Our Values

Our Vision

The Louis Joel Art and Community Centre will be known as a community arts centre delivering an outstanding program to meet the needs of the community through accessible arts programs, events and arts development.

We will be recognised as the artistic hub of Melbourne’s West – bringing people together through the enjoyment of the arts.

We will do this by creating:

  • an exceptional community destination with the spaces, facilities and resources to unlock the potential of arts in our community 
  • a space that welcomes diversity and nurtures the soul
  • a place where artistic excellence and endeavour is celebrated, supported and welcomed.


Our Purpose
To strengthen and connect the Hobsons Bay community through sharing and participation in arts and cultural activities. We are built on a legacy of community ownership delivering innovation, arts and community service.


Our Values

We hold these values dear to us, and demonstrate them in our work with each other, the way in which we work with the community, and the way in which we govern our organisation. 

  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Enterprise
  • Community connectedness
  • Trust
  • Sustainability