Community engagement

Annual Graduate Screenings

The Film and Television Annual Graduate Screenings are the first chance to see films from Australia’s best emerging filmmakers before their release to the international film festival circuit. 

Dance 40: Celebrating 40 years of Dance

Since 1978, VCA Dance has fuelled the development of contemporary dance in Australia. We invite everyone to join us in celebrating this important milestone with a series of performances, new dance works and public talks that illuminate the future direction of dance.

Grant Street Theatre

Grant Street Theatre has undergone a radical revamp consisting of the refurbished theatre and Lionel's Lounge, Southbank's newest destination bar and café. Redeveloped into a multi-purpose performance space, Grant Street will play host to a programmed line up of performance art, jazz, contemporary music and a mix of local and student performances each week. 

Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Our primary exhibition space, the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, plays an important role in the life of the Faculty and the broader community. It is a professional exhibiting space for graduate and alumni work, School of Art studio projects, artists-in-residence, staff exhibitions, as well as independent local and international exhibitions.

VCA Artspace

The VCA Artspace is a dedicated student exhibition space, where students are encouraged to test ideas and present their work in a supported peer environment. Members of the public are invited to visit and enjoy the space.