“To all who are passionately dedicated
to the search for new “epiphanies” of beauty
so that through their creative work as
artists they may offer these as gifts to the world.”
St John Paul II Letter to Artists, 4th April 1999
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a dynamic, modern Catholic university with a deep and abiding commitment to culture. Drawing on the long and rich heritage of the Catholic Church as a patron of the arts, we support and engage in a wide array of arts and cultural activities. These simultaneously reflect the University’s unique Catholic mission and vision while strengthening our identity as an ambitious and vibrant intellectual community.
In recent years, ACU has invested significantly in developing our reputation in arts and culture with several exciting new initiatives. For example, we have:
These initiatives – and others you will discover on the ACU Arts and Culture Hub – will be complemented by new initiatives as we develop our arts and culture strategy in the coming years.
As a leading Catholic university, artistic and cultural distinction is an indispensable part of our future. We invite you to explore our hub and welcome your engagement with arts and culture at ACU.