Street art

Street art

Melbourne is known as one of the world’s great street art capitals for its unique expressions of art displayed on approved outdoor locations throughout the city.

Melbourne’s street art is internationally renowned and offers a feast of colour, ideas and energy. It has become an attraction for local and overseas visitors experiencing Melbourne’s creative ambience.

Street art locations

To see some of the city’s best street art, head to the following locations.

  • AC/DC Lane and Duckboard Place
  • Hosier and Rutledge lanes
  • Centre Place
  • Flinders Court
  • Union Lane
  • Presgrave Place
  • Russell Place
  • Croft Alley
  • Stevenson and Tattersalls lanes
  • Drewery and Sniders lanes
  • Caledonian Lane
  • Corner 361 Little Bourke Street and Rankins Lane
  • Finlay Lane
  • Behind corner of Queen and Franklin streets
  • Blender Lane



More about street art in Melbourne

The City of Melbourne acknowledges that public spaces provide a gallery and stage for artistic expression and approve permits for street art with building owners permission. Legal street art contributes to a vibrant urban environment and can change continually on a day to day to basis.

Read more on the City of Melbourne website: