Tag Archives: MelbourneLiving

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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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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Handmade for Humans Summer Market

Friday November 24 from 5:00 pm
VU at Metrowest, 136-142 Nicholson St, Footscray

Handmade for Humans’ annual Summer Market is coming up as part of the One Night in Footscray celebrations, with tables of beautiful treasures, each piece handcrafted with love

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The Moreland Summer Show

Opening 6 – 8 pm Thursday 9 November 

Featuring

Ajanta Anthigngna Marakkala | Fayez Assaf | Paul Batt | Margaret Bishop  | Wendy Black | Robyn Blaikie | Heinz Boeck |

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Spring Fling Pop-up Gallery – Arts Project Australia

Arts Project Australia be in the heart of Melbourne CBD for 10 days this November!

Taking place during the Spring Racing Carnival, the

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RAW Melbourne presents Transcend

Thursday November 30  at 7:00 pm

Melbourne Pavilion, 135-157 Racecourse Road, Flemington

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

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Dead Letter Club launch

A backlash to Twitter, textspeak, emojis, tinder, like buttons and canned responses. “In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we

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Blindside B-side

BLINDSIDE B-SIDE

As a fundraising exhibition all artworks will be available for purchase, with an opening celebratory event on Thursday 2 November (think raffles, manic rushes

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Coney Island – Counihan Gallery

Angela Brennan, An Open Future 2012. Oil on linen, 180 x 220 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.

JOHN ASLANIDIS | ANGELA BRENNAN
SADIE CHANDLER | RENEE COSGRAVE | DAVID HARLEY
MATTHEW JOHNSON | WILMA TABACCO


CURATED BY JANE O’NEILL

30 September – 29 October

Opening Celebration:

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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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Thread Den Market

Recalcitrant Bodies – Isadora Vaughan

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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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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Fridays are better than Mondays

Friday August 11  at 6:30 pm

Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray

Fridays are always better than Mondays. Footscray Community Arts Centre and Due West Festival

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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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Exhibitions at Rubicon

GALLERY 2 : Marcos Guzman & Camila Galaz – Hi Cous, Monday will be unplanned this week

GALLERY 1 : Matt Vaughan – 3000 Tuesday

GALLERY 3: Jamie Edward –

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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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Poppy Elixir – Citrus Knightshade – Sarah Jäckle

Soma – Brunswick, 421 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Poppy Elixir
Citrus Knightshade
Sarah Jäckle

Poppy Elixir’s paintings explore the fluctuations and variance of intimacy through the depiction of intense human interaction and

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Dale Frank at Neon Parc

June 30 – August 12

Opening Friday 30 June 6.00pm

Neon Parc is delighted to announce the opening of new work by one of Australia’s most critically acclaimed and widely respected contemporary artists,

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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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Yarra Annual Grants

‘Constance on the Edge’

VICSEG New Futures would like to invite you to our Refugee Week event
The Film Screening of – ‘Constance on the Edge’

This year for Refugee Week, VICSEG New Futures is

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City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

Each 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

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New Cafe at Robinson Reserve Neighbourhood House

Join us for the launch of our Coffee Cart!
Come down on Friday June 2, from 11am – 12pm for coffee samples and a morning tea!
All are welcome to celebrate

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A Plus Market

Counihan Gallery Artist Talk

Image: Bridget Hillebrand. Floodlines 2017. Linocut, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist

Artists Respond: Critical and Creative Responses to a Changing Planet
Wednesday 17 May, 6.30 – 8 pm

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2017 CRAFT CUBED WINDOW WALK

Image Credit: Ria Green & Aliça Bryson-Haynes The Golden Opportunity Shop at Alpha60, 2015 Craft Window Walk

Craft Cubed Festival is Craft’s annual celebration of the

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Spoken Word Night School: Reviewing with Bonny Cassidy

Melbourne Spoken Word is proud to host this workshop on reviewing with Bonny Cassidy, with the idea to help arm people with the skills to more critically review spoken word.

Tuesday

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Testing Grounds x Fringe Festival

Applications close 15 May 2017

Testing Grounds will curate a multi-disciplinary Fringe Festival (14th Sep-1st October) program of visual art, new media art, live-art, dance and performance

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Commoning Ground: Mixed-format community workshop and public forum

Wednesday April 26th
Doors open 6.30pm

The Asian Australian Democracy Caucus (AADC) in partnership with The Good Room (East Brunswick) is presenting Commoning Ground a mixed-format

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Multicultural Festival and Events

Applications close 10 April 2017

The Multicultural Festivals and Events program encourages participation of the whole Victorian community in festivals and events to celebrate and embrace our vibrant multicultural

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Melbourne Puppetry Festival

Applications close 21 April 2017

The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry will return to La Mama’s theatres in 4th – 9th July 2017. Co-curated by Lemony S Puppet Theatre and La Mama Theatre and supported by The City of Melbourne, the festival will host a children’s program during the day and a night program for adult audiences. New to the 2017 festival will be the ‘Avenue of Booths’, which, as the name suggests, is an avenue of puppet booths filling the La Mama forecourt and presenting 10 minute shows in each booth.

Their definition of ‘what make as a puppet show’ is very wide.

Non-traditional approaches to the form are encouraged. Cross-discipline works are also encouraged. All types of

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Winner Announced for New Public Art Commission at Jewell Station

Local artist Fleur Summers has been selected for a new public art commission at Jewell Station in Brunswick, which is being transformed by developer Neometro and State Government

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The Comedy of Errors

Come on a whirlwind ride of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps in The Comedy of Errors at Siteworks this March

This hilarious new production

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EOIs for ArtPlay New Ideas Lab

Applications close 31 March 2017

 ArtPlay New Ideas Lab supports proposals between $5000 to $20,000 (artists’ fee together with consumable materials and specialist equipment).

They welcome new ideas from artists of all disciplines for creative projects where children and/or families are co-creators.

Artists do not necessarily need experience in working

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Design Market applications open

APPLICATION DATES

Applications will be open for both the Sydney and Melbourne events for 3 weeks, closing on Friday 24 March 2017 at midnight.

Separate application forms must be completed for each

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Strutt Your Stuff

Strutt Your Stuff
Saturday 18 March 2017
6-9pm
Christ Church Hall
8 Glenlyon Road Brunswick.
Strutt Your Stuff will be a great evening celebrating

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Selvedge – Opens today

Moreland artist Amaya Iturri is one of the artists exhibiting in Selvedge as part of Melbourne Fashion Festival opening tonight.

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Griffith Speak @ The Good Room


Tuesday 14th March

GriffinSpeak is a celebration of poets and writers of diverse backgrounds and styles with a focus on creating space for their stories as they would have them told.

March’s line-up

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