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Arts and Cultural Services

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Knox City Council offers a wide range of arts and cultural activities, including projects, theatre, arts classes, major festivals, pop up events and school holiday programs.

Community and Public Arts

Community and Public Arts offer a range of services that support creativity, cultural development and placemaking in Knox.

Community Arts Projects

Encouraging social connections, health and wellbeing, cultural development and space transformation, community arts projects bring people together to work on creative projects that can be shared for the whole of our community to enjoy.
View more about community arts projects.

Public Art

Commissioning quality art and design components within major infrastructure and neighbourhood development projects, public art is generally a planned integration of significant works such as murals, sculpture and other outdoor installations that are contribute to the unique sense of place, and contribute to local economies and cultural tourism.
View more about public art.

Knox Art Collection

Collected over several decades the Knox Art Collection features over 300 unique art works and objects including painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, stained glass and Council heritage items. Learn more about this collection by exploring our digital gallery.

Cultural Venues - KCAC & FTGCAC

Knox has two community arts centres, Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre, which provides a range of art classes and activities each term including pottery, yoga, dance and school holiday programs; and Knox Community Arts Centre, a well-appointed 172 seat theatre in Bayswater, offering professional touring shows such as comedy, theatre and music, community theatre productions and school holiday programs.

Both venues have spaces available for hire at reasonable rates, suitable for meetings, conferences, rehearsals and performances.

For more information about programs and venue hire, please visit:
Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre
Knox Community Arts Centre

Knox Festivals and Events

Knox City Council offers a range of major festivals and events, including Knox Festival, Stringybark Festival and Carols by Candlelight each year. From time to time, we also offer smaller pop up events that support Neighbourhood Renewal, Placemaking and community engagement strategies.

For more information, please visit Knox Festivals and Events

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