Help the performing arts recover

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Be part of something extraordinary

As a not-for-profit community asset, Arts Centre Melbourne belongs to all Victorians. It’s where we come for enriching, uplifting and life-changing experiences. Where we connect, learn and grow. And where the next generation of creative talent is nurtured, mentored and inspired.  

Your donations are essential for making all of that happen.  

Better still, every time you give, 100% of your donation goes directly to programs that make the performing arts more inclusive, exciting and open to all.

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Today, these experiences across our four pillars – commissions, access, education and collection – can begin with a donation, bequest or seat dedication from you.

Help provide artists the space, funding, opportunities and mentoring to create ambitious new works.

Help provide access to Arts Centre Melbourne, keeping the performing arts open to all. Always.

Help bring arts education to children, schools, families and communities all across Victoria, through workshops and training programs.

Help restore, protect and grow the 680,000 items in our performing-arts collection.

In love. In memory. In celebration.

An annual community event that inspires people from all over Melbourne to get involved and tap into their creativity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Only 25% of our revenue comes from government – which is the smallest percentage of any of Victoria’s public cultural institutions.
Many major shows at Arts Centre Melbourne are put on by touring companies who hire the theatres as a venue. When that happens, we don’t have any control over the ticket prices. However, we do make tickets available for $30 every day through tixatsix.
No. Not a single cent. When you give, 100% of your entire donation goes directly to access and educations programs, commissions or the performing-arts collection.
Yes. All donations of $2 and above are tax deductible.
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