Foyer Gallery

Foyer Gallery

Conveniently located in the centre of Belconnen and easily accessible via car, bicycle or public transport; our bright, iconic outdoor artworks make the Arts Centre a breeze for your guests to find. Our Foyer Gallery is our premier hire space adjacent to Lake Ginninderra. Its open design and flexibility means we can offer a variety of configurations within an art gallery setting. Your guests will enjoy gathering in a creative environment showcasing artworks from a variety of local, national and sometimes international artists.


The sophisticated Foyer Gallery space is light filled with floor to ceiling windows facing the lake. There is access to an outdoor area for drinks or breakouts overlooking the water. The Foyer is fully accessible, all on one level and very comfortable for people of all ages. As a premier cultural and public venue we provide a beautiful space that is welcoming, supportive and adaptable, designed to meet our diverse community and client needs.

Theatre style seating for a conference, reception, performance or presentation ceremony with stage up to 150.
Sit down wedding reception, gathering or workshop between 50 – 75.
Stand up cocktail style event up to 200.

All basic furniture (chairs, tables, lectern, screens), set up, staffing and cleaning are always included in our pricing. There are no surprises!

For sit down meals, cocktail or large events, you are invited to engage your preferred caterer or provide your own catering for your event. We are happy to work with your chosen caterer and provide space in one of our adjacent workshops for food preparation and a fridge for safe food storage. Please ask us for our list of recommended caterers.

We can run a bar for your larger events including beer, wine and soft drinks. Or for your daytime function we can organise tea/coffee and morning or afternoon tea. Please ask us about these options.

Floor Space >15 x 27m, 405 square metres
Ceiling > 3 – 6m high, sloped and articulated feature ceiling designed by Williams Ross Architects.
Climate Control > Floor heating, extraction fans and opening glass doors on two walls.


STYLING > Please ask us for a list of stylists. If you have something specific in mind we will always try to accomodate your ideas. We are happy to work with your chosen supplier.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT > We have an in house technical service who can set up any specific lighting, sound, visuals for your event. Most of this equipment we have onsite, please discuss your specific requirements. Some technical briefs may attract an additional set up fee, please talk to us about your vision.

STAGING > We have a small stage available for use with stairs.

LIVE MUSIC > You are welcome to bring in a DJ or live music. Please discuss with us to ensure the technical requirements are arranged.

“It was a pleasure working in the venue, and please pass on our sincere thanks to all of the staff who went above and beyond to help us during our event!” Nicole, Centenary of Canberra

Website > Check our website for more info and complete an enquiry online below.
Email >
Phone > 02 6173 3300 > Di Libke, Events Co ordinator

Download a PDF copy of the Foyer Gallery Information and Specifications HERE

Enquiry Form – Foyer Gallery

Name * Phone number * Email * Postal address * Organisation (if applicable) ABN (if applicable) I/We hold Public Liability insurance to the value of $20 million

Our Stage 2 building project is scheduled to commence in 2018. Please be mindful that this may affect which spaces are availble for hire.

Hire date * Hire start time * Hire finish time * Purpose of hire * Preferred hire space *
Estimated attendance (max. 200 people) *
Estimated attendance (max. 30 people) * Required seating arrangement *
Estimated attendance (max. 80 people) *
Do you require one or both Creative Workshop spaces? *
One workshopBoth workshops
Estimated attendance (max. 30 people) *
Do you have any further comments or enquiries?