Coburg Town Hall Arts Space

Moreland Civic Centre has the Coburg Town Hall Arts Space – Bell Street entrance for hire.

The hanging space is fitted with a track hanging system and wire.

Location

The Coburg Town Hall Arts Space – Bell Street is located at 90 Bell Street, Coburg.

Ample parking is available around the building.

Who can apply for an arts space

The open access arts space is a public space available to all members of the community:

  • local artists
  • schools
  • community groups
  • neighbourhood houses
  • community art groups
  • individuals

Hanging wall dimensions

The Coburg Town Hall Arts Space offers mostly creamy white walls except for two blue-grey feature walls. It is fitted with track hanging system that includes wire and adjustable hooks. This space also has some natural and artificial light.

Clockwise (from left to right):

Blue-grey wall (near entrance to building)
140 cm

White wall (near fire extinguisher)
218 cm

White wall (directly outside Coburg Town Hall doors)
200 cm

Small white wall (to the right of the doors)
85 cm

Blue-grey wall (with window)
56 cm
50 cm (window)
54 cm

Viewing hours

The arts space is open for viewing during business hours Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 5 pm and is closed public holidays.

Cost

The arts space is available for hire for a fee of $53.05 per week. Payment is required prior to the exhibition.

Community groups, schools and neighbourhood houses can display art work free of charge, subject to approval.

No bond is required for booking the exhibition space

Hiring conditions

Exhibitions run for a maximum of 6 weeks.

Exhibitors are expected to install and take down their own artwork using Council’s hanging system.

An opening function can be arranged during business hours at no extra cost. Council will include access to the commercial kitchen, PA system and additional furniture during the opening function. Additional charges will apply for functions scheduled outside business hours. All food and drinks are to be arranged by the exhibitor and must comply with food safety and liquor licensing legislation. Council does not provide any crockery or cutlery at these functions.

Security

The arts space is incorporated in Moreland City Council’s Civic Centre building.

The foyer is fitted with ceiling mounted detectors and has a camera on the exterior of the building. The Council building also maintains a system of closed circuit television monitoring.

Insurance

Moreland City Council will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to artworks during their transportation, storage or display. Exhibitors are advised to take out the relevant insurance measures.

Exhibition sales

The open access arts space is a public space, not a commercial gallery.

It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to provide contact details at the arts space for interested parties to contact them directly

Council does not provide contact details or sales support.

How to book an exhibition space

Applying for an exhibition does not guarantee an applicant will be approved for an exhibition.

It may take Council 2 to 3 weeks to assess and approve an application. All applications will be advised in writing if their application was successful.

To make an appointment to view the space please contact Council Arts Officer by phone on 9384 9239 or email Council Arts Officer.

Book the Coburg Town Hall Arts Space

Make a booking request online

Book over the phone or by email