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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…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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.  

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…

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…

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…

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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