MELT Comedy Gala
SUN 30 JUNE, 2019
FRANK AND FEARLESS
FRI 26–SAT 27 JULY, 2019
MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture
27 JUNE–07 JULY, 2019
From history to present day: stories of Queensland lesbians
A Matter of Time Project
Dr Heather Faulkner
FRI 17 MAY–SUN 07 JULY, 2019
An art exhibition celebrating heroes in the LGBTIQ+ community
MELT Portrait Prize
FRI 17 MAY–SUN 7 JULY, 2019
A haunting collection of storytelling portraits by Matthew Taylor Thomas.
Matthew Taylor Thomas
FRI 17 MAY – SUN 07 JULY, 2019
Conversations about mental health through art
Talking Can Make It Better
Ten minutes at a time, short sharp bursts of cabaret
Short+Sweet Festival 2019
WED 05–SAT 22 JUNE, 2019
Should Judith Lucy EVER date again? You decide!
Judith Lucy vs Men
WED 12 JUN–SUN 23 JUN, 2019
If you like your comedy free, funny and full of surprises look no further
Dead Puppet Society is once again opening the doors to their training Academy
Dead Puppet Society Academy
SAT 15 JUN, 2019
Free, weekly creative play workshops for children aged 0-5 years & their grown-ups
Powerkids: Little Artists at Play
Chatterbox with Amelia Kalifa and QUT Creative Industries Students
EVERY TUESDAY (EXCEPT DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)
A satirical videoludic experience through a digital landscape
THU 27 JUNE–SUN 07 JULY, 2019
See the building's facade lit up with stunning imagery
Brisbane's queer history through immersive performance
THU 27–SUN 30 JUNE, 2019
Identity and experience in all its messy glory and stumbling words
Letters I Never Sent
THU 27–SAT 29 JUNE, 2019
We want YOU! To pledge allegiance to the rainbow flag.
I LOVE GAY
Queer life in Brisbane, improvised from audience ideas
FRI 28–SAT 29 JUNE, 2019
Brisbane's best drag performers compete for the ultimate crown!
MELT Beauty Pageant
FRI 28 JUN, 2019
Celebrate the start of MELT with Brisbane’s diverse and generous queer culture at the MELT With Us Party.
MELT With Us Party
FRI 28 JUNE, 2019
Take part in a queer and inclusive gayming experience.
A queer gaming experience
SAT 29 JUNE, 2019
Reigning Queen of Cabaret, Dolly Diamond, comes to MELT.
Dolly Diamond’s Bl*nkety Bl*nks
Written and performed by Dolly Diamond
Sing along with masterful showman Trevor Jones
THE UPRIGHT DOWNTOWN PIANO BAR
with Trevor Jones
Young queer art makers talk abut what drives them
Creating Queer Art
Join two of Australia’s acclaimed young authors, Alison Evans and Nevo Zisin to hear them chat about their latest books.
A conversation on creativity and LGBTIQ+ suicide prevention
Powerful and intimate stories about gender and other things
My Trans Story
SUN 30 JUNE, 2019
MELT's first-ever comedy extravaganza featuring all queer comedians!
with host Rhys Nicholson
Australian premiere musical
A WWII Love Story
THU 04–SUN 14 JULY, 2019