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Brunswick Music Festival

Bluestonia Food Lane Way

Bluestonia Food Lane Way  – A CAST Project, Centre for Art, Society and Transformation, RMIT School of Art.

Project Launch

DATE: Saturday 16th December

TIME: 5pm (exhibition,

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Want to pass on your skills?

Sussex Neighbourhood House is in the process  of putting together their courses for Feb-June 2018.

They are looking for craft programs/workshops ideas  to hold and also people

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The Kat Muscat Fellowship

Applications close 14 January 2018 Express Media is honoured to present The Kat Muscat Fellowship, offering support and development for a young writer or editor. The annual Kat Muscat Fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $3,000 for an editorial project or work of writing by a young female-identifying or non-binary person.  Find out more read more

Take Over 2018

Applications close 15 January 2018 Take Over! is a unique partnership between Arts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Fringe that will enable an independent artist/company/collective to develop a creative idea throughout 2018 ready for presentation in the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival. The artists selected will receive $30,000, rehearsal space and a tailored program of support and mentorship in producing, marketing and fundraising. Image: Discordia Find out more read more

Assembly Point

Applications close 1 January 2018 Creative Spaces’ exhibition space Assembly Point offers a fantastic opportunity for visual artists to curate and exhibit their sculptural and 3D works in the centre of Melbourne’s Arts Precinct! FREE for independent artists and unfunded groups. Now seeking EOIs for all 2018. However, CS are specifically calling out for proposals for Jan/Feb/Mar, that respond to the effect of the summer sun on the glass vitrines and the concept of them as ‘Hot Boxes’.

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Small Works Art Prize Exhibition

Friday December 8 to Wednesday January 3 at 06:00 pm

Brunswick Street Gallery, 322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Brunswick Street Gallery proudly presents our Small Works Art Prize exhibition

Over 800 artworks will be on display, by artists from around Australia.

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The Make It Collective Christmas Market at Melbourne Museum

Sunday December 17 from 10:00 to 4:30 pm

Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson St, Carlton

The Make It Collective has teamed up with The Melbourne Museum to bring handmade enthusiasts

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Reliquaries

2018 Creative Development Expressions of Interest Open Now

At Brunswick Mechanics Institute we’re dedicated to making space for artists to create and develop new performance work. We invite expressions of interest for two inaugural

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‘TRUΣ ΒΛUΣ’ – Rolando Garay-Matziaris

7 – 17th December

‘TRUΣ ΒΛUΣ’ incorporates digital collage, commercial printing techniques and drawings in order to explore cultural identities,

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Ian Potter Cultural Trust Emerging Artist Grants

Applications close 16 January 2018 International professional development opportunities allow emerging or early-career artists to gain experience, develop networks and learn skills from the world’s best. The Ian Potter Cultural Trust believe these experiences are invaluable for the individual artists and for the ongoing development sector as a whole.

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Artlands On the High Street EOI

Artlands are looking for artists and community organisations that would like to install temporary works; visual art, installation art, sound scapes, and performances on or in shop fronts in small rural towns and in regional centres in the lead up to Artlands 2018. 

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The Other Art Fair Sydney Call Out

Applications close 17 December 2017

Continuing to grow within the art world, The Other Art Fair is recognised as the definitive place to discover exciting and emerging talent. Not only about selling artworks,

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Midsumma Australia Post Prize

Applications close 7 December 2017

The Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize has quickly established itself as an important award in the ecology of the arts. With finalists selected from across the country, the event

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The Thread Den Market

Don’t stress about getting your gifts in order. We’ve got the most chilled out night set aside so you can get all your gifts sorted

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Small Giants Christmas Fete

We are hosting our annual Christmas Fete (previously called the Dumbo Feather Christmas Fete) and we’d love you to come along. A day of festive frivolity and supporting

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Summer School Workshops at the Guild 2018

Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria, 655 Nicholson St, Carlton North

For three weeks each January, the Guild has a range of exciting and creative day and weekend classes!

Whether you are interested in Weaving, Spinning, or any

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FeMaterialists

Alanah Brand
Melissa Scott
Pie Rankine

Opening Thursday 30th November from 6pm

30th November – 3rd December

FeMaterialists, brings together three Masters candidates from La Trobe University’s Visual

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Public Art in University Square

Registration of interest closes 4 December 2017 City of Melbourne is seeking artist responses to University Square. Permanent public art for this project could take a variety of forms and be from any creative practice area. It is open to artists to include interactive components or new technology as part of a concept’s form. Find out more read more

Sustainable Living Festival Applications Open

Applications close 30 November 2017 Each year the Sustainable Living Festival presents over 300 events celebrating sustainability. A packed program of local and international talks, forums, workshops, film, art and design events to inspire a nation. Join the Festival fever in 2018.

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Making it in Moreland

Making it in Moreland – a series of free discussions and workshops for creatives
Are you a business trying to make it in Moreland? Council are

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Northcity4 Christmas Bazaar

On Sunday 26th November the studios at Northcity4 will be transformed into an amazing Christmas Bazaar featuring, not only the talented

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Waves


Lauren Berkowitz
Fergus Binns
Kristina Davidson
Ara Dolatian
Ria Green
Virginia Overell
André Piguet
Unknown Artist

Opening Wednesday 22 November, 6-8pm
Exhibition

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2018 Hottie Challenge


Will you join us for the 2018 Hottie Challenge?

As part of today’s Open Day celebrations, we’re very excited to launch our 2018 Hottie Cover Challenge!
Help

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West Space fundraiser & end of year party

Thursday November 23 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

West Space, Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne

West Space 2017 fundraiser and end of year party featuring works generously donated by:

Nick Austin, Glenn Barkley, Jack Brown,

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Showcase Victoria Applications Now Open

Submissions close 4 December 2017

Showcase Victoria is the performing arts marketplace – an annual event which provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre

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Handmade for Humans Summer Market

Friday November 24 from 5:00 pm
VU at Metrowest, 136-142 Nicholson St, Footscray

Handmade for Humans’ annual Summer Market is coming up as part of the One Night in Footscray celebrations, with tables of beautiful treasures, each piece handcrafted with love

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Transoceanic Visual Exchange – Film Screenings

Saturday November 18  at 10:00 am

Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray

FCAC, Fresh Milk Barbados and Third Horizon Media present Transoceanic Visual Exchange

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Contemporary Quilting – Colour and Community

Come and join us for the grand opening of the Summer Show 2018 here at the Incinerator – Friday December 8 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Summer Show is an annual celebration

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Dead Letter Club

Dead Letter Club – The next evening is Wednesday 22 November at People Powered Urban Winery, NOISY RITUAL in Brunswick East.

A backlash to Twitter, textspeak,

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Max Afford Playwrights’ Award

Submissions close 19 November 2017 The Max Afford Estate have created this award to be given to a young playwright, to enable them to further their education in the field of drama, to improve their creative writing and, to improve the general public’s appreciation of Australian drama and playwrights. The total value of the biennial award is $30,000.

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Adelaide Festival Centre Video Art Open Call

Applications close 19 November 2017 Adelaide Festival Centre is South Australia’s principal performing arts venue and presenter of theatre, dance, music and exhibitions. They are seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) from video and media artists to take part in an exciting new phase for the precinct. Find out more read more

Shaun Tan – Radius

9 – 26th November

Radius presents over 100 small oil paintings of objects and scenes found within a short walking distance of the gallery in which they are exhibited, radiating out from

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The Moreland Summer Show

Opening 6 – 8 pm Thursday 9 November 

Featuring

Ajanta Anthigngna Marakkala | Fayez Assaf | Paul Batt | Margaret Bishop  | Wendy Black | Robyn Blaikie | Heinz Boeck |

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Demonstrate your Craft

We’ve got some space available to showcase local artists & craftspeople who aren’t selling items on the day – Are you interested in demonstrating your craft, or holding some “on-the-day” workshops at our event on 25 November? We have indoor space available, plus some room outdoors for anyone who would bring their own marquee. If you are interested contact Danielle at the Etsy Made Local Melbourne Team =&0=&hello@madelocalmelbourne.com =&1=& madelocalmelbourne.com Shop from local Etsy sellers at a pop-up market in Melbourne. Bringing you the very best of Melbourne’s handmade arts, crafts and vintage. What a great way to kick off the Christmas shopping season – by supporting your local makers! We are really excited to be supporting over 100 Etsy sellers from around Melbourne , and bringing this annual, national event to Coburg!

Join our Facebook event to stay up to date https://www.facebook.com/events/1718975231733668/

Date: 25 November

Time: 10am – 5pm Place: 14 Gaffney Street Public Transport: Train: Upfield line, we are right next to Batman Station Tram: Number 19, stop 37 Sydney Rd/Gaffney St Cycle: Upfield Bike Path Directions to get there: read more

Spring Fling Pop-up Gallery – Arts Project Australia

Arts Project Australia be in the heart of Melbourne CBD for 10 days this November!

Taking place during the Spring Racing Carnival, the

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City of Monash Community Grants

Applications close 8 December 2017 Council is inviting local community groups and organisations to submit applications for cash and in-kind funding for programs, services, projects and events taking place in 2018/19. 

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SITUATE Art in Festivals

Applications close 27 November 2017 SITUATE Art in Festivals supports outstanding early career artists and creative practitioners to develop new experimental artworks for the festival environment. The SITUATE Arts Lab is a professional development program for selected participants. Artists are encouraged to take risks, expand their practice, develop concepts, consider works of scale, and connect with festival audiences through the development of public art projects. Image: A.I.R. by Julia Douhin Find out more read more

arTour Showcase Online and Roadcase

Submissions close 13 November 2017

Productions for arTour Showcase online will be prioritised according to the following criteria:

  • Rigour
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