River Studios - Various Spaces

Type of space: Visual Art Studio

    River Studios is an award-winning architectural warehouse conversion in West Melbourne. Managed by Creative Spaces, it is a thriving studio facility for artists and other creatives.The 3000sqm building spans over three levels, with lift access. Spaces range from 16m2 to 57m2

    Viewings at River Studios are held when spaces become available.

    Click on your preferred walkthrough date below:

    Tuesday 2 May at 10am


    Thursday 4 May at 2pm

    Please note: walkthroughs are compulsory if you wish to apply for a studio. 

    View all available spaces here

    Studio 1.2 -19m2 - $231.19

    Studio 1.5 - 19m2 - $231.19

    Studio 1.11 - 48m2 - $584.00

    Studio 2.2 - 34m2 - $413.66

    Studio 2.5- 40m2 - $486.67

    River Studios accommodate a broad range of practises including visual arts, sculpture, photography, making, design. However, due to the open plan of the building some practices that create fumes such as spray painting are not suitable.

    River Studios is the winner of the 2011 Australian Institute of Architecture (VIC) award for Small Projects. Projects in this category were constrained by space or cost restrictions, but had achieved a level of invention, creativity and craftsmanship.

    Please read the Assessment Criteria For A Creative Spaces Studio Licence 

    Images of studios above not necessarily available.

    Pricing Terms

    From $171 - $694 per month excl. GST

    Special Requirements

    Public Liability Insurance

    Parking Notes

    Yes, onsite


    • Floor Dimensions 32.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Drop-off point

    • Public transport

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting