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Supporting the arts

The City of Melbourne is committed to creating an environment in which arts activities can flourish, prosper and reach all aspects of city life. We will nurture and strengthen Melbourne's identity as a significant city for the arts locally, nationally and internationally.

Arts and events

Arts funding

The City of Melbourne is always looking for ways to encourage new ideas and to gain more from arts activities in the city. Our arts grants enliven the city with diverse arts and cultural activities.

Melbourne’s residents, workers and visitors benefit from the interest, excitement and intellectual debate generated through art and culture in the city.

Find out more about arts funding.

More information

Find out more about who sits on our Arts Committees and boards.

Find out more about our Arts Strategy.



Exterior of Melbourne Town Hall at night