Heading into the middle of Spring, the country is serving up some pretty interesting activities to see and do around town. Here’s our top picks for this week in Arts in your hometown:

 MELBOURNE:

Halloween at the 86

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The 86 Bar in Fitzroy is getting into the festivities and holding a night full of bands, DJ’s and all round good times!

WHEN: Friday 31st October 2014

WHERE: 86 Bar

PRICE: $20

Work-shop

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A space that allows you to create art in any way you please, Workshop offers classes and workshops on different art practices that doesn’t cost the moon.

WHEN: Classes run all year

WHERE: Work-shop Fitzroy

PRICE: From $20-110 depending on workshop

SYDNEY

The Bearded Tit Bar and creative Space

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Just one of those awesome places to drink beer and make art – perfect!

WHEN: Opening weekdays and weekends

WHERE: The Bearded Tit Sydney

PRICE: Free if no Beer – a $100 for many beers.

 Mikala Dwyer: The Garden of Half-Life

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See some of Sydney Uni’s most precious and unseen collection of Meteorites, minerals and crystals in sculpture, film, installations and wall paintings.

WHEN: October 2014 – 16th Jan

WHERE: University of Sydney

PRICE: Free

BRISBANE:

The Finders Keepers market

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The Finders Keepers markets are back! Swap your junk for some awesome finds and all around great atmosphere

WHEN: Next Market: 8th November

WHERE: The Old Museum

PRICE: Free unless you find treasure!

Russian Resurrection Film Festival

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A unique insight into the Russian Culture through film, the Russian Film Festival is into its 11th year and is showing around Australia

 WHEN: 28th October -23rd November

WHERE: BRISBANE/ACT/MELB/SYD

PRICE: Depending on film.

 ADELAIDE

Fashion Icons

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An exhibition of the Masterpieces from the Collection of the Musee Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

WHEN: 25th October – 15th February 2015

WHERE: Gallery of South Australia

PRICE: Tickets on the Website

Sunday Music at Fremantle Art Centre

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Always a good day, Sunday music at Fremantle Arts centre is a great way to spend your weekend

WHEN: Sunday 2nd Nov

WHERE: Fremantle Arts centre

PRICE: See website

PERTH

Australian Design

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An exhibition that celebrates the best of Australian design and their creators
WHEN: October 2014-March 2015

WHERE: Art Gallery of Western Australia

PRICE: Free

Fremantle Festival

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The longest run Festival in Australia and in its 109th year, the Fremantle festival boasts two weeks of fulfilled events around the city.

WHEN: 26th Oct – 9th Nov

WHERE: Fremantle

PRICE: Free