Free public lectures, workshops, exhibitions and events

Exhibition; Infrastructuralism

Tuesday 06 February 12:00am

A fusion of process, presentation and form.

Japan's approach to a changing world

Wednesday 28 February 06:00pm

What role is Japan seeking to play and how will the region respond?

Recalibrating the Japan - Southeast Asian relationship

Thursday 01 March 11:00am

The core strategic basis of Southeast Asia for Japanese foreign policy is shifting.

Yarra Brass Quintet

Tuesday 06 March 06:00pm

Enjoying an enthusiastic following from our region, the Yarra Brass Quintet will delight us with a concert recital featuring stories from across the ages

Writing By Design

Wednesday 14 March 06:00pm

As part of the lively Shepparton Festival, this workshop offers participants the opportunity to creatively explore their playwriting and poetry skills with Sue Gillett and Marg Hickey.


Tuesday 03 April 12:00am

Collaboratory is a series of exhibitions that reflects on the nature of collective endeavour. It offers a way of understanding the relationships inherent in working partnerships, the impact of such practices on medium and process, and the ways in which audiences are engaged.

Collection Focus

Tuesday 29 May 12:00am

La Trobe University is the custodian of one of Australia's largest collections of art, artefacts and antiquities. On a regular basis the LAI will present an exhibition that reflects upon aspects of the Collection.

The Grammar of Glitch

Tuesday 24 July 12:00am

Antonia Sellbach James Little Katie Paine Michael Georgetti Paul Kaptein Ross Taylor

Emerging Curators Program: Brigid Hansen

Tuesday 18 September 12:00am

The Emerging Curators Program has been established to provide a mentoring experience for new curators to conceive, develop and produce an exhibition of their own choosing with the guidance and assistance of the Institute’s curatorial team and professional staff.The Program is application based and the inaugural participant is recent RMIT graduate Brigid Hansen.

Chart Form

Tuesday 18 September 12:00am

Chart Form celebrates a data aesthetic and a systems language. Presenting the work of four artists whose work evokes flow charts and process maps, the exhibition offers ways of understanding implied meaning generated by formalist tropes.

Support Structure

Tuesday 13 November 12:00am

Support Structure assembles the work of artists who paint with a sculptural sensibility. Acknowledging the physicality of paintings, these artists produce artwork that blurs the boundary between media, offering ways of rethinking the nature of contemporary painting.