Foundry658 Demo Night

Following an intensive 12-week skills-building program, the Foundry658 accelerator teams pitch their creative businesses.

Hear each team present their product and journey.

read more

Website curator wanted

Looking for a new project for 2019?

Want to help other Creatives and Makers?

Need a new project to take on?

Want to grow Creatives and Makers?

Creatives and Makers are looking for someone to take over curating the website

read more

Port Phillip Cultural Development Grants

Image: EVER, Phillip Adams BalletLab. Photo Jeff Busby.

Applications close 29 March 2019

The Cultural Development Fund is an annual arts and heritage grants round for artists and related organisations in Port Phillip. Applicants to the Fund may apply for up to $12,000

read more

Peel Street Park Projection Program

Image: Salote Tawale, Super, 2003. Photo by J. Forsyth

Applications close 4 March 2019

Yarra City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from emerging to established artists to present a series of still images or a silent

read more

Applications for Darebin’s Pitch It competition are now open

Darebin Pitch It
2018 Pitch It Winners — CERES Fair Wood Founder, Chris Ennis, and Manager, Peter Smyth. Photo credit : Stephen McKenzie

Darebin’s pitch competition is back for another year!

Do you have a business idea that will benefit our community? Have you got what it takes to Pitch It in under 10 minutes?

Darebin Pitch It gives local students, graduates, entrepreneurs,

read more

Gertrude Street Projection Festival EOIs

Centre for Projection Art

Applications close 28 February 2019

Applications are now open to artists, curators and artistic collectives to pitch works for presentation at Gertrude Street Projection Festival

read more

BRUNSWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL INTRODUCES SOUND SESSIONS

Panels, workshops, events and more geared towards women, trans and non-binary people in the music industry

In 2019, Brunswick Music Festival introduces Sound Sessions.
 
Sound Sessions is a series of panels, workshops and events – along with an artist

read more

Next Wave 2020: A Government of Artists

Next Wave
Image: mi:wi by Taree Sansbury, photo Greta Costello

Applications close 24 February 2019

Next Wave is inviting artists from across Australia to form a government. This is an opportunity for you to pitch your most critical and ambitious

read more

Call for Entries: Deakin Small Sculpture Award 2019

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this annual acquisitive award and exhibition is organised by the Art Collection and Galleries Unit at Deakin University.
 
One outstanding work will be awarded $10,000 and become part of the Deakin University Art Collection. The winner will be announced at the opening of a six week exhibition of finalists’ works.
 
ENTER NOW
FREE ENTRY
EMAIL smallsculpture@deakin.edu.au
PHONE 
03 9244 5344
ENTRIES CLOSE 
Friday 22 March 2019
read more

Copyright Agency Create Grants

Applications close 19 August 2019

CREATE grants offer opportunities for mid-career and established creative writers and visual artists to create and develop new work by providing

read more

Markit + BakeSale


Markit + BakeSale is back at Federation Square on Sunday 26 May 2019!

APPLY NOW TO EXHIBIT ALONGSIDE A CURATED SELECTION OF AUSTRALIA’S BEST INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS.

Established

read more

Moreland Project Grants

Applications close 24 March 2019

Council provides funding to community organisations for one-off project implementation and development that benefits and engages the Moreland

read more

Creative Victoria Music Works Grants

Image: Sui Zhen live Photo: Tom Sue Yek

Applications close 28 February 2019

The Music Works Grants program invests in the development and support of Victoria’s contemporary music artists and music industries. It provides

read more

Art & About Sydney Call Out

Applications close 24 February 2019

City of Sydney are currently looking for big ideas that will temporarily transform public and unusual spaces. This is an open call for

read more

City of Gold Coast Level Up Residency

Applications close 10 February 2019

Level Up is a three-month, cross-art form residency program that will provide five young artists with a shared studio space and support to create new work for a range of public outcomes during the residency period

Find out more
read more

Orange House by the Sea Residency

Applications close 15 February 2019

The Orange House by the Sea Artist residency program is for mid-career women and non-binary artists who are working at the intersections of performance,

read more

Venues 3056

Brunswick Music Festival - Venues 3056

Brunswick’s best venues join forces for a Brunswick Music Festival first. Venues 3056, set to take place on Wednesday March 6, gives music fans a chance to weave their

read more

Exhibition opportunity

Strutt Your Stuff - Darebin 16 March 2019

Strutt Your Stuff Darebin 2019 is a fun, inclusive evening of fashion and creativity. As part of this community event we are holding an exhibition which will run on the day

read more

Website curator

Looking for a new project for 2019?

Want to help other Creatives and Makers?

Need a new project to take on?

Want to grow Creatives and Makers?

Creatives and Makers are looking for someone to take over curating the website

read more

Craft Hatch Applications Open

Craft Hatch 2019

Application deadline: 12 February 2019

CRAFT HATCH is our emerging maker’s incubator market program which centres on a live market event.

With an emphasis on fledging retail experience

read more

Creative Victoria Music Works Grants

Applications close 28 February 2019

The Music Works Grants program invests in the development and support of Victoria’s contemporary music artists and music industries.

read more

Radiant Pavillion Curator Mentorship

Applications close 10 February 2019

In 2019, Radiant Pavilion is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an early career curator. The successful application will undertake a

read more

VIC Arts Grants

Image: Nicola Gunn – Piece For Person and Ghetto Blaster
Photographer: Gregory Lorenzutti

Applications close 7 February 2019

The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria’s artists and smaller arts companies.  It

read more

Website curator

Looking for a new project for 2019?

Want to help other Creatives and Makers?

Need a new project to take on?

Want to grow Creatives and Makers?

Creatives and Makers are looking for someone to take over curating the website

read more

Australia council grants

Australia Council for the Arts

Applications close 5 February 2019

Career Development Grants for Individuals & Groups

If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, this grant can provide support

read more

Sydney Festival Disability Programming Initiative

Sydney Festival

Applications close 31 March 2019

Sydney Festival have collaborated with Accessible Arts to invite artists with disability or who are Deaf to pitch projects for inclusion in their

read more

Call Out: Experimental Choreographic Residenc

Applications close 24 January 2019

Critical Path are currently seeking proposals from artists or artist collaborations, for a 3-week residency focusing on experimental choreographic

read more

Take over! 2019

Take Over! 2019
Image: Colossus, Arts Centre Melbourne 2018. Photo by Mark Gambino

Arts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Fringe invite independent artists to develop and present a new performance work for 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival. The artists selected will

read more

TempContemp Applications Open

Is your work Schmuck? Or more Schmock?
Is this a debate between highbrow and lowbrow? Is it a reference to art crafted from detritus? Is anyone out there actually making work

read more

Footscray Art prize

Footscray Art Prize

Applications close 15 March 2019

The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual art prize for contemporary artworks across multiple platforms and disciplines. It is

read more

Website curator

Looking for a new project for 2019?

Want to help other Creatives and Makers?

Need a new project to take on?

Want to grow Creatives and Makers?

Creatives and Makers are looking for someone to take over curating the website

read more

Free February Films

Free outdoor cinema on the lawns of Siteworks.

Screenings start at 7.30pm. Every Friday of February. 

Bring a rug and a picnic. Limited deck chairs available. Drinks available 

Feb 1. 7.30pm – We Don’t Need A Map 

Feb 8. 7.30pm – Particle Fever 

Feb 15.

read more

ACCADEMY 2019 at ACCA

Applications close 31 January 2018Fostering experimentation, risk and innovation, ACCA is a dynamic platform for current and future generations of artists, thinkers and supporters of the visual arts.ACCADEMY is a program for 14-17 year olds wanting to tackle challenging tasks, develop new skills and engage with arts industry professionals including artists, curators, educators and writers.

This program is for motivated and committed young people wanting to take their arts learning further, contribute to special projects and gain understanding of the arts industry.

We are now accepting applications for ACCADEMY 2019. Before applying:

  • Download information pack and thoroughly read essential information
  • Prepare your responses to four key questions and organise one referee

read more

Australia Council International Residencies

Applications close 15 January 2018International residencies provide a unique opportunity for artists to immerse themselves in a new arts context, market, community and culture. The experience enables artists to articulate their practice within a global context and build knowledge, networks and partnerships that support future international arts activity.

Australia Council residency partners include:

  • ACME, London
  • BR Whiting Studio, Rome
  • Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
  • EMPAC, New York
  • HIAP, Helsinki

read more

White Night EOIs

white night

Applications close 13 January 2019White Night Winter Melbourne 2019 and White Night Ballarat 2019 are seeking Expressions of Interest from Artists who want to make a contribution. Find out more read more

BLINDSIDE reduces gallery fees in 2019

Blindside

REDUCED GALLERY FEES IN 2019! 

Thanks to the generous support of Creative Victoria and the City of Melbourne, as well as the artists, sponsors, and patrons who have supported BLINDSIDE through our fundraising initiative, B-SIDE, we are thrilled to announced that in 2019 BLINDSIDE will be reducing its gallery fees by 85%. As part of our continuous efforts to make BLINDSIDE a more accessible and supportive place for all artists, writers, and curators, we are proud to also announce that BLINDSIDE will become a FREE space to exhibit in 2020.

BLINDSIDE’s call for exhibition applications for the 2020 program will open in early 2019. Subscribe to our mailing list to stay posted on the call for applications!

Subscribe

read more

Double the fun at The Sisters’ Christmas Markets

Sisters’ Market Brunswick Town Hall – 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Friday 14 December 4 – 9 pm and Saturday 15 December 10 – 4 pm

read more

A directory and resources about and for Creatives and Makers living and/or working in Melbourne.

%d bloggers like this: