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 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
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
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
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
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.
Applications close 6 June 2017The 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
Next market is May 27 from 10am – 3pm at the Coburg Town Hall, 90 Bell Street Coburg
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
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
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
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
In Black and White explores themes of Black and White, not limited
Applications close 29 May 2017Melbourne 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
Sheena Mathieson is seeking participants for Level Playing Field 2017; a project involving 200 people of all abilities, each creating a unique artwork in
Applications close 15 May 2017Yarra 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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
Applications close 21 April 2017The 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
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
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
The Victorian Craft Awards has been extended to
SUNDAY 2 APRIL DON’T MISS OUT!
We know what a busy start to the year it?s been for everyone, us included! We?ve extended
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
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.
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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
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
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
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
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!
Engagement around Moreland?s next Arts and Culture Strategy is underway! From now until April Moreland will be providing opportunities for your input with
In celebration of the Sydney Road Street Party – here is a documentary created 5 years ago about Brunswick by Darcy Gladwin. Enjoy!
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