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Arts funding

Find out about our arts grants, residencies and funding programs.

Musical instruments

The City of Melbourne boasts the southern hemisphere’s largest grand organ, Giant Theremin and bells that let you compose its music.

City collection public art

Melbourne's renowned Public Art Program features both permanent and temporary works, making a walk around our city an ever-changing experience.

Arts House logo

Book into a show at Arts House, one of Australia’s most exciting presenters of cutting-edge contemporary arts.

Art for children and young people

ArtPlay offers a great range of programs for kids; Signal offer programs for 13-20 year olds.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

Our Indigenous arts program supports Indigenous artists, arts workers and community members.

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Arts Strategy 2014-17

Arts Strategy 2014-17

The City of Melbourne Arts Strategy sets out a vision for nurturing and enhancing our vibrant arts community.

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Take part in art

Participants on stage as part of '100% Melbourne' Arts and Participation project. Image by Carla Gottgens

We use art to engage with communities and influence the development of the city’s culture. Get involved in the Carers Project from 6 to 16 October.

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Creative spaces

Creative spaces

A free online directory for finding or listing a space to rent in order to develop, create, exhibit or perform.

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Arts events

Arts events

There's always lots going on in the City of Melbourne. Find all the latest arts, creative and free events now.

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