City Library gallery

  • Floor space
  • Capacity
    50 people
  • Ceiling height
    Standard (up to 3m)

Space overview

Take your art to an entirely new audience at City Library. This accessible library is located one block from Flinders St Station and surrounded by cafes, shops and other arts spaces.

We are calling for submissions to exhibit at the City Library Gallery from January to June 2023.


Applications open 9am Monday 17 October 2022 and close midnight Sunday 27 November 2022. 

Applicants will be notified in early December 2022.

The gallery consists of:

  • - Gallery hanging system
  • - Wall 1: 17.65m long X 3.2m tall
  • - Wall 2: 4.43m long X 3.5m tall
  • - Display plinths: 3
  • - Flexible lighting system

Gallery fees include:

  • - Exhibition space for four weeks, including installation and de-installation time, in a venue open to the public daily (excluding some public holidays)
  • - Marketing on City of Melbourne website and on digital screens throughout library service
  • - One-hour gallery induction with a gallery team member
  • - Gallery team member support for installation and launch
  • - Access to installation tools including ladders, cordless drill, etc
  • - Equipment for exhibition launch including microphone, glasses, tables, chairs, etc
  • - After-hours alarm protection and security

For information on the application process and exhibition details, please read the City of Melbourne Library Gallery Program Guidelines.

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Pricing options

  • $965 per month (ex GST)


Available now
Short term hire

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Features and facilities

Accessibility features

  • Accesible public transport
  • Accessible path to entrance from parking or public transport
  • Accessible toilets
  • Adjustable lighting
  • Automatic doors
  • Doors wide enough to cater to people in wheelchairs (1100mm+)
  • Mirrors at a height suitable for use by people in wheelchairs or short stature
  • Quiet areas or spaces
  • Well-lit at night
  • Wheelchair access (full space)
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General features

  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Climate control
  • Polished Wooden Flooring
  • Air conditioning
  • Free wifi
  • Kitchenette
  • Toilets
  • Queer friendly
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Specialist features

  • Track hanging system

Access features

  • Double doorways

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Pricing options

  • $965 per month (ex GST)


Available now
Short term hire


253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne, 3000

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Location, location


253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne, 3000

Access Hours
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm Saturday 10am- 4pm Sunday 12pm - 4pm

Getting here

Transport options

  • Train
  • Bus
  • Tram