A new home for Jewish life and culture in Melbourne.

Artist Impression – 7 Selwyn St

McIldowie Partners

Our vision

The Jewish Arts Quarter is a new, inclusive destination that celebrates Jewish arts and culture with great museum experiences, art, theatre, education, learning, music, food, shopping and new public spaces for everyone.

A vibrant Cultural Destination

The heart of the Jewish Arts Quarter is a multi-use cultural centre at 7 Selwyn Street – the new home for the Jewish Museum of Australia: Gandel Centre of Judaica, Kadimah Jewish Cultural Centre and National Library and 4C Community Co-Lab.

Exhibition at Kadimah

Kadimah Jewish Cultural
 Centre and National Library

Artist Impression – 7 Selwyn St

McIldowie Partners

A Slice of Jewish Life & A Place for Everyone

JAQ celebrates culture, creativity and community. With engaging experiences and unique programming, JAQ shares a slice of Jewish life with everyone.

Museums Together

Jewish Museum of Australia Collection

A shared vision

The vision for JAQ is dedicated to sharing different cultural backgrounds – bringing unique perspectives to the positive evolution of our expression of Judaism.

In One Voice Festival

Daniel Goldberg

Part of our Neighbourhood

Designed to grow with Melbourne, JAQ is a key part of the City of Glen Eira’s revitalisation strategy for a inclusive cultural precinct in Elsternwick.

Virtual Exhibition

Jewish Museum of Australia Collection

A Catalyst for the Arts and the Economy

JAQ is an opportunity to contribute something remarkable to both the arts and the economy.