Brunswick Mechanics Institute

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Brunswick Mechanics Institute is a creative enterprise managed by biennial arts festival Next Wave and Moreland City Council.

A multi-arts space first established as a Mechanics Institute then free lending library in 1868, now works with leading creative organisations across Melbourne, Mechanics hosts a diverse cultural program of performance, film, talks and music, as well as classes, workshops and community celebrations. Behind the scenes, leading artists use the spaces year round to create new contemporary works.


Art & Culture Carpark Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available Free Wifi Wheelchair access

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