Courses & Workshops

Box Hill Community Arts Centre offers a diverse range of workshops, term courses and runs a comprehensive School Holiday Program.

Check out the many different programs on offer.


Box Hill Community Arts Centre (BHCAC) is an artistic and cultural hub within the City of Whitehorse.

Home to a wide variety of local arts and community groups, including the Alcove Art Shop, the Centre is a meeting place where people from all walks of life can come together to experience and enjoy the arts.

Art classes and workshops are on offer throughout the year for people of all ages. BHCAC is lucky to have a diverse range of artists who teach our classes. Each of our tutors bring their own approach to both creating and teaching art. The Centre’s art studios and meeting rooms, including an exhibition space, are also available for hire.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre acts as ‘home’ to many regular hire groups, ranging from Art and Craft, Performing Arts, Community and Special Interest groups. Learn more about the BHCAC Community Groups.

Whitehorse City Council supports a healthy, vibrant, inclusive and diverse community. Box Hill Community Arts Centre welcomes all members of the community to participate in our programs.


Be part of the creative community at Box Hill Community Arts Centre!

We are looking for passionate, community-minded people to join the team at Box Hill Community Arts Centre in volunteer roles. Volunteers support our classes and studio programs, provide exhibition and venue support or assist with the beautiful decorative gardens.

Garden Volunteers

Box Hill Community Arts Centre Garden Volunteers help to create a vibrant, welcoming and creative garden space for visitors to the centre to enjoy. Volunteers assist with the development and maintenance of the gardens at Box Hill Community Arts Centre.

Visitor Services and Program Support Volunteers

Visitor Services and Program Support Volunteers enhance visitor experiences at Box Hill Community Arts Centre by providing a warm and helpful presence to visitors. Volunteers promote the Centre by welcoming all visitors, offering information and support as well as assisting exhibitors and the BHCAC team.

The Gallery

The Gallery is an impressive space and is designed to host a wide variety of exhibitions throughout the year, supporting both individual artists and groups. 

The exhibitions are diverse, ranging from traditional and contemporary art forms to new ideas and techniques. The gallery also promotes social inclusion and cultural diversity by supporting local, state, and interstate artists, including emerging, mid-career, and established artists.

The Gallery is open Monday to Friday during office hours, with varying hours on weekends. Entry to the exhibitions is free, inviting the public to explore and engage with the art on display as well as the surrounding landscaped gardens.

Box Hill Community Arts Centre invites applications from artists to exhibit within our professional public gallery. Located in the award-winning Box Hill Community Arts Centre building, the light-filled gallery comes equipped with a hanging system, display cabinets, professional lighting and an adjoining lounge/ kitchen area. 

For gallery hire costs, gallery dimensions, promotion & more info, make an enquiry online or contact Exhibitions and Venue Hire Officer Timothy Greaves via phone 03 9895 8888 

Arty Parties

Celebrate creativity with Box Hill Community Arts Centre’s Arty Parties, designed for both kids and adults! 

These parties offer a unique opportunity to explore your artistic side while enjoying time with friends and family. With a wide range of art activities to choose from, our experienced instructors ensure a fun and engaging experience for all skill levels. 

Whether it’s a birthday, corporate event, or just a fun gathering, Arty Parties at BHCAC are a fantastic way to make lasting memories while creating beautiful art. 

The Box Hill Community Arts Centre has been a vital hub for artistic and cultural projects in the City of Whitehorse.

Lady with brown hair sculpting a vase at a pottery wheel

The Box Hill Community Arts Centre has a rich history rooted in the local community’s passion for the arts. 

Brick building with triangular chimney with coloured bricks