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

Location

27-37 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 03 9784 1060
E. thefac@frankston.vic.gov.au
W. TheFAC.com.au

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.

Frankston Arts Centre Annual Open Exhibition Prize

Calling on Visual Artists, Sculptors, Photographers, Digital and Video Artists, Graphic Designers, Textile Artists and Creatives

This year’s theme is the Selfie, which has gained enormous global momentum over the last decade from a social media buzzword to a subgenre of self-portraiture. Submissions are required to explore how technology has changed the way in which we interact with images and the many other interesting issues and theories that the phenomenon of the Selfie raises.

Application deadline: 4pm, Friday 15 August.

All entries must be accompanied by an application form and entry fee of $16 and be dropped off to Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre.

Exhibition Opening

Thursday 21 August 6pm to 8pm

Exhibition Dates

Wednesday 20 August to Saturday 6 September @ Cube 37 Gallery

Entry Information

The Edge Arts Website

The Edge is an online arts network for the creative communities of Frankston City and beyond.

edgearts.com.au 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.

The Edge

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.

 

Inside Frankston Arts Centre

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