Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Narrm, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and to Elders of all First Nations communities that visit MCEC.

THE LUME Melbourne


It's Australia’s uniquely immersive venue with everything you need to make your next event momentous. THE LUME Melbourne weaves powerful imagery from 140 state-of-the-art projectors. Visuals beam across 3,000 square metres towering four storeys high. Both the mezzanine space and the entire gallery are available to book, with options from 50 to 1,200 guests. Hosting an event at THE LUME Melbourne can be as custom as you like. And unlike traditional events, you won’t need to book extra styling and entertainment. Plan an adventure where vibrant imagery and culinary creations collide.

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THE LUME Melbourne presents Connection: a celebration of Indigenous culture, showcasing the rich tapestry of First Peoples' story through the lens of Land, Water, and Sky Country. The art, music and performance of First Peoples have been the primary vehicles for preserving and sharing Indigenous history and culture for over 60,000 years.

Connection is the largest showcase of First Peoples’ art ever created. Offering a breathtaking display of over 500 digitalised works from more than 110 visual and musical artists. Step inside the works of Australia's most celebrated established and emerging First Nations artists, promoting inclusiveness, reconciliation, and mutual respect among all Australians.

Invite guests to a captivating multi-sensory experience for your next event or customise the space with your brand. See what we can bring to life below.


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See THE LUME Melbourne in action

Check out the configurations and capabilities of this incredible space. The possibilities are limitless. But if you’re looking for a starting point, it’s here.

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Meet in Melbourne

When you invite guests to an event at THE LUME Melbourne, you welcome them to the city bursting with culture, creativity, exciting sports, and cutting-edge ideas. A place of unmatched energy and unforgettable moments. Known globally for its festivals and beloved by locals as a foodie paradise and Australia's coffee capital.

Our iconic venue in the bustling South Wharf precinct is surrounded by outlet shopping, trendy bars and eateries, historic sites, and exclusive partner hotels. Melbourne's lively city centre is just a short walk or tram ride away with convenient public transport options at our doorstep.

Melbourne's year-round events calendar promises endless entertainment and cultural experiences. Beyond the city, Victoria's treasures await, from the Great Ocean Road to charming wineries.

Explore how Melbourne's dynamic culture will enhance your event at The LUME MELBOURNE
Two people, holding hands, walking on a wooden walkway that runs along side the Yarra River. In the distance in is a landscape of a city. Green tress run along the right side and a light blue clear sky is in the background.