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Arts and events

Arts strategy

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

Public Art Program

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

Stone staircase

The City of Melbourne runs programs aimed at nurturing the city's creative industries and getting Melburnians to participate in the arts.

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

Using art to engage with communities and influence the development of the city’s culture.

Toom-buk Toom-nangi Indigenous banners

Indigenous arts projects run by the City of Melbourne.

Katheryn Leopoldseder, Where Moth and Rust Decay 2013, Suburban Dream

Find out about the City of Melbourne's arts grants and funding opportunities.

People at a parade

Find out about major events in our city, free event listings and event permits.

Melbourne Conversations

Melbourne Conversations facilitates free discussion and debate, and leads the conversation about the diverse culture, fabric and life of the city.