Frankston Arts Centre

Renowned as an Inclusive venue welcoming people of all abilities, the FAC is one of Australia’s leading arts centres. Comprising Theatre, Galleries, Creative Arts Hub and Function Centre.


27-37 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 03 9784 1060

Established in 1995, the FAC has a long history and commitment to community, cultural development and increasing access opportunities to promote mental health and wellbeing through the arts.

The FAC is a purpose-built performing and visual arts venue designed by renowned Australian Architect, Daryl Jackson, it was opened in 1995 by then Prime Minister, the Hon. Paul Keating.

The FAC is one of the largest outer metropolitan arts venues in Australia incorporating an 800 seat theatre, 2 exhibition gallery spaces, a function centre, a 192 seat black box theatre and creative arts hub.

The Centre attracts approximately 250,000 visitors through its doors each year. Over 50 per cent of visitors come from outside the Frankston municipality, most notably from the Mornington Peninsula and Westernport regions, as well as Melbourne's bayside and along EastLink to Ringwood.

The FAC is an Inclusive venue, providing arts opportunities for all abilities and is unique in its field having a dedicated Arts Access Officer and program including live theatre captioning, ticket subsidy scheme, educational pathways and specialised workshops.

FAC Open Exhibition 2015: Movement in Art

Submissions for FAC’s Open Exhibition exploring the theme of ‘movement in art’ can be created in any medium. A Winner and People’s Choice Prize will be awarded and provide artists with their own exciting exhibition opportunity in 2016.


  • Cube 37 Gallery
    37 Davey Street

Events Dates

  • Opening Event
    Thursday 6 August
  • Exhibition
    Thursday 6 August to Friday 28 August
     Entry fee

The Edge Arts Website

The EdgeThe Edge is an online arts network for the creative communities of Frankston City and beyond. is the latest online arts space for the arts community of Frankston City and beyond to connect online, share ideas, promote events and showcase your work.
Register, make a profile, add your event and let your creative imagination grow.

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Welcome to Frankston Arts Centre
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Frankston Arts Strategy

Frankston Arts Strategy 2011-2015 was developed for the municipality, to establish a planning and development framework that articulates the community’s vision and objectives, future arts program directions and the key priorities for Council’s strategic action in relation to the arts.

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