Incognito Art Show and Butterfly Blue Mall: Here’s what’s happening across Australia this weekend

what's on this weekend

We could get used to a four day week. Especially when there's so much to look forward to at its end. In Collingwood Mallrat and Spotify are teaming up for Butterfly Blue Mall, an experience showcasing the musician's favourite designers like Ramp Tramp Tramp Stamp, Karla Laidlaw, Hello Sisi and more (as if you needed another reason to shop this weekend). Meanwhile at Dark Mofo, Kim Gordon, Cate Le Bon and Perfume Genius are set to take the stage. As for the rest? Take this guide to what's on this weekend across Australia and strap in for some good times. Enjoy!



Incognito Art Show is back again for another year. Line up at 2 Lacey St, Surry Hills this Saturday and select from more than 3500 anonymous art works all priced at $100 each. All proceeds will go directly to Studio A.

Navigate the chaos of Glebe Markets to score some vintage and designer pieces from Kahli Mccredie, Amanda Chadwick and Mercedes Rigby's closets.

Catch Freda's Family Exhibition at Abstract Thoughts Gallery and see paintings from Anthea Saraikin and Sadie Whelan.

Anna Quan is having a sample sale from Wednesday, 15 June to Saturday, 18 June at 17 Oxford Street, Paddington 2021

Saké is firing up the robata for winter, introducing a new menu of smokey dishes to get your mouth around.

Vivid is here. With a long lineup of events planned across the next month, there's a wealth of things to get involved with. This weekend? Dr. Mehreen Faruqi speaks candidly with her son Osman Faruqi about identity, culture, family and community. Meg Mac is set to perform live as well.

The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes are open for your viewing pleasure at the Art Gallery of NSW.

The supremely joyful An American in Paris is being performed at Theatre Royal Sydney.



Make your way to Collingwood for Butterfly Blue Mall where Mallrat and Spotify are platforming the musician's favourite designers. Purchase pieces from labels like Ramp Tramp Tramp Stamp, Karla Laidlaw, Hello Sisi and more.

Saké is firing up the robata for winter, introducing a new menu of smokey dishes to get your mouth around.

Rising Festival is on for its final weekend. See Eryn Jean Norvill perform The Picture of Dorian Gray from Sydney Theatre Company.

Hamilton has made its way down south to Melbourne.

QUEER: Stories from the NGV Collection is on at the National Gallery of Victoria.

See our planet like never before with Gaia by Luke Jerram, an immersive 3D installation at St. Paul’s Cathedral.



There are still tickets to see The Wombats perform at Riverstage this Friday evening.

The Soul Trembles highlights twenty-five years of Chiharu Shiota’s artistic practice and it opens this weekend as QAGOMA.

Take yourself to the Night Noodle Markets and fill up on delicious food across a variety of Asian cuisines.

Brisbane's best local comedians come together for After Hours at Brisbane Powerhouse.

The Asia Pacific Triennial is open at Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art.



See Xavier Rudd perform at Canberra Theatre Centre this Saturday.

Music on the Greens continues at ANU Kambri.

Step into the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia to see Australians & Hollywood.

Spend your afternoon hanging out at Capital Brewing Co.

Hippo Co. are leading one of its famous whisky tastings on Saturday evening at 6pm.


South Australia

Boy & Bear are taking over Lion's Art Factory this weekend for two nights of live music.

Explore the Fleurieu Peninsula, starting with these 5 beaches.


Western Australia

It's the last weekend to catch The Blue Room Theatre's performance of Moody.

Freo.Social is your reliable source for a good time. Head down there on Saturday night to see Gretta Ray perform.

Catch some live music this Sunday at Fremantle Arts Centre.


Northern Territory

Red Hot Arts is exploring the relationship between plants and their pollinators with this painting exhibition from Deborah Clarke.

Explore a side of the Territory you haven't seen before with this guide.

Make your way over to Nightcliff Markets for Laksa, pastries, massages, and jewellery.



It's Dark Mofo time everybody. This weekend Kim Gordon will take to the stage, however tickets are sold out so it's time to start sniffing one out. Cate Le Bon is also set to perform as is Perfume Genius.

Unyoked has added two new off-the-grid accommodation sites to its portfolio, this time in Hobart. Book your next weekend getaway now.

Libraries Tasmania are holding one of its Stories After Dark sessions this Saturday night.

As always, Music at Mona is on this weekend. This time around Slag Queens and Ben Salter are just some of the acts set to perform.

Salamanca Market is open and calling your name this Saturday.

Road trip your way to any of these magical stays in Tasmania.

If art is on the menu this weekend then take this guide to Australian art in June.

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