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La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre

Attractions Bendigo CBD

Hours: 10am - 5pm, Tues-Fri; 12noon-5pm weekends. Business events by arrangement.

Phone: 03 5441 8724
Fax: 03 5444 2177

The La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre is a multi-purpose contemporary visual arts facility. Located in the heart of Bendigo's arts precinct, its exhibition spaces showcase cutting edge contemporary art by local, national and international artists, with 18 exhibitions annually. The VAC also aims to engage with the community through public lectures, artist floortalks and an Artist in Residence program.

Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, weekends 12noon-5pm. Business events by arrangement.


Regional Victoria's award winning contemporary art gallery is an inspiring venue for business and community events. Together with its role as a public gallery, the VAC hosts a wide variety of public events for La Trobe University and for corporate and community clients.

The 90 seat auditorium is ideal for seminars, industry conferences, training, information sessions and launches and has excellent audio-visual facilities. Quality catering to suit your requirements can be served in the reception area, adjacent to the auditorium. Guests will enjoy the modern setting and the opportunity to view the current exhibitions.

Also available is a meeting room seating 12 people.

We welcome the opportunity to assist you with planning your next event.

121 View Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550, Australia


From Calder Highway (South) travel to Alexandra Fountain, turn left into View Street. We are located at 121 View Street, opposite the Bendigo Art Gallery and Capital Theatre.

For the latest news on whats happening at the VAC, please see our website, above.

The facade of the VAC is a public exhibition space and forms part of an ambitious exhibition program seeking to showcase the best in contemporary art practice. The Facade Project, a national competition for a major public artwork, is run in partnership with the City of Greater Bendigo. Every two years proposals are invited from Australian artists for this major public art commission. The selected work is installed on the 14x4 metre facade of the VAC, transforming the landscape of Bendigos Arts Precinct.