Performance dates & times

8 February – 29 April

Price range


This display acknowledges the recent gift of fascinating circus objects, photographs and ephemera from the Holden family (siblings Frank, Barry and Maree).

Holden Bros. Circus operated from 1892 to the 1990s and was one of the longest running family circuses in Australia.

Francis Holden signwriting a circus truck, c.1949
Gift of Frank, Barry and Maree Holden, 2017
Arts Centre Melbourne, Australian Performing Arts Collection