We have lots to offer in Semester 2 with some great new programs! Please take a minute to read the complete guide and share with your friends, family and neighbours!
The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation
For the first time ever, MPavilion are welcoming submissions from architecture and design professionals and students to collaborate with them on their public program between
Opening Thursday 13 July, 6pm
13 – 30 July
Luke Duncan King’s practice continually considers the virtues of the biro drawing on paper. Obsessive repetition of line work expresses the tension between what is dangerous
Visible is an innovative music mentorship program which for the past four years has given a kick start to many musicians from new and emerging communities.
Are you a musician,
EOIs close 16 July 2017Melbourne’s West hosts UK-based risk-takers (and risk-chasers) Forest Fringe in a two week long creative residency as part of Fringe 2017. The 10-day Forest Exchange Lab is a space for conversation, deep experimentation and creative exchange between three visiting and three local artists.
Fringe is calling for Expressions of Interest for local artists to participate in the Forest Exchange Lab, an opportunity to exchange ideas with international artists and take over
MOREART PUBLIC ART SHOW
Artists are invited to submit a concept for our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.
2017 THEME: THRESHOLDS
The level or point at which you start to experience
Selected Indigenous works from the Moreland Art Collection
Curated by Kate ten Buuren
In conjunction with NAIDOC week the Counihan
Gallery In Brunswick presents the
The Thinkers & Makers Salon is a monthly curated event with special guest presentations, jam sessions, an open mic segment, impromptu readings and performances
Soma – Brunswick, 421 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Poppy Elixir?s paintings explore the fluctuations and variance of intimacy through the depiction of intense human interaction and
12 & 13 August 2017It’s back! And bigger than ever! Returning to this year’s Craft Cubed festival, Craft presents their Craft and Design as a Career symposium! Featuring an incredible line-up of guest speakers including The Good Copy’s Penny Modra and Radical Craftivist Rayna Fahey from Radical Cross Stitch, this year’s #CDC invites you to share in the stories of leading artists and designers as they relate their successes and missteps, advice and unique perspectives on contemporary craft and design practice in Australia and beyond. For more info go here
Applications close 31 August 2017The Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program is a one-off grant round to fund local creative projects which will take place in the designated Regional Centre for Culture area in 2018. It provides a unique opportunity for Creative Victoria to support local practitioners, groups and organisations to extend their practice, profile their work and meet their creative aspirations. Applicants to the Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program must be based in the designated Regional Centre for Culture 2018 area:
- City of Greater Bendigo
- Mount Alexander Shire
June 30 – August 12
Opening Friday 30 June 6.00pm
Neon Parc is delighted to announce the opening of new work by one of Australia’s most critically acclaimed and widely respected contemporary artists,
Creative Moreland is changing. We are now Creatives+Makers and will be moving the URL creativesandmakers.com.au.
The site will now be covering the whole of Melbourne so please
4 – 9 July 2017 | La MamaThe Melbourne Festival of Puppetry is back! And this year, there is an incredible array of puppetry to be experienced from across Australia and across the world. This years program includes special performances from Anino Shadowplay Collective (Philipines), People Who Play With Theatre (New Zealand) as well as performances by the world-renowned Australian puppeteer Richard Bradshaw (NSW, Australia) to mention but a few. For more info go here
Applications close 31 July 2017Ausdance invite eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of interest.
Your fellowship activities should be completed within two years. The fellowship will not contribute to a performance, but you must produce a public outcome of some description
Opening Thursday 29 June, 6pm
29 June ? 9 July
The heroes of Wendy Korol?s making are overlooked, commonplace objects such as handles and knobs. We
Applications close 24 July 2017
Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which
MoreArt Public Art Show
Our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.
Applications open now!
MoreArt is our annual art-in-public-spaces event that continues to surprise and engage
Applications close 12 September 2017The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.
They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality.
The Trust primarily provides
Tandum is a NGO who support a variety of initiatives in third world countries. This collaboration is to provide reusable sanitary packs for young girls in Kenya so they can
Sunday June 25 at 06:00 pm
Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick
We Work This Shop is a free weekly poetry & spoken word workshop hosted by Melbourne Spoken Word. It?s a space open to anyone
Applications are open for the next Round She Goes Market in Melbourne on Sunday 13 August at the Coburg Town Hall – roundshegoes.com.au/be-a-stallholder/melbourne/
Applications close 24
Powershop and MIFF are inviting filmmakers (and anyone) in Australia to create a short film for the inaugural Powershorts Film Competition
To enter, you must shoot a film using
Applications close 30 June 2017tilde: Melbourne Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival is seeking submissions for their third international festival in October 2017. tilde was founded in 2014 to showcase the work of trans and gender diverse filmmakers as well as films containing trans and gender diverse content and characters.
tilde is seeking short and feature length entries of all genres from across the globe. Films will be selected in line with the festival values. tilde highlights the stories and perspectives
Applications close 28 June 2017HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is seeking applications from artists worldwide for residencies taking place at HIAP Suomenlinna and HIAP Cable Factory in 2018.
HIAP Residency Programme is HIAP’s main residency programme, which has welcomed artists to Helsinki since the year 1998. The programme focuses on contemporary art but is open for
Entries are now open for the 2017 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers, a developmental award open exclusively to Australian secondary school students across
VICSEG New Futures would like to invite you to our Refugee Week event
The Film Screening of – ‘Constance on the Edge’
This year for Refugee Week, VICSEG New Futures is
This is a group #exhibition. But the art wont be created until the exhibition starts.
We are inviting Melbourne creatives to come and DO ART in our space over a two week
Soma – Brunswick, 421 Sydney Road, Brunswick
We are collating work from a breadth and depth of people. A small black book will emerge from the motley and be distributed
Applications close 30 June 2017Ausdance Victoria Dance Artist in Residence Program (DAIR) invites independent dance artists, collectives, collaborators and companies of any dance genre to submit proposals for the 2017 program.
DAIR is a direct response to the ongoing challenges of access to affordable and appropriate spaces to dance artists for the development of dance making and practice. DAIR activities
Artists and designers of Melbourne, Fringe invites you to step out of the echo chamber for Fringe Furniture 31. Are you a designer / architect / sculptor
Applications close 29 May 2017Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.
Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.
Arts grants are available
Applications close 19 June 2017
Expressions Of Interest are now being accepted for residency requests for the period July to December 2017.
Since 2004, in partnership with AlburyCity and Murray Arts, the Month In
Monday 19 June 2017 7-9pm
New Futures Creative – Level 1/377 Sydney Rd, Coburg
This month’s soiree revolves around Sheena’s Level Playing Field 2017 project.