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AXIS

Performance Space 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Enrolments are now open for AXIS: an introduction to production tech for women, non-binary and gender non-conforming event producers, managers and students. Over a series of onsite and online classes, you'll develop hands-on skills for live digital sound, PA setup, lighting and general technical support requirements to work on productions, events and festivals. It's the…

Happy Art Hour: Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Paint, sip and slip into a Starry Night as we celebrate one of Vincent Van Gogh's most iconic artworks. In this edition of Happy Art Hour, you'll learn about the prolific Dutch painter whilst creating a Starry Night replica of your own.  Perfect for a group activity or even as some solo self-care. Let your hair down and explore your creative…

Possum Skin Cloak Making

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Gathering, making and yarning are key practices that uphold First Nations values of sharing stories, building connections, healing and community care. With a focus on possum skin cloak making, these practical workshops prioritise the sharing of culturally-significant knowledge and skills to young Aboriginal participants.  Young artists Aaron Clarke and Yaaran Bundle will lead the creative…

Happy Art Hour: Barbara Kruger’s Political Collage

ArtLife Studio 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

In our next Happy Art Hour, we're celebrating the work of iconic artist Barbara Kruger! Conceptual artist Barbara Kruger is known for her powerful collage pieces which consist of black-and-white photographs, overlaid with text. Kruger’s work comments and explores prevalent issues that are happening in the world around us, such as cultural constructions of power,…

Let’s Dance: Afrobeats 2022

Basement Theatre 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Dagogo Obogo’s Afrobeats dance classes are renowned for being an enjoyable, up-tempo and fun experience. The instructor will get you feeling fit and confident in your skin, while learning cultural elements from various West African musical styles.   While these dance classes predominantly focus on the joy and creativity of movement, they also invite you to…

Life Drawing 2022

Big Fish Studio 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Life Drawing is a weekly class that provides a wonderful opportunity to work from a life model alongside a friendly community of people. Renowned artist Darien Pullen’s sessions are based around the development of observational skills and they are suitable for artists of any level and ability.   The unique advantage of Darien’s Life Drawing classes…

Open Studio 2022

Big Fish Studio 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

Open Studios is an ideal way of sustaining your art practice and connecting with a community of artists. Facilitated by professional artist Darien Pullen, this course is designed for budding and advanced artists and art students who are looking for the opportunity to expand their creative practice and artist network. You will get to work…

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…

Future Reset: Focus Group Gatherings

Footscray Community Arts 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, VIC

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…

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…