Local History

There are 23 dedicated members of the Mornington Peninsula Local History network, including eight museums and historical societies.

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Since its establishment in 1971, the regional gallery (MPRG) has grown to become one of Australia’s leading regional galleries, renowned for its exhibitions of Australian and international art.

Arts & Culture Plan

An Arts & Culture Plan is a document that sets a vision and guide for Council’s involvement and investment in cultural activities and arts practice in the community and develops strategic priorities to effectively plan for rich, vibrant culture in the Mornington Peninsula.

Arts and Culture Advisory Panel (ACAP)

The Arts and Culture Advisory Panel is a formal mechanism for the Shire and community to consult with stakeholders and seek specialist advice on arts and cultural matters.

Creative Community Grants

Creative Community Grants are made available to support the initiation, development and delivery of quality art projects that nurture a sense of place and identity by enhancing their community.

Community Exhibition Spaces

The Mornington Peninsula Shire provides a number of community exhibition spaces where local artists can display their artworks at no cost.

Police Point Artist in Residence Program

Emerging and established artists, writers, musicians and creatives are invited to apply for a Police Point Artist in Residency (AiR).

Public Art

Mornington Peninsula Shire (The Shire) aspires for Public Art to be an everyday experience that expresses the community’s unique attributes, culture, heritage and people.

Our Library – eLearning

The Mornington Peninsula Shire Library Service has a huge range of online courses and workshops designed to inspire, inform and educate. Get started today!