Two people performing in a box with a glass front that looks like it's from the space of from a sci-fi future.

Rachel Perks & Bridget Balodis, Ground Control, Next Wave 2016, photo by Sarah Walker

Join the Next Wave Collective

Next Wave Collective is a two year giving program, where an intimate group of supporters experience Next Wave’s unique festival cycle from the inside.

Meet artists. See how art gets made. Engage in the ideas that drive it.

The 2019/20 Next Wave Collective is a network of like-minded people who support our artists as they work towards presenting their ambitious ideas at Next Wave Festival 2020: A Government of Artists.

Joining the Collective is a statement about the future you want to see. It means Next Wave artists are surrounded by a loyal community of supporters who share our values.

Next Wave Collective membership includes:

–        Invitations to intimate meet-and-greets nationwide
–      VIP access to private development showings leading into Next Wave Festival
–        Offers on events at Brunswick Mechanics Institute and Next Wave Festival
–        Opening night invitations at Brunswick Mechanics Institute produced events
–        Quarterly updates from artists about their creative process
–        Personalised recommendations to buy and experience emerging art in Melbourne
–        Private talks and events in the lead up to and during Next Wave Festival

This giving opportunity only comes around once every two years.

2019/20 Next Wave Collective memberships close 30 June 2019.
Join before 10 May for an opportunity to meet our 2019/20 artists and gain insight into Next Wave Festival 2020.

Join now

If you wish to explore other donation options or ways to support Next Wave, please contact Priya Pavri, General Manager on 03 9329 9422.

Next Wave is a tax deductible gift recipient.
  • Subscribe to Pegboard

    Stay in the loop by signing up to the Pegboard, our fortnightly newsletter featuring Next Wave-curated news, art happenings, readings and opportunities.