Library Painting & Merge Festival

Get your hands dirty at our next community art mural.

Due to unforeseen circumstances our planned Merge Festival has been rescheduled from April to November.

Come and Paint the Library!

In the meantime, we are painting the library and you're invited!

Come on down to Civic Square Library and help renowned mural artist, Mel McVee paint a huge 'paint by numbers' mural to celebrate what we love about living in Melville.

All ages and skill levels are welcome. Just remember to bring your painting clothes and a sense of fun.

When: Saturday 8 April, 8.00 to 12 noon.

Where: Civic Square Library, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon.

Merge Festival

The City will present an exciting and innovative festival which merges Library, History, Arts, Food, Music and Culture together. The Merge Festival will cater for all ages and offer an arts and cultural experience not seen in Melville before.

The full day festival is sure to appeal to the whole family with light projections, art installations, live cultural performances, roving entertainment, outdoor library, “up-late library”, food trucks, historic photobooth, pop-up museum and more!

This one-off innovative event will launch your imagination for the future City Centre, Library and Cultural facility, due for completion in 2021.The Merge Festival will be a hub of activity; highlighting, showcasing and road testing many different facets and activities for the future facility.

The new Library and Cultural City Centre will create a vibrant city heart and be home to our central Library, Museum and Local History service, A-Class Art Gallery, Performing Arts Space, Café and other complementing facilities. The Library and Cultural Centre will be a vibrant community space where library and museum services, art, history and civic functions converge to create a vibrant and inclusive hub.

The festival will be held in the grounds and buildings surrounding the City of Melville Civic Centre, Civic Square Library, Main Hall, Main Hall Car Park and Limestone Amphitheatre in Booragoon.