- Collections & Research
Performing Arts Collection
The Performing Arts Collection is Australia's premier collection relating to the history of circus, dance, music, theatre and opera. The ever-growing collection is now home to over 600,000 items including costumes, archives, designs, photographs and much more.
Public Art Collection
Explore almost 1000 works from the Foundation and Contemporary Collections, including sculptures, works on paper, textiles and paintings.
Access the Research Centre
Researchers can visit the Research Centre by prior appointment on Mondays and Tuesdays between 9:30am to 4:30pm
Search the Collections Online
Our online catalogue allows you to search the Performing Arts Collection and the Art Collection together and save your favourites to My Collection