Gorman House Arts Centre

Gorman House Arts Centre is a significant heritage complex that has been adapted for arts use. It is occupied by some of the ACT's Key Arts Organisations, smaller arts groups and individual artists.

The Centre offers intimate performance spaces, dance studios and workshops, a gallery, artists' studios, small offices for arts organisations and meeting rooms. The Centre supports a range of innovative and accessible arts activities and is a short walk to Civic.

Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres are managed by an independent not-for-profit organisation, Gorman House Arts Centre Incorporated, under head licence from the ACT Government.

Gorman House was constructed in the 1920's as a hostel for government workers and is highly valued by the local community for its link with this early stage in Canberra's development. Gorman House is listed on the ACT Heritage Places Register.

You can read the heritage listing for Gorman House on the ACT Heritage Register External Link

Gorman House Arts Centre Courtyard

Gorman House Arts Centre

The western courtyard at Gorman House Arts Centre (photo by Andrew Sikorski).


Ainslie Avenue



02 6182 0000




Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres External Link

Resident Artists and Organisations

A list of resident artists and organisations is available on the Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres website External Link

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