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So much on at Sussex House

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!


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Craft Cubed: Craft & Design as a Career

12 & 13 August 2017

It’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 read more

Clay Art Classes at Sussex Neighbourhood House

We love our creatives.
Did you know that we run 3 separate clay art programs? They all start next Tuesday with Ceramic Artist Ursula Utkiewicz

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Applications close 30th April 2017

The National Wool Museum (Geelong Victoria) has announced the theme of the 2017 SCARF FESTIVAL© : GALAXIE ? A Textile Journey to Infinity

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Melbourne Puppetry Festival

Applications close 21 April 2017

The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry will return to La Mama’s theatres in 4th – 9th July 2017. Co-curated by Lemony S Puppet Theatre and La Mama Theatre and supported by The City of Melbourne, the festival will host a children’s program during the day and a night program for adult audiences. New to the 2017 festival will be the ‘Avenue of Booths’, which, as the name suggests, is an avenue of puppet booths filling the La Mama forecourt and presenting 10 minute shows in each booth.

Their definition of ‘what make as a puppet show’ is very wide.

Non-traditional approaches to the form are encouraged. Cross-discipline works are also encouraged. All types of

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Craft Cubed Festival – Expressions of Interest

IMAGE: Slash Panache – Louise Meuwissen and Milo Gluth, Craft Cubed Online Project 2016

Do you make things? Do you want to bring your handmade goodness to a cool community celebration?

Submit a simple Expression of Interest to be part of the biggest festival of the handmade

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Vicki Mason Corona Series (Finalist 2015 Victorian Craft Awards)

The Victorian Craft Awards has been extended to

We know what a busy start to the year it?s been for everyone, us included! We?ve extended

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Blindside Gallery applications open



BLINDSIDE is now accepting proposals for our 2018 Exhibition Program, alongside applications

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School Holiday Fun @ Sussex House

EOIs for ArtPlay New Ideas Lab

Applications close 31 March 2017

 ArtPlay New Ideas Lab supports proposals between $5000 to $20,000 (artists’ fee together with consumable materials and specialist equipment).

They welcome new ideas from artists of all disciplines for creative projects where children and/or families are co-creators.

Artists do not necessarily need experience in working

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Design Market applications open


Applications will be open for both the Sydney and Melbourne events for 3 weeks, closing on Friday 24 March 2017 at midnight.

Separate application forms must be completed for each

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Loads on at Home-Work

Home-work have an action packed line up of workshops planned for the first half of 2017.

The ever popular Screen Printing 101 is back this March, April & May. For anyone

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Applications now open for Markit@FedSquare

Federation Square – Sunday 7 May 2017


Now in its 9th year, Markit@FedSquare continues to bring

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Best Practice – Craft to Consumer

Benchmarks and Foundations for Retailing your Craft
Speakers include:
• Jenny Brown – Melbournalia
• Damien Wright ? furniture, woodwork

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Moreland Quilt Session

A community engagement project to create a quilt representing City of Moreland resident’s cultural diversity, whilst recording the history of participants.

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Today is the Day!

A community engagement project to create a quilt representing City of Moreland resident’s cultural diversity, whilst recording the history of participants.

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Moreland Quilt Launch Event

A community engagement project to create a quilt representing City of Moreland resident’s cultural diversity, whilst recording the history of participants.

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Oxygen Makers Market

We?re looking for local makers, artists, crafters and creators to sell their stuff at the Oxygen Makers Market @ the Sydney Road Street Party on Sunday March 5.

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Apply to Exhibit at Craft

Applications close 20 January 2017

Emerging Curator Program

Expressions of Interest are accepted from Victorian-based emerging curators (in the first 5 years of career) to oversee the curatorial management of

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Frankie Good Stuff Awards

With so much top-notch creative talent floating around Australia and New Zealand, we wanted to give local folk a bit of a leg up. That’s where the frankie Good Stuff awards

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2016 Annual Gala Opening


Arts Project Australia is Northcote’s best-hidden arts treasure! With over 120 artists practicing in our studio each week, Arts Project Australia’s 2016 Annual Gala launches

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Little Sparrow Markets


Little Sparrow Markets have recently had a few stands made available at the upcoming Christmas Festival held at the Mornington Peninsula. Stands are available in Aisle E (close

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Sisters Market

Jenny Robinson
Jenny Robinson

Brunswick Town Hall

Saturday 26th November 10am to 4pm

Friday 9th December 4pm to 9pm
Saturday 10th December 10am to 4pm

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Thinkers and Makers Society Workshops


Come along to the Thinkers and Makers Society and learn how to make your own unique gifts this Christmas! Create unusual looking kokedamas, beautiful enclosed terrariums or

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Create Small Objects in Clay


Create Small Objects in Clay with Ceramic Artist Ursula Dutkiewicz on Tuesday nights.
When: Tues 8 Nov to 6 Dec
Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm
Create small works of art

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That Mudbrick House Art Exhibition


Brunswick Neighbourhood Houses’ 14th Annual Art Exhibition.

Brunswick Neighbourhood House is holding it’s 14th Annual Art Exhibition.

Featuring 2D and 3D works from artists who attended our 2016 Art Programs including Drawing and Painting,

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Rose Street Market Applications Open


Applications are now open for our busy Jan ? Apr 2017 season.
If you?ve missed out on a stall in the past, it?s a great time to get involved with the

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Heide Makers’ Market


Rose Street Market are super excited to be presenting the Heide Makers’ Market – our collaboration with the much loved Heide Museum of Modern Art.

Set in the picturesque

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Makers and Shakers Market


10am-3pm, Sunday 6 November 2016
Coburg Town Hall
90 Bell Street Coburg VIC 3058

The Makers and Shakers Market is an indoor, curated, retail event that brings together people

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All Day Donuts

#Frankie and friends indoor market. Held this wet blustery day at #AllDayDonuts #EdwardStreet #Brunswick. Lots to see and rummage through #market #garage trail #art #craft #retro #secondhand

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Visual Arts Fellowship Grangs


The Visual Arts Fellowship supported by the Copyright Agency?s Cultural Fund and administered by NAVA aims to assist exceptional mid-career Australian visual and media

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Kingston Arts Makers Market


Applications close 10 October 2016

Apply to be a stallholder at Kingston Arts Makers Market. The market showcases the work of independent makers from across Melbourne. Now in its eighth year, the Makers Market is one of Melbourne’s most popular arts and craft markets, featuring over 90 stallholders and attracting thousands of visitors.

The Makers Market combines art, craft, design, gourmet food, live music, workshops and children’s activities all under the one roof of the Kingston City Hall car park. The Makers

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Melbourne Design Market Applications

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The time to apply is…now!

Submit your application to share your story and sell your products to the thousands of design-lovers that flock to the Melbourne Design Market.

We are

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Thinkers and Makers Market


A group of talented, crafty and plant loving people will be coming together on Saturday the 24th September from 9 ? 4pm to bring you the Thinkers and Makers Market @ 35-39

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Loewe Foundation Craft Prize


Applications close 7 November 2016

 In 2016 the LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the LOEWE Craft Prize, an annual international prize recognising an outstanding work of craftsmanship that pairs an original artistic concept with a modern application of traditional methods. The award seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. By identifying work that reinterprets existing knowledge to make it relevant today while reflecting its maker’s personal language and distinct hand, the LOEWE FOUNDATION aims to highlight the continuing contribution of craft to the culture of our time.

All entries should:

  • Fall within an

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Australia Council International Residencies


Applications close 4 October 2016

 The International Residencies Program has been developed through sector consultation and research. Council has forged partnerships with some of the best residency providers in the world to deliver a suite of residencies that enable the development of individual artists, arts mediators, groups and organisations.

International residencies provide a unique opportunity for artists to effectively immerse themselves in a new arts context, market, community and culture. The experience enables

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On Tomorrow at CERES


Come along for these great workshops which will assist you to reimagine, repair, reconstruct and recycle your clothing. Or you can swap clothing to refresh your wardrobe.

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Popcraft Swap Meet

Sunday August 28th from 2-5 pm

Find or offer a new home to al treasured textiles, yarn and tools of the trade. It will be a great opportunity to meet like-minded textile nerds and share ideas and resources.

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Repair, Remake and Swap Clothing Workshop at CERES

Only a week to go!  Places are filling quickly.  Lots of skills to learn and fun to be had. No sewing skills required and everyone is able to come along and repair, remake or swap

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Repair, Remake and Swap Clothing Workshop