Tag Archives: Creatives+Makers

The Makers & Shakers Conference

The Makers & Shakers Conference will explore where the maker movement has come from, where it’s at, where it’s heading, and what that means for your creative business.

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Melbourne Spoken Word presents Bill Moran (USA)

Friday September 1 7:00 pm

VENUE The Provincial Hotel, 299 Brunswick st, Fitzroy

Melbourne Spoken Word welcomes US Slam poet “Good Ghost” Bill Moran back for a fourth

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Directors Lab: Melbourne

Applications close 28 August 2017

 Inspired by the Lincoln Centre model, Directors Lab: Melbourne is an eight-day creative laboratory held in collaboration with Melbourne Festival.

The program accepts 30 directors from across Australia and the world, to participate in eight days of masterclasses, performance and rigorous debate with leading national and international

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Photography Workshop for Craft Makers

Saturday August 19 2017 at 10:00 am

COLLINS PLACE GALLERY, Melbourne, Australia

Great photos will help you represent yourself, sell your work, get you grants and make you look

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Applications open for Coburg Night Market stallholders

The hugely popular Coburg Night Market will return in November 2017. Running in the lead up to Christmas, this Council run event is an excellent opportunity for local artisans

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The Moreland Summer Show

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is pleased to announce the inaugural Noel Counihan Commemorative Award.

To be awarded annually, the Noel Counihan Commemorative Award will recognise

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Winter Night Screen Project 2017 Choreographing Two-Dimensions

Amrita Hepi // Rebecca Jensen
Mariaa Randall // The Delta Project

Curated by Catherine Connolly 

1 – 31 August 2017

Screening nightly from 5.30 – 10 pm
Brunswick Town

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Hannah Gatland – ‘Á Víð Og Dreif / Scattered’

Opening Thursday 3 Aug, 6pm

3 – 20 August

Hannah Gatland’s practice derives direction from its environment almost by osmosis. While the hand is predominantly guided

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This Month at the Good Room

Clowning Workshop with David Maney

Saturday August 5 at 10:00 am

Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray

Explore the world of physical comedy through clowning, improvisation and games. An energetic

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Deny / Denial / Denied

Opening Thursday August 3 – 6:30 pm

Blak Dot Gallery, 33 Saxon St, Brunswick, Melbourne

A Solo Exhibition by Roberta Joy Rich’

Deny / Denial / Denied is a collection

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Keir Choreographic Award

Applications close 11 August 2017

The Keir Choreographic Award offers eight artists the time and space to create and present a fully funded new work, a remarkable context in which to engage with international perspectives and an opportunity to connect with new and ever expanding audiences for dance in Australia.

The entry requirements for the Award call for professional artists with an established practice to enter by submitting a five-minute video pitch for a choreographic idea of

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Craft and Design as a Career Conference


This year’s #CDC has been completely re-designed and re-formatted across two days with more

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Girls, Goddesses and Ghosts: Empowering Women

Nehha Bhatnagar (India), Priya Srinivasan, Uthra Vijay & Eugenia Flynn (Australia) unique evening of performance and discussion dedicated to the empowerment of young girls

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New Literary Travel Fund

Applications open 24 July 2017

 The inaugural Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund will provide inspiration and practical support to emerging, midcareer and established writers, editors, agents, publishers, librarians, booksellers and other literary professionals.

Delivered by Writers Victoria in Melbourne, the national professional development opportunity has been made possible by the generous support of The Myer Foundation.

The travel fund

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Nite Art 17 Art across Melbourne 27 July 2017

Welcome back to Nite Art. Make a date with art.

One city, 6pm to late, 50+ artists, from Melbourne University to Flinders Lane, and back.

Artists, installations, painting, drawing,

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The 2017 Banyule Award for Works on Paper

Calling all Artists – ENTRIES NOW OPEN.   TOTAL PRIZE POOL: $12,000

The Banyule Award for Works on Paper is awarded biennially to an outstanding contemporary work on paper.  It is an acquisitive prize, with the winning artwork entered into the Banyule

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Real Life Fantasies | Group Show

West Space, Level 1, 225 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Exhibition continues until Saturday 19th August 2017.

More info: www.westspace.org.au/program

Image: Natasha Madden, Final Form:

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Harley Manifold | A Strange Dance

QV Gallery | 19 – 30 July

The oil paintings of Harley Manifold depict the lone figure ambling through life – in alleyways in Melbourne landscapes, dwarfed by skyscrapers and highway overpasses, quiet places

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Crafted Words Call Out

Radiant Pavilion is excited to announce a new opportunity for Victorian craft writers.

Supported by Creative Victoria and the City of Melbourne, Crafted Words encourages critical

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The Creators Fund – New Program for Victorian Creatives

Damon Kowarsky and Kyoko Imazu. Along the River (2013). Photo: Kyoko Imazu

The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation

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MPavilion Call Out

For the first time ever, MPavilion are welcoming submissions from architecture and design professionals and students to collaborate with them on their public program between

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Luke Duncan King – Open Circuit

Opening Thursday 13 July, 6pm
13 – 30 July

Luke Duncan King’s practice continually considers the virtues of the biro drawing on paper. Obsessive repetition of line work expresses the tension between what is dangerous

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Melbourne Fringe X Forest Fringe

EOIs close 16 July 2017

Melbourne’s West hosts UK-based risk-takers (and risk-chasers) Forest Fringe in a two week long creative residency as part of Fringe 2017. The 10-day Forest Exchange Lab is a space for conversation, deep experimentation and creative exchange between three visiting and three local artists.

Fringe is calling for Expressions of Interest for local artists to participate in the Forest Exchange Lab, an opportunity to exchange ideas with international artists and take over

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MoreArt Applications Open


Artists are invited to submit a concept for our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.


The level or point at which you start to experience

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