Footscray Community Arts Radio


Footscray Community Arts Radio creates space for unpacking creativity and exchanging ideas. It's a place where the outlying artistic voices are shared and heard. Delve into discussions of practice, intention, challenges and triumphs and we develop a deeper understanding of locally-made art. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.

Footscray Community Arts Writes


In isolation, where do we find joy, solace and support? Writers from Melbourne’s west and beyond discuss life and work in a COVID context. Discover our literary initiative, Footscray Community Arts Writes. Footscray Community Arts Writes 2020 is curated by Bigoa Chuol.

Footscray Community Arts Music


Footscray Community Arts Music is an online program for showcasing exceptional talent from Melbourne’s western suburbs and beyond. The program focuses on distinctive voices and original sounds, shining a spotlight on emerging and established artists against a visually stunning, ambient set design. We're thrilled to deliver performances from the incredible Pookie, Tiana Khasi, Kee’ahn, and…

Online Workshops for Adults


Join local artists to learn about the creative process of their work and gain insightful tips on tapping into your creativity. These free online workshops are presented as part of Victoria Together, a dedicated platform for connecting Victorians to our state’s best digital experiences and activities.

Online Workshops for Kids


Join local artists to learn about their creative process, and gain insightful tips on tapping into your creativity. This series of online workshops for kids are presented as part of Victoria Together, a dedicated platform for connecting Victorians to our state’s best digital experiences and activities.

Wrapped in Culture


In this international exchange, Indigenous artists and Elders present contemporary versions of the Australian-Aboriginal possum skin cloak and the North American-Aboriginal buffalo robe. The two distinct, yet similar artistic traditions are historically held for both sacred and practical purposes. Wrapped in Culture was developed in a three-week workshop at Ottawa Art Gallery in 2017. You…

New Beginnings: Melbourne Writers Festival


Documented as part of Melbourne Writers Festival, join four writers—Heidi Everett, Anthony Riddell, Nicole Smith and Beau Windon—as they each respond to the prompt of ‘New Beginnings’. Interwoven with readings of their work, the group of neurodiverse writers discuss ways of being where disability justice is paramount.

Having a Disability


Esther Tuddenham’s poems explore narratives from her lived experience with themes of nostalgia, shyness and self-affirmation.  As part of building her solo spoken word practice, Esther produced a video featuring her poem Having a Disability. The performance is set in a stylised bedroom referencing Esther’s experiences of childhood - in collaboration with set designer, Jen Tran, and videographer, Jackie Dixon. 

Tidal Volume: Artist Presentation


Tidal Volume was designed as a ‘call and response’ digital residency. An opportunity for Indigenous culture-bearers from Melbourne and Vancouver, Canada, to experiment with sound, song, language, spoken word and text to connect across distance. Join us online for the world premiere of new works created during their 4-week exchange from resident artists Maya Hodge…

Future Reset: Focus Group Gatherings

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC, Australia

Future Reset: Young People, Arts and Mental Wellbeing is a three-year program funded by VicHealth committed to engage with communities through using collaborative co-design frameworks and processes to create a series of creative activations. The purpose is to ignite social connection among young, creative Victorians and to enhance their mental wellbeing. As part of this…