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The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship

Applications close 31 March 2019

Each year 4 x scholarships are awarded to young early career artists to assist with the cost of overseas travel to:

• undertake formal study or

• undertake a residency or mentorship (planned program with a professional artist) or

• undertake informal study for a planned research project.

Individual applicants are eligible to apply for funding of $8,000.

For more information go here

City of Darebin Community Grants

City of Darebin Community Grants

Applications close 29 April 2019

Through the Darebin Community Grants Program, Council supports more than 200 organisations and groups each year to carry out a wide range of projects and activities, enabling the community to participate in the social, cultural and economic life of the Municipality.

Applications for Medium Grants (Up to $15,000) – Creative Projects – Artist Led Initiatives are now open.

For more information go here

Ian Potter Cultural Trust

Ian Potter Cultural Trust

Applications close 21 May 2019

The Ian Potter Cultural Trust supports emerging or early-career artists to undertake international professional development opportunities, gain experience, develop networks and learn skills from leaders in their field. If you are an early career or emerging artist with an opportunity to further your professional development overseas, you may be eligible for a grant of up to $10,000.

The Cultural Trust funds nationally, and across the spectrum of the arts: from visual arts to community radio and design to literature, spanning traditional art forms through to experimental mediums.

For more information go here

Experimenta Life Forms Commissions

Experimenta Life Forms Commissions

Applications close 25 April 2019

Experimenta is seeking Expressions of Interest for media artworks by Australian artists for the triennial touring exhibition Experimenta Life Forms (2020-2023). Commissioned projects will be awarded funding of up to $8,000 and will receive generous in-kind support and assistance in securing additional funding where applicable.

Commissioned artists will join other exceptional Australian and international media artists selected for inclusion in Experimenta’s forthcoming triennial exhibition, Experimenta Life Forms (2020-2023). After premiering in Melbourne in 2020, the exhibition will tour to almost a dozen galleries and venues around Australia and be experienced by tens of thousands of people.

For more information go here

Melbourne Festival Office Administrator

Melbourne Festival Office Administrator

Applications close 25 March 2018

The Office Administrator’s primary purpose is to ensure the administrative, human resource, communication and information technology systems in the office operate effectively to best support the Festival’s operations. This includes assistance in managing processes around the expansion and contraction of staff each year.

For more information go here

Senior Producer with Next Wave

Senior Producer with Next Wave

Applications close 24 March 2018

Next Wave is seeking an experienced producer to lead the delivery of Next Wave’s artistic programs, including the development and presentation of work by Australia’s new generation of artists at Next Wave Festival 2020.

The successful candidate will possess a comprehensive knowledge of Australia’s emerging and experimental arts landscape, have proven experience producing and managing multi-faceted arts programs, the ability to seek out and secure significant funding and resources through grants, foundations and partnerships, and a passion for supporting early career artists making new experimental work.

For more information go here

Test Sites Workshop

Test Sites Workshop

Applications close 20 March 2018 | Workshop dates 15 – 18 April 2019

Test Sites workshops are intended to assist artists interested in developing work for the public realm to successfully translate their creative ideas. You may already have an established creative practice, but if you’re new to working in the public realm these workshops are perfect for you.

Places are limited and decided through an application process. Successful applicants will receive support of $300 towards costs associated with attending the workshop.

For more information go here

Opportunities at BLINDSIDE

Opportunities at BLINDSIDE

Applications close 17 March 2019

BLINDSIDE is inviting applications for two programs; 2019 First Nations Exhibition Project and the Emerging Curator Mentorship.

After a successful pilot program in 2018, BLINDSIDE is thrilled to continue its First Nations Exhibition Project into 2019, supporting creative practitioners of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to present an ambitious exhibition project across both gallery spaces at BLINDSIDE.

The Emerging Curator Mentorship invites curators to present an ambitious exhibition across both gallery spaces at BLINDSIDE from 4 December – 21 December, 2019.

Successful applicants will receive $4000 to fund exhibition development, materials and artist fees.

For more information go here

Small Gems

Small Gems

Applications close 31 March 2019

Small Gems aims to identify, develop and support new performing arts work for small to medium sized venues in metropolitan Melbourne and beyond.

Small Gems will commission independent works that are of professional quality, contemporary interest and in the genre of drama, dance, hybrid theatre, circus and ground based physical theatre, to help create new work, support artists with a track record of high quality production output, and contribute positively to the Australian theatre scene.

For more information go here

Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grants

Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grants

Applications close 26 April 2019

The City of Stonnington’s Arts and Cultural Grants program supports creative, innovative, dynamic and contemporary projects that enhance the cultural, community and economic development of the City of Stonnington.

The Annual Arts and Cultural Grants are open to all artists and organisations wishing to deliver arts projects within Stonnington. Eligible art forms include; theatre, cabaret, dance, visual art, circus/physical theatre, live art, music, digital media/film, interdisciplinary/ hybrid and arts festivals.

For more information go here