Vancouver Arts Centre

Vancouver Arts Centre is a vibrant community arts centre, gallery and home to many local arts and craft groups. The centre is dedicated to the delivery of an inclusive and diverse arts program for all sectors of the community across all art forms

“Our key purpose is to develop the creative capacity of our region. We will focus on the practice of art making and achieve our purpose by delivering a diverse and engaging artistic program that empowers our community and the cultural sector"

Through it’s Artist in Residence Program, exhibitions, workshops, community arts projects and partnerships with other organisations, the Vancouver Arts Centre provides a vibrant and dynamic basis for arts in our community and a resource for outlying areas.

Our normal business hours are currently Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm.

For more information and to stay in the loop please call us on (08) 6820 3740, email us at arts@albany.wa.gov.au to be added to our mailing list, or find us on our social pages:

Instagram @Vancouver_arts

Facebook @AlbanyArts

Art, Craft and other Groups

A number of art, craft and other groups have their homes at the Vancouver Arts Centre and meet regularly throughout the year.
Groups include:

REGULAR USER GROUPS
ALBANY ART GROUP
Weekly drawing and painting groups, workshops, exhibitions. Group meeting on second Monday of the month. 
  albanyartgroup@yahoo.com                                                      
ALBANY POTTERY GROUP
Over forty years old, we welcome members of all abilities to our fully equipped studio. Hand build or use the club’s wheels to throw clay. Club Day, Thursday 10am-4pm.
albanypotterygroup@gmail.com
ACE CAMERA CLUB INC.
Fully equipped studio for beginners to advanced photographers. Everything photographic in a non-competitive environment. Opening times vary according to activities. Club night fourth Wednesday of the month.
ace.albany@gmail.com
FLORAL ART GROUP
First Friday of the month, 10am - 2:30pm.
libbyhocking@iinet.net.au
PORCELAIN PAINTING FRIENDS
Meeting the 1st Thursday of the month to create original art on porcelain and glass in both modern and traditional styles. New painters always welcome.
Contact Vancouver Arts Centre for group contact info.
ALBANY SPINNERS INC.
Meet together to spin and learn about all things fibre related. Thursdays, 10am - 3pm. February - mid December.
albanyspinnersinc@gmail.com
ALBANY WEAVERS INC.
Weaving fibres and yarns on table and floor looms to create cloth, scarves, blankets, tea towels, cushions and much more. Tuesdays, 10am - 3pm.
albanyweavers@gmail.com
ALBANY FILM SOCIETY
Films screened for appreciation from a range of genres, second Tuesday of the month, 7:30pm.
albanyfilmsoc@gmail.com

All groups meet regularly, run their own programs/workshops and are keen to attract new members. For more information please contact us and we will put you in touch with a representative from the group that you are interested in.