MAMA's Big Night Out

Let's celebrate! Come along to a feast of art, music, theatre and food in QEII Square and Dean Street (closed from Kiewa to Olive) for the opening of MAMA.

Enjoy public art installations, video projections, inflatable sculptures, Giant Snails, visual spectacles of theatre, and circus, indigenous dance, roaming body parts and performance cows, local musicians, acrobats, and experience street theatre intervention. Loud, fun and artsy entertainment will be everywhere. To ensure the best first-time MAMA experience, pre-book your time slot for entry in to the art museum on the Friday and Saturday of the opening weekend.

All opening weekend events are FREE!

Bring friends and family, plan your night and weekend.

Download the PDF program

Friday 2 October

Performance, dance, music, and circus!

10amDean Street closed off from Kiewa to OliveDean Street
11amOfficial opening of MAMA 
1pmMAMA opens doors to public 
5pmMAMA's Big Night OutDean Street, QEII Square, Library Museum, Murray Conservatorium
5.15 - 6pmSonic SplendourSound Stage Dean Street
From 5.30pm Every BodyDean St & QEII Square
5.45 - 6.05pmWaga-dyi Balgarr
(Dance to Emit Sparks)
QEII Square Sand Circle
6 - 6.30pmGrooveyard Hammond Combo  Sound Stage Dean Street
6.30 - 6.50pmSpheres by Strange Fruit QEII Square
6.30 - 10pm24 Frames per Second Video InstallationLibraryMuseum Laneway Video Wall
7 - 8pmGrooveyard Hammond Combo Roaming Dean Street & QEII Square
7pm Murray Conservatorium Flood of Music Dean Street
7.15 - 8pmMud PuppySound Stage Dean Street
8pmAcrobat FARTStreet intervention on Dean Street / facade of MAMA
8.30 - 8.50pmSpheres by Strange Fruit QEII Square
9.15pmWaga-dyi Balgarr (Dance to Emit Sparks)QEII Square Sand Circle
9.15 - 10pmJust Sound Stage Dean Street
10pmMAMA closes 

Art installations in QEII Square and around MAMA:

Additional night art installations:

  • LITE UP AMP Lane and QEII Luminous Paving.

Shows at Library Museum:

Saturday 3 October

10am - 12pmZhen drawingQEII Square
10am - 10.40amFlying Fruit Fly Circus Pop Up PicnicQEII Square
11amAlbury City Band QEII Square
1 - 3pmZhen drawingQEII Square

Public art installations in QEII Square and around MAMA:

  • 'Unplugged' by Robin Yakinthou, Snails (artist tbc), and Migrating Spirits II – Family by Ron Gomboc, in QEII Square.
  • MAMA's Girl by Airena at MAMA Entry, MAMA's Skin by Matthew Hardy,
  • '24 Frames per Second' Video Wall in Library Museum Laneway.

After dark installations:

  • 'Incursion' projection by Craig Walsh at AEC, LITE UP AMP Lane and QEII Luminous Paving.

Till Saturday 10 October

  • Public art and after dark art installations will continue until Sunday 10 October.

MAMA knows how to celebrate!

See All the Artists and Performances here