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Welcome to Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre, the North's premier theatre and function centre. Watch a performance or hold a conference/meeting/celebration in comfort and style.

Darebin Arts Centre is a multi-million dollar performing arts centre comprising a proscenium arch theatre, foyer, exhibition space and five multipurpose rooms providing a combined capacity of 1,500.

Since opening in August 1994 the Centre has established a strong following for community based performing arts, functions and events, together with some activity in the form of meetings, conferences and expos.

Darebin Arts Centre is currently undergoing strategic review, in order to meet one of the major goals of the 2017-2021 Darebin Council Plan, transforming into an 'innovation centre for the arts'.
Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre Building Signage
Superbly located only 8km from the heart of the CBD and easily reached from the City via St Georges Road and from the East and West along Bell Street. The Centre has free onsite car parking and is readily serviced by public transport - both rail (Bell Station on the South Morang Line) and tram (Bundoora line, No 86, stopping at Bell Street or West Preston line, No 11, stopping at Miller Street).
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Darebin Arts Centre is a purpose built theatre and event centre, featuring a spacious entrance foyer, paved courtyard and extensive gardens nearby.

• There are five separate function rooms which allow for a range of activities.
• A fully equipped theatre (including full fly tower) seating 385 patrons in a tiered auditorium.
• A variety of meeting and conference rooms suitable for community groups, arts organisations and businesses. The Centre’s facilities are available for bookings at any time, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week.
• Over 1,000 square metres of flat floor space.
• Audio visual equipment and technical support staff for any event.
• Professional ticketing system for theatre shows.
• The Centre has easy access and facilities enabling access for all abilities.

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Banksia Foyer Exhibition Space
Local artists and schools exhibit a variety of artwork including paintings, drawings, pastels and photographs throughout the year.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, and at other times when functions and theatre shows are running.

Applications to exhibit are welcome, please call Phone: (03) 8470 8282

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Darebin Arts Centre is wholly owned and operated by the City of Darebin.
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Mail: Cnr Bell St & St Georges Rd,  Location: Cnr Bell St & St Georges Rd,  Preston, VIC   3072
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