About

WHO WE ARE

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) has evolved over four decades into one of Australia’s most important bodies for the discovery, development and promotion of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) contemporary art, heritage and cultural expression.

Over 1 million participants are engaged in our program which includes long-term initiatives for career development and creative capacity building for over 2,000 artists and 500 communities from diverse and emerging backgrounds.

The organisation also offers expertise in audience development, community engagement and artistic excellence with CALD communities.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Arts+
Diversity, Equity, Social Justice, Inclusion, Partnership,
Respect and Human Rights.

VISION

To be Victoria’s leading arts organisation embracing cultural diversity.

MISSION

To foster cultural diversity and respect through the promotion, enhancement and celebration of multicultural arts in Australia.

VALUES

MAV encourages:

Access and participation in the arts by all cultures.

Acceptance and understanding of cultural diversity by all cultures.

Excellence and innovation in multicultural arts practice.

We invite you to join us in challenging the cultural narrative and helping build a richer arts landscape that is representative of Australia and key to a vibrant and innovative society.

ANNUAL PROGRAM

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