The only place to check out Kylie’s Skull microphone, to see an Andy Warhol lithograph portrait of Mick Jagger and to celebrate Mushroom’s 40th Anniversary is:
Music, Melbourne + Me;
40 Years Of Mushroom
& Melbourne’s Music Culture
RMIT Gallery, 344 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Open weekdays from 11 am – 5pm (to 7pm Thursdays)
Saturdays 12 noon – 5pm
(Closed Sundays, public holidays and from 25/12/2013 – 2/1/2014)
Music, Melbourne + Me is a celebration of the last four decades of Melbourne’s music scene with over five rooms of amazing Melbourne music memorabilia dating back from 1970 through to now.
Forty years of Melbourne’s vibrant music is represented here through songs, posters, photographs, costumes and much more.. The exhibition features many items from the Mushroom Group’s extensive memorabilia collection, plus a number of pieces from the personal collections of Michael Gudinski, Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum, Kylie Minogue, Skyhooks, Split Enz and Crowded House never before seen in public exhibition.
While you’re there you can also;
· Hear Melbourne’s favourite 40 songs of the last four decades playing on the Ozbox.
· Watch interviews with Melbourne musicians and personalities from the past and the present
· Participate and record your own celebrity moment in the Celebrity Me zone.
· Attend one of the following FREE public talks. Allocated seating.
Bookings advisable. Ph: 03 9925 1717
Wed 12 Feb MARK SEYMOUR – PUBLIC TALK
Mark Seymour addresses a range of issues affecting musicians which are revealed as themes in the Music, Melbourne and Me exhibition. http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=zw72z1b46xp41
Thu 13 Feb DOGS IN SPACE – REVISITED. FILM SCREENING AND TALK
Dr Kipps Horn and Richard Lowenstein discuss the Melbourne indie band scene before screening the movie Dogs in Space. http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=dvz5jvochpu41
Wed 19 Feb GLITTER ROCK TO GRUNGE: MUSIC AND FASHION
Melbourne, Music and Me curator Dr Kipps Horn speaks with Associate Professor Robyn Healy about rock fashion past and present. http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=szibxrhht4a51
Thu 20 Feb AUTOLUMINESCENT: ROWLAND S. HOWARD;FILM SCREENING AND TALK
Dr Kipps Horn, Lynn-Maree Milburn and Richard Lowenstein discuss performance cults and the punk scene in Melbourne. http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=b5r83xbrst451
You can also preview and enhance your Music, Melbourne + Me visit by downloading the FREE Music, Melbourne + Me App for your iPhone, iPad, Tablet or Android phone. The APP also features exclusive Music, Melbourne + Me content. Please bring your headphones/ear plugs to enjoy the APP audio via your phone/tablet during your RMIT Gallery visit.
Download the iPhone App Download the Android (Google Play)
For further Music, Melbourne + Me exhibition news, information and updates please visit www.musicmelbourneandme.com or www.rmit.edu.au/RMITgallery