Art can show us where we have been, where we are now, and where we might go. Art can be a call to action. Art can be a catalyst for change.
ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 will inform, engage and inspire, delivering an expansive and stimulating series of events that can help lead us towards a creative, just and sustainable future.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 takes place and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present, & future. We also acknowledge the invaluable artistic and cultural legacy of Australia’s Indigenous peoples, who over many thousands of years have engaged with the natural world and its forces through their art, and who have been sustainable stewards of this land.
Featured Event : Diller Scofidio + Renfro: EXIT
Thought-provoking keynote presentations and public forums by leading international and Australian artists, scientists and activists. Including Ed Morris (USA), Mel Evans (UK), Alex Kelly, Megan Cope, Amy Spiers.
Presenting 30 curated exhibitions at leading museums and galleries in Melbourne and regional Victoria, from Shepparton and Geelong to the Yarra Valley. See how art can engage and inspire change.
Meet curators and artists by joining in a wide range of public programs at participating galleries and museums. Includes artist talks, bike tours, workshops, open studios, panel discussions and more.
As a customer owned bank we see the business of banking a little differently. We believe that banking can create mutual prosperity – for our customers, the communities they live in, and the planet we all live on.
Principal Knowledge Partner
University of Melbourne
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement.
The Victorian government is dedicated to restoring Victoria’s leadership in climate change and the environment. Join thousands of Victorians already fighting climate change with TAKE2. Pledge to act now and help keep the temperature rise to under two degrees.
City of Melbourne
As host of more than 8000 festivals, exhibitions and events every year, Melbourne is well known as the events capital of Australia, ranging from arts festivals, live music and exhibitions to blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for kids.
Creative Partnerships Australia
Our goal is to foster a culture of private sector support for the arts in Australia to grow a more sustainable, vibrant and ambitious cultural sector for the benefit of all Australians.
Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation
Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation (LMCF) has a long and proud history of supporting the community through changing times. Today we are a contemporary organisation, inspiring philanthropy in Melbourne to achieve positive social change.
Billard Leece Partnership
BLP are a group of dynamic architects who work Australia-wide across all sectors. Through partnership, integrity, innovation, creativity and passion, our core values have built a vibrant company culture where people, ideas and success can equally flourish.
The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain is dedicated to promoting and raising public awareness of contemporary art. Each year, the Fondation Cartier organises a program of exhibitions based on either individual artists or themes, and commissions work from artists, thus enriching an important collection.
City of Port Phillip
Port Phillip is an energetically creative place, welcoming and alive with activity, where all people can participate in and experience the arts and the cultural life of the city.
Consulate General of the United States of America
A Centre for Everything
A Centre for Everything is an independent creative and pedagogical project that engages individuals and communities to learn, create, discuss and eat together. Our collaborative events bring together three diverse topics as performances, presentations, workshops, readings, discussions, critiques, demonstrations and meals.
Ecocity World Summit
In July 2017 Melbourne will host the Ecocity World Summit. Our focus will be Changing Cities: Resilience and Transformations, highlighting the need to deploy expert knowledge – academic, professional, civic – to make cities resilient in the face of rapid change.
Purves Environmental Fund
The mission of the Purves Environmental Fund is to advance, primarily through education of individuals and organisations, environmental sustainability and preservation of biodiversity.
Assemble Papers is a publication for small footprint living, covering art, design, architecture, urbanism, the environment and financial affairs. From culture and knowledge through to what we eat and buy, Assemble Papers believes that how we live and what we consume matters.
For 40 years Triple R has shaped and inspired the culture of Melbourne. Since its inception as an educational broadcaster in 1976, Triple R has become Australia’s most influential community radio station with almost 14,000 subscribers and 440,000 listeners per week.
YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival
YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival is a citywide Blakout, gathering creative visionaries from across Victoria, Australia and around the world on the lands of the Kulin, Nairm. A ten day feast of arts and cultural events that honours the visions of yesterday and dreams forward into tomorrow.
Transitions Film Festival
The Transitions Film Festival is a visionary program dedicated to spotlighting the complex challenges, cutting-edge ideas, creative innovations and mega-trends that are redefining what it means to be human.
Rybazoid creates videos that tell your story. Our videos build identity and develop culture and brand, communicate customer experience and help organisations share their vision.
Public Galleries Association of Victoria
The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) is the peak body representing fifty art galleries and art museums across metropolitan and regional Victoria. Our role is to support, develop and promote public galleries in Victoria and within the national context.
Market Forces believes that the banks, superannuation funds and governments that have custody of our money should use it to protect not damage our environment. Our work exposes the institutions that are financing environmentally destructive projects and help Australians hold these institutions accountable. We work with the community to prevent investment in projects that would harm the environment and drive global warming.
GoGet is the cheaper, better and more sustainable alternative to car ownership. By giving you access to a car when you need one, you’re free to ditch your car and walk, cycle and use public transport to get around.
Generation Yes is a growing community from all walks of life saying ‘YES’ to changing climate change. It invites individuals, businesses and community groups to be part of an optimistic and solutions-focused story for Australia, anchored to a credible national plan to achieve net zero emissions.