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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…

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FCAC Closed for Public Holiday

Please note that FCAC will be closed to public on Monday 14 March due to public holiday. We will re-open on Tuesday 15 March, 9:30am - 5pm.   If you have any questions regarding workshops and centre access, please call reception at…

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Blakstream: Applications Open

Are you looking to up-skill your talents in the arts? FCAC is launching a deadly two year skill development program for Indigenous producers. Blakstream provides four successful applicants with skills development, training opportunities and professional mentoring from our Indigenous Advisory Group and…

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FCAC Closed during Laneway Festival

Please note that FCAC will be closed to public from Friday 12 February to Sunday 14 February during Laneway Festival. The centre will re-open on Monday 15 February, 9:30am - 5pm. If you have any questions regarding workshops and centre access,…