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Welcome!

The Substation is a dynamic and unique contemporary arts space, offering the latest in art, theatre, music, talks, dance, ideas and cabaret.

WHAT'S ON

Upcoming Exhibitions

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
Open Wed-Sun | 11am-5pm
Now Open - Sun 31 May

The Substation's open call program provides a platform for emerging and established contemporary artists to present diverse and ambitious projects. The venue is one of a kind, and invites artists to work across the building and to imagine the impossible.

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Markets ARTIST MARKET DATE CHANGE - APRIL
Now Sun 19 Apr | 10am-3pm

The artists' market will now be held on Sunday 19th April. As Easter Sunday falls on the first Sunday of the month, we are moving the Artists' Market to the third Sunday in April. The Substation Artists’ Market has raised its profile of being one of the best arts and craft markets in Melbourne. If you have any questions or would like to apply for a stall, please contact the market coordinator by following the link.

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VENUE HIRE
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The Substation is one of those unique venues that has both architectural and historical significance. You'll see it, fall in love with it and leave with a lasting memory.  It’s rare to have such a stunning building that can accommodate all your requirements. We can tailor packages that suit your every requirement from AV to lighting to catering and to beverages.  Our professional team can manage the event from start to finish.

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HIRE

 

WE'RE HIRING!
Venue Caretaker (Casual)

Responsible for the cleanliness of the building along with setting-up and packing down furniture for both programmed performances and venue hires, the Caretaker is also responsible for the security of the building when onsite. At times, moderate-heavy lifting will be required within this role, as well as a significant amount of walking due to the size of the building. Applications close Monday 6 April, 4pm

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