Frankston is a vibrant community renowned for its arts & culture.
Through leadership, excellence and sustainable practices we seek to provide opportunities and avenues for art and culture to flourish.
The Frankston Arts Centre (FAC) is a unique premier arts and performance venue, providing the ultimate cultural experience for visitors wishing to enjoy memorable theatre performances, live music, engaging community programs, exhibitions, creative new media experiences and much more.
Established in 1995, the FAC is one of the largest outer metropolitan arts venues in Australia incorporating an 800 seat theatre, 2 exhibition gallery spaces, a function centre, a 199 seat black box theatre and creative arts hub.
The FAC attracts a wide audience with approximately 160,000 visitors coming through its doors each year. Over 50% of visitors come from outside the Frankston municipality, most notably from the Mornington Peninsula and Western Port regions, as well as Melbourne's bayside suburbs.
The FAC is also an inclusive venue, offering arts opportunities for all abilities and provides performances with live theatre captioning, disability access, auslan interpretation, ticket subsidy scheme, educational pathways and specialised workshops. Additionally, many local schools, theatre companies, community arts groups and artists use the facility each year.
Renowned for its variety of theatre, visual arts and new media arts, from local, national and international artists, The FAC is committed to providing patrons with an ultimate experience.
In consultation with Frankston City Council, Frankston Arts Board develop the strategic plan for performing, visual and public arts in Frankston.