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Submissions Open for Melt

Applications close 30 October 2017

 MELT is an invitation to celebrate LGBTI+ culture through a dynamic, fun and highly engaging program of curated events featuring local, national and international artists and performances.

Based at Brisbane Powerhouse, MELT provides a focal point for the community, an opportunity for expression for artists and performers, and a platform to promote tolerance, equality

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The Creative Exchange – October

Seeking Entrepreneurial Solutions to Support Freelance Artists

Presented by Creative Victoria

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When:Thursday, 26 October 2017
Time:  3pm-4.30pm (Doors

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Blindside’s Professional Development Series

BLINDSIDE is proud to present the 2017 Professional Development Series. Led by industry experts, these sessions offer unique professional development opportunities for artists,

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Coney Island Curator’s Talk and Artist Studio Tour

Saturday October 7 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Counihan Gallery, Brunswick Civic Centre, 233 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Meet at Counihan Gallery at 2pm for a walk through of the exhibition with the curator and then hop on board the bus for a visit to three artist studios. This event presents the rare

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Take Part in Dandenong Ranges Open Studios

Yes, it is all true! Artist Applications for participation in the 2018 Dandenong Ranges Open Studios are now open! Please visit the Open Studios website for all the details,

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Moreland Summer Show 2017 Spoken Word

Call out for Speakers:

Moreland Summer Show 2017 Spoken Word

People – Politics – Protest

In conjunction with the 2017 Moreland Summer Show exhibition, The Counihan

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Ceramics – Introduction

Tue Oct 24 2017 at 06:30 pm
Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray
Explore making your own hand built porcelain objects with Erin from erinswindow. Make your own jewellery dish bowls, pinch pots, and more. Perfect as an introduction to ceramics for those keen to develop their existing skills. Basic materials will be supplied.

WHEN: Tuesdays, 24 October – 14 November, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
VENUE: FCAC
COST: $180 (3 sessions)

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Artist Bootcamp

Beginning 2 October 2017

The Artist Bootcamp is a four week online program for independent performing artists to learn how to produce a show like a pro!

Do you have a show ready to go, but struggle with all the producing and marketing tasks that come with it?  Are you ready to step up and take it to the next

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Melbourne Spoken Word Presents Arielle Cottingham

Sunday October 8 at 7:00 pm
Howler Melbourne, 7-11 Dawson Street, Brunswick

Melbourne Spoken Word brings you the return of @Australian Poetry Slam Champ, Arielle Cottingham. Supported by a sample of local Melbourne spoken word and poetry, including Waffle

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The Creative Exchange – September 2017

Connecting Australians: Results of the National Arts Participation Survey

Presented by Creative Victoria

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When:Thursday, 21 September 2017
Time:  3pm-4.30pm (Doors

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Burrinja Climate Change Biennale

Applications are now open for the Burrinja Climate Change Biennale $9,000 Acquisitive Art Award

Applications due Friday 29 September – APPLY NOW

Uniquely situated in the temperate rainforest micro-climate of the Dandenong Ranges on Melbourne’s eastern fringes, its location

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Darebin Songwriters’ Award

Applications close 20 September 2017

The Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award is an annual songwriting competition that seeks to recognise, showcase and promote the talents

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Accessing Your Mojo – Acrylics on Canvas Workshop w Leila Boakes

 Sunday October 1 at 12:00 pm
in.cube8r gallery, 321 Smith Street, Fitzroy

‘Accessing Your Mojo – Acrylics on Canvas’ will be an exciting #workshop hosted by Leila Boakes.

Leila will be teaching her students how find the profain in

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Workshop: Emceeing spoken word with Anthony O’Sullivan

Tuesday September 19 at 6:00 pm
Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick, Australia

Melbourne Spoken Word presents a special skills-based workshop on those wanting to learn or fine-tune their skills in the art of emceeing/hosting spoken word or poetry events.

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Thread Den Market

White Night EOIs

Applications close 10 September 2017

White Night Melbourne is the city as you know it, but reimagined and transformed under the ephemeral cloak of night.

White Night Melbourne 2018 is seeking Expressions of Interest

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SEPTEMBER THINKERS & MAKERS SALON

The Big Design Trade – Applications open

ORGANIC PLASTIC – NEWSTEAD – ARTS HUB

Carolyn Cardinet

Exhibition 2-30 September 2017

Opening Saturday 9 September 2-4pm

Plastic Waterways 2017 – WORA @ Castlemaine State Festival

Inter-disciplinary French-born and

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Sisters’ Market

2018 Brunswick Music Festival Artist Call Out

We are seeking a range of musicians, bands, performers and venues to participate in the Brunswick Music Festival, Sydney Road Street Party and Music for the People in 2018.

Brunswick Music Festival is a leading multi-genre music festival, fostering and celebrating connection between artists, audience and place. A curated festival, Brunswick Music Festival

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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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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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Movement Exhibition

The 69 Collective (was 69 Smith Street Gallery)  new exhibition – Movement at Yarra Sculpture Gallery- 117 Vere Street, Abbotsford

Exhibition dates 3 – 20 August.

Opening

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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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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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We Work This Shop July 30

Sun Jul 30 2017 at 06:00 pm

Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick, Australia

We Work This Shop is a free weekly poetry & spoken word workshop hosted by Melbourne Spoken Word.

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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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The Omega Project, open for Inspection July 22-30

I would like to invite you to The Omega Project

I have created a series of works and installations in a soon-to-be-demolished house. This was an opportunity to

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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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Oxygen Youth Space Internal Fit Out Design Workshop

Oxygen Youth Space is expanding!!! 
Come along to this design workshop and help shape the look and feel of our brand new large multipurpose recreational space and courtyard.

Who

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Next Wave x EOI Call Out

Next Wave invites expressions of interest from Australia’s emerging artists & curators who wish to be a part of our exciting new national co-commission project. ‘Next Wave x’. Next Wave x will co-commission Seven (7) ambitious projects by early career practitioners will be developed through the project, in partnership with leading organisations for presentation in Melbourne at Next Wave Festival 2018 and and in Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane and Sydney. These co-commissions will include guaranteed funding and, expert mentorship, with and a number also including major interstate multiple presentation opportunities, facilitating successful candidates with the resources and unparalleled artist support to present on a national stage, without creative compromise. This multi disciplinary project Next Wave will partner bring together the new generation of Australian artists and curators working in visual arts, dance, music, theatre, performance, live art and curating with some of Australia’s most exciting industry pioneer partners:

who we believe are breaking boundaries and conventions in: Visual art, Dance, Music, Theatre, Performance, Live art and Public space curating.

Together we provide opportunities to work in iconic and unusual spaces, and reach into under represented artist communities of QLD, SA and WA, ensuring Next Wave Festival 2018 will hold its place as the most dynamic national showcase of emerging artists and creative risk-taking. Submit your EOI before August 7 2017 for consideration. Successful applicants will be notified by late August 2017. www.nextwave.org.au/next-wave-x

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So much on at Sussex House

We have lots to offer in Semester 2 with some great new programs! Please take a minute to read the complete guide and share with your friends, family and neighbours!

July

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MoreArt Applications Open

MOREART PUBLIC ART SHOW

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

2017 THEME:  THRESHOLDS

The level or point at which you start to experience

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Thinkers and Makers Salon – The Good Room

The Thinkers & Makers Salon is a monthly curated event with special guest presentations, jam sessions, an open mic segment, impromptu readings and performances

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Craft Cubed: Craft & Design as a Career

12 & 13 August 2017

It’s back! And bigger than ever! Returning to this year’s Craft Cubed festival, Craft presents their Craft and Design as a Career symposium! Featuring an incredible line-up of guest speakers including The Good Copy’s Penny Modra and Radical Craftivist Rayna Fahey from Radical Cross Stitch, this year’s #CDC  invites you to share in the stories of leading artists and designers as they relate their successes and missteps, advice and unique perspectives on contemporary craft and design practice in Australia and beyond. For more info go here read more

Regional Centre for Culture – Local Grants

Applications close 31 August 2017

The Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program is a one-off grant round to fund local creative projects which will take place in the designated Regional Centre for Culture area in 2018.  It provides a unique opportunity for Creative Victoria to support local practitioners, groups and organisations to extend their practice, profile their work and meet their creative aspirations. Applicants to the Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program must be based in the designated Regional Centre for Culture 2018 area:

  • City of Greater Bendigo
  • Mount Alexander Shire
  • Central

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Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

4 – 9 July 2017 | La Mama

 The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry is back! And this year, there is an incredible array of puppetry to be experienced from across Australia and across the world. This years program includes special performances from Anino Shadowplay Collective (Philipines), People Who Play With Theatre (New Zealand) as well as performances by the world-renowned Australian puppeteer Richard Bradshaw (NSW, Australia) to mention but a few. For more info go here read more