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Artists' Opportunities

Belconnen Arts Centre

Artists' Opportunities



Applications now open - Calling all artists from throughout Australia!

An exhibition in A5 format open to the community

14 October – 6 November 2016

You are invited to contribute to a huge installation of A5 artworks in our Gallery. A5 artworks should respond to the theme of: speaking of place; connection to it; stories and memories.

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The Map Project:
Where I Live

A textile exhibition in 1.5m square format open to fibre art groups of the Canberra region.
14 October – 6 November 2016, opening Friday 14 October

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Image: Beverley Thomas

Tenants' Union Exhibition

The Tenants’ Union ACT and Housing ACT invite all renters in Canberra to enter the annual International Tenants’ Day art competition and exhibition. This year’s theme is …And it Feels Like Home. Artworks entered must relate to this theme in some way; we encourage entrants to respond to the theme with imagination and creativity, and to have fun!

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Our Sanctuary by Maria Sankey


Belconnen Arts Centre Artist in Residence Program Applications

We invite you to get in touch and talk to us about working with us, generating new work and using the facilities. We can also let you know about how we can help you reach your creative goals.

The purpose of our Artist in Residence program is to help you take your creative practice to the next level. In 2016 we are changing! And we are looking for new ways to connect with our community… please get in touch to discuss your ideas.


Artist in Residence Applications


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Adults' Classes

Take a look at our new program of dance, visual arts, and music classes and try something new!

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There's a great range of upcoming events in Belconnen Arts Centre's special events program.

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    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 for Parking here