• Venue Hire

    The Ian Potter Museum of Art displays the Univeristy of Melbourne's art collection and offers elegant surroundings for a variety of functions and activities. The Potter is a multi-award winning contemporary building designed by Nonda Katsalidis, conveniently located at the Carlton end of Swanston Street.

    Comprising three gallery levels and a multifunction room, the Potter is suitable for functions, such as, pre- and post-lecture drinks, talks, morning teas, launches, receptions and smaller exclusive events.

    The Potter displays a changing exhibition program and is interested in hosting events which engage and connect with art. Proposed events are required to compliment the exhibitions at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Art and Culture, and other University related activities.

    Requests must be lodged a minimum of 6 weeks ahead of the proposed event. For further information regarding your museum hire please contact Rachel Morrison.



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Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 5pm
Monday closed


The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne

  • Swanston Street
  • University of Melbourne
  • Parkville VIC 3010