The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen

Discover a unique art space under your feet.

Expressions of Interest for 2016-17 exhibition period are now open - refer to The Dirty Dozen EOI page to apply

Campbell Arcade is a subterranean commuter laneway that runs from Flinders Street Station to Degraves Street, and home to one of Melbourne's hidden exhibtiion spaces.

Formerly known as Platform Art Space, now part of Creative Spaces program to revitalise and regenerate creative spaces in the city, twelve glass display cases provide opportunity for artists, creatives, makers, engineers and technology innovators to make use of the space.

The Dirty Dozen continues the tradition of providing an exhibition space for creative practitioners in Melbourne.

Applicants are encouraged to visit Campbell Arcade in person to get a clearer understanding of the location and its traffic. 

Past Dirty Dozen Exhibitions to date are:

Fast and Slow Still - Naomi Nicholls 
1st March - 11th April 2016

The Dirty Dozen Xmas Show - Various Artists
1st December 2015 - 19th February 2016

Prevaricated Frequencies - Skunk Control
24th June - 25th September 2015

Below is a video exploring the work of Skunk Control during their first exhibition at The Dirty Dozen:


Spaces in the The Dirty Dozen

Find the Space

Campbell Arcade
Victoria 3000 View Map Location
Transport options
  • Train
  • Tram