Arts House

Arts House is Melbourne’s home for contemporary performance.

With a year-round program of dance, theatre, music, sound, new technologies and community projects, Arts House is one of the major forces shaping Melbourne’s cultural and social landscape. We cultivate diverse new audiences for independent artists’ ambitious new work, and we build relationships at both local and international levels.

Events at Arts House

  • Enemies of Grooviness Eat Sh!t

    Performed by  Betty Grumble

    Genre: Experimental

    A rock n roll, poetry, performance art collision on making and moving through the trouble.

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    Past Event
  • I Am (Not) This Body

    Created and Performed by  Leisa Prowd

    Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre

    A memoir and exploration of being under four foot in a six foot world.

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    I Am (Not) This Body
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  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Arts House is wheelchair accessible.

    Assistance Animals
    Guide dogs and assistance animals are welcome at Arts House.

    Assistive Listening
    We have assistive listening system available to help amplify or enhance the sound quality of an event. There is no additional charge for this service, simply ask staff for assistance on arrival.

    Meet & Assist
    If you require a meet and assist service please email or call Arts House and we can arrange this for you.
    Phone (03) 9322 3720; text 0447 570 178; or email

    Verbal Map & Access Information about Building
    We have created a Verbal map to assist blind and low vision navigation throughout the building. You can also download Arts House Building Document which contains detailed information on amenities, access, navigation, parking and drop-off.

    Quiet Space
    Arts House has a dedicated Quiet Space located on Ground Level near reception and opposite the accessible bathroom. It is suitable as a chill out space, prayer or parenting space and features a range of seating options, dimmable lights, sensory and stimming objects. Anyone is welcome to access the Quiet Space during venue operating hours and events.

    Getting to Arts House - Tram
    Route 57 (high floor trams only) Stop 12, North Melbourne Town Hall.
    Please note, this is not a wheelchair accessible tram

    Arts House is 2.5km from Flinders Street Station, approximately 35 minute walk and 850m from Queen Victoria Markets, approximately 11 minute walk

    Arts House is 1.1km from North Melbourne Train Station, approximately 16 minute walk or 1.2km from Flagstaff Station, approximately 15 minute walk

    There is limited paid on-street parking on Queensberry and Errol Streets. There are two accessible on-street car parking spaces on Queensberry Street (150m to our accessible Errol Street entrance) for holders of a Parking Permit for people with Disabilities.

  • Accessible Bathroom

    This venue has toilets which are accessible for wheelchair users.

  • Step-free access

    This venue has no stairs or all stairs can be bypassed via a ramp, lift or elevator.

  • Assistance Dogs allowed

    Assistance dogs are allowed into all parts of this venue.

521 Queensberry St

North Melbourne VIC 3051

Get directions
  • Tram Route

    57 - West Maribynong/Flinders Street Station