UC Cultural Pass

Open doors to Canberra's landmark institutions

As a UC student you can gain exclusive access to events, exhibitions and more.

UC’s Cultural Pass lets you enjoy access to Canberra’s world of art, culture and heritage, thanks to our partnership with Canberra’s leading national cultural institutions. Yearly membership is $15 and valued at +$350.

Membership is available to all Faculty of Art and Design students enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Design degree or unit in 2021.

There are limited passes available so don’t miss out!

Purchase the 2021 UC Cultural Pass

Explore the benefits

Benefits include exclusive access and discounts to events, exhibitions, educational tools and member lounges.

National Gallery of Australia

  • Complimentary ticket to major exhibition
  • Discounted tickets at all events
  • 10 per cent discount at gallery shop and café
  • Entry to the members lounge with complimentary coffee and tea

National Portrait Gallery

  • Member’s discounts to ticketed exhibitions
  • Member’s discounts to events and talks at the gallery
  • Invitations to exclusive Gallery events free throughout the year

Australian War Memorial

  • Access to friends only exclusive events
  • Subscriptions to AWM content
  • Priority access to Anzac and Remembrance Day tickets

National Library of Australia

  • Access to the Friends Lounge
  • 15 per cent discount at the NLA Bookshop
  • 15 per cent discount on online bookings for NLA events and membership prices at Friends’ events

National Museum of Australia

  • Discounted ticket to a major exhibition
  • Access to lakeside members’ lounge with complimentary refreshments
  • Invitations to talks and presentations
  • 10 per cent discount at the Museum café and shop

Museum of Australian Democracy

  • Free entry anytime
  • Dedicated building tour

National Film and Sound Archive

  • One complementary ticket to each exhibition (2 per year)
  • Buy one get one free tickets to Arc Cinema, with the exception of third party and venue hire events


This initiative is a pilot project in 2021 developed by UC Faculty of Arts and Design in partnership with Canberra’s major cultural institutions.

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