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Arts Access Victoria

Building Description

In place of Thrive Festival, which has evolved to suit COVID-19 restrictions, Arts Access Victoria presents Thriving Fridays, a program of exhibitions, activities and performances from local Deaf and Disabled artists in Emerald Hill (South Melbourne). This program of events is held at several creative venues, including Arts Access VictoriaTemperance HallGasworks Art Park, Australian Tapestry WorkshopEmerald Hill Library and Heritage CentreSouth Melbourne Markets, Ignition Immersive and more! At the heart of the festivities is Arts Access Victoria’s accessible, state of the art portable venue, Nebula, which will be located outside the front of the South Melbourne Town Hall.


The program includes artists Joe Monteleone, Heidi EverettSamsara DunstonAdam Knapper, Hugh McNab, Ryan New, Daniel Coulson, Dave Houston with students from Port Phillip Specialist School, Sabina Knox, and more!


See a glimpse of what is on offer in our Thrive Digital introduction from Saturday 24 July, on the AAV youtube channel, hosted by Arts Access Victoria CEO Caroline Bowditch and Creative Producer Sarah Houbolt.


Thriving Fridays is produced by Arts Access Victoria, in partnership with City of Port Phillip.


Live Broadcast via

Saturday 24 July

1pm – 2pm

FREE, no registration required

Victoria’s peak body for arts and disability

(1) Nebula – the Thrive Festival stage, (2) Arts Access Victoria, 222 Bank Street, South Melbourne (3) Thrive Festival Poster, designed by Sabina Knox.

Important Details

Time & Date

Saturday 24 July
Booking not required

More information is available at:


Closed Captions
Audio Descriptions
AUSLAN interpreted


222 Bank Street, South Melbourne 3205

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