For over 10 years, the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development has connected Indigenous visual, design and performing artists with a pathway to their future in the arts.
About the Wilin Centre
The Wilin Centre works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to identify, recruit and support potential and practicing Indigenous artists to study and refine their academic and artistic skills at the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at The University of Melbourne.
Situated at the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct, the Wilin Centre fosters innovation in the research, development, advocacy and presentation of Indigenous arts and cultural practice.
What We Do
We have a number of outreach programs that sit within community as well as public programs that bring communities and Indigenous artists and cultural practitioners together
Supporting Indigenous Students
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in studying at the Faculty of VCA and MCM can access a wide range of support services.
We connect undergraduate students to ancient and contemporary Indigenous arts through a number of Breadth subjects.
Wilin offers a graduate program for established artists and cultural practitioners in Indigenous arts and culture.
The Wilin Centre respectfully acknowledges the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri peoples of the Kulin Nations, their ancestors and Elders, who are part of the longest continuing culture in the world.
Wilin is a Woi Wurrung word meaning fire or flame.