ACU Art Collection

Our collections

Matteo di Giovanni c.1428-95 Italy, Madonna and Child with St John the Baptistc.1490 oil and tempera on softwood H57.4 x 39.5 cm Acquired 2017 Australian Catholic University Art Collection

The ACU Art Collection

With over 1,000 diverse and interesting artworks, the ACU Art Collection is a valuable asset to the University and wider community, showcasing a commitment to the arts and to scholarship focused on issues that are central to ACU’s Mission.

The ACU Art Collection is organised into four key areas:

  • ACU Modern and Contemporary Art Collection
  • ACU Chapel Collection
  • ACU Ceremonial Collection
  • ACU Historical Collection

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Initiatives and prizes

ACU Prize for Poetry

The annual ACU Prize for Poetry aims to support Australian poets and to continue the rich Catholic Church tradition of patronising the arts.

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ACU exclusive gifts

Exclusive gifts

With an ever-expanding range of specialty ACU Art Collection merchandise, the shop is a great source of gift ideas. Highlights include religious and secular items, as well as boutique cultural keepsakes.

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