Spaces at DAC

DAC has a range of flexible spaces available for your next event, from full-venue festivals, to professional live performances, and meeting rooms.

Darebin Arts Centre is Preston’s premier arts venue, and the home of choice for artists, creators, and innovators in Melbourne’s north.

Our mission is to provide an accessible, affordable, and fit-for-purpose facility.

We offer exciting opportunities for artists to engage with each other, their audiences, and the community.

We have a welcoming recently-renovated foyer and improvements to universal access. Our new bar offers barista coffee, snacks, and beverages from local Darebin suppliers.

To assist with any event-related enquiries, we now also have our new Presenter Handbook, to assist you navigate the Event Process with Darebin Arts Centre's friendly team:

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 Foreground audience watching a band playing on Darebin Arts Centre stage

Climate-controlled theatre with a capacity of up to 385 people.

Image of large circular Grenvillea Room set up with audience chairs around.  In the middle a man sitting at a desk and operating the audio visual and lighting. Person behind in black outfit standing.

Up to 400 people in theatre-style seating or up to 200 people in cabaret-style seating.

People viewing an exhibition of painting and artwork in the studio at Darebin Arts Centre

An inviting 6.75 m x 15.7 space for creative thinking and networking.

Two women from Global Sisters preparing food in the commercial kitchen at Darebin Arts Centre

Fully equipped, affordable commercial kitchen available at Darebin Arts Centre.

Darebin arts exhibition space with hanging art and blue seats by Harriet Claire Photography

Darebin Arts Centre has two exhibition spaces for your next creative project.

Darebin Arts Centre external hibiscus lights at night
Book a space at Darebin Arts Centre for your next creative project.