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Arts Centre Melbourne
Iconic Event Venues

Melbourne, 3004
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ABOUT Arts Centre Melbourne
Iconic Event Venues


Situated underneath its iconic spire, Arts Centre Melbourne boasts an extraordinary collection of art filled event spaces. Featuring 10 function rooms, four theatres and dedicated pre-function areas, Arts Centre Melbourne is perfectly suited for meetings, conferences and special occasions. Located on the doorstep of the CBD with a five minute walk to Flinders Street Station and tram stop number 14 located out the front along with a 24 hour secure carpark

Food & Wine
Arts Centre Melbourne prides itself on delivering a truly exceptional hospitality experience. With a passion for flavour, freshness and innovation, the in-house culinary team have crafted a suite of menus that showcase the very best in local, seasonal produce. Tailor made menus can be designed to suit the style and theme of each event, with matching local wine for each dish. Dietary requirements are well catered for with specially crafted dishes for those with specific requests.


The Pavilion
The Pavilion is a spectacular events space featuring a domed ceiling, floor to ceiling windows, wraparound balcony and stunning city views. This versatile semi-circular room is perfect for cocktail, banquet or theatre style events.

 Hugh Williamson Room
This versatile and inspiring space is ideal for cocktail functions, intimate dinner parties or boardroom style meetings. Features include natural light, a private balcony, entrance lounge and private bathroom facilities.

The Amcor Lounge
The Amcor Lounge is a contemporary, light filled events space which features a vibrant back-lit wall. This versatile space is ideal for conferences, cocktail events, dinner parties or boardroom style meetings.

The Plaza Room
The intimate Plaza Room, is ideal for meetings, cocktail functions and small dinners. The large window provides natural light, along with views towards St Kilda Road and the Queen Victoria Gardens.

Members’ Dining Room
Ideal for half day conferences, breakfast or cocktail events, the Members’ Dining Room is an open, light filled space featuring a full service bar, private bathrooms and artworks inspired by The Famous Speigeltent.

State Theatre Stage
The grand State Theatre Stage can be hired to create an extraordinary dining experience. Your guests can experience the thrill of centre stage as they dine on one of the largest stages in the world.

Arts Centre Melbourne also has number of venues available for small gatherings for private pre or post theatre cocktails and entertaining.

See below the contact form for our venue’s capacities

Get pricing & check the availability on venue hire via the ‘Contact This Venue’ form



Room Min Max
BHP Lounge 1 20
Presidents’ Lounge 1 20
Plaza Room 18 30
Premium Lounge 1 40
Hugh Williamson Room 20 40
State Theatre Lounge 20 70
Amcor Lounge 20 90
Members Dining Room 20 100
Playhouse – Circle Foyer 1 120
Playhouse – Stalls Foyer 1 120
Fairfax Studio – Foyer 1 250
State Theatre – Stalls Foyer 1 230
State Theatre – Circle Foyer 1 350
State Theatre Stage 420 750
The Pavilion 240 700
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