Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns

at 96 Abbott Street, Cairns, 4870

The place for Contemporary Arts & Events in Cairns: Visual Arts, Theatre, Film, Music, Dance and More.

Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns
96 Abbott Street
Cairns , QLD 4870
Contact Phone
P: 07 40881010


Contemporary Arts from performance to visual art and much more!

How To Get to Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns

Bus Stop at front of Building

Opening time

  • Mondays: 10:00- 17:00
  • Tuesdays: 10:00- 17:00
  • Wednesdays: 10:00- 17:00
  • Thursdays: 10:00- 17:00
  • Fridays: 10:00- 17:00
  • Saturdays: 10:00- 17:00

General Info

Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns is a state-of-the-art cultural facility in the heart of the city which houses a 248-seat theatre for performances and film screenings, climate controlled exhibition galleries, artist studio, workshop space, office accommodation, and Gallery shop. The Centre provides accommodation for resident arts organizations, JUTE Theatre Company and KickArts Contemporary Arts and offers theatre and exhibition space for local artists and creatives. For all venue enquiries please contact the Venue Manager on 07 4050 9401 or visit our website www.artcairns.com.au Arts Queensland reserves the right to remove content that breaches any of the rules and in extreme cases, block individuals from future use. Where applicable, Arts Queensland may close comments on a topic if the discussion is deemed to have become irrelevant or out-of-date by the page administrators. Spamming or unsolicited bulk messaging will not be tolerated. Occurrences of this will be deleted and the user may be blocked. If you see any content that you deem inappropriate, please let Arts Queensland know and the matter will be acted upon. The views expressed and published on Arts Queensland social media sites by a participant, invitee, expert, guest or other person are not necessarily the views of Arts Queensland. Arts Queensland accepts no responsibility arising from reliance by any person or party on any comment or information published on any Arts Queensland social media sites. Arts Queensland does not guarantee the accuracy or currency of any comment published on an Arts Queensland social media site. Links to external websites and users’ social media accounts are provided as a convenience to users and such sites and associated content are not under the control of Arts Queensland. When links have been included, the content of these links does not and should not imply endorsement of that website, service or person by Arts Queensland.

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Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-22 03:10:51 GMT

This July is your chance to see what audiences from New York and South Korea to Perth and New Zealand have been raving about. The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer is utterly enchanting and we can see why performances have been selling out the world over. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdc3pS47uTU

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-20 06:45:00 GMT

CARGO CLUB #3 Welcome Home CARGO CLUB #3 O ka e ri na sai Transcultural Underground for Thoroughly Good Social Intercourse O ka e ri na sai to KAGO KLAB where past present and future align in a performance club of retro- and futurist technologies, spoken word, ancient rituals, live art, cool tunes and fluid improvisation. Embracing global themes and global citizens, KAGO KLAB is a relaxed theatre experience of unexpected beauty, passion and multi-lingual expressions of human happiness and great world sadness. Immerse, relax and go home refreshed. Antarbudaya Underground untuk Benar-Benar baik Sosial Intercourse. July 15, 7.30pm at Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns Tickets on sale now at http://www.centre-of-contemporary-arts-cairns.com.au/events/index.php?we_objectID=555

Published Centre For Australasian Theatre (CfAT) on 2016-06-20 06:09:19 GMT

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-20 01:40:08 GMT

Coming up next month at CoCA: Two great works for the entire family. http://goo.gl/8T9H8A

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-18 00:47:00 GMT

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-17 11:55:27 GMT

Thanks Cairns Post for the great pic of our dancer in residence Raghav Handa ahead of his Dance Masterclass for local dancers tomorrow - Open to intermediate level dancers and above, and just $10 for a 2 hour session. Check out our website for more details http://goo.gl/dyh3pC

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-17 00:01:38 GMT

TOMORROW: New Move Network Masterclass with 'Mens rea' creator and performer, Raghav Handa 10.30am http://goo.gl/pgf9no

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-16 23:32:01 GMT

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-16 22:27:34 GMT

Tickets to FNQ Film Festival are on sale now at Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns - buy a festival pass and save $42! #FNQFilmFestival #ArtsCairns #FNQMagazine #ENDHIV #Go2GayCairns

Published FNQ Magazine on 2016-06-16 21:48:34 GMT

Something's different around here!! We're super excited to see our new signage has been finished today, showcasing some of the exciting events we have coming up at CoCA over the next few weeks. Make sure to keep an out as we add new events! JUTE Theatre CompanyJUTE Theatre SchoolKickArts Contemporary Arts CairnsTicketLiNKParadiso Cairns

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-16 05:42:00 GMT

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-16 04:05:15 GMT

TOMORROW: JUTE Theatre Company's The Salt Remains by Tom Gardiner opens, 6.30pm. (Season runs until Saturday 2nd July) http://goo.gl/8hPHQL

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-16 01:28:01 GMT

The Salt Remains premieres at JUTE Theatre Company tomorrow! Book now at www.jute.com.au JUTE Theatre School Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns

Published Oasis Magazine on 2016-06-15 22:39:12 GMT

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-15 08:25:00 GMT

Vigil for Orlando at Paradiso Cairns Tomorrow 6pm. #cairnsstandswithorlando #pulse #orlando

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-13 05:01:39 GMT

Front page of Cairns Eye today. A lovely surprise. Thank you to Rosalind Pulley at Cairns Post for the editorial and fab images. It has been a wonderful and challenging journey so far since moving to Cairns. Change can be a good thing! Our next Sunday Soiree is 24th July 4pm at beautiful Kewarra Beach Resort. Cairns Beaches to Smithfield Living Arts Queensland Cairns Post Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa The Beach Shack, Kewarra Beach Resort Kewarra Beach Neighbourhood Watch Sun Pacific College (English Language School & Student Accommodation) Good Morning Cairns Visit Palm Cove Visit Queensland, Australia Explore Tropical North Queensland Entertainment Cairns Sunday Soirée Northern Beaches News Cairns Voice Studio Mod Films Cairns Business Women's Club CQUniversity Australia Coral Finance Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns Tanks Arts Centre

Published Cairns Voice Studio on 2016-06-12 20:52:04 GMT

Fighting climate change with puppets? Australian puppeteer Tim Watts presents the story of Alvin Sputnik, a lone undersea diver making his way in a post-climate change world. Performing at CoCA July 12th & 13th. Group discounts available https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNv6wJZ1MiU

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-11 00:03:00 GMT

Tickets now on sale for the FNQ Film Festival presented by FNQ Magazine! Grab your festival pass and help #ENDHIV here: http://goo.gl/REEaHe Happy Thursday!

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-09 06:20:01 GMT

NEXT WEEK: DANCE MASTERCLASS with Raghav Handa of Mens rea: The Shifters intent Learn an excerpt of Raghav's work and have the opportunity to engage with the 3D technology he uses throughout Mens rea. Masterclass Outline - Begin with a warm up; - Discussion of Raghav Handa's choreographic process for Mens rea; - Learn Mens rea repertoire and a short duet phrase; - Perform the duet phrase with projection; and - cool down to finish. Presented as part of the New Move Network

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-09 04:52:39 GMT

Thank-you Pip Miller PR - Publicity, Content & Styling and mainstream media for attending our press call today at the Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns. We announced that the HIV Foundation QUEENSLAND (END HIV) is our 2016 presenting partner for FNQ Film Festival. #ENDHIV #FNQMagazine #Go2GayCairns #ENDHIV2020

Published FNQ Magazine on 2016-06-06 09:39:16 GMT

TOMORROW: End Credits Unseen Cinema Series presents 'PAWNO' 4.30pm http://goo.gl/U58yoj

Published Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns on 2016-06-04 03:23:00 GMT

SPEAR- A film by Stephen Page A foot in each world, a heart in none. Originally a Bangarra Dance Theatre production, this debut film is a cinematic experience not to be missed. Saturday 16 July from 1-3:30pm Venue: Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns Tickets can be purchased for $15 from www.artcairns.com.au https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39Zd6jEKgts&feature=youtu.be

Published Cairns Indigenous Art Fair on 2016-06-03 03:36:49 GMT

Mens rea is in final rehearsal stages at the Rex University of Sydney Performance Studies. Thanks for all your support University of Sydney! Raghav Kye Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns Australia Council for the Arts Deakin Motion.Lab

Published Mens rea: The Shifter's Intent on 2016-06-02 23:12:41 GMT


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