Community engagement

Annual Graduate Screenings

The Film and Television Annual Graduate Screenings are the first chance to see films from Australia’s best emerging filmmakers before their release to the international film festival circuit. Each film can be viewed three times over the screening season.

Artists Booking Service

The Artists Booking Service is Melbourne's finest agency for professional performing artists from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

Grant Street Theatre

Grant Street Theatre has undergone a radical revamp consisting of the refurbished theatre and Lionel's Lounge, Southbank's newest destination bar and café. Redeveloped into a multi-purpose performance space, Grant Street will play host to a programmed line up of performance art, jazz, contemporary music and a mix of local and student performances each week. 

Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Our primary exhibition space, the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, plays an important role in the life of the Faculty and the broader community. It is a professional exhibiting space for graduate and alumni work, School of Art studio projects, artists in-residence, staff exhibitions, as well as independent local and international exhibitions.

VCA Artspace

The VCA Artspace is a dedicated student exhibition space, where students are encouraged to test ideas and present their work in a supported peer environment. Members of the public are invited to visit and enjoy the space.