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Arts Projects & Career Development Grants Open

Applications close 2 October 2018 The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity. Career Development Grants can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career. The arts projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public. Find out more read more

Darebin Music Feast 2018

DAREBIN MUSIC FEAST REVEALS GROUNDBREAKING 2018 PROGRAM
OCTOBER 18-28 ACROSS THE CITY OF DAREBIN

2018 has been a year of bar-raising in the music industry, and in classic Darebin Music Feast style, expectations will be met and surpassed with the diversity, engagement and

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Artlands Victoria 2018

Arts Projects & Career Development Grants Open

The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity. Career Development Grants can provide support

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Vivid Music – Expression of Interest 2019

Applications close 30 September 2018 Vivid Sydney is now inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from individuals and organisations across the global creative community to participate in the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas in 2019. Find out more read more

Foundry658 Applications Open

Applications close 30 September 2018 Foundry658 is designed to support independent artists, arts organisations, not-for-profits, commercial creative enterprises, early-stage entrepreneurs and creative industries practitioners. They are looking for individuals and teams from any creative discipline who are committed to building a successful and sustainable business or creative practice. Find out more read more

Sculpture in Acheron submissions open

BlackWrights Artist Development Program

Applications close 21 September 2018 BlackWrights is ILBIJERRI Theatre Company’s brand new artist development program. BlackWrights consists of two program streams, the BlackWrights Creators Program is a paid opportunity to develop your work with intensive support from ILBIJERRI over a 12-month period.The BlackWrights Master Labs are a series of hands-on theatre workshops for First Nations artists and creatives. Find out more read more

Level Playing Field – Sheena Mathieson

Over the past 6 months Sheena Mathieson has been creating works on paper which are inspired by the energy and creativity of others, particularly those participating in the Level

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Window Shopping

Window Shopping at Melbourne Fringe Festival
Opens 22 September

Street festivities from 12-3

Talk by Office from 3-4
OFFICE will give a public lecture focusing on the street as a public space, questioning its role and value in our rapidly

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The Makers & Shakers Applications Open

We are thrilled to announce that The Makers & Shakers Market will return to the Coburg Town Hall on Sunday 18 November 2018. 

The Makers & Shakers Market continues to

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Q Lab Residency

Applications close 22 November 2018 Q LAB is Q Theatre’s annual artist residency program hosted by the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. The residency is designed to make creative space and time for the development of dynamic projects at an early stage of their conception. Find out more read more

Creative Vic Music Works Quick Response Grants

Applications close 20 September 2018 Music Works Quick Response Grants provide support to individuals, groups and organisations to cover immediate opportunities in the following areas of funding: Regional Activity,  Building Capacity (Professional Development) and Connecting to Markets. Find out more read more

Up Next Masterclasses

Various Dates This Spring, Western Edge Youth Arts presents a unique opportunity for young people, 18 to 25, from Melbourne’s western suburbs to participate in weekly masterclasses with some of the city’s most exciting and inspiring theatre makers. FREE. Find out more read more

Gertrude Projection Festival Mini

Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September

Atherton Gardens, Cnr Gertrude and Brunswick Streets, Fitzroy

Join us for Gertrude Street Projection Festival MiNi. Your imagination will soar,

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Jessie Deane Sew Suburb-Banal

Common Ground 2018: Broadmeadows

Thursday September 13 until November 1 2018
Multicultural Arts Victoria is excited to present Common Ground 2018 at Broadmeadows (13 Sept – 1 Nov).

Common Ground 2018 is a series of spoken work poetry workshops for young people from all faiths and community backgrounds to come together and celebrate unity through poetry. Join

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Dandenong Ranges Open Studios

It’s nearly here again!

Have you been thinking about participating in the Dandenong Ranges Open Studios? Well stop thinking about it, and just apply.

Applications open on September 6, 2018

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Coburg Carnivale Program Announced

Coburg Carnivale
Sunday 22 September 11am- 3pm

The Melbourne Fringe launched its program in style and announced a range of exciting events that will take over the city in September.

Presented as part of the

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2019 Applications now open!

The 2019 application round is now open!

Applications are now open for group, solo or curated shows.
While there isn’t an official due date, exhibitions are

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Darebin Music Feast Songwriters Award

Applications close 26 September 2018 The Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award is an annual songwriting competition that seeks to recognise, showcase and promote the talents of local songwriters. There is an amazing prize package to be won including cash and studio time. Find out more read more

Theatre Works 2019 Season EOIs Open

Applications close 7 September 2018 Theatre Works BECAUSE NOW and BECAUSE HEART programs offer artists and companies the opportunity to mount a public season of their work at the intimate and flexible Parish Hall. Theatre Works is now calling out for works for 2019 and beyond. They will work with all kinds of artists – companies, writers, directors, makers, and performers, offering different platforms and opportunities. Find out more read more

Editor Call Out: un Magazin

Applications close 4 September 2018 un Projects is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for an Editor/s for un Magazine vol. 13, publishing two issues, 13.1 and 13.2 in April and October 2019 respectively. read more

The Carstairs Prize

Applications close 1 September 2018 The Carstairs Prize aims to support socially engaged art projects that embrace participatory and collaborative experiences, bring participants into active dialogue with the artist(s) in order to involve audiences beyond the art community. Find out more read more

Stitching Through Time – a Celebration of 20 years

The next Stitched Up Textile Festival will take place July 6-14 2019. Planning is well underway for plenty of stitchy celebrations for our 20th anniversary. To participate in

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Imagined Touch is going to the UK in November

We need to raise $30,000 to go towards the access costs for  Deafblind artists Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens

Can you help us?
Award -winning production, Imagined Touch invites audiences to experience Deafblind culture and tactile communication by being guided through

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2nd Noel Counihan Commemorative Art Award

In addition to the $3000 Professional Development Award we are delighted to announce a People’s Choice Award of $1000 generously sponsored by
the Sydney Road Brunswick

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Abbotsford Convent Studio Residency

Applications close 16 September 2018 The Abbotsford Convent Studio Residency Program has a focus on supporting artists to develop work/s that are site specific or site responsive. The work/s created through the studio residency will be presented throughout the Abbotsford Convent site, as a vibrant and temporary means of fostering delight and dialogue as well as engagement between the site, landscape, artistic community and audiences. Find out more read more

ACF Facebook Live Q & A

6.00 pm 21 August 2018

Whether you’re new to fundraising or have a few campaigns under your belt, finding donors remains one of the greatest challenges. Join ACF for a Facebook

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Arts House CultureLAB EOIs

Applications close 6 September 2018 Arts House invites CultureLAB expressions of interest for the financial year 2019–20. There is an investment of up to $10,000 for research and creative development of projects led by independent artists and created on site at Arts House. Find out more read more

Coburg Night Market

Stallholder Applications Now Open

The Coburg Night Market is a magical experience for the whole family, combining delicious food, beautiful wares, music, performances and a great community atmosphere in the

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Subsidised tickets available to Culture Business Canberra 2018

Culture Business, a leading international conference dedicated to fundraising in the arts sector, is coming to Canberra in November.

As principal sponsors, and in partnership

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Critical Path Responsive Residencies

Applications close 3 September 2018 The Responsive Program supports self-directed, blue-sky choreographic research. Research projects may be broadly defined but generally involve the exploration of new ideas or assumptions, new methodologies or new collaborations. Find out more read more

Midsumma Futures

Applications close 27 August 2018 Midsumma Futures 2018 – 2019 is a nine-month development and mentoring program for early-career artists and culture-makers, kicking off in October 2018 and running until May 2019. Find out more read more

Northcote Pottery Supplies Annual Open Day

Northcote Pottery Supplies warmly invites you to our annual open day, an opportunity for all to visit us between 10-3 on Saturday August the 18th and discover what goes on behind

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Squatters and Savages

Thursday August 16 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Blak Dot Gallery33 Saxon St, Brunswick SQUATTERS AND SAVAGES is a joint exhibition with artist Peter Waples-Crowe and Megan Evans.

Peter is a Ngarigo man whose work reflects on the representation of Aboriginal people in popular culture.

Megan Evans is of Scottish, Irish Welsh heritage, born on Wurundjerri

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Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants

Applications close 11 September 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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MLIVE Commission

Applications close 24 September 2018

The Monash Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA) is seeking expressions of interest for the 2019 ‘Works in PROGRESS’ commission. One $15,000 award will be granted for

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Art & About Sydney EOIs Open

Applications close 7 September 2018

The City of Sydney seeks expressions of interest for the Art & About Sydney 2019/20 program. They’re looking for big ideas that temporarily transform public and unusual

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Applications Now Open for MoreArt 2018 (open category)

Applications Now Open for MoreArt 2018 (open category)

Magic In The North
The northern suburbs of Moreland are sometimes perceived as isolated by those

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