Welcome to the home of The Australian Society of Magicians, Australia’s premier club for Magicians. The ASM is a vibrant and modern day organisation, boasting a grand tradition. Founded in 1907, it is the oldest Magical Society in the Southern Hemisphere and the fourth oldest in the world. It is the largest club in Melbourne, currently numbering approximately 120 professional, part-time professional and amateur magicians.
The aims of the ASM are:
- To promote and elevate the art of Magic.
- To provide a meeting place for magicians to practice, teach, learn and exchange ideas.
- To present Magic Shows to the public.
- To actively organise and promote conventions from time to time.
- To provide a warm welcome to visiting magicians.
- To provide lectures, teach-ins etc. on the art of magic.
- To teach promotion, presentation, make-up and all allied arts.
- To provide a library for the use of its members.
Please explore these pages to learn about the ASM and to see current events and activities. You can also learn about the different types of magic and how they are currently presented.
Are you looking to book a magician for a party or event? If so you will find information here about many of our members who perform for the public.
If you are interested in becoming a magician or joining a magic club you will also find information here about the ASM’s regular meetings, and how to become a member.