January-June 2013. Welcome to Belconnen Arts Centre
Belconnen Arts Centre

Events At Belconnen Arts Centre

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    Synergy — Shibori Down Under 1–24 August » Gallery

    A vibrant showcase of shaped, resist-dyed shibori created by the members of the World Shibori Network Australia and New Zealand.

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    All the Young Dudes — Samuel Townsend & Abigail Varney 1–24 August » Foyer

    The photographic work of Abigail Varney and Samuel Townsend explores notions of beauty perceived in the male subject and the various guises he assumes.

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    A Printed Space Anna Sutherland 1–24 August » Arts Lounge

    Anna Sutherland’s passion for design and colour is inspired by beautiful pieces of jewellery, necklaces, earrings and brooches.

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    Regional Weave
    2–27 July » Foyer

    Bringing together works by Indigenous weavers of the ACT and region, this exhibition provides an opportunity to explore and express cultural identity through craft practice.

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    Image: Alana Garwood–Huong

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    Patterns of the Past — Duncan Smith
    4–27 July » Gallery

    Duncan Smith makes patterns to remember the past: his Wiradjuri ancestors, the things they did and where they lived.

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    Image: Duncan Smith

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    Stage 2 at Belconnen Arts Centre

    Learn more about Stage 2 development at Belconnen Arts Centre.

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    Image: Cox Architecture

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

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...


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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 July—December 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)