White Night Melbourne, Australia's most celebrated cultural event, returns for one night only in 2017.
Inspired by the international Nuit Blanche movement, White Night Melbourne is an all-night, free cultural event that offers a mix of free and ticketed entertainment including visual art, spectacular illuminations, music, theatre, special dining experiences, film, design and performances.
Melbourne's creative industries will rule the night, with artists taking over city streets, major cultural institutions, public spaces, gardens, landmark buildings and laneways in a celebration of the city for twelve hours.
Melbourne's cultural institutions - including Arts Centre Melbourne, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, the National Gallery of Victoria, the State Library of Victoria and Melbourne Museum will again open their doors all night, offering special events and programming.
Australia's contribution to the major global phenomenon Nuit Blanche, Melbourne is the only city in Australia to hold an all-night event and joins 23 international cities including Paris, Toronto and Sao Paolo.
White Night Melbourne, is a State Government initiative created by Victorian Major Events Company.
Further event details will be released in the coming months, visit operator website and sign up for the latest updates.