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Australia Council Grants

Applications close 5 June 2018 The Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. The Career Development grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career.  Find out more read more

Incinerator Art Award

Applications close 31 May 2018 The theme of the award is art for social change and is a showcase for artists who interrogate contemporary culture with practices that either overtly engage with activism or even operate in more subtle ways. The Gallery is seeking to attract submissions in a range of mediums. Find out more read more

Interested in running jewellery workshops?

Are you interested in running some jewellery making classes/workshops?  Sussex Neighbourhood House have the tools and beads but no tutor or volunteer!

They are currently putting

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Midsumma Pathways

Applications close 31 May 2018

Midsumma Festival is offering a new professional development program for queer artists with disability.

It is for a select group wanting to deepen their creative practice and learn

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Writer in Residence Program Now Open

Need resources and a space to write?

The Moreland Writer in Residence Program is open to all writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. All types and genres of storytelling

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Fawkner Special Commission Applications Open

Are you interested in making work that engages Moreland’s North?

In collaboration with MoreArt, Moreland City Council’s annual art-in-public-spaces art show, Fawkner

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Crap Craft Sundays are coming


Do you wake up on a Sunday feeling hungover and creative? Well come and join Noir Darkroom for an awesome Crafternoon.

Once a month Noir Darkroom will be introducing Sunday

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The Australian National Brooch Show 2018

The Australian National Brooch Show 2018

An initiative of the Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc. (CAS)

Now in its 11th year, The Australian National Brooch Show

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Festival of Contemporary Machine Stitch 2018

Lizette Campbell

From September to November 2018 the Embroiderers’ Guild NSW Inc is proud to present the FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY MACHINE STITCH 2018.

With machine embroidery workshops, artist

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Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarships

Applications close 30 June 2018 Each year 4 x $5,000 scholarships are awarded to emerging artists to assist with the cost of overseas travel to:

  • undertake formal study or
  • undertake a residency or mentorship (planned program with a professional artist) or
  • undertake informal study for a

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City of Melbourne Grants Now Ope

Applications close 28 May 2018 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 available to artists, creatives and arts organisations across all disciplines – including performance, new media, music, dance, theatre and visual art. Find out more read more

Getty Images Array Grant

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Applications close 8 June 2018 Getty Images are partnering with the ARRAY Alliance to provide support to photographers and film makers who are using their art forms to create diverse and inclusive visual stories.  Find out more read more

Playlab Alpha Processing

Applications close 18 May 2018 Alpha Processing is focussed on the early stages of developing a new work: from idea to first draft or a first to second draft. Across the six months of Alpha Processing, each participant will receive detailed face-to-face dramaturgy, professional guidance, and access to Playlab’s resources.  Find out more read more

Darebin Arts Speakeas

Applications close 13 May 2018 The Darebin Arts Speakeasy Development program supports artists by providing access to fully equipped theatre spaces and a $700 stipend. Developments should be for a new artistic work that has performance at the heart of its creation. Find out more read more

NIDA Launchpad

Ian Potter Cultural Trust

Applications close 22 May 2018

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 $10,000 to

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Jacky Winter Gardens Residency

Applications close 18 May 2018 Each month from March to November Jacky Winter Gardens have set aside five days (Sunday afternoon through Friday morning) to donate the entire private use of the property to accommodate a working artist who can use the time to start, sustain or finish a commercial project.

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Incinerator Art Award: Art for Social Change

Call for Entries: 16 April – 31 May 2018

The Incinerator Art Award call for entries is now open.

The Incinerator Art Award is the Gallery’s contemporary art award with

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APPLICATIONS OPEN – Exhibit or Write with SEVENTH Gallery

RESTRUCTURE

SEVENTH Gallery are restructuring our spaces and lowering our gallery fees from July 2018. Gallery One will migrate upstairs, and the Night Screen to Project Space. A gesture

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Emerging Artist Award

Applications close 21 May 2018 Fortyfivedownstairs and Future Leaders are inviting submissions from emerging Australian artists for the annual Emerging Artist Award 2018. A selection of approximately 25 artworks will be chosen for a two-week exhibitions, with $3000 worth of prizes awarded to the finalists. Find out more read more

‘In the Pink’ Exhibition – Montsalvat

Thou Art Mum presents In The Pink!

In The Pink: idiom, in very good health, in perfect condition. The colour pink symbolises unconditional love, compassion and understanding.

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Small Works Art Prize: Applications Now Open.

Applications Now Open.

Brunswick Street Gallery is excited to announce we are now welcoming applictions for Small Works Art Prize, our open call art prize with all levels of experience accepted.

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Dandenong Ranges Open Studios are just around the corner

Open Studios is just around the corner…

It is with pride that we welcome you to the Dandenong Ranges Open Studios taking place on 5 + 6 May, 10:00am to 5:00pm each day. This unique experience that gives you the opportunity

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Applications Open for Bundanon Trust Residencies

Benjamin Just – Bundanon FAR recipient, Second (h)etre, 2013
Applications close 18 June 2018 The Artist-in-Residence program is open to professional artists and thinkers from all disciplines, individually or in groups. Bundanon Trust support new work, research and collaborations by Australian and international artists. Find out more read more

Call Out: Adhocracy 2018

Applications close 28 May 2018 Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national hothouse, supporting the creative development of new experimental and multidisciplinary arts projects. Selected artists spend four days and nights in an open studio environment developing new works that can span performance, live art, sound, visual art and more. Find out more read more

Registration stations: Fringe is coming!

Bring us your art.

Got a radical idea for a Fringe spectacular? Registrations are now open for Melbourne Fringe 2018 – and you can save $50 if you register early! Each September, artists take over

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The Future is Now!

Climate change is here – lapping on our shores, moving like wildfire. Our ties to this land and country run deep, but is our indifference to destruction disconnecting us

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Burning House: Spark

Applications close 30 April 2018

Burning House’s SPARK provides dramaturgical support to playwrights for six months. This will include one-on-one monthly dramaturgy meetings with our Artistic Director,

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The Other Film Festival Submissions Open

Applications close 15 June 2018
(Earlybird deadline 15 May 2018)
TOFF is a three-day event that will be launched in November, 2018. TOFF prides itself in showcasing the very best contemporary stories of the disability and Deaf communities locally, nationally and internationally. Find out more read more

Braybrook Arts Participation Activity EOIs

Applications close 1 May 2018 Maribyrnong City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from appropriately skilled community artists and/or community development practitioners or similar, to facilitate a participation and engagement focused activity to occur in the Braybrook area as part of Fringe Westside for the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2018. Find out more read more

Personal at Arts House

After seven years in the making we are proud to present….
PERSONAL

World Premiere at Arts House  24-29 April

It wasn’t until Jodee Mundy was five years old and lost at Kmart that she realised the rest of her family was Deaf.  She didn’t

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ACF Boost – Matched Funding

We’re giving first-time ACF fundraisers a boost!

If you or someone you know is ready to fundraise for an artistic project AND is new to using the Australian Cultural Fund, now’s a good time to get to know the platform.

Creative

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Fringe Hub EOIs

Applications close 23 April 2018 Expressions of Interest for the Fringe Hub are open now. If your event is light on infrastructure, but big on radical ideas, apply to be part of the Fringe Hub. Think of the Fringe Hub as a bit like Fringe base camp, with 10 different rooms of varying sizes to suit events of every style, shape and flavour.

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ART AND RISK AFTER TERROR NULLIUS

image: video still, Soda_Jerk, TERROR NULLIUS (2018) Digital video, 55 minutes. Supplied by Soda_Jerk

Soda_Jerk’s latest work TERROR NULLIUS invites audiences to rethink how art is made and supported – as well as rethinking Australian history itself.

Art and risk is also the theme

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Moreland Funding Opportunities for Artists

Opportunities for Artists and Creators

Funding and support for new works

We’re thrilled to announce that applications for the

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Call for 2019 Exhibitions

The call for proposals is now open for the 2019 exhibition program at the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick. Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for projects that can be developed and achieved in the next year. We welcome innovative ideas and critical approaches to art practice. As a 2019 CLIMATE + ART = CHANGE Festival venue partner, the Gallery welcomes proposals with strong links to climate and the environment and associated social or political issues that might be considered as a festival exhibition in the month of April, 2019. More information about the festival can be found at www.artclimatechange.org. The gallery welcomes proposals from career/professional artists from all cultural backgrounds that meet the selection criteria and align with the gallery’s objectives.

A free information session detailing the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick exhibition application process will be held at the gallery on Tuesday 17 April

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Critical Mass

Creative State Summit 2018

The Creative State Summit returns to Melbourne this June with a direct call for Victorian creatives to step up, be heard and make an impact.

The 2018 Summit will tackle the theme

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Applications open at Alternating Current Art Space

Applications to exhibit at Alternating Current Art Space are now open for July to December 2018.

We welcome applications from emerging/established artists, interstate and overseas artists, curators, arts collectives, organisations, independent launches and festivals, for

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Melbourne workshop Fundamentals of Arts Fundraising

Book your spot at our popular one-day arts fundraising workshop in Melbourne on Thursday 3 May.

Who it’s for:

  • emerging arts practitioners who want the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship
  • established arts practitioners who want a refresher.
BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

What you’ll get:

A full-day workshop covering:

  • Business partnerships 101
  • Philanthropy 101
  • How to make your organisation fundraising-ready
  • Developing a fundraising plan
  • Building a case for support.

This is a chance

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