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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

Noir Darkroom Submissions Open

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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Yarra Annual Grants

Powershorts Film Competition

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

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Inter Active at in.cube8r

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

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City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

Each 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

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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.


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City of Sydney Libraries Artwork Activation

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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A Plus Market

Darebin Art Prize – Entries Open

Entries close 27 July 2017

The $10,000 Darebin Art Prize is a biennial multi-medium award for excellence in contemporary visual art.

It is open to Australian citizens or permanent residents residing primarily

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Boroondara Annual Grants

Applications close 5 June 2017

Each year, the City of Boroondara offers grants of up to $10,000 for not-for-profit community organisations, groups or clubs for new one-off projects activities and equipment

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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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East West Meet

This is an invitation to connect with someone from the other side of the east-west divide. As well as a publication of thoughtful writing, Garland is also a platform where those

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In Black and White – Noir Darkroom

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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Edinburgh Gardens Plinth Program

Applications close 15 May 2017

Yarra City Arts is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from artists to make a new site-specific work for exhibition on an historic plinth in Edinburgh Gardens. Council are seeking EOIs from artists to create a new work for this site that will be exhibited on the Plinth for 18 months from 2017 to 2019. To be eligible, artists must currently live, study or practice in Victoria. This is an opportunity to create a unique artistic statement in a busy, inner city park. Artists should be mindful of the key audience for Edinburgh Gardens that includes users of the community oval, local residents, pedestrians, nearby business patrons, commuters and national and international visitors to the area. The selected artist will receive a fee of $10,000. This fee is inclusive of all costs involved with the creation of the work.  For more info go here read more

Samstag Scholarships

Applications close 30 June 2017

The Samstag scholarship is intended to cover the reasonable costs for a period of twelve months overseas, and includes a tax-exempt stipend of US $48,000 plus return airfares,

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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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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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Autumn – Call for Entries


Our second exhibition ‘Autumn’ will also be a group show and submissions are still open until the 21st of April.

Autumn is not necessarily about the weather

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Melbourne Fringe Artist Registration Open Soon

Applications open 10 April 2017

Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for everyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, they create a unique space for artistic self-expression

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Lid It!

Call for entries: now until 22 July 2017

Exhibition date: 19th August – 27st August 2017

Lid it! is an open group exhibition of artworks created on recycled

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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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Creative Moreland – Are you listed?

Bring together the wealth of creativity in Moreland.

Hi from Tamara, a textile artist and the curator for creativemoreland.com.au ? a directory and resource for and about creatives

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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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NAVA S2M Report Launched

After a gap of 15 years, at last the visual arts sector has some up-to-date reliable evidence on which to base its ideas for changes needed to policy and funding, says

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Moreland Arts and Culture Strategy workshop

Moreland City Council Arts and Culture Strategy 2017-2022

You are invited to be part of the NEXT Moreland Arts and Culture Strategy. The Arts and Culture Unit would like to invite you as an artist, creator, maker or thinker.

This facilitated

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Creatives + Makers

Explore Creatives+Makers today to find a special gift, commission one of Melbourne’s  finest creatives or discover what’s happening across our creative industry.

Creatives+Makers is a directory and resource designed to promote, support and inform residents, creative people and creative businesses living and/or working in Melbourne.

We offer

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Home-Work Winter Creative Retreat

Escape the city for the first EVER creative weekend retreat with Home-Work!  2 – 4 June 2017

Spend a relaxing weekend in Queenscliff learning how to screen print, weave

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Seventh Gallery Applications Now Open



SEVENTH is now taking applications for group, solo and curated projects as well as events and performances for our August ? December 2017 program. We encourage

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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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Siteworks Open Call

Applications close 31 March 2017

SITEWORKS is Bundanon Trust’s annual spring event that brings together artists, scientists, scholars and community voices in a unique annual gathering to share knowledge and

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Brunswick Flea Market

In the carpark in front of Howler – Dawson Street Brunswick from 10.00 am Sunday 12 March

And we?re back! Save the date peoples! It?s going to be a great day!

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Moreland Creative Strategy

Creative Capital

Engagement around Moreland?s next Arts and Culture Strategy is underway! From now until April Moreland will be providing opportunities for your input with

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Creative Brunswick

In celebration of the Sydney Road Street Party – here is a documentary created 5 years ago about Brunswick by Darcy Gladwin.  Enjoy!

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Celebrating Moreland Made Creative Industries

Please join us on Thursday 23 March for the first
Business Networking Event for 2017.

We’re celebrating creative success stories, the new digital design of our quarterly magazine

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