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

for more information, visit webpages by clicking on logos

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

A weekly visual art group with workshops and open studio time

A boutique music festival that offers intimate and diverse performances

A weekend of open galleries, studios and workshops in the beautiful Bellingen Shire.

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


Current Exhibition

14 July – 9 August

Finding the Magic
Drawn to Art Youth Exhibition


11 August – 6 September

Cynthia Miller
John Biggart

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.


Click above for our online application form.  Payment options are PayPal or credit card.


Don’t want to pay online? Click above to download and print our membership form then post it with your payment or deliver to Nexus Gallery in person.

And below are some links to more info about the BCAC


• Member exhibitions four times a year
• 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.