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Weaving Sustainable Culture

Rose Garden

Boon Wurrung artist Mitch Mahoney and Yorta Yorta artist Donna Blackall present Weaving Sustainable Culture, a sculpture exhibition inspired by the Kulin Nation waterway protectors, the Balayang (Fruit Bat) and the Waa (Crow). Culminating in the form of canoes and woven fishing nets, these eco-sculptures were built by over 200 community members during educational workshops with the…

Free

The Purple Shall Govern: Sounds of Resistance

Amphitheatre VIC

The Purple Shall Govern, an exhibition and expansive public program presented by artist Roberta Joy Rich, explores the resilience of people during Apartheid-era South Africa, alongside those living on the unceded sovereign lands of Australia. Through re-framing history and her own family narratives, Roberta hopes to shed light on how the past informs our experiences in…

$10

Wominjeka Festival

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Update: Wominjeka festival will be going ahead this Saturday rain, hail, or shine! The area along the Maribyrnong River where the festival is taking place is not flood affected. The protection of our community – our visitors, our artists, our elders and our staff – remains our top priority. To make it safe for community, we…

STREET PARTY

Nicholson Street Mall

‘Street Party’ brings the west’s local food, music and entertainment icons to Footscray for a street party that has something to offer audiences of all ages. Experience the sounds of live bands, the flavours and textures of the west’s diverse cuisines and see Footscray’s Nicholson Street mall turn into a wonderland of celebration and sensory…

Free

Between Us

Footscray Community Arts Riverside Lawn 45 Moreland St, Footscray

Between us is a public art and community engagement project that considers ‘the space between’. Encompassing the micro and macro; personal and public; and the local and universal; the project engages audiences in a poetic consideration of the spaces that exist between the structures and systems that shape our lives. Responding to the prompt ‘Between…

The Dreaming Project

Amphitheatre VIC

Time. Place. Space. Drawing inspiration from ceremony and cultural connection, The Dreaming Project celebrates multiple elements of Aboriginal dreamtime. A rich movement of storytelling led by First Nations creatives, The Dreaming Project brings together circus performance, projection art, lighting, dance and traditional practices. Each show commences at sunset. As darkness descends we begin with fire…

$30

Kids Club

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Kids Club is a fun, inclusive and safe space for families, toddlers and kids of all ages to come and relax with friends and family. Enjoy some lunch or snacks at the beautiful onsite Myrtle Cafe and settle in for a Sunday afternoon of entertainment. We've got an exciting line up of amazing musical performances…

Makers’ Market 2022

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Footscray Makers’ Market returns on the 10th of December bringing you a curated line up of 30+ eclectic stalls on the charming grounds of Footscray Community Arts. Come and browse the offerings from the best local traders and artisans in the West from 9am — 3pm. Be sure to support local small businesses by stocking up…