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FCAC Easter Opening Hours

Please note the FCAC Office will be closed Monday 10 April – Monday 17 April. Due to Victorian Public Holidays, FCAC galleries and centre will be closed Friday 14 April – Monday 17 April. We will re-open on Tuesday 18 April, 9:30am – 5pm. For…

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FCAC Closed

Please note FCAC galleries and office will be closed on Monday 13 March due to Victorian public holiday. The centre will re-open on Tuesday 14 March. For more information, please feel free to call us at 9362 8888.

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FCAC Closed

Due to Laneway Festival, FCAC Galleries will be closed Wednesday 25 January – Tuesday 31 January, reopening Wednesday 1 February. The FCAC Office is open during this time, including the public holiday on Thursday 26 January. For more information, please feel free to call us at…

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FCAC Closed on Monday 23 January

Please note FCAC galleries and office will be closed on Monday 23 January, with the exception of the School Holiday Arts Program. The centre will be open for the remainder of the week including on the public holiday Thursday 26 January. For…

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Award success for Teagan Connor and Pamela Debrincat

FCAC celebrates the success of two people from ArtLife and our community who have been acknowledged with Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards (MIRA) – an annual award for leaders in the local community who are combating social exclusion through inclusive innovations…

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Koorie Callout

FCAC and our Indigenous Cultural Program is currently seeking deadly volunteers to assist with Wominjeka Festival 2017 and our program throughout the new year. If you want to gain skills in tech, production, arts management and assisting artists, we want you! Work with…

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Hot Desks Now Available at FCAC

We are excited to announce our brand new co-working space, with four hot desks available for hire. The offices are located in the beautiful, heritage-listed Henderson House, alongside our tenants and artists-in-residence. The hot desks are suitable for individuals such as writers,…

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FCAC Closed on Public Holiday

Due to public holiday in Victoria, FCAC galleries and office will be closed on Friday 30 September. We will re-open on Saturday 1 October, 10am – 4pm. *Please note that GENERATE // WORKING IN FIRST NATIONS CULTURAL CONTEXTS and Lo-Fi Bedroom…

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The Making of Artists: Stories from Arts Learning

Arts Learning at FCAC has been offering a wide range of opportunities for our community to create with us. Our artist-led workshops aim to provide a friendly, stimulating and fun environment for all our participants from babies and toddlers to adults…

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West Writers Forum: Our Stories 2016 on Storify

Missed West Writers Forum 2016? We have created a summary of the conversations across social media with highlights including conversations with Mahogany L Browne and Candy Bowers, #DangerAsian panel and, of course, some Beyoncé moments. [View the story "West Writers Forum:…

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Producing Politics: performing agendas and representation

Presenting Dance Interrogations and Enunciations at Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) this year, I have witnessed the wheelchair take on multiple incarnations – utilitarian object, personified and combative companion, a private space, extension of body and as a symbol for…

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PORTable Call Out

Are you an artist looking for temporary affordable space to develop a piece of work, wanting to book a Container for an offsite event or looking to provide a fun, arts based experience in your festival program then our PORTable…

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When I Grow up… Dreams, Writing and the Industry

On Friday 22 July 2016, we hosted a Twitter conversation with our guests from West Writers Forum: Our Stories 2016 including Mahogany L Browne, Khalid Warsame, and West Writers Group participants Ayan Shirwa, Angela Serrano and C.B. Mako. West Writers Forum:…

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Funding Update

The Australia Council for the Arts on Friday 13 May 2016 publicly announced the successful recipients of four-year organisational funding. Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) is a grateful recipient of $1.2M over four years. Chair of the FCAC Board, Lyn Morgain…

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Cultural Tenancy Available

Are you in need of a creative, buzzing office space? Do you value collaboration, community, excellence and driving social change? Do you want to be where important conversations happen? Be part of our amazing Cultural Facility! Footscray Community Arts Centre is looking for a new…

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Becoming Body Move Space: A Response

By Tamara Searle Culture is imprinted on our bodies. Bodies speak of the spaces, clothing, they have inhabited and the limitations they have been confined by. Bodies tell stories the movements that they have seen and valued - the wave of…

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FCAC Closed during Easter

FCAC office and galleries will be closed from Good Friday 25 March to Tuesday 29 March. We are also closed Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 April and will re-open on Monday 4 April 9:30am - 5pm. Please note we will be open…