Join us for ARTSTARTER: workshops for artists with disability at Hawthorn Arts Centre from 22 September—17 November School Holiday Workshops: Tuesday ...

Inclusive Arts Training

Inclusive Arts Training

Arts Access Victoria works in partnership with the arts sector to increase access to the arts for all Victorians and to ...

Welcome to Arts Access Victoria



Support Us

We are a non-profit organisation. Your donations assist us in continuing our work and making a difference. We need your support.

Make a donation

Latest news

5 October 2015

MSO hosts workshop for Deaf students

On Thursday 23 July, students from the Victorian College of the Deaf (VCD) joined music educator and workshop facilitator Karen Kyriakou and British-born practicing and profoundly deaf musician Danny Lane for a day of musical exploration with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

2 September 2015

Disability takes stage at Edinburgh Fringe

This year Edinburgh has even more to offer festival-goers, with an unprecedented number of artists with disability performing and exhibiting at the festival, including the first Unlimited exhibition.

1 September 2015

Write-ability fellowships 2015

Naomi Fryers, Jax Jacki Brown, Grant Cleary, Ashlee Bye and Gail M Shell will each receive six hours of free mentoring through the third annual Write-ability Fellowships, which were announced last week.

1 September 2015

Senate call for audio description

The Australian Senate has supported a motion which could force television stations to introduce audio description services for people who are blind or have low vision.

30 August 2015

La Mama Disability Action Plan launched

As part of their commitment to improving accessibility, La Mama theatre has published their 2015-2018 Disability Action Plan (DAP) to welcome all audiences.

28 August 2015

Art Day South to screen at Adelaide Film Festival

AAV's Art Day South studio has been invited to screen two of its films, Menagerie and 12 Inch, at the Adelaide Film Festival from 15-25 October, as part of a program called MAYHEM .

28 August 2015

Unfixed Participating Artists announced

The Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT), with partners Access2Arts (AUS), Unlimited (UK) and Watershed (UK), has announced the Australian and UK Deaf and disabled artists selected to participate in Unfixed, a research residency investigating the determination of bodies as ‘disabled’ or ‘abled’.

What's On

Industry forum at Arts Centre Melbourne

You are invited to a free industry forum around the theme of 'Creating Inclusive Theatre', hosted by Wendy O’Neill, Industry Development Manager at Arts Access Victoria and artists from Sensorium Theatre.

Access tours at the NGV—Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great

Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great at the NGV showcases the innovation of Catherine the Great. The National Gallery of Victoria is running audio described and Auslan tours of the Hermitage collection in September and October.

Sharon Flanagan’s Threshold

Threshold is a site-specific video installation by Melbourne artist Sharon Flanagan, commissioned by Melbourne Fringe as one of only 18 pieces for the Uncommon Places project, Instructions from the Fringe.

RAG Theatre travels to Bendigo

RAG Theatre, an inclusive community theatre group, is travelling to Bendigo in late October to present a short season of A Story of Moses and a master class on inclusive theatre.

Fringe Furniture access tours (Melbourne Fringe Festival)

Now in its 29th year, Fringe Furniture invites you to look closely at design, to discover meanings beyond the practical and interpret the messages implicit in the work of some of Australia’s most interesting and innovative design practitioners. Experience the Fringe Furniture exhibition with a guide who will provide audio description of works and lead tactile interactions with the installations.

Colonial life and the art of ST Gill: audio described

Encounter the people and places of colonial Australia in this free exhibition—featuring audio described tours—celebrating a lifetime of work by artist ST Gill.

Selfies of Us at Cardinia Cultural Centre

Selfies of Us is a collective series of 'wire selfies' and 'map silhouettes' created by artists from Arts Access Victoria’s Seasonal Studios, in response to the theme self in place and space.

Latest Tweets

  • Loading tweets...

Event Calendar

October 2015


Become an Arts Access Victoria Member!

Image of Antony Ridell from Weave Movement Theatre

Arts Access Victoria

222 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3205
Telephone (+61 3) 9699 8299 - TTY (+61 3) 9699 7636
Facsimile (+61 3) 9699 8868 - Email
Arts Access Society Incorporated - registration number A0007628K. ABN 34 192 751 897
This website was made possible through the Sidney Myer Fund 2009 Commemorative Grants Program
Arts Access Victoria is supported by Arts Victoria, Australia Council for the Arts and Department of Human Services

Subscribe to AAV's eNews