Our talented and passionate community of artists can help you create a day that is authentic and distinctly yours. Our centres are home to designers, textile artists, gold and silversmiths, visual artists, musicians and photographers.

Gorman Arts Centre resident, Andrew Sikorski of Art Atelier, contemporary yet classic photography has won him numerous awards throughout his extensive career, including ACT Wedding Photographer of the Year (AIPP). His eye for detail will capture all the important moments of your special day, leaving you with genuine and beautiful photographs.

Glass artist, Carole Griffiths, creates pieces of exquisite wearable art that are vibrant and elegant. In her studio at Gorman Arts Centre, Carole crafts individually hand-made glass beads, to create jewellery in her signature style – known for its colour and ability to make an impact. Carole can be commissioned to make unique, bespoke pieces of wearable art that are truly original.

Ainslie Arts Centre is home to some of the finest musicians in Canberra. Whether you are looking for a string quartet or a sophisticated jazz ensemble, our extensive network of musicians means we can find the right performers for you.

From the moment your booking is confirmed, we will work closely with you to coordinate your requirements.

Please contact our Events and Venue Hire Coordinator at venues[at]agac.com.au or call (02) 6182 0000 to discuss your needs and how we can help create a special event for you.

  • Photo by wedding photographer, Andrew Sikorski of Art Atelier.
  • Reception setup in the Main Hall at Ainslie Arts Centre
  • Tie the knot under a gorgeous hawthorn tree at Gorman Arts Centre
  • Beautiful bouqets at Gorman Arts Centre
  • Ceremony setup in the Main Hall at Ainslie Arts Centre
  • Gorman Arts Centre. Photo by Andrew Sikorski


Both Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres offer ideal settings for weddings.  Centrally located heritage venues with spacious gardens offer a distinctive and intimate setting for your wedding. Whether it’s an intimate garden party for your closest friends, or a large celebration, we understand that your wedding day is unique, and will work closely with you to ensure that it’s a success.

For a relaxed outdoors affair, host your wedding in one of Gorman Arts Centre’s tranquil courtyards under the leafy shade of a magnificent Hawthorn Tree. Or, for a larger affair with a touch of elegance, the Main Hall at the Ainslie Arts Centre boasts high ceilings, leafy outlook and heritage charm. Available for both ceremonies and receptions, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres offer a range of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces suitable for all seasons.

Love the idea of an outdoors ceremony but worried about the weather? The Main Hall at Gorman Arts Centre is kept free just for you, in case the weather turns.