Vancouver Arts Centre
VAC is the focal point of arts in Albany. Dedicated to creating a diverse arts experience for all
Found on the historic Vancouver Street in Albany, the Vancouver Arts Centre is one of the region’s central hubs for arts experiences. With three galleries and numerous workshop spaces it offers an inclusive and diverse annual program of arts activities and experiences for everyone.
The centre coordinates, curates and hosts touring and local exhibitions, artists in residence, school holiday programs, adult and children’s workshops, community projects and a range of engaging cultural events across multiple art-forms. The centre is home to a number of active arts and craft groups and independent artists, it is well used by the local community whilst also welcoming all visitors through its doors.
For anyone interested in history, there is a self-guided heritage trail allowing visitors to explore the building’s unique heritage value; built in 1887 and designed by architect George Temple Poole, the sandstone brick building originally served as the Albany Cottage Hospital until 1962.
85 Vancouver Street