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Victoria Bitter Announce Details of Hard Yards 2018

LET’S TAKE THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD!

Victoria Bitter has proudly confirmed the return of VB HARD YARDS for 2018. Staunchly backing live Aussie rock, Hard Yards will

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Yarra Annual Grants

Applications open 11 June & close 23 July 2018 In 2019 Yarra Annual Grants will invest nearly $880,000 in programs which support and enrich the Yarra community. The funded programs will address a wide variety of local needs and promote connectedness and well-being across Yarra. Find out more read more

Leaps and Bounds Festival 2018

Leaps and Bounds Festival celebrates the live music venues of Yarra and the people who have made the area the heart of the live music capital of the world.

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Port Fairy Folk Festival Applications

Applications close 20 June 2018 A celebration of music, culture and community, Port Fairy Folk Festival welcomes all applications from artists across a range of genres including music, theatre, spoken/written word, street theatre, children’s entertainment, dance and comedy.  Find out more read more

Performance Space x West Kowloon Residency

Applications close 10 June 2018 The Performance Space x West Kowloon Exchange Residency provides an important new opportunity for an Australian artist working in experimental performance to expand their practice and networks into an Asia Pacific context. Find out more read more

City of Melbourne Grants Now Ope

Applications close 28 May 2018 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 available to artists, creatives and arts organisations across all disciplines – including performance, new media, music, dance, theatre and visual art. Find out more read more

Artlands Victoria Call for Papers and Presentations Now Open

Celebrating twenty years in 2018, Artlands is the biennial event that shines a national spotlight on Australia’s regional arts.

Scheduled every two years by

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The Unconformity Artist Residencies

Applications close 23 February 2018 The Unconformity Artist Residencies have been designed to support the development needs of artists, allowing time to research, develop relationships and focus on their work in the provocative Queenstown environment.

Artists will be supported with:

•     $2,500 artist fee
•     $500 materials budget
•     In-kind accommodation
•     Per diems
•     A

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Music Works Grants

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Applications close 15 February 2018 The Music Works Grants program invests in the development and support of Victoria’s contemporary music artists and music industries. It provides support for projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria’s contemporary music sector, increase employment and build cultural capital. Find out more read more

Frankie Good Stuff Awards Open

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Face the Music Scholarships

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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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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.

For more information go here

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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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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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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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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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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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Visible Music Mentoring Program

Visible is an innovative music mentorship program which for the past four years has given a kick start to many musicians from new and emerging communities.

Are you a musician,

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Boroondara Annual Grants

Applications close 5 June 2017

Each year, the City of Boroondara offers grants of up to $10,000 for not-for-profit community organisations, groups or clubs for new one-off projects activities and equipment

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Fringe Artist Registrations Now Open

Applications close 29 May 2017

Melbourne Fringe is a big, bold (and gloriously messy) celebration of independent art. From 14 September – 1 October artists take over Melbourne’s streets, venues, clubs and even its lounge rooms in a Festival for anyone, including you. Fringe is proudly open access which means ANYONE can be in Fringe. It’s an open playing field so dream big. Fringe is a perfect time to take a risk and push the envelope of your art-form. Fringe is a safe space, perfect for experimentation and discovery. Whatever you do, give it a red hot go. For more info go here read more

PAX Application Open

Applications close 19 April 2017

Applications are now open to present at the 2017 Performing Arts Exchange for individuals, artists, producers and other organisations with an interest in reaching performing arts presenters from across Australia and overseas. PAX is the largest national event of it’s kind and focusses on bringing producers and presenters together with specific networking and engagement strategies forming part of the PAX program.

Each application is assessed by a curatorial panel based on the following criteria:

  • Artistic excellence – the perceived quality, distinctiveness and significance of the work based on the information you have submitted. Do not rely on the assessment panel to already be aware of your particular project.
  • The potential for a deeper and longer engagement with Presenters and/or capacity for audience development.
  • Applicants MUST be a professional artist or arts organisation.

Also note that PAX is more than a touring market and arts activities that can be programmed into

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Melbourne Fringe Artist Registration Open Soon

Applications open 10 April 2017

Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for everyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, they create a unique space for artistic self-expression

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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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Critical Animals: Call for Proposals

Applications close 31 March 2017

 Critical Animals are now calling for proposals from individuals and collaborators to participate in the 2017 symposium. The Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium is an annual conference, part of This is Not Art, one of Australia’s leading contemporary and emerging arts festivals, celebrating emerging and experimental practices. The symposium brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics and thinkers who are critically engaged in creative and experimental art practices. This year the theme is Criticism in Action.

Participating artists will be paid a fee of $300.

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Art & About EOIs Open

Image: Nick Cave, HEARD·DETROIT 2015. Image courtesy of the artist & James Prinz PhotographyApplications close 10 March 2017

Applications close 10 March 2017

The City of Sydney is seeking expressions of interest for the Art & About Sydney 2017/18 program.

They are looking for big ideas that temporarily transform public and unusual

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Brunswick Music Festival

2017 program announced and on sale!

The 2017 Brunswick Music Festival returns with over 40 shows including specially commissioned performances, local record label parties, official

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Fairfield Summer Series starts this weekend

Fairfield Amphitheatre, Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield

The 2017 edition of the Fairfield Summer Series brings an unmissable line-up to the Fairfield Amphitheatre for a series

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APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund

Applications close 21 February 2017

The Art Music Fund exists to commission new work that is innovative, displays professional compositional craft and represents a benchmark of excellence in its field. These works

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Brunswick Music Festival

5 – 19 March 2017

Australia’s longest-running inner-city music festival returns from 5 – 19 March 2017 with a program of scorching genre-straddling performances occupying the streets,

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Boroondara Triennial Grants

Applications close 22 January 2017

 The Community Strengthening Grants program support operating and program costs associated with the delivery of services, celebrations and events in the City of Boroondara. Specifically, Creative Community funding supports community-based events and festivals producing artistic and cultural activities, events and festivals within Boroondara.

Grants are available for diverse arts and cultural programs, festivals, events and activities that articulate and enhance arts, culture and heritage practice across the municipality.

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Take Over!

Take Over! $30,000 Grant – Arts Centre Melbourne.

How great does look!. Take Over! will support an independent artist, company or collective to develop a creative idea

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WOW Festival at FCAC

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23 – 25 March 2017 | Footscray Community Arts Centre WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne is a three-day festival of critical conversations, music, film and performance, celebrating women and taking an in-depth look at the remaining challenges to gender equality.

Conceived by Southbank Centre and launched in London in 2011, WOW – Women of the World has been identified as the largest network of women in the world.

With Footscray Community

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Gertrude Contemporary Studio Program applications due Monday 5 December 2016

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Since its inception in 1983, Gertrude Contemporary’s Studio Program has provided practical support and professional advocacy for many of Australia’s leading contemporary

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Across the Water – An oral history performance for cello and electronics

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PERFORMANCE, REFLECTION, DISCUSSION

As part of Oral History Victoria’s inaugural group show, The Foundling Archive is proud to present Across the Water – An oral

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Triple R is turning 40!

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To celebrate RRR will launch into a ‘Summer of Triple R’ with events on and off air from November – January.  These will include a free exhibition at the

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Artland 2016

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11 November – 11 December
OPENING NIGHT – FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER 5.30pm – 7.30pm

RMIT Students present site-specific artworks at RMIT Brusnwick Campus, 25 Dawson

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Victorian Touring Workshop

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10 November 2016

Places to the 2016 Victorian Touring Workshop are booking up fast. Don’t delay your registration – book today!

Sharpen your knowledge of touring with great sessions on technical

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Apply for Next Wave’s Kickstart Helix

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Applications close 17 November 2016

 

Applications are now open for Kickstart Helix, Next Wave’s fresh new learning program designed to support emerging and early career artists, curators, producers and writers from

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Regional Arts Victoria’s Connecting Places program

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Regional Arts Victoria’s Connecting Places program works in partnerships with local community groups to bring professional quality touring work to their communities and halls. Connecting

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