A window to the Arts with info on theatre events, exhibitions, installations, cinema, festivals and more.  Tune into The Breakfast Spread on Wednesdays at 8:30am for music-related-arts and arts-related-music, covering diverse issues and incarnations in State of the Art.


The McCubbin Desk
Fri 1 Nov 2019

For the first time, PBS’ history is being collated in print and made available to the public. PBS' 40-year commemorative book will feature rare and (in some cases) previously unseen photos, posters and other historical artefacts to capture the rich and diverse history of the station and our music community.

Fri 26 Jul 2019 to Sat 3 Aug 2019
Just Announced

For nine nights this winter the Gertrude Street Projection Festival (GSPF) will once again take up residency in Melbourne's inner north.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Leaps and Bounds Music Festival is reaching out to the talented visual arts community by hosting the inaugural DRAW THE BAND Competition

MIAF AD Jonathan Holloway
Wed 17 Jul 2019

Tune in to State of the Art on Wednesday morning from 8am as Milo and Annika chat to Melbourne International Arts Festival Artistic Director Jonathan Holloway about the program for 2019. 

Jody Haines
Wed 3 Jul 2019

Future Assembly is an exchange of new thinking that brings together Jody Haines, Jamie James, Quinn Eades, Hannah Brontë (Fempress), Candy Bowers, Emily Johnson (Catalyst) and a host of Arts House friends.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Ryan Smith and Sarah Wall from production company Picked Last For Sport are coming in to chat on State of the Art about their cabaret Creatures of the Deep as part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival.


Have you ever wanted to meet some of the most beautiful creatures that live in the ocean?

Wed 29 May 2019

What stories do our bodies tell? This is the question visitors will explore throughout the winter 2019 season of Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks at the Immigration Museum. 

The suite of exhibitions and experiences includes two photography exhibits that look at the intersection of ancient and modern tattoo practices and a series of contemporary installations curated by Stanislava Pinchuk (Miso).

Yothu Yindi Treaty Project2
Wed 1 May 2019

Tune in for State of The Art this Wednesday May 1 to hear about the Yothu Yindi & the Treaty Project.

Yumi Umiumare
Tue 23 Apr 2019 to Tue 30 Apr 2019

Tune in to State of the Art Wednesday April 24 when Yumi Umiumare chats about the upcoming performances for ButohOUT! Festival. 

Tue 9 Apr 2019

Head to the Old Bar for an art show unlike any other. See ten years of Celeste Potter art with live performances from Hachiku, Dark Fair and Radio Wonton.