Home: Call for Artist Proposals

Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which will be staged in November 2017 by the City of Greater Dandenong's Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre. Home presents works that celebrate the important contribution that refugee and asylum seekers make to the cultural and social fabric of Australia.

New space for artists and arts workers to craft ideas this winter at Arts Centre Melbourne

MELBOURNE, 1 JUNE 2017 — Arts Centre Melbourne’s Gallery 1 will be transformed into The Kiln, a space for artists and arts workers to gather this winter from June to August for a program of discussions, masterclasses, networking events, residencies, readings, forums and training.

Expression of Interest for Connecting Places Program 2018

Regional Arts Victoria’s Connecting Places program delivers high quality arts experiences to community venues across the state. The offerings in the program aim to be accessible, technically appropriate and affordable for community groups.

2017 Kate Derum and Irene Davies Award for Small Tapestries

THE AWARD IS OPEN TO ALL PROFESSIONAL AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL TAPESTRY ARTISTS.

Poppy Seed Theatre Festival Expression of Interest

APPLICATIONS OPEN 24 April-20 May FOR POPPY SEED 2017 To create the Poppy Seed Theatre Festival, an artistic panel (made up of some of Australia's leading theatre professionals) select five outstanding, new theatrical works from a highly competitive selection process. The selected companies are provided with a venue, funds and production support and are told to go forth and create amazing work.

Artwell - be well

Artwell is a weekly program for community members to work on mental wellness through art practices such as painting, drawing, sculpture and more. Participants are led by a facilitator to create new art, or are welcome to continue to work on their own practice. $5 per session. Wednesdays 10am to 12noon (during school terms).

MURGA ARTS ACCESS WORKSHOPS

Artwell is a community group for mental wellness held weekly at Cube 37. For the next six weeks we have a special opportunity for community participants to join in creating and making artwork for the Murga Carnival as a part of the Ventana Fiesta. All community members welcome!

Arts Review by Jade

Arts Review by Jade is a blogsite showcasing reviews of arts-based projects, performances and venues in Melbourne, Bayside and Mornington Peninsula that aims to engage a diverse range of people for the shared enjoyment of the arts in our community by providing interesting, easy-to-read articles.

WEARABLE ART EXHIBITION - CALL FOR ENTRIES

It's our Rubbish by Revamped Jewellery. This July August 2017 we are running a Wearable Art exhibition at Cube37 in the hope to spread the word about recycling, reducing landfill and helping to keep the oceans clean. We are challenging the community, local artists and crafters, students, seniors and anyone that will give it a go to create art – saleable, beautiful, usable art from rubbish.