RMIT’s founding motto, ‘A skilled hand, a cultivated mind’ speaks to our commitment of creating inclusive cultural and social environments that reach beyond the classroom.

We create spaces and programs for the whole community that inspire creativity and collaboration.

We aim to inspire and engage our many audiences to discover new ideas and perspectives by exploring our cultural spaces, resources and collections that have been curated by RMIT staff, students and alumni.

Public Engagement Group

The Public Engagement Group help facilitate an enterprise-wide approach to cultural engagement with a mission to enhance the visibility of RMIT’s extraordinary spaces, resources and collections.


Spaces & Programs

AFI Research Collection

The AFI Research Collection is a specialist film and television industry resource open to the public.

Design Hub Gallery

With exhibitions, conversations, performances and publications, Design Hub Gallery questions design's role in the world today.

RMIT First Site Gallery

First Site Gallery is RMIT’s student gallery presenting exhibitions from all study areas across the University.


INTERSECT brings together six creative projects that form a dynamic program of exhibitions, residencies, creative laboratories, talks and events.

The RMIT Collection

The RMIT University Art Collection is a cultural asset for the community and an educational and research resource.

The RMIT Gallery

A premier exhibition space which offers a program of local, Australian and international creative works, research outcomes and cultural stories.

RMIT Design Archives

The RMIT Design Archives actively collects and stores material relating to Melbourne design from the twentieth century.

RMIT's The Capitol

The Capitol offers global and local programming and provides a 580-seat venue to host festivals, events, conferences and film.

Writing and Publishing

Presents a rich program of public projects and events, and is home to a student-led publishing house and a variety of writers in residence.