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Arts Centre Melbourne Celebrations + Events

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In the heart of Victoria arts precinct, Arts Centre Melbourne brings style, sophistication and a point of difference to your event that will impress your guests from the moment they walk through the doors. Located in the central business district and only a stone's throw from the Yarra River, Arts Centre Melbourne offers first-class facilities for conference, meeting, wedding and social events.With ten function rooms and four theatres, Arts Centre Melbourne offers extraordinary spaces to suit all occasions. Featuring dedicated pre-function areas and balconies, private amenities, natural light and complimentary WIFI, each space, designed by Academy Award-winner John Truscott, offers something unique and memorable; whether it's beautiful views of the city or vibrant resin masterpieces filled with marbles. Venue highlights - Extraordinary spaces, featuring spectacular views, private balconies and vibrant masterpieces - Complimentary WIFI - Moments from the central business district, Flinders St Station and tram stops at the door - Guided tours, including theatres, gallery and exhibition spaces - On-site concierge and 24-hour security - Dedicated account managers focused on creating and beautifully executing your event and a culinary team with a passion for flavour, freshness and innovation Technical facilities Arts Centre Melbourne's technical team will assist with your audio visual requirements. Many rooms include audio visual components and its team can work with you to ensure your requirements are delivered beyond your expectations. Complimentary internet access is available on request. Parking Arts Centre Melbourne car park is open 24 hours a day seven days a week and offers undercover parking for 850 vehicles. Wheelchair access is available on all levels of the car park. Ethos Everyone knows that the Arts Centre Melbourne loves to perform; now you know it also loves to cook, serve and host. Arts Centre Melbourne's food ethos perfectly complements its prime position in an iconic building in one of the world's great food cities. With a nod to today's food zeitgeist and an appreciation of timeless ingredients; Arts Centre Melbourne's food is exciting, inspiring and will heighten your senses. Let them help you "Take Centre Stage". Sidney Myer Music Bowl Set in Kings Domain Gardens, this summertime venue will impress your guests when they are the star attractions at a dinner or cocktail reception on stage. With seating for more than 1900 and room for a further 10,000 on the landscaped lawn, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl is also ideal for corporate family days and social events.

Meeting Facilities
  • Number of Rooms: 10
  • Total M2: 1,365
  • Largest Room: 700
  • Theatre Capacity: 350
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Classroom Capacity: 120
  • Exhibit Space:
  • Number of Booths: 15
  • U Shape Capacity: 18
  • Boardroom Capacity: 20
  • Cabaret Capacity: 240
  • Banquet Oval Capacity: 0
  • Rounds Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Round Capacity: 300
  • Cocktail Capacity: 700
  • Dinner Dance Capacity: 250
  • Dinner Dance Round Capacity: 250

Meeting Rooms

Room Name Sq. Metres Theatre Banquet Reception
The Pavilion   510.00     350     300      
Hugh Williamson Room   45.00     25          
Amcor Lounge   136.00     70     60      
State Theatre Lounge   116.00     40     40      
Plaza Room   64.00     20     18     300  
Members Lounge   170.00     60     60      
Riverside Bar   200.00     50          
Melbourne Room   61.00     40     20      
Truscott Lounge   29.00         10      
BHP Lounge   33.00         10      
Fairfax Studio       376          
Playhouse Theatre       884          
State Theatre       2085          
Hamer Hall       2464          
Sidney Myer Music Bowl       1922     350      
The Pavilion Foyer           40      
State Theatre Lounge   116.00     40     40      
    • Room Name: The Pavilion
    • Sq. Metres: 510.00
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    • Banquet: 300
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    • Room Name: Hugh Williamson Room
    • Sq. Metres: 45.00
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    • Room Name: Amcor Lounge
    • Sq. Metres: 136.00
    • Theatre: Yes
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    • Banquet: 60
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    • Room Name: State Theatre Lounge
    • Sq. Metres: 116.00
    • Theatre: Yes
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    • Banquet: 40
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    • Room Name: Plaza Room
    • Sq. Metres: 64.00
    • Theatre: Yes
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    • Banquet: 18
    • Reception: 300
    • Room Name: Members Lounge
    • Sq. Metres: 170.00
    • Theatre: Yes
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    • Banquet: 60
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    • Room Name: Riverside Bar
    • Sq. Metres: 200.00
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    • Room Name: Melbourne Room
    • Sq. Metres: 61.00
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    • Banquet: 20
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    • Room Name: Truscott Lounge
    • Sq. Metres: 29.00
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    • Banquet: 10
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    • Room Name: BHP Lounge
    • Sq. Metres: 33.00
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    • Room Name: Fairfax Studio
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    • Room Name: Playhouse Theatre
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    • Room Name: State Theatre
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    • Room Name: Hamer Hall
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    • Room Name: Sidney Myer Music Bowl
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    • Banquet: 350
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    • Room Name: The Pavilion Foyer
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    • Banquet: 40
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    • Room Name: State Theatre Lounge
    • Sq. Metres: 116.00
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    • Banquet: 40
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