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In being a member of Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) you will be supporting the valuable work of the organisation as Victoria’s leading arts organisation embracing cultural diversity.

Membership entitles you to voting rights at the Annual General Meeting with occasional opportunities to assist in determining the policy direction of the organisation through our consultations.

To apply for or renew membership of Multicultural Arts Victoria, please fill in the information below and select the type of membership you are seeking.

Please note that all new membership applications are reviewed and approved by the Board of the organisation.
Your membership application will be tabled at the next Board meeting and you should receive confirmation within 28 days.

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    Please note the total fees below are inclusive of GST.
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Together we can build a stronger and richer arts landscape for a vibrant and more innovative society.

We enjoy working with our partners in developing meaningful, lasting and mutually beneficial relationships.

MAV partners enjoy a range of benefits, including increased profile in the culturally diverse arts and cultural sector, partner events and special access to MAV’s Artist & Creative Event Brokerage.

To support a MAV festival, program or event, or to discuss other opportunities, please email or contact us on +61 3 9188 3681.

Inspire, Engage, Transform and Discover.

Volunteers are valued members of MAV’s team who play a vital role in the support for major projects and programs.

We are always keen to hear if you are interested in becoming a MAV volunteer and value innovative contributions and ideas towards building a richer arts landscape for a more cohesive society.

Submit your expressions of interest here:
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Your love for diversity and multicultural arts can live forever.

Making a bequest to us is a way to do something truly memorable and provide a lasting contribution to the organisation, artists and communities we work with.

Bequests ensure that multicultural arts in Victoria will grow and prosper , enriching the lives of many Australians for generations to come.

If you are interested in finding out more about making a bequest, please contact the CEO or Treasurer on + 61 3 9188 3681.

Multicultural Arts Victoria is endorsed as a Charitable Entity under Subdivision 50-5 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and is a registered Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) in accordance with Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

Visionary couple bequeaths a significant gift to Australia’s preeminent multicultural arts organisation in recognition of its vital work.

Multicultural Arts Victoria acknowledges the generosity of Beverly Shelton and her late husband Martin Schonthal whose bequests support numerous young and emerging artists from refugees backgrounds to forward their artistic careers in Australia.

MAV Programming Manager

Role: MAV Programming Manager
EFT: 0.8 or four days per week
Salary: $80,000 pro rata
Reporting to: MAV CEO

This is a unique opportunity for a Person of Colour, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse or First Nations creative to lead programming for MAV, the state’s key diversity arts organisation. With the capacity to underpin cultural transformation at all levels, the Programming Manager is empowered to lead a bold and compelling annual program of multi-disciplinary work that challenges prevailing cultural narratives, in partnership with artists and communities.

You will be an experienced manager/leader of cultural programs, drawing from your professional practice in the arts and your lived experience as a PoC, CaLD or First Nations creative. You bring insight into the capacity of the arts to create social and cultural change, within a racial justice framework. You are passionately committed to self-determined practice and see your role as a facilitator of opportunity.

Please send your applications addressing the selection criteria to by 5pm Tuesday 4th August 2020.

We know that it’s a challenging time on many fronts. If you are currently experiencing lockdown, or other impacts of COVID-19 and need flexibility in submitting your application, please contact us.

All inquiries to Veronica Pardo at
If you prefer to talk over the phone, please send a message with your phone number and we will be in touch.

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