for Applicants

Building on the success of the 2015 Mildura Writers Festival Residency, Arts Mildura is pleased to announce the residency will again be offered in 2016. The Mildura Writers Festival Residency will take place between
7 July – 7 August 2016. Application forms available from mid November here.

Completed applications are due by COB 22nd January 2016.

Seeking nominations in the Sunraysia community!

As part of the Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival, Cake Industries will present Simulacrum, an installation in the travelling exhibition Experimenta Recharge: 6th International Biennial of Media Art.

Cake Industries Simulacrum  2014 3D printed portraits, frame, LED lights, motors 92 x 130 x 25 cm

Weaving Stories

A gathering of more than twenty Indigenous weavers in Mildura this weekend marks the beginning of an ambitious intercultural arts project for the Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10. The weavers are beginning a nine month long project – Weaving Stories which will conclude during the Biennale a spectacular long weekend 2-5 October 2015 when more than seventy International and national artists will gather in Mildura for the full Biennale experience. 

Inaugural Mildura Writers Festival Residency

The Mildura Writers Festival invites writers working in any genre to propose a project that will enhance the regional or national cultural landscape.

A Piano Recital by Sergio de Pieri

In anticipation of the Murray River International Music Festival, 19-30 January 2015, Artistic Director Sergio de Pieri will perform a piano recital for one night only, on Monday 5 January 2015 at the ADFA Building, Mildura.

Mildura Writers Festival - November newsletter

The festival committee have been working away at planning the 2015 Mildura Writers Festival, since the close of the 2014 event, which writers and visitors claimed to be one of the best yet.  

Image: Page from the Mildura Writers Festival visitors book 2014.

Mildura Jazz Food and Wine Festival - November Newsletter

The Melbourne Cup long weekend saw Sunraysia filled with the sweet sound of Jazz, with music from twelve visiting and local bands spilling onto the streets and along the Murray River.  

Image: Midway Dance School, PRIMED for Jazz Street Party 2014.  Credit: Paul Lambeth

Murray River International Music Festival - November newsletter

The printed program for the Murray River International Music Festival is now with Saunders Design, with the final details soon to be slotted into place.  For musicians bio’s please click here.  The full program will be online by late November, with festival packages on offer - the perfect Christmas gift.

Image: Massimo Scattolin

Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival - November newsletter

Kim Chalmers has been a significant contributor to Arts Mildura and in particular, the Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival, since moving home to Sunraysia in 2005.

Image: Kim Chalmers.

Stefano de Pieri In Conversation with Don Watson

Arts Mildura is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Mildura Brewery to bring author Don Watson to Mildura for an intimate night of discussion and reflection with Stefano de Pieri.

Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10 - Open Call for Artist Proposals

Mildura Palimpsest Biennale: everywhere all at once …here is calling for proposals from artists wishing to take part in the 10th Mildura Palimpsest Biennale, 2-5 October 2015.

Wallflower Opening - Katrin Koenning "Dear Chris"

10 October 2014

Opening Friday 10 October 5: 00 - 7: 00 (Exhibition is open until November 14)

DEAR CHRIS is the final exhibition for the Wallflower Photomedia Gallery 2014 calendar. It is a series of colour photographs and a video work that will be exhibited across the three gallery spaces. Artist Katrin Koenning will be in Mildura for the exhibition opening and welcomes press interviews.

Mildura Jazz Food and Wine Festival - Program Available

The 2014 Mildura Jazz Food and Wine Festival program has arrived!  The printed version is available from the Arts Mildura office, 41 Deakin Avenue.  

Click here to view the program.

A Night at the Opera

On Saturday night, Arts Mildura successfully paired up with the Mildura Brewery and Victorian Opera for A Night at the Opera, featuring performers Olivia Cranwell, Jeremy Kleeman, Elizabeth Lewis and pianist Phoebe Briggs.

Exhibition Opening - Formal : Informal - Jonathan Kimberley, Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley

Arts Mildura is pleased to announce the opening of Formal : Informal, a joint exhibition between Jonathan Kimberley, Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley. Jonathan will present a new durational wall drawing and video projection and Janet & Jennifer will present diagrammic wall works and paintings.

Wallflower Photomedia Gallery: View from the Window

This exhibition expands on what photography presently is and can be looking forward. It includes darkroom and digital works, installation and printed t-shirts. View from the Window also has an insightful catalogue featuring an essay by Chrisopher Williams-Wynn (limited copies available from the gallery).

Wallflower Photomedia Gallery: Tall Poppy Syndrome + Rest Stop

Made by American artists Amy Stein and Stacy Arezou Mehrfar in the Mallee and Riverland areas surrounding Mildura, this series explores the social phenomenon of tall poppy syndrome in which successful people are “cut down to size.”

Palimpsest #9

Mildura Palimpsest is a biennial visual arts event that invites artists to engage with the cultural and natural environment of the Mildura and Murray Darling region.  Mildura Palimpsest is dedicated to high quality, critically engaged contemporary art in all forms. We aim to provide opportunities for real dialogue between local, national and international artists, and across disciplines.  Mildura Palimpsest #9 will be held October 4-7, 2013. 

Click here to view this year's program.

Wallflower exhibition

Wallflower Photomedia Gallery was established to highlight and create further readings of photography within a regional context. It aims to present the work of photographers from all over Australia, locally and from the world. The gallery is run through Arts Mildura.

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