M16 Artspace

Type of space: Art Gallery, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Multi-use Space, Visual Art Studio

    Make, share and learn about art at M16 Artspace. We are a not-for-profit organisation providing visual arts infrastructure and development opportunities to artists, arts organisations and the community. M16 is supported by the ACT Government though artsACT funding.

    Spaces for hire:

    27 non-residential STUDIOS are available for rent by visual artists. They range in size from 15 to 41 square metres and are designed to cater for diverse art practices. All spaces are self contained and have recently been renovated.

    4 WORKSPACE are available for rent by arts organisations. They range in size from 60 to 80 square metres and are disigned for arts organisations that engage the community in artistic activities.

    1 casual hire workspace, WORKSPACE A, available for one off or regular hire. Best suited to art workshops, classes, meetings and events. The space is 77 square metres, includes fold-out tables, chairs, 5 easels, a sink, a white board and an urn. This space can be hired in conjunction with the galleries for events.

    3 GALLERIES deliver a yearly program of exhibitions and associated events. All Artists and curators are encouraged to apply. Exhibitions are 3 weeks long, include opening event and marketing package.

    - GALLERY 01: 62 linear metres of wall space, 175 square metres of floor space, track lighting, wooden floor and three moveable walls. Well suited to group shows, solo shows by established artists, and can also be split into two individual exhibitions.

    - GALLERY 02: 34 square metre projection space adjoining Gallery 01. It houses AV equipment suitable for new media, film, installation and performance. This space is flexible with track lighting and a haning system for a vaiety of exhibitions.

    - GALLERY 03: 16 linear metres of wall space. Suitable for small group shows and solo shows by emerging or developing artists. The space is fitted with track lighting.

    - EVENTS: The galleries and workspace A are also availble for event hire, including cocktails, presentations and small conferences and workshops.

    Pricing Terms

    Studios from $180 per month including utilities / Workspace A from $200 per day / Gallery from $375 per week / Event Hire from $90 per hour

    Parking Notes

    Free Parking

    This space is suitable for CeramicsDrawingExhibitionsFilmInstallationJewelleryMeetingsNew MediaPaintingPhotographyPrintmakingResidencySculptureTextilesWorkshopsWriting


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Close seating

    • Disabled parking

    • Entrance ramps

    • Public transport

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Performer ramps

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting