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10-May-2017
10-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Melbourne Arts Walk is a series of crafted plaques honouring the arts which are embedded into the footpath surrounding Arts Centre Melbourne’s buildings. Taking the idea of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame a step further, the plaques feature inspiring and uplifting quotations from famous artists celebrating the creativity and passion of the performing arts in Melbourne.

Melbourne Arts Walk comprises of a series of specially commissioned plaques designed by acclaimed artist Simone LeAmon and architect Edmund Carter. The beautiful design, set in stone and brass, evokes the image of a pool of light, as if cast by a spotlight shining from the top of the Theatres Building's famous spire. 

The Melbourne Arts Walk is a celebration of talent and creativity, originality and inspiration. Arts Walk supporters are acknowledged in a plaque alongside a quotation of their choice from a leading artist, exceptional performer or outstanding practitioner. 

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, Melbourne, 3004
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820134
Long: 144.968408
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Monument Designer:Edmund Carter (architect) Simone LeAmon (artist)

Dedication

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Melbourne Arts Walk 

Arts Centre Melbourne is honoured to present Melbourne Arts Walk, a lasting celebration of the performing arts.

This special installation in our walkways captures the spirit and inspiration of live performance through the words of an illustrious group of singers, writers, actors, directors and more.  All have their own very special connection to the arts in Melbourne.

Melbourne Arts Walk also celebrates the vital role of arts supporters in Victoria ; philanthropists, corporate supporters and advocates.

A gift to audiences, visitors and the people of Victoria, Melbourne Arts Walk shares the joy and emotion that outstanding performance brings to us all.

 

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