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Yin Yang: Cheralyn Lim and Jaime Powell

Visual artists Cheralyn Lim and Jaime Powell describe She Drives the Car as an exhibition that presents a yin yang balance of their collaborative work as well as their relationship. Both work with paper however in very different ways, the…

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Hip Hop Connects: Interview with Nick Power

  Nick Power connecting communities through hip hop Cypher by Nick Power is a new production by leading Australian hip hop dancer and choreographer Nick Power. Bringing together some of the most exciting b-boys in this highly anticipated show, Cypher is more…

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The Future of Arts Advocacy

The Future of Arts Advocacy For even the most experienced arts manager, for whom uncertainty about funding is a certainty, the past few weeks have been more than tough. As a sector we are used to working within the context of…

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Senate Inquiry – Be heard now!

FCAC and the artists and communities we work with are deeply concerned about proposed changes to Federal funding of the Arts, including a shift of $104.7 million from the Australia Council for the Arts to a new National Programme for Excellence in…

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#FREE THE ARTS

In the Federal government’s budget announcements made on Tuesday, 15 May 2015, the Minister for the Arts, George Brandis, announced a shift of $104.7 million from the Australia Council for the Arts to a new National Programme for Excellence in…

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IBBYMAN: Interview with artist Ibrahim Ibrahim

Ibby's World  IBBYMAN is a visual arts exhibition by ArtLife artist Ibrahim Ibrahim 'Ibby'. In the world of IBBYMAN, there are more supervillains than superheroes. Dark, witty and powerful, Ibby's art world is filled with wrestling, fast cars, explosions and electronic…

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Term 2 Workshops Online Now! 

Don't miss your spot! Our term 2 program in online and bookings are open. Click here to check out the full program. KIDS WORKSHOP: GamePlay Students will learn the basic principles behind creating your very own computer game using Gamemaker software. AGES: 10 - 15…

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Its May Day, Let’s Celebrate!

Continuing to honour our trade union roots we're proud to present two very special events for May Day 2015. 2015 George Seelaf Address The second of three talks honouring George Seelaf and the unique political history of Melbourne’s west. Presented by the…

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Our Autumn Program is Out Now

Our Autumn Program is available online! Download a copy of the program here: FCAC Autumn Calendar 2015 Program highlights include: The Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival 2015 9-11 April 2015. READ MORE. Beautiful One Day Friday 24 April, 1:30pm & 7:30pm Saturday 25 April, 1:30pm & 7:30pm READ MORE. We Can Be Heroes 30 March - 2…

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Call to Create Applications Open

Interested in presenting or developing work with FCAC? We are now accepting Call to Create expressions of interest for projects to be delivered from September 2015 onwards. If you want to hold a creative development, present an event or performance, deliver workshops or host an important conversation with…

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FCAC’s PORTable Shipping Container is coming!

Themed on local and international navigations, our new PORTable Container offers creative opportunities for artistic developments and presentations across Melbourne’s west. With exhibitions, workshops, discussions, residencies and installations, look for the PORTable Container in your community soon! Want to see it in action now? Join us in…

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Cultural Tenancy Space available at FCAC!

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? Then, come and be part of our amazing Cultural Facility. Footscray Community…

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FCAC Closed – St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2015

FCAC will be closed this weekend as we host this year's St Jerome's Laneway Festival. Also, tickets have also officially SOLD OUT! For those who have tix, click here to view Laneway Festival’s FAQs and see you Saturday!  FCAC CLOSED DATES: The Centre is closed to the general…

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FCAC Closed for Public Holiday

FCAC gallery & office is closed over the  Monday 26 January public holiday. Back open on Tuesday 27 January, 9.30am – 5:00pm, presenting Wominjeka Festival exhibitions: 'Ther-Happy' by The Treaters in the Roslyn Smorgon Gallery 'We Specializes in Authentic Aboriginal Art' by Steven Rhall in…

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Volunteer at WOMINJEKA 2015

Volunteer Call Out – WOMINJEKA 2015 Main Festival Day. Help us bring this annual celebration of Indigenous culture in Melbourne’s west, and Australia to life! WHEN: Saturday 17 January, 12pm - 9pm at FCAC The Main Festival Day showcases everything Wominjeka Festival has to offer…

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FCAC Closed for Holidays

Reminiscing via our instagram, a HUGE thanks goes out to everyone who has contribute to the EPIC year that was 2014 at FCAC! The FCAC galleries and office will be closed over the festive season break, from 22 December 2014 -…

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Term 1 Learning & Development Program out now!

Click the following link to download a PDF copy of the program: FCAC Term1 2015 Program NEW Kids Workshops: Neon Masters - Black Light Puppetry Make your own puppet from recycled materials and watch it come alive inside a black light puppet theatre. Turn old boxes, bottle tops, paper,…

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December / January eNews Out Now

Wominjeka 2015 featuring Christine Anu In Concert, presented by Maribyrnong City Council; two premiere events for Midsumma Festival; and a special wrap up of our 40th birthday celebrations. Get the details in our December - January eNews here. Want to stay up to date…

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Volunteer at the Party of the Year!

Volunteer Call Out - FCAC: All In 40th Birthday Party  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. If you would like to help…