Portland Arts Centre

Portland Arts Centre

Owned and managed by Glenelg Shire Council, Portland Arts Centre (PAC) is situated in the heart of Portland and houses a 144 seat proscenium arch theatre – for live theatre and cinema – and a community gallery foyer space.

The Glenelg Shire Council’s Arts Glenelg Program aims to provide a diverse range of professional national touring performances, catering for a range of age groups and interests.

We present around 20 performances of high quality drama, cabaret, morning music, puppetry, comedy, children’s shows in a season, mainly at the PAC but also in Casterton and Heywood, to reach all audiences in the region.

The PAC also presents several community exhibitions per year in the foyer gallery spaces. The majority of these exhibitions feature some of the many talented visual artists living in the region, but the exhibition program also includes artists from outside the region, and sometimes touring exhibitions of visual arts and/or social history.

The PAC accepts venue hires for performances, presentations and community arts use.

Since July 2016, the PAC has shared the building with independent cinema operator, Twilight Cinemas, which runs regular new release movie screenings.

Visit  portlandartscentre.com.au  for the latest event  updates and arts news.

Book tickets online or call 03 5529 2263

 

Arts Glenelg Performances for 2022

As you like it: Shakespeare in the Gardens     Portland Botanic Gardens   Thursday 10th Feb     6.30pm

Lloyd Webber and the great Composers         Portland Civic Hall     Friday 18th Feb    10.30am

Lloyd Webber and the Great Composers       Casterton Town Hall     Friday 18th Feb    7.30pm

Mayor for a Day     Portland Civic Hall  Thursday 24th Feb   7.30pm

Trinket the Robot     Portland Civic Hall   Thursday 7th April  10.30am & 1.00 pm

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dancehall    Portland Civic Hall   Saturday 9th April   11.00am

Blowin’ In The Wind: ANZAC’s and the Veterans  Portland Civic Hall   Tuesday 26th April  10.30am

Animals in Hiding: Lior & Domini   Portland Arts Centre   Saturday 7th May  7.30pm

Become the One   Portland Arts Centre   Friday 13th May   7.30pm

Circling Time: Kutcha Edwards    Portland Atrs Centre   Saturday 21st May   7.30pm

Ronald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers  Portland Arts Centre  Monday 30th May   6.30pm

Ronald Dahland the Imagination Seekers   Portland Arts Centre  Tuesday 31st May  10.30am & 1.00pm

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow  Portland Civic Hall  Sunday 5th June   7.00pm

The Year of Magical Thinking  Portland Arts Centre   Wednesday 8th June   7.30pm

Bach by Candlelight  Narrawong Mechamics Institute Hall   Saturday 18th June  7.30pm

Bach by candlelight   Mumbannar Memorial Hall   Sunday 19th June  7.30pm

Stan and Mable   Portland Arts Centre   Thursday 30th June   11.00am

The Sapphires   Portland Arts Centre   Thursday 12th July   7.30pm

Small Night in with Dave Graney & Clare Moore   Portland Arts Centre    Saturday July 12th   7.30pm

ROFL: The Listies   Portland Arts Centre   Tuesday 26th July  6.30 pm\

ROLF: The Listies  Portland Arts Centre  Wednesday July 27th  10.30am & 1.00pm

A Taste of Tamworth  Heywood Community Hall  Sunday 7th August   7.00pm

Gameboys Cinematic Universe   Portland Arts Centre   Saturday 20th August   7.30pm

Yong   Portland Arts Centre   Wednesday 31st August   10.30qm & 1.00pm

Some Enchanted Evening   Portland Arts Centre   Thursday 1st September  10.30am

Vivaidi’s Four Seasons MCO  Portland Arts Centre   Thursday 8th September  10.30am

Vivalidi’s Four Seasons  MCO   Casterton Town Hall  Friday 9th September   7.30 pm

Small Night In with Charles Jenkins and Dave Cosma  Portland Arts Centre  Saturday 10th Sept 7.30pm

Bunkasaurus   Portland Arts Centre  Monday 3rd October  6.30pm

Bunkasaurus   Portland Arts centre  Tuesday 4th October   10.30am & 1.00pm

Don’t Shoot Ne, I’m Only The Piano Player; Davis Scheel  Portland Arts Centre Friday 14th Oct 10.30am

The Hall Committee   Narrawong Mechanics Hall  Friday 21st October   7.30pm

Sound of Your Town: Mama Kin Spender   Portland Arts Centre   Saturday 5 November  7.30pm

 

 

Arts Glenelg Exhibitions

Remarkable Australians and their Boats   Portland Arts Centre  Tuesday 1st February -Saturday 30th April

First Nations Artists Group Exhibition   Portland Arts Centre  Thursday 7th July – Sunday 2nd October

Emerging Artists   Portland Arts Centre   Thursday 6th October – Sunday 20th November

Artists Spotlight: Rowan  Portland Arts Centre  Thursday 24th November – Sunday 29th Jan 2023

Changed Forever: Legacies of Conflict  Portland Drill Hall  Thursday 15th December – Sunday 15th Jan 2023

 

 

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