The Necks
    30th Anniversary Show

    The Necks

    SUNDAY 21 FEBRUARY, 7.30PM
    NOLAN GALLERY, MONA
    $30/$40 + BOOKING FEE

    Trance jazz initiates, The Necks, celebrate thirty years of impro-voodoo with a special intimate performance in the Nolan Gallery.

    From unlikely beginnings in 1987 as a band experimenting privately in a room, with no intention of ever performing in public, The Necks have gone on to achieve extraordinary worldwide acclaim for their unique way of making music.

    Come join us.

    LOW AT MONA
    WITH SPECIAL GUEST MIKE NOGA

    Low

    SATURDAY 9 APRIL, 8PM
    EROS/THANATOS ROOM, MONA
    $30/$40 + BOOKING FEE

    Get intimate with the slowcore intensity of Minnesota's LOW at Mona. After a six-year absence, the band is returning to Australia for a series of special performances and bringing along their good friend Mike Noga (ex-Drones). Join us in the Eros/Thanatos rooms for the downbeat minimalism for which LOW have become renowned

    MOMA: MONA MARKET

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    EVERY SUNDAY
    24 JANUARY - 27 MARCH
    11AM - 4PM
    MONA LAWNS
    FREE

    This market season, we're giving a shout out to sauerkraut. Ponder that while you peruse our umpteen stallholders, dine on some of the finest fermented food the land over, and listen to top-notch tunes. There's MoMa Minors for the kiddies, too.

    It's free, and runs till 4pm so you won't even need to skip church.

    David Walsh on the origin of art

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    WEDNESDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2016
    7.30PM - 8.45PM
    ATHENAEUM THEATRE, MELBOURNE

     

    'I've wanted to know what art is for some time. I've made some progress…'

    David is giving a talk at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne on his most recent thinking about the nature of art: why we make it, why we look at it; why we love it and sometimes, love to hate it. Does the answer lie in our evolutionary origins? To find out, hop over the ditch to the north island, stat.

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    SATURDAYS + SUNDAYS FROM 1PM
    MONA LAWNS
    FREE (WITH MUSEUM ENTRY)

    Jazz and other genres at Mona, every weekend. If the weather's nice, music is on the lawns. If it's crap, it's inside the museum.