What's On



  /  March 15 – 18 May 2014

For twelve years now, ACCA has selected a group of rising Australian artists and invited them to make a new work for the annual commissions exhibition, NEW.

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Our First 30 Years

This is how it all began…
In the early 80s the need for a dedicated contemporary art space was mooted in Melbourne’s art circles for works that might not ‘easily occupy a place in the normal exhibition system’. A 19th century gardener’s cottage in the Botanic Gardens was proposed as the place for the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Since then ACCA has launched thousands of new programs and forged ahead with a maverick spirit and a passion to promote contemporary art and artists in Australia.

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ICONS Lecture Series

  • Lecture series
  /  Monday 28 July, Monday 4 August, Monday 11 August, Monday 18 August, Monday 1 September, Monday 8 September, Monday 15 September, Monday 22 September

Following the breakthrough 100 Works, 50 More Works (let's be honest it was 1,000s) and ISMS lecture series, ACCA brings you ICONS.

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Stephanie Rosenthal

  • Talk
  /  Wednesday 7 May, 6pm

Stephanie Rosenthal Chief Curator of Haywood Gallery, gives an exclusive key-note lecture on her projects including Paul McCarthy, LaLa Land Parody Paradise and Pipilotti Rist, Eyeball Massage.

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