FCAC: ALL IN – 40th Birthday Party
Celebrating 40 years of Footscray Community Arts Centre.
It’s our birthday and you’re invited to the party!
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Footscray Community Arts Centre. This means 40 years of creativity, diversity, activism and democracy. Since its founding in 1974, FCAC has opened its doors to more than 2 million visitors and participants from Melbourne’s west and beyond.
Join us on the banks of the Maribyrnong for an epic celebration of the incredible artists, communities and organisations that have contributed to making Footscray Community Arts Centre what it is today.
Featuring the premiere of Back to Back Theatre’s THE DEMOCRATIC SET: Footscray Community Arts Centre Celebrating 40 Years; special honours for George Seelaf including screenings of the documentary, Is It Working; an exhibition of the Postcards From Forever collection; and Amphitheatre performances by JAzmaris, Asanti Dance Theatre, Pataphysics, ANIVA, The Hackkets, MASSIVE Fam, RIMBOMBE and Robert C Bundle & The Adopted Souls.
There will be food vans, creative soapboxes, installations, exhibitions and workshops too, so put on your party clothes, join your neighbours and get amongst it all!
Click here to download the event times & venues: FCAC40_What’s-On_Poster
WHEN: Saturday 8 November 2014. 2pm – 8pm
VENUE: Footscray Community Arts Centre
Volunteer Call Out!
To help us make this a celebration to remember we need your help across a range of roles to ensure a wonderful time is had by all. Click here for more info.
WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE DAY:
FCAC Amphitheatre, 2pm – 8pm.
Basement Theatre, 3pm – 8pm.
ArtLife’s Greatest Hits Exhibition
FCAC Roslyn Smorgon Gallery.
FCACheartsJogja: The Second Edition
FCAC Gabriel Gallery.
FCAC Riverside Lawn, all day.
The Hackkets’ Live
FCAC Amphitheatre, 3pm.
Postcards From Forever Exhibition
1. Crowd Theory by Simon Terrill produced in association with Footscray Arts Centre, 2004