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WOW – Women of the World Melbourne – Summary

Over three days in March 2017, FCAC proudly presented WOW – Women of the World Festival Melbourne. With over 200 artists and speakers and more than 95 events, WOW Melbourne was one of the largest events in the history of our organisation. We are…

FCAC Closed on Public Holiday

Please note FCAC galleries and office will be closed on Monday 12 June due to Victorian public holiday. The centre will re-open on Tuesday 13 June. For more information, please feel free to call us at 9362 8888.

Announcement: New Chair to FCAC Board of Directors

Footscray Community Arts Centre announces Jason Rostant as new Chair to the FCAC Board of Directors. Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) has appointed Jason Rostant as the new Chair to the FCAC Board of Directors. Former FCAC Chair, Lyn Morgain, announced her…

Are your Elephants Amplified?

For 3 weeks, 9 days and over 100 hours, dancers and sound artists from ArtLife took over the clear box and surrounds of Testing Grounds – an architecturally designed, temporary creative space in the heart of the city. Awash new sounds like fire alarms…

Footscray Art Prize Winners Announced

Pitjantatjara artist Mumu Mike Williams has become the first winner of the Footscray Art Prize. Chosen from more than 800 eligible entries, the winner of the $10,000 cash prize, Postbag Painting, has been painted on repurposed Australia Post canvas mailbags. The artist…

Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE) Call Out

Fresh Milk and Footscray Community Arts Centre are pleased to welcome submissions of recent film and video works by contemporary artists for the second edition of Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE) – a series of programs taking place this year between…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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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