River Studios

Join a community of artists at River Studios – a thriving studio facility and award-winning architectural warehouse conversion in West Melbourne. To be notified when studios become available, enquire to join our waiting list.

River Studios is an award-winning architectural warehouse conversion in West Melbourne. Managed by Creative Spaces program; it is a thriving studio facility for artists and other creatives. The 3000sqm building and adjoining warehouse spans over three levels and accommodates a broad range of practises including visual arts, sculpture, photography, making and design. Studio spaces range from approx. 14m2 to 57m2.

If you would like to be notified about upcoming vacancies at River Studios, you can sign up to the waiting list here.

Creative Spaces respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. We are committed to our reconciliation journey, because at its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples, for the benefit of all Victorians.


Address: 41-59 Sims Street West Melbourne.  


Parking: First in, best dressed along the south edge of the building.

Note: No parking in the eastern alley near the studio entrance.


Public Transport:

By bus: 100 metres from the Sims/Dynon Road bus stop (Routes 216& Route 402).  

By train: 15min walk from Footscray Station.

By bicycle: Accessible via the Maribyrnong River Trail.


Enquire about River Studios availability

03 9658 9893


49 Sims Street
West Melbourne, 3003

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Spaces at River Studios



49 Sims Street
West Melbourne, 3003