Curator Kenneth Park will explore the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II through a series of selected images, with particular attention to her regalia and jewellery. Today 10-11.30am $20 At the Johnston Collection. Bookings: johnstoncollection.org
A retrospective of the work of master Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami opens on Thursday. Featuring Taste of Cherry (Saturday 6.30pm), The Wind will Carry us (Sunday 2.30pm and 6.30pm) and six other films from throughout his 40-year career. acmi.net.au
Running until June 19, Melbourne's new winter arts festival contains 225 events featuring 801 local and international artists. A highlight is "The Wilds" at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, with the Bowl transformed with giant inflatables, projections and soundscapes, with a 120-voice nocturnal choir. www.rising.melbourne
Richmond Record Club host James Marples will be sharing the process of putting together an EP this Saturday. There will be live performances, audio snippets of the EP and discussion about the process of organising the launch event. Saturday 3-4.30pm, Studio 1, 15 Barnet Way, Richmond. rclc.org.au
ANAM (the Australian National Academy of Music) will keep the music flowing this month, presenting several recitals - an opportunity for musicians to make their own personal musical statement. On Tuesday third-year trombonists Cian Malikides (Duparc and Ravel) and James Littlewood (Satie, Frescobardi Monteverdi and more) will perform favourites from the trombone repertoire. Tuesday 1pm and 3pm respectively, $5, free for ANAMates. anam.com.au
Artist Jaq Grantford and composer Andrew Batterham present an exhibition exploring all that is human via a collaboration between art and music. Bring headphones, a smartphone to scan QR codes and a cushion. To Sunday, June 19. Yarra Sculpture Gallery, 117 Vere St, Abbotsford.
Thursday - Gretta Ray Begin to Look Around Tour 2022 with special guests Kat Edwards; Friday - Shag Rock with special guests The Moving Stills & Good Lekker; Saturday - British India with special guests; Sunday - Bodyjar with special guests.
A full-on three days. Thursday - Frank Jones Duo; Friday - Pakington 62 + Liam Morton; Saturday - Jake Skellern and Pina Tuteri and Jesse Plant.
Thursday - Maddy Petch, Hassall and Holly Hebe; Friday - Rya Park, Franko Gonzo & Mo Louie; Saturday - Paperweight - Green Lotus Blooms EP Launch, Catholic Guilt, A Swift Farewell (NSW) & Excuse for an Exit.
Friday - Fandango (ZZ Top tribute band).
Thursday - Unpaved songwriter sessions; Friday - Sonia Serin Band w/ special guests; Late Night Laughs (11pm); Saturday - The Museum of Living Art - David Lynch Twin Peaks Bang Bang - The first installment of this revamped exhibition series delves into the mysterious worlds of Lynch, the American filmmaker, painter, actor and musician. Featuring Neo Burlesque and the bazaar from Gina Stirling, O Nyx, Nellie Noble, Bella de Jac, Belial B'Zarr and Sparkarella, with live music by Adam Rudegeair & The Angelmen, a stunning five-piece band and MC Alikeen,
Sunday - Stingo Blues Club - 4.30pm blues jam, 6pm Garry Allen, resident band The Blow Out.