Arts for All Appeal

A surge of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of Melbourne, RISING is the city's newest and boldest arts festival.

Taking over the CBD and beyond this winter, RISING presents The Wilds, a moonlit forest of stimulation. Reimagining the familiar surrounds of the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, The Wilds is a fluoro fantasy of art, sound, taste and ice. In the Theatres Building, Eryn Jean Norvill plays all 26 characters in Sydney Theatre Company’s cutting-edge retelling of Oscar Wilde’s 19th Century novel, The Picture of Dorian Grey. And on the Forecourt, in a colour field of ever-changing light, Kaleidoscope invites you inside a giant childhood toy, a challenging and beautiful experience from the mind of Keith Courtney.

RISING electrifies the city from 1-12 June 2022. Get lost, go deep, shake loose. Explore the program now.

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