MAV advocates for the development and promotion of diverse creatives and artwork practices. Find out about our current projects, events, and news.
From 25 May 2023
Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) has partnered up with VicHealth's FUTURE RESET initiative to deliver programs to community that promote creativity and mental wellbeing through connection, culture and youth-led projects over the next 3 years.
From 30 Jun 2021
Diasporas is created for, by and with diverse creatives as an artistic intervention to increase visibility, participation and equity in the arts towards a new arts ecology. More than a festival, Diasporas holds space for the interrogation and development of arts and cultural practice with diverse artists and communities. Diasporas is a springboard for building culture, connection and knowledge and a training ground for the next generation of producers, designers, technicians, and creatives.
Sat 9 Dec 2023
Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey through the heart of African culture, music, food, and dance at the spectacular Abbotsford Convent on the 9th of December!
Wed 15 Nov 2023
Explore 'More than Melanin,' a revolutionary literary zine founded by Kanika Chopra. Learn about the challenges and successes of self-publishing an environmentally sustainable platform for and by POC and Bla(c)k women and LGBTQIA+ people.
Fri 3 Nov 2023
MAV and Music Victoria are honoured to announce world-renowned composer and master performer of the sheng, Wang Zheng-Ting as the winner of the Diasporas award.=
Fri 20 Oct 2023
M.A.D Festival celebrated Southeast Melbourne's local talent in music, art, and dance from Connection Arts Space fostering unity and creative expression.
Wed 18 Oct 2023
MAV wishes to acknowledge the impact of the recent referendum on the First Nations artists and communities with which we collaborate. Avenues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to influence the very matters that directly affect their lives should have long been a given. There is clearly substantial work to be done by all of us that live, work and celebrate on unceded Aboriginal land, if our legacy is to be a more inclusive, equitable and just society.
Thu 5 Oct 2023
MAV (Multicultural Arts Victoria) is pleased to announce a significant leadership transition as it bids farewell to Co-CEO and Executive Director, Andy Miller, and welcomes Linda Catalano, as the new Chairperson of the Board.
Tue 26 Sep 2023
How would the future really look, if we recognised ALL of the creative contributions of the past? MAV is thrilled to offer a unique opportunity for visual artists to have their existing artwork represented on the ANZAC site hoarding, contributing to a defining moment in Melbourne’s cultural history.