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Media Release: Chinese Restaurant Playground

Footscray Community Arts presents Chinese Restaurant Playground, by 2023 Artist-in-Residence Steffie Yee 余淑婷.

Introducing New Life Members – 50 Years Edition 

Footscray Community Arts is celebrating an extraordinary milestone this year, marking 50 years by honouring a selection of remarkable individuals who have significantly contributed to our vibrant community.

A Shared History: 50 years of Custodianship, Connection and Curation

Within the cultural landscape of Victoria, Footscray Community Arts stands as a testament to the vision and determination of a group of local art enthusiasts.

Meet artist Salote Tawale from the exhibition Exquisite Corpse 

“In a way, this space is a monument.

TILDE Film Festival

Community-led international film festival TILDE celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, presenting a program with the theme of Trans Collectivism.

Our New Commissions Fund: Honouring the Past, Shaping the Future.

Footscray Community Arts is excited to launch the New Commissions Fund for artists, marking a significant milestone in our rich history of supporting creativity and community engagement.

First Nations artists unveiled for new Footscray Hospital tapestry 

Plenary Health has announced the artists tasked with creating the design for a tapestry that will hang suspended in the main entry and welcome all visitors to the new hospital.

Indigenous Cultural Leadership at Footscray Community Arts

Footscray Community Arts has a rich history intertwined with the local First Nations community, reflecting a legacy of shared challenges and mutual support.

The Relationship is the Project

The Relationship is the Project features provocations, tools and practical tips for those who are currently, or interested in, working with communities.

Meet Clifford Prince King, the photographer behind Queer PHOTO: Orange Grove

We had a chat with Clifford Prince King, a self-taught photographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY.

Board positions; join us in shaping the future of community arts!  

Be part of a place that values you and your unique leadership capacities.

Queer PHOTO: A celebration of diversity and art

Footscray Community Arts presents the largest array of works from Queer PHOTO exhibitions.

Vale Joan Coxsedge

Footscray Community Arts celebrates the life of Joan Coxsedge, Life Member and previous Chair of Footscray Community Arts.

Meet Steffie Yee and Gurmeet Kaur; Our Artists in Residence

We sat down with program participants Steffie Yee (Animation Director & Illustrator) and Gurmeet Kaur (Writer) to further explore their experience in our RESIDENCE program and how it has impacted them as creatives.

Queer Out West Sitewide Takeover

On Saturday 3 February, a kaleidoscope of queer artists, First Nations musicians and creative allies will stage a friendly and free takeover of Footscray Community Arts to present Queer Out West.

Statement of Solidarity

We are writing to join the worldwide call for a permanent and enduring ceasefire in Gaza.

Meet this years ArtLife Studio Student Placements from Victoria University

Each year, Footscray Community Arts has the pleasure of welcoming students from Victoria University who contribute to our programs as part of their placements.

Meet Pamela Debrincat; Bright Exhibition Curator 

Curator Pamela Debrincat brings BRIGHT – an art exhibition that brings together five installations without a defined beginning or end.

Architects Selected for New Outdoor Performance Space

MGS Architects and Simone Bliss Landscape Architects have been appointed to convert our much-loved bluestone amphitheatre into a space for higher quality outdoor experiences.

Meet artist Mindy Meng Wang; Guài

Mindy Meng Wang is an internationally renowned interdisciplinary artist, with many national and international awards to her name.