The Shire is committed to nurturing and promoting arts and culture across the Peninsula. Cultural experiences enrich all of our lives, celebrate our identity and strengthen our connection to place. To stay in the loop with Arts and Culture on the Mornington Peninsula visit our Arts and Culture Website. You can also subscribe to the Arts and Culture E-news and MPRG E-news, follow us on the Arts and Culture, MPRG or Local History Facebook pages or follow us on Instagram @mornpenartsandculture.
There are 23 dedicated members of the Mornington Peninsula Local History Network, including eight museums and historical societies.
Since its establishment in 1971, the regional gallery (MPRG) has grown to become one of Australia’s leading regional galleries, renowned for its exhibitions of Australian and international art.
An Arts and Culture Plan is a document that sets a vision and guide for Council’s involvement and investment in cultural activities and arts practice in the community and develops strategic priorities to effectively plan for rich, vibrant culture in the Mornington Peninsula.
The Arts and Culture Advisory Panel is a formal mechanism for the Shire and community to consult with stakeholders and seek specialist advice on arts and cultural matters.
We are calling for Expressions of Interest from qualified visual artists or art collectives to create a public artwork as part of our Graffiti Prevention Mural Project.
Join us at The Creators Network, a series of free creative networking events aimed at developing greater collaboration and sustainability in our broad and diverse arts and culture community. Connect with like-minded creatives and artists.
Creative Community Grants are made available to support the initiation, development and delivery of quality art projects that nurture a sense of place and identity by enhancing their community.
The Mornington Peninsula Shire provides community exhibition spaces where local artists can display their artworks at no cost.
Emerging and established artists, writers, musicians and creatives are invited to apply for a Police Point Artist in Residency (AiR).
Mornington Peninsula Shire aspires for Public Art to be an everyday experience that expresses the community’s unique attributes, culture, heritage and people.
Let us know if you would like us to promote your arts and cultural event or activity.