The Creative Container

The Creative Container is an interactive space for creative and fun ideas in Wollongong's Crown Street Mall. A rotating program of artists, creators and makers transforms the container through pop-up exhibitions, events and workshops- all open to the community. Over the past two years, the space has hosted everything from punk music, to couture, to comic artists.

If you're a local artist, creative, maker or social enterprise you can apply to have a free weekly or fortnightly rotation in the container by completing this online form or by getting in touch with project manager Alice at

What's on in the Container

Stay tuned for further updates pending the easing of Covid restrictions.


Where is the Container?

You'll find The Creative Container in Wollongong's lower Crown Street Mall, opposite the Uniting Church.

How can I take part?

Any local artist, maker, creative or social enterprise can put in an expression of interest to have a weekly or fortnightly rotation in the Creative Container. Simply complete this online form or email project Manager Alice at

Is there a cost to book the space?

The space is free of charge, however you must be able to staff the container yourself and be open for at least four days of the week.

You must also hold public liability insurance. Please contact us if you need assistance in sourcing a policy.

The Creative Container in action