The Dax Centre
Found on the grounds of the University of Melbourne in Parkville, The Dax Centre is an elegant, contemporary venue suitable for a variety of events. This space can accommodate 200-300 guests, standing room and is also suitable for seated events such as business meetings and conferences. The gallery space features exhibitions by artists with lived experience of mental health issues. The Dax Centre is a leader in the use of art to raise awareness and reduce stigma towards mental health issues. Through the exhibitions and educational programs they seek to engage, inform and encourage community connections and conversations about the promotion of mental health. The Dax Centre houses the Cunningham Dax Collection of over 16,000 artworks created by people with an experience of mental health issues and/or psychological trauma. The Dax Centre is located in the University of Melbourne and complements the many other art and cultural programs and collections found there. It is accessible by public transport and there's ample parking.