Visual Arts Centre

About the VAC

The La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre (VAC) is the focus for the University’s cultural mission in Bendigo, showcasing contemporary visual art.


The VAC seeks to present the best in contemporary art, and provides a focus for discussion relevant to contemporary ideas and art practice.

Facilities for hire

The VAC offers unique spaces in which to host corporate, educational and social events.

Facade project

The façade of the VAC is a public exhibition space and is part of a bi-ennial exhibition program.

Education program

Schools and community groups are encouraged to actively engage with the VAC.

Public programs and events

A monthly list of seminars, workshops, information sessions, curatorial lectures and other events which are open to the public to attend.

Contact us

Who to contact, how to get here, join our mailing list.

VAC call for proposals

The 2015 exhibition program has been finalised. Proposals for the 2016 exhibition program will be accepted during March and April 2015. Application guidelines will be available from this site from February 2015.

VAC floor plans