WELCOME to the Bellingen Community Arts Council (BCAC)

The BCAC is a not-for-profit community organisation which is run entirely by volunteers.

It supports and enhances varied cultural and artistic activities and promotes cultural development in the Bellingen Shire. Please see links below.

The BCAC committee meets the first Tuesday of alternate months. Members and guests are invited to attend.

BCAC welcomes new members. Membership provides many attractive benefits.

Become a member of the BCAC

Our Activities

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A new exhibition every month presenting a diverse range of visual art

A weekly visual art group with workshops and open studio time

International, national and local musicians in September

Bellingen Shire Arts Week. A week long celebration of the Arts in Bellingen Shire.

Fascinating talks about eclectic art matters

Our annual exhibition of BCAC member visual art

Annual bush walk with creative inspirations for women
Contact Kym Pitman on 0429 216 461

We’d love you to visit Nexus – As long as you are Covid Safe


Now at Nexus

10 Oct – 5 Nov

Main Gallery
BCAC Spring Members’ Exhibition

Studio Gallery
Ceramics by Gloria Malone and Jane Northway

Coming Up

7 Nov – 3 Dec

Main Gallery
Ceramics and Paintings by Chris Campbell

Landscapes by David Hooper


Join the BCAC


Receive advance notice of special events, discounts on local art supplies and the opportunity to exhibit your work at the Nexus Community Gallery.

Rules of the BCAC
BCAC Constitution

Don’t want to pay online? Download and print our membership form and post it in.


• Member exhibitions four times a year (Including the Bellingen Members’ Art Prize)
• Individual or group shows
• Publicity for members’ activities
• Involvement with events
• Monthly openings and other gatherings with art enthusiasts
• Regular email updates


15% off framing at Bellingen Gallery and Framing Studio, Hyde St, Bellingen.
10% off purchases at the Island Art Shop Newry Island Drive, Urunga.
10% off art supplies at Weave, Hyde St, Bellingen.