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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!

July

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MoreArt Applications Open

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

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Thinkers and Makers Salon – The Good Room

The Thinkers & Makers Salon is a monthly curated event with special guest presentations, jam sessions, an open mic segment, impromptu readings and performances

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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

Regional Centre for Culture – Local Grants

Applications close 31 August 2017

The 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
  • Central

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Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

4 – 9 July 2017 | La Mama

 The 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 read more

School Holiday Program at Noir Darkroom

MoreArt Application Open

MoreArt Public Art Show

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

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Ian Potter Grants

Applications close 12 September 2017

The 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

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We Work This Shop – Spoken Word

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

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Round She Goes Market

‘Constance on the Edge’

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

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Inter Active at in.cube8r

This is a group #exhibition. But the art wont be created until the exhibition starts.

What?

We are inviting Melbourne creatives to come and DO ART in our space over a two week

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Callout for original works of fiction

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

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Fringe Furniture Regos now open

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

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New Workshops at the Good Room

Angela and Sheena’s next Inspiring Soiree is on!

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.

Level

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New Cafe at Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House

Join us for the launch of our Coffee Cart!
Come down on Friday June 2, from 11am ? 12pm for coffee samples and a morning tea!
All are welcome to celebrate

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Connecting Places EOIs Open

Australia Council Grants Open

Applications close 6 June 2017

 The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, a Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build

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Write a Walking Tour – City of Literature

Applications close 29 May 2017

 In 2018, it will be 10 years since Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature. As part of the celebrations, the Melbourne City of Literature Office is developing a self-guided walking app for visitors and tourists to use.

The Office is seeking expressions of interest from writers to write one of the three walks that will be hosted within the app.

The Office is looking for a balance between what a tourist

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A Plus Market

We Work This Shop – Spoken Word

Sun May 21 2017 at 6:00 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

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360 Artist Development

Applications close 21 May 2017

The 360 Artist Development is an initiative of Ausdance Victoria in conjunction with Gertrude Street Projection Festival to assist dance practitioners stage works for the virtual

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Maribyrnong Festival City Grants open

Applications close 2 June 2017

Council’s Festival City Grants Program provides financial and in-kind support for festivals that promote Maribyrnong City as ‘Festival City’.

As an applicant to the Festival

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Finders Keepers Market applications open

Image captured by Mark Lobo at our Melbourne Market

Applications for the Melbourne Spring Summer market are now open

It’s time to apply for our massive Melbourne market taking place at the Royal Exhibition Building on 20th, 21st and 22nd October.

We love receiving applications from new

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Wurundjeri Traditional Games Day

SATURDAY 3 JUNE 2017

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week and join us at ATC Cook Reserve Glenroy, adjacent to the Ballerrt Mooroop College site, for a day

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Fringe Artist Registrations Now Open

Applications close 29 May 2017

Melbourne Fringe is a big, bold (and gloriously messy) celebration of independent art. From 14 September – 1 October artists take over Melbourne’s streets, venues, clubs and even its lounge rooms in a Festival for anyone, including you. Fringe is proudly open access which means ANYONE can be in Fringe. It’s an open playing field so dream big. Fringe is a perfect time to take a risk and push the envelope of your art-form. Fringe is a safe space, perfect for experimentation and discovery. Whatever you do, give it a red hot go. For more info go here read more

Level Playing Field 2017

Sheena Mathieson is seeking participants for Level Playing Field 2017;  a project involving 200 people of all abilities, each creating a unique artwork in

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2017 CRAFT CUBED WINDOW WALK

Image Credit: Ria Green & Aliça Bryson-Haynes The Golden Opportunity Shop at Alpha60, 2015 Craft Window Walk

Craft Cubed Festival is Craft?s annual celebration of the

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Spoken Word Night School: Reviewing with Bonny Cassidy

Melbourne Spoken Word is proud to host this workshop on reviewing with Bonny Cassidy, with the idea to help arm people with the skills to more critically review spoken word.

Tuesday

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Homecooked Comics Mini-Market

12-5pm, Sunday 30th April, 309-311 Victoria St, Brunswick.

The Homecooked Comics Mini-Market is a new event brought to you by the team behind the Homecooked Comics Festival.

Sunday

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Melbourne Art Trams EOI

Applications close 22 May 2017

Melbourne Festival, Creative Victoria, Public Transport Victoria and Yarra Trams are happy to announce the fifth year of the Melbourne Art Trams project.

Artists are invited

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PAX Application Open

Applications close 19 April 2017

Applications are now open to present at the 2017 Performing Arts Exchange for individuals, artists, producers and other organisations with an interest in reaching performing arts presenters from across Australia and overseas. PAX is the largest national event of it’s kind and focusses on bringing producers and presenters together with specific networking and engagement strategies forming part of the PAX program.

Each application is assessed by a curatorial panel based on the following criteria:

  • Artistic excellence – the perceived quality, distinctiveness and significance of the work based on the information you have submitted. Do not rely on the assessment panel to already be aware of your particular project.
  • The potential for a deeper and longer engagement with Presenters and/or capacity for audience development.
  • Applicants MUST be a professional artist or arts organisation.

Also note that PAX is more than a touring market and arts activities that can be programmed into

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Mind to Make

When:  Tuesday 2nd of May- Tuesday 11th July

Time:  1.00pm – 3.00pm

Where: 21 Victoria Street Coburg ‘The Exchange House’

Applying the mind to think creatively

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We Work This Shop – Spoken Word

Sunday April 30 from 6:00 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

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Spice Trails & Trade Routes

Trace culinary history through a Silk Road inspired dinner: where culture, food and art converge

Artist and nutritionist Rasha Tayeh presents a dinner party like no other on Friday 28 April.

In collaboration with chef Shu Liu (Shu Restaurant, Collingwood) the dinner traces

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Commoning Ground: Mixed-format community workshop and public forum

Wednesday April 26th
Doors open 6.30pm

The Asian Australian Democracy Caucus (AADC) in partnership with The Good Room (East Brunswick) is presenting Commoning Ground a mixed-format

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