Spring Winds FestivalAbout Us

Belconnen Arts Centre (BAC) is the place where stories come together. Opening in September 2009, the Centre has swiftly established itself as an essential and driven community arts organisation. The core philosophy is to fuel a love of and engagement with the arts. BAC presents dance, music, visual arts, theatre and more to engage with the growing and increasingly diverse residents of North West ACT.

A small team of staff, supported by a number of volunteers, work together to present a broad program of events. Placing inclusion and community arts and cultural development front and centre, BAC develops, shares and celebrates creativity. Welcome to the creative hub of the North West!


View our 2016 Annual report and Strategic Plan here.

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm

Free wifi available, please ask at Reception.


Artists in Residence

Interested in becoming an Artist in Residence? Click here for further information.


Resident Companies

Based at Belconnen Arts Centre, three resident music companies bring a diverse program and flavour to North West Canberra. Click here to read more on Resident Companies.


Our Purpose

To fuel a love of and engagement with the arts.


Our Vision

To be an outstanding centre of arts and cultural activity in the ACT and beyond.


Our Key Goals

  1. To be acclaimed as a leader in community cultural development
  2. To be an inclusive, progressive and vibrant arts and cultural centre
  3. To empower Belconnen’s creative ambitions through first class facilities in its Town Centre


Our Key Strategies

  1. Research drives the creation, targeting and promotion of effective and inspiring creative programs
  2. Reflect community diversity, encourage the vulnerable and ensure inclusion is integrated into all work
  3. To achieve creative program and capital goals use all avenues to grow revenue and command resources