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Craft Cubed 2018

You’re invited – Creatives in Moreland

Calling all Creative People of all background – professionals and students, artists, makers, inventors, dancers, choreographers, designers, musicians, actors, writers, comedians,

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Strutt Your Stuff


We are excited to announce that Strutt Your Stuff is back in 2018, presenting Creative Carnivale in Glenroy.

When: Saturday 17 March 6pm-9pm

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Critical Animals calling for Proposals

Image: Annelies Jahn, Untitled (mylar curtain), 2017 as part of The Shape of Memory (2017) at The Lock Up.

The Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium is an annual conference, part of This is Not Art, one

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Mapping Melbourne EOIs

Applications close 13 April 2018 Now in its sixth year, Mapping Melbourne is a platform for strengthening arts networks between contemporary independent artists across the Asian region, building connections and establishing collaborative ongoing relationships, and presenting challenging work. In order for the submission to be considered, the project outcome must take place in the City of Melbourne in the first two weeks of December and be relevant to the theme of “contemporary Asia in Melbourne”. Find out more read more

April Drawing Intensive

April Drawing Intensive with Geoff Dupree

9-13 April 2018 10am-4pm
Cost: $895 including all materials


Drawing has long been used as a primary practice to address questions

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La Mama Explorations

Applications close 30 April 2018 La Mama’s Explorations season has been supporting works in development since 1980. Creative exploration is at the core of all works produced and presented at La Mama, however the Explorations annual season (October – December) is a special time of year where works in development are given three nights in the space to explore their practice in a safe environment that inspires risk-taking. 

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New Ideas Lab EOIs

Image credit: I See You Like This created by Jessica Wilson with
Matilda Woodroofe and photographer Carla Gottgens.
Applications close 30 March 2018 ArtPlay New Ideas Lab provides the opportunity for artists to propose new projects to undertake at ArtPlay as part of their ongoing creative program for children and families. A new idea could mean a new topic of artistic enquiry, a new area of practice for the artist, or a new collaboration between artists.

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Be Bold Performance Residency

Applications close 6 April 2018 Artists and arts organisations are invited to submit an application for the 2018 Be Bold Performance Residency Program. Up to $5,000 (mid career artist) or $2000 (emerging artist) will be awarded per residency along with:

  • Co-presentation of the residency’s performance outcome
  • 50/50 box office split on ticketed presentations
  • Up to $2,000 in kind technical

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Volunteer for Next Wave 2018

Applications close 26 March 2018 Are you a lover of the arts, an artist or just art-curious? Whatever your art-orientation, this is your invitation to join Next Wave in delivering their biennial arts festival. Next Wave Festival 2018 will be happening in Melbourne from 3 – 20 May and they are seeking extraordinary volunteers of all backgrounds and skill levels to join them for the ride.

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MELT Portrait Prize

Image Credit: 2017 Melt Portrait Prize winner, Lesley Turnbull
Applications close 19 March 2018 Now in its third year, the MELT Portrait Prize is an opportunity for visual artists across the globe to celebrate their heroes in the LGBTI+ Community. During MELT a selection of shortlisted artworks submitted by artists from Brisbane and beyond will be exhibited in the annual MELT Portrait Prize, with the overall winner to be announced during the Festival and will receive $1000 in prize money. Find out more read more

Compass Navigate

Applications close 9 March 2018 Compass Navigate is an inclusive mentorship program for emerging producers and self-presenting artists looking to improve their business ‘know-how’, develop savvy networking skills or finesse their project planning. Compass Navigate offers four mentorships and applicants who have experienced obstacles to participation in professional development programs, including artists who are Deaf or have a disability, will be strongly regarded.

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Dead Letter Club and Wine

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

249 Lygon Street
Brunswick East, VIC 3057

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Tired of Twitter, txtspeak and

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Calling all aspiring musicians

Brunswick Music Festival hosts professional development series for the first time in 2018

Not only is this year’s Brunswick Music Festival set to host one of the most exciting and diverse line-ups in it’s 30 year history, it will for the first

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National Freelance Day

The annual conference for freelancers, by freelancers.
Thursday 15 March 10am – 4pm Northcote Town Hall We’ve wrangled together a world-class line-up of digital & creative professionals who have mastered the art of freelancing and scaling solo. WHAT ITS ABOUT

What does Naomi Simson, the founders of Envato and Seth Godin have in common? They all started out as freelancers.

Being your own boss is the freelancer’s dream, but for many,

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Creative Darebin Networking Breakfasts

Networking is an essential part of your career.

If you use your creative skills in any way this networking event is for you.

Led by a qualified career development counselor this

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Brunswick Music Festival

Further shows, celebrations, collaborations and much more unveiled for the 30th anniversary program!

Brunswick Music Festival celebrates International Women’s Day on Thursday 8 March with a specially commissioned concert, Wild,

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Markit + Bakesale

Applications are now open for our next event on Sunday 22 April 2018 at Federation Square


Established in 2010, Markit + BakeSale presents over 90 stalls across ceramics, jewellery,

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Strutt Your Stuff

We are excited to announce that Strutt Your Stuff is back in 2018, presenting Creative Carnivale in Glenroy.

When: Saturday 17 March 6pm-9pm

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Artlands Victoria – Call for Papers

Sharing knowledge, trading resources and exchanging gifts at a time of ceremony and gathering.

Call for papers, presentations and breakout sessions connecting to the theme and

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Art & About Sydney

Image: We Live Here

Applications close 13 March 2018

City of Sydney looking for ideas and works to temporarily transform public and unusual spaces in the City of

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Stanthorpe Art Prize

Brunswick Studio Walk

The Brunswick Studio Walk is a free event that will be held between 12pm – 5pm on Saturday, 24 February 2018.

The self-directed walk allows participants to stroll at their

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What does 2018 hold for contemporary arts?

The Australian Parliament begins its new year on the week beginning 5 February, with both Houses sitting for four days. At the same time, artists across Australia are showing work

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Moonee Valley Art Show Stall holders wanted


Gala Opening Preview
Fri   23 March 2018     
6:30pm – 11:00pm

Public Exhibition
Sat  24 March 2018     11am – 5pm

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RAW Melbourne Presents Envision

Thursday February 15 – 7:00 pm

Melbourne Pavilion, 135-157 Racecourse Road, Flemington

RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. We focus on spotlighting

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LIMITED DISCOUNT CODE FOR WORKSHOP BOOKINGSThis silly season give the gift of art, a gift that will enrich the life of the recipient/s.

All of our workshops (not including Crap

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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