ArtPlay Mezzanine

Type of space: Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Community Hall

    The City of Melbourne is temporarily closing its public libraries and cultural and recreations centres to try to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus within our workforce and community.

    ArtPlay will be closed from  Monday 16 March 2020 until Tuesday 31 March 2020, with the possibility of this closure being extended. 

    The ArtPlay Mezzanine is an open space, suitable for small-scale meetings, presentations and craft activities.

    ArtPlay is a light-filled arts studio located within an inner city park, Birrarung Marr, by the Yarra River.

    The building is the former Jolimont Lecture Hall circa 1917, owned by the Victorian Railways. Its purpose was for the initial and ongoing training of the Electric Train Drivers.

    Today, ArtPlay is a nationally acknowledged arts centre for children and families. Established in 2004, an annual program of high quality activities for children and families where children are seen as creators and artistic collaborators.

    Pricing Terms

    Price include one staff. Additional staff may be required and will be dependent on the size and the nature of the event.

    Lease Conditions

    Availability of space is upon request. Venue hire is short term - half day or full day available.

    Parking Notes

    Nearest parking facility is located at Federation Square

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftMeetingsProject SpaceWorkshops


    • Floor Dimensions 140.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 40


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Arriving / exiting ramp