Arts Centre Melbourne is proud of the role we play in the artistic life of Victoria and as a major contributor to the state's creative and visitor economies. Here's why and how we do it.
Arts Centre Melbourne is a statutory authority of the Creative Industries portfolio, which is administered by Creative Victoria, a division of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
Our Trustees are appointed by the Governor in Council on recommendation of the Minister for Creative Industries. The Trust’s core purpose is to enrich the lives of Victorians – culturally, educationally, socially and economically.
Our Purpose is to Create, Connect and Enrich. We believe that what we do makes a difference by:
Our Commitment is to Earn the Encore in everything we do, working as an ensemble to be on show every day. Building on Victoria’s original vision for Arts Centre Melbourne, we shall:
Our Strategic Priorities are the five most important things we’re focused on to ensure we continue to Earn the Encore in everything we do. Our priorities are:
We champion the development and promotion of the performing arts, engaging with our supporters to realise our shared vision.
We welcome the community and foster deep connections to the performing arts.
Treasuring the past and creating new stories.
Working together as one team, celebrating creativity, caring for each other and encouraging lifelong learning.
Striving for the highest standards.