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Craft Cubed 2018

April Drawing Intensive

April Drawing Intensive with Geoff Dupree

9-13 April 2018 10am-4pm
Cost: $895 including all materials


Drawing has long been used as a primary practice to address questions

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VICSEG New Futures is looking for a spirited and enthusiastic trainer with a passion for textiles, a talent for teaching and a generous and open heart for working with migrants,

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New Ideas Lab EOIs

Image credit: I See You Like This created by Jessica Wilson with
Matilda Woodroofe and photographer Carla Gottgens.
Applications close 30 March 2018 ArtPlay New Ideas Lab provides the opportunity for artists to propose new projects to undertake at ArtPlay as part of their ongoing creative program for children and families. A new idea could mean a new topic of artistic enquiry, a new area of practice for the artist, or a new collaboration between artists.

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Dead Letter Club and Wine

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

249 Lygon Street
Brunswick East, VIC 3057

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Tired of Twitter, txtspeak and

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Calling all aspiring musicians

Brunswick Music Festival hosts professional development series for the first time in 2018

Not only is this year’s Brunswick Music Festival set to host one of the most exciting and diverse line-ups in it’s 30 year history, it will for the first

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Active Spaces in Darebin

The Active Spaces in Darebin program works with real estate agents, property owners and creative business to transform areas which have an abundance of vacant

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National Freelance Day

The annual conference for freelancers, by freelancers.
Thursday 15 March 10am – 4pm Northcote Town Hall We’ve wrangled together a world-class line-up of digital & creative professionals who have mastered the art of freelancing and scaling solo. WHAT ITS ABOUT

What does Naomi Simson, the founders of Envato and Seth Godin have in common? They all started out as freelancers.

Being your own boss is the freelancer’s dream, but for many,

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Creative Darebin Networking Breakfasts

Networking is an essential part of your career.

If you use your creative skills in any way this networking event is for you.

Led by a qualified career development counselor this

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Weight of Love – Lotte Alexis Smith

Opening Thursday 8th February from 6pm

8 – 25th Feb 2018

Lotte Alexis Smith

Weight of Love weaves reality, fantasy and paranoia into traditional notions

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Beginner Embroidery Workshop

Would you like to embellish your clothes and home with your own hand embroidery like those you see on Instagram?

Tamara’s beginner hand embroidery workshop gives you all

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Assistant Required

Carrousel Theatre is a puppetry company based in Melbourne.

They are currently looking for a casual assistant for 2018 to help with presenting “Aladdin and the magic lamp”.


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LIMITED DISCOUNT CODE FOR WORKSHOP BOOKINGSThis silly season give the gift of art, a gift that will enrich the life of the recipient/s.

All of our workshops (not including Crap

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Summer School Workshops at the Guild 2018

Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria, 655 Nicholson St, Carlton North

For three weeks each January, the Guild has a range of exciting and creative day and weekend classes!

Whether you are interested in Weaving, Spinning, or any

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Making it in Moreland

Making it in Moreland – a series of free discussions and workshops for creatives
Are you a business trying to make it in Moreland? Council are

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Dead Letter Club

Dead Letter Club – The next evening is Wednesday 22 November at People Powered Urban Winery, NOISY RITUAL in Brunswick East.

A backlash to Twitter, textspeak,

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Demonstrate your Craft

We’ve got some space available to showcase local artists & craftspeople who aren’t selling items on the day – Are you interested in demonstrating your craft, or holding some “on-the-day” workshops at our event on 25 November? We have indoor space available, plus some room outdoors for anyone who would bring their own marquee. If you are interested contact Danielle at the Etsy Made Local Melbourne Team =&0=&hello@madelocalmelbourne.com =&1=& madelocalmelbourne.com Shop from local Etsy sellers at a pop-up market in Melbourne. Bringing you the very best of Melbourne’s handmade arts, crafts and vintage. What a great way to kick off the Christmas shopping season – by supporting your local makers! We are really excited to be supporting over 100 Etsy sellers from around Melbourne , and bringing this annual, national event to Coburg!

Join our Facebook event to stay up to date https://www.facebook.com/events/1718975231733668/

Date: 25 November

Time: 10am – 5pm Place: 14 Gaffney Street Public Transport: Train: Upfield line, we are right next to Batman Station Tram: Number 19, stop 37 Sydney Rd/Gaffney St Cycle: Upfield Bike Path Directions to get there: read more

TIMOR-LESTE: Then and Now – The Good Room

Friday 27 October- Thursday 9th November 2017

Open Friday 27th October 6-8pm

Late open Thursday 9th November 6.30-8pm

​With the  fifteenth anniversary of independence for

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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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Arts and the NDIS: Working Together

17 October 2017 | Footscray Community Arts Centre

 Presented by Arts West & Arts Access Victoria Topics include:

  • What is NDIS and how does it relate to the arts?
  • What do arts organisations need to know about the NDIS?
  • How

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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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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
COST: $180 (3 sessions)

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Opening to Art – Introduction

Commencing Thursday October 19  at 7:00 pm
Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray
In this class we develop a strong foundation in drawing. Working primarily in charcoal to develop observational drawing skills we will then develop form, composition and spatial relationships. Once this drawing foundation is established we will then begin to explore colour with pastels. This class is for beginners and the hope is that as the individuals continue this course they will explore pastels and working with paint as they move through to the Advanced Opening to Art class.

WHEN: Thursdays, 19 October – 7 December, 7pm – 9pm
COST: $245 / $220 concession (8 sessions)

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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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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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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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NAVA Online Courses is back for Semester 2

If you missed Semester 1 here’s your chance to enrol in the next round of NAVA’s 7-week online courses: Building Your Audience and Writing Grant Proposals.

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Directors Lab: Melbourne

Applications close 28 August 2017

 Inspired by the Lincoln Centre model, Directors Lab: Melbourne is an eight-day creative laboratory held in collaboration with Melbourne Festival.

The program accepts 30 directors from across Australia and the world, to participate in eight days of masterclasses, performance and rigorous debate with leading national and international

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Photography Workshop for Craft Makers

Saturday August 19 2017 at 10:00 am

COLLINS PLACE GALLERY, Melbourne, Australia

Great photos will help you represent yourself, sell your work, get you grants and make you look

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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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Craft and Design as a Career Conference


This year’s #CDC has been completely re-designed and re-formatted across two days with more

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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.


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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!


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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