Belconnen Arts Centre Blog

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Your First Nia Class

By , 15 January, 2018

Your First Nia Class By Laurien Wells Are you thinking of trying one of the Nia classes at Belconnen Arts…

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IGNITE Creatives: Videos by Justin Ray

By , 26 September, 2017


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My Bollywood Story – Krisha Jilson

By , 28 August, 2017

The beauty of Bollywood is that anyone can learn how to do it. From 3 to 60 plus Bollywood is…

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Meet the Team! Welcome Ellis Hutch!

By , 22 August, 2017

Introducing Ellis Hutch! Ellis will be taking over our Art Soiree course in Term 4 with the theme: It’s elemental! -earth…

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Disencumbered #2 by Keith Bender (EASS Award)

By , 14 August, 2017

Disencumbered #2 is an assembled and constructed work combining Keith Bender’s fascination with Abstraction and connection with the environment. Bender…

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Biographies by Martin Rowney (EASS Award)

SHOWING > 29 July – 20 August > The Arts Lounge Biographies is an exploration of the lives of individuals…

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This Way II by Heidi Strachan (EASS Award)

SHOWING > 29 July – 20 August > Foyer Gallery The drive to my studio via Coppins Crossing Road has…

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Body Tracing and the Soft Gaze by Rose-Mary Faulkner and Catherine Newton (EASS Award)

SHOWING > 29 July – 20 August > Main Gallery Body Tracing and the Soft Gaze seeks to map and…

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FEAST: Indulgence, Savouring and Delectation by the Illawarra Association for the Visual Arts, Open 1 – 23 July 2017

By , 21 July, 2017

“IAVA (Illawarra Association for the Visual Arts) is pleased to present Feast : indulgence, savouring and delectation. What a pleasure…

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Traits by Georgia Rae Byrne-Jameson, Open 1 July – 23 July 2017

In this series of photographs, Traits explores ‘we’ as individuals and how we become so. How we unknowingly mould ourselves…

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2016 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Open 1 July – 23 July

By , 20 July, 2017

The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize is firmly established on Australia’s art calendar, eagerly anticipated by artists and the public. …

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Meet the Team > Naomi Zouwer > Artist & Teacher

By , 9 July, 2017

Naomi Zouwer has been achieving great things at BAC already this year and is an established painter, illustrator and teacher…

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Justin Ray’s Latest Video Blog – IGNITE Creatives

By , 8 July, 2017

Justin’s latest video featuring Katie Senior! Katie Senior with Collaborator/Mentor Liz Lea Katie is an extraordinary 22 year old with…

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Ben Eyles – 2015 Belconnen Arts Centre, Bermagui Sculpture on the Edge Exhibition Prize Winner.

By , 8 June, 2017

Ben Eyles – 2015 Belconnen Arts Centre, Bermagui Sculpture on the Edge Exhibition Prize Winner. Ben Eyles’ work focuses on…

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2017 Emerging Artists Award by Clare Fealy and Emily Stewart, Open 3 June – 25 June 2017

If four years at university taught us one thing, it was to expect the unexpected. We both began our journey…

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Visibility by The Disability Trust Open 3 June – 25 June 2017

The Disability Trust and Belconnen Arts Centre is pleased to invite you to discover the wonderful work being created locally by…

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Gunhi Dhaagun, by Duncan Smith, Open 3 June > 25 June 2017

Duncan Smith is a Wiradjuri artist based in Canberra. His works are popular for their traditional and contemporary styles. This…

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A message of thanks from the Board, staff and community of supporters on the announcement of funding to complete Belconnen Arts Centre.

By , 17 May, 2017

Belconnen Arts Centre’s (BAC) Board, staff and community of supporters are absolutely delighted with the 15 May 2017 announcement by…

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Mono and More: an exhibition of “us”

Guest post by Anh Le (Volunteering Marketing Assistant). Mono and More is a group exhibition that is currently showing at Belconnen…

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IGNITE: Creatives > Justin Ray Video Project

By , 8 May, 2017

As part of IGNITE Creatives, film Maker Justin Ray is meeting each week with the artists to document their project…

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As Voted by You!

By , 6 March, 2017

  The Ray White Belconnen People’s Choice Award Winner, for College Express 8 is – Solomon Grainger! Congratulations to Solomon Grainger,…

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Seeking Expressions of Interest for Arts Lounge Exhibitions in 2017

By , 2 March, 2017

Due to two unexpected withdrawals from our program.  We now have two available slots in this year’s exhibition program for…

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My Nia Story – Jen Guina

By , 27 February, 2017

Recently I have been lucky enough to read a few stories from Nia instructors at BAC, and I am noticing a common theme.…

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Healthy Ageing Grants announced to help support older Canberrans.

By , 2 February, 2017

  Healthy Ageing Grants announced to help support older Canberrans Some wonderful news for the Canberra community with the recent…

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An exercise in drawing and looking. By Genevieve Swifte

By , 22 November, 2016

        An exercise in drawing and looking. From Genevieve Swifte’s Eye to Hand drawing workshop. Eye to Hand Workshops are…

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Ignite Sparks – Audio Described exhibition

By , 11 November, 2016

  This is an unabridged audio description of the Ignite Sparks exhibition, presented in November 2016 at Belconnen Arts Centre.…

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Christmas Night Market 26 November

By , 10 November, 2016

Her Canberra’s Elizabeth Sander O’Hearn and Calum Stenning recently reviewed the divine line up of local designers and makers booked for…

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More Boys Should Dance. NO EXCUSES.

A blog post originally posted by Dance Central (who run Blueberries at BAC) on their blog, but we loved it so much we…

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BelcoNOW Night Festival

By , 9 November, 2016

                       Last Saturday Night over 1000 Canberrans joined us…

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