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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,…

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Koorie Callout

FCAC and the Indigenous Cultural Program is currently seeking deadly volunteers to assist with Wominjeka Festival 2016, and our program throughout the year. If you want to gain skills in tech, production, arts management and assisting artists we are looking for…

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FCAC Summer Hours

Summer Opening Hours Please note FCAC will be closed from Saturday 19 December to Sunday 10 January. We will re-open in 2016 on Monday 11 January with new reception hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 5pm Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday Closed We wish you a wonderful summer break over…

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Earlybird Offer Now Available

Create with FCAC! Our Arts Learning program offers a range of workshops for everyone. Term 1 highlights include Polymer Clay Jewellery, Stop Motion Animation for Adults, and Can Control Street Art for adults. For young makers and curious adults, FCAC is…

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FCAC Closed on Public Holiday

FCAC gallery & office is closed over the Tuesday 3 November public holiday. The centre will re-open on Wednesday 4 November, 9.30am – 5:00pm, and we will be presenting Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase from 6pm - 9pm.  

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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…