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FCAC Café Expressions of Interest

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) is Australia’s longest–running community engaged, contemporary arts centre, attracting audiences from Melbourne’s west and beyond. FCAC is seeking interest from parties with relevant experience to enter in an agreement to manage and operate the café, located…

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FCAC Closed

Due to the Victorian public holidays, FCAC will have the following opening hours: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April: Closed Tuesday 23 April: Open Wednesday 24 April: Open Thursday 25 April: Closed Friday 26 April: Open, and return to regular opening hours. If you have any…

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FCAC Closed

Due to the Victorian public holiday, FCAC will be closed on Monday 11 March. We will reopen on Tuesday 12 March at 9.30am. If you have any enquiries, please contact us on 9362 8888 or reception@footscrayarts.com.

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FCAC Announced as NDIS Provider

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) reaffirms its commitment to being an inclusive contemporary arts centre by becoming a fully registered National Disability Insurance Scheme provider. This will provide new employment and development opportunities for artists within the centre’s ArtLife program. ArtLife was…

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FCAC Closed

Please note FCAC will be closed from Saturday 22 December to Sunday 13 January. We will re-open on Monday 14 January at 9.30am. The FCAC offices will open Monday 7 January. For more information, please feel free to contact us on 9362 8888 or reception@footscrayarts.com.

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FCAC Gift Vouchers

The perfect gift for everyone Creativity is the gift that keeps on giving. Spoil the art enthusiast in your life with an FCAC Gift Voucher – the perfect gift for any occasion. Vouchers can be used on workshops, various FCAC arts and cultural…

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Footscray Art Prize 2019 – Entries Now Open

The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial non-acquisitive visual art prize for contemporary artworks across multiple platforms and disciplines. Established in 2016, it contributes to Footscray's reputation as a thriving cultural hub that supports and fosters the arts, and provides an…

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FCAC Closed

Due to the Victorian public holiday, FCAC will be closed on Tuesday 6 November. We will reopen on Wednesday 7 November at 9.30am.   If you have any enquiries, please contact us on 9362 8888 or reception@footscrayarts.com.

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LIVING NOW Residency Recipients 2018/19

Malthouse Theatre and Footscray Community Arts Centre are thrilled to announce the latest two recipients of the Living Now residency. Through the support of the Australia Council for the Arts and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, this program is now moving into…

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Cargo Bike in the Dark by CB Mako

Cargo Bike in the Dark By CB Mako “BIKE THE BLUES away,” read a random post somewhere online. When an anonymous cancer charity gifted us with a cargo bike, I did just that, crushing crankiness away with a slow ride around the inner western suburbs of Melbourne.…

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Artist in Focus: Esther Tuddenham

In the lead up to the second ArtLife Colouring Book Launch on Thursday 26 July, we spoke with artist Esther Tuddenham about what inspires her creative practice. What kind of work have you been making for the colouring book? So far they’ve been…

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FCAC Closed

Due to the Victorian public holiday, FCAC will be closed on Wednesday 25 April. We will reopen on Thursday 26 April at 9.30am. If you have any enquiries, please contact us on 9362 8888 or reception@footscrayarts.com.

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FCAC Closed

Due to the Victorian public holiday, FCAC will be closed from Friday 30 March until Monday 2 April. We will reopen on Tuesday 3 April at 9.30am. If you have any enquiries, please contact us on 9362 8888 or reception@footscrayarts.com.

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FOLA Profile: Lovely Mess (48 Stories of Shame)

Melbourne-based independent theatre company Riot Stage and projection artist Yandell Walton are collaborating with ten young performers to present Lovely Mess (48 Stories of Shame) at Footscray Community Arts Centre as part of the upcoming Festival of Live Art (FOLA). Lovely…

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FCAC Closed

Due to the Victorian public holiday, FCAC will be closed Monday 12 March. We will reopen on Tuesday 13 March at 9.30am. If you have any enquiries, please contact us on 9362 8888 or reception@footscrayarts.com.

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FOLA Profile: Verbatim

Arts group the indirect Object is debuting Verbatim at Footscray Community Arts Centre, as part of the upcoming Festival of Live Art (FOLA). Verbatim examines intergenerational mental health through a series of art installations placed throughout the FCAC Warehouse. Verbatim presents…

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Artist in Focus: Michele Lee

A practising playwright for over 10 years, Michele Lee is revered for producing theatre pieces that amplify diverse stories, including successful works Talon (2012) and Rice (2017). In this Q&A, Lee discusses her newest development, Security, produced through FCAC’s Call…

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FCAC Closed

Due to Laneway Festival, FCAC will be closed Friday 2 February to Saturday 3 February, reopening Monday 5 February. Please note that there will be road closures affecting Moreland St, Bunbury St and Maribyrnong St from Thursday 1 February until Saturday 3…