Celebrating 10 Years
ArtAbility® is an inspiring visual arts program run by ADEC that unites a range of talented artists of all ages, from a variety of cultures who are living with a disability. 
Transitional Spaces

Now in its 10th year, the ArtAbility® program is made up of art workshops that run all year and culminate into an end of year exhibition at Federation Square in December. ArtAbility® showcases multiple artworks from over 100 artists of all ages who are living with a disability or an experience of mental ill health and who come from culturally diverse backgrounds across Victoria. 

ArtAbility® provides the contributors the chance to be seen as “Artists” by their peers, families and the community in general while promoting a message of ability rather than disability, strength in diversity and personal empowerment through engagement with the broader community.

Via the ArtAbility® program and exhibition, we look to provide a platform on which these artists can express their culturally rich personal journeys to some 40,000 members of the general public.

Over 100 artists exhibit up to 200 works of art free from judgment of any disability they may have. This exhibition also provides the artist a platform on which they may have a louder voice in the greater community of Victoria.

You can become involved in ArtAbility®, either as an artist, volunteer or as a sponsor by contacting the Artistic and General Coordinator, on 9480 1666 or via email: artability@adec.org.au

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