C&G's Guide to White Night Reimagined

Kicking off on Thursday the 22nd of August, White Night Reimagined will transform Melbourne city for three consecutive evenings, showcasing the best performance art, food and iconic venues that the city has to offer. With an abundance of options to explore, we’ve unpacked the must-see installations and events in this C&G guide, leaving you free to adventure the night away with ease.

Treasury Gardens – The Sensory Realm

The Treasury Gardens come alive with a series of installations that seek inspiration from the natural elements and explores the intersection between science, technology and art. The immersive and expansive visual and auditory art pieces are designed to engage all of your senses, and with seven different works, you’re bound to walk away feeling more in touch with your exteroceptive side.

Birrarung Marr – The Physical Realm

Celebrating the art of performance, Birrarung Marr plays host to a wonderful series of works inspired by multiculturalism and age-old children’s tales. Catch the extraordinary feats of grace and dexterity as dancers defy gravity and weave a beautiful tale over the landscape.

Carlton Gardens – The Spiritual Realm

Our beloved gardens transform into a mysterious and spiritual experience that draws depth from the past and present and explores concepts around wisdom, love and connectedness. Special shout out to the Spirit Creatures, an installation of giant but friendly animal shaped lanterns, perfect to keeps kids and families entertained.

Steve Carr: Chasing the Light

The National Gallery of Victoria

Celebrated New Zealand Artist Steve Carr presents a spectacular video projection showcasing drone footage captured from inside a firework display. The immersive installation boasts six large-scale screens, and displays footage captured from a number of different perspectives and altitudes.

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality & Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape

The National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Victoria presents China’s famous ancient terracotta warriors juxtaposed against contemporary work by artist Cai Guo-Qiang. In a fusion of past and present, the historical pieces from 221-207 BCE are displayed alongside a new body of work from Cai Guo-Qiang, which explores the history, places and culture that surrounded China’s first emperor.


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