The Arts and Culture team provides our community with arts and cultural development support as part of its strategy.
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.
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
Create a painting or drawing to celebrate the peninsula’s unique green wedge. $500 for most inspiring artwork and a $250 encouragement award.
The Mornington Peninsula Shire provides two prominent 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).
A range of cross-disciplinary initiatives including public art and music development are supported by the Arts and Culture team.
Mornington Peninsula Shire (The Shire) aspires for Public Art to be an everyday experience that expresses the community’s unique attributes, culture, heritage and people.
Let us know about your arts and culture event or activity so we can promote it as well.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Boon Wurrung / Bunurong people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters.