A living place for curiosity and collaboration, meeting and meaning.
The heart of a creative community.
A precinct of art, culture and learning.
A living place for curiosity and collaboration, meeting and meaning. The heart of a creative community. A precinct of art, culture and learning.
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2022 Studio Residency Program

Come and join us for six months as a Convent Studio Resident Artist in 2022! 

 We are inviting Expressions of Interest from artists and creative industries leaders to engage with our unique precinct and reshape the way our audiences experience art and place. This residency is designed for artists who want to be an active part of the Convent’s vibrant community and spend time immersing themselves in everything the place has to offer.  

Applications are open from now until Sunday 10 July 2022.

Find out more below or apply here.

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Green Room nominations announced!

Green Room Award nominations have just been announced for 2022 and we are so thrilled that the Convent has received 7 nominations

See the full list of nominees here

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Abbotsford Convent is Australia’s largest multi-arts precinct. We are home to over 120 studios, a gallery, cafes, a radio station, a school, and an abundance of green open space. Every year the Convent curates and welcomes a diverse range of art projects, rehearsals, workshops, exhibitions, markets, events and festivals. We look forward to welcoming you!