January-June 2013. Welcome to Belconnen Arts Centre

Belconnen Arts Centre

Events At Belconnen Arts Centre

What's On
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    Unmade Edges: A Centenary Legacy Exhibition
    4–17 April » Gallery

    New work by artists working with communities in Uriarra, Tharwa, Hall, Pialligo, Stromlo Settlement and Oaks Estate; the ‘villages’ in Canberra.

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    Image: Dan Stewart-Moore

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    Dance on the Edge 2014 —
    Saturday 10 May » 8:00pm & Sunday 11 May » 2:00pm

    Get involved in Dance Week 2014 with a dynamic dance smorgasbord from ACT Dance Artists.

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    Image: Butterfly Dance - Dancer: Jake Kuzma, Photographer: Jessica Woosley

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    Children's Art Classes starting soon!

    Children will love making art and expressing themselves at the Big and Small Art Adventure classes – for children aged 5-12 years old!

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    That Place in Between -
    Cadi McCarthy -
    Artist in Residence 2014

    That Place in Between is a first stage creative development of a new contemporary dance-theatre work by Cadi McCarthy & Company.

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    Image: Cadi McCarthy

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    Bowls, Baskets, Blankets and Boats — Jenny Manning
    26 April–11 May » Gallery

    This exhibition presents vessels in the form of two dimensional wall pieces and as free standing textiles inspired by North Asian, Navaho Indian and American texiles.

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    Image: Jenny Manning

Belconnen Arts Centre – the centre of arts and cultural activity in the Belconnen Region

Belconnen Arts Centre opened in 2009 with the objective of being the centre of arts and cultural activity in Belconnen. BAC is a small team of staff supported by a number of wonderful volunteers who together present a broad program of events to engage the community, in Belconnen and beyond! The Centre hosts a program of outstanding events including exhibitions, creative workshops, dance, concert, markets and festivals. See more


EASTER OPENING HOURS: Belconnen Arts Centre is closed for Easter and will reopen on
Tuesday 22 April. We wish you a safe and happy holiday.


Belconnen Arts Centre is located at 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen and is open between 10:00am-4:00pm Tuesday-Sunday.

The building is situated on the foreshore of Lake Ginninderra in northwest Canberra in the ACT, Australia's National Capital. Host an event at BAC...


Hire These Spaces

Belconnen Arts Centre opened to the public on 29 August 2009, and offers a
range of creative arts activities in wonderful spaces including:

  • Stunning large Foyer suitable for major events, launches, performances and presentations
  • Dance Studio with full lighting and sound
  • Gallery and Outdoor Gallery
  • Two Creative Workshops and an Outdoor Workshop for visual arts and craft classes and workshops
  • Three small Studios for multi-media or other arts practitioners and groups
  • Community access Meeting Room suitable also for training workshops, classes and presentations
  • An Arts Lounge for volunteers and friends of the centre
  • Coffee kiosk and
  • Outdoor area for celebrations and markets

The 2014 January - June Program is supported by:

July-December Sponsors

Belconnen Arts Centre is an initiative of and is supported by the ACT Government



How to get to Belconnen Arts Centre:

    118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT [Google Maps]
    Tuesday – Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Except for regular classes and special events
  • BUS:
    ACTION [Timetable Information] - 300 series buses to Belconnen, get off at Belconnen Community Bus Station and walk down to the Centre, or Route 45 directly to the Centre.
  • CAR:
    Enter eastern end Emu Bank from either Aikman Drive or Eastern Valley Way, from the western end off Joynton Smith Drive or directly opposite the end of Benjamin Way
    See Maps. Parking is available on Emu Bank, Westfield Belconnen and behind Nature Conservation House, or at the Centre (2 hours only)