The Pharmacy Art Store Suppliers

Attention Great Southern artists, designers and makers! The Pharmacy Art Store, located in the Vancouver Arts Centre, is seeking creative talents to showcase their work and join our vibrant creative community. We welcome art, creative products, and art supplies from all genres. Applications are accepted at any time.

Click on the link below to download your application or contact the Arts and Culture team at [email protected] for more information.

The Pharmacy Art Store Application + Information


Applications are NOW CLOSED for the City of Albany Art Trail 2024 Exhibition Callout for the Vancouver Art Centre and Albany Town Hall Auditorium spaces.

The 2024 Southern Art and Craft Trail (21 September – 6 October) is a highly anticipated annual event on the region’s cultural calendar. The Albany Town Hall and the Vancouver Arts Centre (VAC) are popular venues for hire for the Southern Art and Craft Trail.

As a way of ensuring that the hire of these spaces is equitably shared with all members of the art community, we are putting together a call out for applications for the following exhibition spaces:

• Vancouver Arts Centre – Front gallery, small gallery, main gallery, courtyard room, large meeting room

• Town Hall - Upstairs auditorium


The Vancouver Arts Centre is committed to activating the centre by offering a range of creative workshops and classes for children and adults including; regular term classes, school holiday workshops and a range of one-off day and weekend workshops throughout the year. Applications are open year round to artists with experience in delivering group classes offering instruction and tuition in various art techniques using a wide range of mediums.

Click on the link below to find out more and to download an application form.

VAC Tutor Information + Application Form

CITY OF ALBANY 2024/2025 exhibition callouts

Applications have NOW CLOSED for the 2024/2025 Vancouver Arts Centre and the Town Hall exhibition callout.

Keep an eye out for the upcoming 2025/2026 program applications opening later in the year.


The City of Albany Artist in Residence (AIR) program is managed by the Arts and Culture team. Self-contained accommodation is provided at Mary Thomson House next to the Vancouver Arts Centre 1km form the Albany CBD. We have seven residency timeframes available over a 12 month period.

 The AIR program provides visiting artists with the opportunity to:

  • develop their practice through self-directed creative projects
  • to share skills and exchange knowledge with the Albany creative community
  • to develop professional networks within the region
  • to contribute to wider community engagement with the arts
  • to discover and share the rich  Great Southern heritage and environment
  • to contribute to raising the profile of Albany as a creative city.

APPLICATIONS have NOW CLOSED for the 2024/2025 residency program.

CITY OF ALBANY ARTIST IN RESIDENCE summer holiday workshop EOI 2025

In addition to the standard AIR program, the City of Albany will be offering a separate program to provide the opportunity for an artist to develop a workshop series as part of their residency.

RESIDENCY DATES: 10 January - 31 January 2025
WORKSHOP DATES: 20 January - 24 January 2025

APPLICATIONS have NOW CLOSED for the 2025 Summer Holiday Workshop program.

DISPLAY YOUR ART AT THE VAC - Art on the Wall Project

The Vancouver Arts Centre Art on the Walls project has expanded and is now open to all visual artists in the Great Southern Community aged 18 years and over. 

The Art on the Walls project aims to support and promote the work of Great Southern artists both emerging and established by giving them the opportunity to display their work in the Arts Centre and assist them with artwork sales (should they wish to list their work for sale).

2D and 3D works are both welcomed.

Click on the link below to find out more. 

Art on the walls

vac supported workshop program

Through its Supported Workshop Program the Vancouver Arts Centre offers assistance to community groups, professional community arts workers and professional artists (including but not limited to visual arts, dance, music, film, media arts, literature etc.) to facilitate sustainable and autonomous workshop program initiatives and support the continued growth and development of arts and culture within the Great Southern Region.

Click on the link below to find out more and to download an application form.

Supported Workshop Program

Town Hall Gallery volunteers 

We are currently taking expressions of interest from people interested in volunteer opportunities in the Town Hall Gallery. Please complete the below form and we will be in touch.

Web Forms - Town Hall Volunteer EOI


Applications are open throughout the year for Vancouver Arts Centre & Mary Thomson House Artist Studio Hire.

The VAC and MTH have 10 artist studios available for hire to the local arts community. Studios are provided to enable artists the opportunity to develop their artistic practice and professional career in a secure and stable environment. The VAC supports artists at any stage of their career and encourages an intergenerational mix of applications. 

Click on the link below to find out more and to download an application form.

Studio Hire Info + Application Form 2024/2025


Want to stand out as one of Albany’s most popular artists or artisans?
Become part of Albany Town Hall’s Box Office Artisan Store and sell your work here today.  Artistic products from all genres of creativity are welcome and encouraged.

Click on the link below to download your application or contact the Arts and Culture team at [email protected] for more information.

Box Office Store Supplier Application