Night school: sculptures of Southbank

There’s a public sculpture every couple of hundred metres along the Yarra River, especially on Southbank. Join Mark Holsworth, author of Sculptures of Melbourne, to talk about local public sculptures and how they work, or don’t work, in urban design.

Southbank Library 28 September 2016 6pm to 7pm. Free but booking essential.

City Public Sculpture Tours


A public art walking tour with Mark Holsworth, author of Sculptures of Melbourne. Public sculpture in Melbourne has changed dramatically, not only in style but in materials, locations and numbers. Public sculpture both decorates and tells the history of the city. See a selection of sculptures from 18th to the 21st century, from the historic to the comic, from memorials to the play sculpture. Learn about the sculptures, the sculptors who made them and the people of Melbourne who live with the sculptures.

Duration 2 hours

email  melbourneartcritic at to arrange a time and date.


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