Applications open 1 November 2017Showcase Victoria is the performing arts marketplace – an annual event which provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre makers to promote their work to a wide range of programmers from Victoria and beyond and ultimately to facilitate touring.
They encourage applications from all genres of the performing arts (including contemporary music) and are interested in productions looking to tour to both metro and regional venues,
Applications close 17 November 2017Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, and named after the late Neilma Gantner, this prize seeks excellent short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’; imaginative, creative and literary interpretations are strongly encouraged. This competition is open to all writers, nationally and internationally, at any stage of their writing career.
The winning story will receive a $4000 first prize and be published in Overland’s first print issue for 2018. Two runners-up will each receive $500 and be published at Overland online
Face the Music is pleased to announce its scholarship program for 2017. Opportunities are currently available for Victorians to attend the annual Face The Music summit across
Applications close 16 October 2017The Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship aims to support a contemporary visual artist with an identifiable commitment to visual arts excellence. The successful Fellow will have a desire to extend their arts practice to a new level, expand their imagination and make a contribution to the City of Port Phillip. The Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship is an acquisitive award of $25,000 presented to a recipient once every two years. For more information go here
Applications close 3 October 2017The Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Examples of activities this grant supports include the creation of new work, creative development, touring, festivals, productions, exhibitions, publishing, recording and market development activity.
For more information go here
Applications close 13 October 2017In 2018, Chunky Move will commission an artist to create a new full-length work for the Next Move program. The work will be presented over a two-week season in the second half of the year at the Chunky Move Studios.
Next Move 2018 is not only an opportunity to develop a new contemporary work presented by Chunky Move but to become an alumni of what has become a pivotal and unprecedented platform
Applications close 6 October 2017Chunky Move recognises there is a gap in the career trajectory for mid-career dance artists wishing to step into positions of artistic leadership. Currently there are very few structured opportunities for individual artists to learn the skills of company management and artistic directorship. The role of Artistic Associate is designed to bridge that gap and provide an opportunity to gain insights into running a successful dance company. The Artistic Associate will be offered:
– Access to studio space during the residency to work on personal choreographic research;
– Mentorship by the Artistic Director, Executive Director and other staff to support
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
Calling independent artists and groups! MATCH Lab is now open.
MATCH Lab, our matched funding program for independent artists and artistic groups, is now open. If you’re looking to boost your fundraising skills, raise money for your
Over three years, the Artbank + ACMI Commission will provide support for Australian artists and filmmakers to make a new, ambitious and experimental screen-based work. Each year
Expressions of interest are now open for the Sacred Heart building, the St Heliers Street Gallery and the new Abbotsford Convent Studio residency program
The community grant program supports local community groups and organisations to respond to community needs and ideas, supports local networks, promotes and encourages participation
New program alert!
Creative Partnerships Australia is offering 12 arts fundraising mentorships for Australian arts organisations in 2017/18.
Successful organisations will nominate
Applications close 11 August 2017The 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
Applications open 24 July 2017The 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
Creative Partnerships Australia are thrilled to announce that our 2017/18 Plus1 matched funding program is now open
Applications open 17 August 2017The 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 in order to create cutting edge – and career defining – new work.
The program will provide grants of between $20,000 – $50,000 to support individuals or creative collectives working in the arts, design, contemporary music, game development, screen
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
Research and development is crucial to the life cycle of a strong contemporary arts culture. For this reason, Arts House provides time, space and financial assistance of up
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
Applications close 31 August 2017The 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
Applications close 31 July 2017Ausdance invite eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of interest.
Your fellowship activities should be completed within two years. The fellowship will not contribute to a performance, but you must produce a public outcome of some description
Applications close 24 July 2017
Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which
MoreArt Public Art Show
Our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.
Applications open now!
MoreArt is our annual art-in-public-spaces event that continues to surprise and engage
Applications close 12 September 2017The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.
They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality.
The Trust primarily provides
Applications close 24
Applications close 30 June 2017tilde: Melbourne Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival is seeking submissions for their third international festival in October 2017. tilde was founded in 2014 to showcase the work of trans and gender diverse filmmakers as well as films containing trans and gender diverse content and characters.
tilde is seeking short and feature length entries of all genres from across the globe. Films will be selected in line with the festival values. tilde highlights the stories and perspectives
Applications close 28 June 2017HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is seeking applications from artists worldwide for residencies taking place at HIAP Suomenlinna and HIAP Cable Factory in 2018.
HIAP Residency Programme is HIAP’s main residency programme, which has welcomed artists to Helsinki since the year 1998. The programme focuses on contemporary art but is open for
Entries are now open for the 2017 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers, a developmental award open exclusively to Australian secondary school students across
Applications close 30 June 2017Ausdance Victoria Dance Artist in Residence Program (DAIR) invites independent dance artists, collectives, collaborators and companies of any dance genre to submit proposals for the 2017 program.
DAIR is a direct response to the ongoing challenges of access to affordable and appropriate spaces to dance artists for the development of dance making and practice. DAIR activities
Applications close 29 May 2017Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.
Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.
Arts grants are available
Got an idea for a festival or event in Moreland?
Celebrating Place Grants provide financial support for groups to organise an event or celebration that enriches the social life of Moreland’s community.
Come along to
Applications close 30 June 2017Celebrating Glenfiddich’s commitment to the arts and the communities it serves, the program awards the winning artist with a unique residency prize valued at $21,000, where they will work and live for three months at the Glenfiddich Distillery located in Dufftown, Scotland in 2018.
The competition is open to all Australian artists using any art medium, including but not limited to print, photography, animation, performance and installation. The winning
Applications close 6 June 2017The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.
If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, a Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build
Applications close 29 May 2017In 2018, it will be 10 years since Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature. As part of the celebrations, the Melbourne City of Literature Office is developing a self-guided walking app for visitors and tourists to use.
The Office is seeking expressions of interest from writers to write one of the three walks that will be hosted within the app.
The Office is looking for a balance between what a tourist