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Public Art Melbourne and City Collection

Public Art Melbourne

Find out about all things Public Art Melbourne including projects and current lab opportunities.

Public Art Framework

Melbourne is an internationally renowned creative city and Public Art Melbourne is determined to ensure our public art scene thrives, more and more.

Public art and outdoor collection

View a selection of works from our permanent and temporary outdoor public art collections.

Blowhole artwork

Since the 1850s Council has accumulated an eclectic and important range of cultural material.

Executed in Franklin Street

City Gallery presents free, quarterly exhibitions on city life, past and present.

Explore our indoor collection

View select works from our indoor collection.

More information

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.

Test Sites

Test Sites

Make the city your studio. A unique opportunity for artists to experiment in Melbourne’s public domain.

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 1st Friday Dance Club and other programs.



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