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The Kat Muscat Fellowship

Applications close 14 January 2018 Express Media is honoured to present The Kat Muscat Fellowship, offering support and development for a young writer or editor. The annual Kat Muscat Fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $3,000 for an editorial project or work of writing by a young female-identifying or non-binary person.  Find out more read more

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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2018 Creative Development Expressions of Interest Open Now

At Brunswick Mechanics Institute we’re dedicated to making space for artists to create and develop new performance work. We invite expressions of interest for two inaugural

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Midsumma Australia Post Prize

Applications close 7 December 2017

The Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize has quickly established itself as an important award in the ecology of the arts. With finalists selected from across the country, the event

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Public Art in University Square

Registration of interest closes 4 December 2017 City of Melbourne is seeking artist responses to University Square. Permanent public art for this project could take a variety of forms and be from any creative practice area. It is open to artists to include interactive components or new technology as part of a concept’s form. Find out more read more

Showcase Victoria Applications Now Open

Submissions close 4 December 2017

Showcase Victoria is the performing arts marketplace – an annual event which provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre

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Max Afford Playwrights’ Award

Submissions close 19 November 2017 The Max Afford Estate have created this award to be given to a young playwright, to enable them to further their education in the field of drama, to improve their creative writing and, to improve the general public’s appreciation of Australian drama and playwrights. The total value of the biennial award is $30,000.

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City of Monash Community Grants

Applications close 8 December 2017 Council is inviting local community groups and organisations to submit applications for cash and in-kind funding for programs, services, projects and events taking place in 2018/19. 

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SITUATE Art in Festivals

Applications close 27 November 2017 SITUATE Art in Festivals supports outstanding early career artists and creative practitioners to develop new experimental artworks for the festival environment. The SITUATE Arts Lab is a professional development program for selected participants. Artists are encouraged to take risks, expand their practice, develop concepts, consider works of scale, and connect with festival audiences through the development of public art projects. Image: A.I.R. by Julia Douhin Find out more read more

arTour Showcase Online and Roadcase

Submissions close 13 November 2017

Productions for arTour Showcase online will be prioritised according to the following criteria:

  • Rigour
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Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship

Applications close 1 December 2017

This scholarship has been created as an on-going memorial to one of Australia’s most distinguished performing arts designers, the late Kristian Fredrikson. The scholarship

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Apply for Time_Place_Space: Nomad

Applications close 20 November 2017

EOI applications are invited from emerging and established artists working across disciplines and practices, from different geographic regions and cultural backgrounds. Artists are

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NAVA Australian Artists’ Grants

Applications close 4 November 2017

The Australian Artists’ Grant was initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to produce, present and promote their

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Showcase Victoria Applications Open Soon

Applications open 1 November 2017

 Showcase 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,

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Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize

Applications close 17 November 2017

 Supported 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

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Face the Music Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

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

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Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship

Applications close 16 October 2017

 The 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 read more

Arts Projects for Individuals & Groups

Applications close 3 October 2017

 The 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.

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Next Move EOIs

Applications close 13 October 2017

 In 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

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Chunky Move Artistic Associate EOI

Applications close 6 October 2017

 Chunky 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

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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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Match Lab is open

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

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NETS Exhibition Development Fun

Applications close 11 September

The NETS Exhibition Development Fund (EDF) program supports the Victorian arts sector with grants of up to $10,000 to Victorian arts organisations who wish to develop new

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Artbank x ACMI Commission

Applications close 15 September 2017

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

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EOI’s open for Abbotsford Convent Studio Residency

Expressions of interest are now open for the Sacred Heart building, the St Heliers Street Gallery and the new Abbotsford Convent Studio residency program

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The Horne Prize

Applications close 18 September 2017 This year’s prize will be presented in early December for an essay of up to 3000 words, addressing some part of the theme ‘Australian life’ – shining light on a particular aspect of who we are, from a contemporary perspective.  All writers are invited to enter. 

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Creators Fund Now Open

Applications close 7 September 2017 The Creators Fund supports creative practitioners and collectives across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation for new ideas and initiatives. The fund will provide financial support in the realm of $20,000 – $50,000 to support three to six months of intensive work. More info here read more

Maribyrnong Community Grants

Applications close 5 September 2017

The community grant program supports local community groups and organisations to respond to community needs and ideas, supports local networks, promotes and encourages participation

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Arts fundraising mentorships: Applications open

New program alert!

Creative Partnerships Australia is offering 12 arts fundraising mentorships for Australian arts organisations in 2017/18.

Successful organisations will nominate

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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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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.

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Plus1 program is open

The Creators Fund

Applications open 17 August 2017

 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 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

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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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CultureLAB EOI’s open

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

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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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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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Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Applications close 31 July 2017

 Ausdance 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

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Exhibit in Home

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

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