Tuesday 17 January 2017


The Substation in Newport is one of Melbourne’s most exciting arts destinations, and is quickly establishing a name for itself as a vibrant artistic hub for the people of Hobsons Bay and beyond. After a 15 year restoration process led by a small band of committed volunteers, The Substation opened in 2008 as one of Melbourne’s community-based, contemporary arts venue.

It aspires to be one of Melbourne’s leading presenters of the Arts across all art forms, and boasts a 250 seat, flexible performance space, creative development studio, visual arts workshops & studio spaces, as well as the western suburbs’ most extensive gallery space. The Substation seeks to establish a unique brand of programming that seamless brings together innovative community-based projects and the best of contemporary arts programming. Another initiative that sets Melbourne as the Arts Capital of Australia.

This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Ruby Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Travel Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.

1 comment:

  1. I spent a few minutes trying to think of other old substations that had been renewed and re-used. A power supply substation, in Deakin Ave Mildura, was built in 1936 and features the typical symmetrical lines of Art Deco. I love it when good architecture is protected from modern destruction.


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