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Do Your Worst

Entrance Gallery

Do Your Worst by Yuchen Xin explores curious perceptions of the world and the absurdities of everyday life. Through the reconstruction of found objects from second-hand shops, dollar shops and urban environments, Xin finds personal history in each item, demonstrating the magic of the uncanny and thereby building strange narratives that aim to question our identity. Individual hand formed objects are placed together to inhabit the…

HIDDEN Footscray

Roslyn Smorgon Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Delve deep enough beneath the cosmopolitan charm of Footscray and you can find hidden stories of lost heritage, unknown traditional cultural practices, forgotten memories and more. Presented by Maribyrnong City Council, the HIDDEN Footscray exhibition features artworks by six local artists including David Hourigan, Deb Bain-King, Jody Haines, Kerrie Poliness, Jason Waterhouse, Felicity Watson and…

Let’s Dance: Hip Hop

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Supported by VicHealth, Let’s Dance is a series of FREE kid’s dance classes. The classes are a great way to get kids moving and a chance for them to engage with dance from different cultural traditions. Come along, learn some new moves, meet other kids and have fun! Term 1–Let's Dance: Hip Hop with Ngioka…

Let’s Dance: Bollywood

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Supported by VicHealth, Let’s Dance is a series of FREE kid’s dance classes. The classes are a great way to get kids moving and a chance for them to engage with dance from different cultural traditions. Come along, learn some new moves, meet other kids and have fun!    Bollywood Dance with Joshinder Chaggar. Learn the…

These Bodies of Video Works

Gabriel Gallery 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

These Bodies of Video Works by Scotty So is a solo exhibition which explores the relationship between performance and the performer’s body through the mediums of video and objects. These new works, which incorporate So's practice of drag performance and his recent experience learning to sing as a countertenor, offer a personal and nuanced perspective…

Makers Market: Expression of Interest

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Looking for a chance to showcase your locally produced goods at one of Footscray's most popular events? Look no further than the 2023 Makers' Market! This year's market will take place on the front lawns of Footscray Community Arts on three different dates: Saturday 6 May 2023, Saturday 26 August 2023, and Saturday 9 December…

The Grief Cocoon Podcast Launch

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Join host Gaby Georges and podcast guests to celebrate the launch of The Grief Cocoon Podcast - a podcast about having open, honest, and thoughtful conversations with creatives about grief, loss, death and, ultimately, life.   In each episode, Gaby speaks with local artists and creatives about how they’ve used their creative practice to process and…

VERTEBRAE: A Dance Workshop

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Time and Date: Sunday 26 March 2023, 12—3pm Location: Footscray Community Arts, Performance Space VERTEBRAE is a program that celebrates the life and work of Germaine Acogny, a visionary dancer, choreographer, and founder of École des Sables. This is a two part program, with Part One being a dance workshop that invites participants to experience…

VERTEBRAE: A Creative Conversation

SIGNAL Flinders Walk, Northbank, Melbourne, VIC

Time and Date: Sunday 2 April 2023, 1—4pm Location: SIGNAL, Flinders Walk, Northbank  VERTEBRAE is a program that celebrates the life and work of Germaine Acogny, a visionary dancer, choreographer, and founder of École des Sables. In Part Two, Footscray Community Arts and SIGNAL present VERTEBRAE: A Creative Conversation, an opportunity for young First Nations,…

Makers’ Market

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Explore a diverse range of handmade and locally crafted treasures at the Makers’ Market. This vibrant market showcases the very best of the West’s artisans and traders. Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones or a special treat for yourself, you’re sure to find something truly unique. Take your time as you wander…