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.

BRIGHT: Five installations, Five senses engaged

Footscray Community Arts presents Bright – a joyful art exhibition that ignites the senses, inviting audiences to touch, explore and connect from 10 October to 12 December 2023.

Announcing New Senior Arts Leadership Appointments 

Footscray Community Arts is proud to announce the appointment of two exceptional individuals to its senior leadership team.

The Blue Cabin Partners With Footscray Community Arts for Residency Exchange

Presented by The Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency and Footscray Community Arts, artists Atheana Picha (CAN) and Tarryn Love (AUS) will trade places for a pair of 6-week residencies.

Comedy unleashed at Footscray Laughs

Laugh the last of winter away with the third instalment of Footscray Laughs.

Meet artist Roberta Joy Rich; winner of the Footscray Art Prize

Multi-disciplinary artist Roberta Joy Rich was recently awarded the Footscray Art Prize 2023 for her powerful and multi-layered video installation entitled ‘Though Buried, They Echo’.

In Conversation with Community; 50 Years of Footscray Community Arts

In celebration of our upcoming 50-year anniversary in 2024, Footscray Community Arts invite you to be part of our rich legacy of storytelling.

Roberta Joy Rich’s Powerful, Multilayered Video Installation Wins Footscray Art Prize 2023

The $20,000 main prize in the Footscray Art Prize been awarded to multi-disciplinary artist Roberta Joy Rich for her powerful and multi-layered video installation entitled Though Buried, They Echo.

2023 Footscray Art Prize Shortlist Announced

The biennial Footscray Art Prize has unveiled the 2023 shortlist with 43 artworks selected from over 500 outstanding submissions received from artists across Australia as well as internationally based creatives.

Philanthropic Grant Enables Senior Arts Leadership Pathways 

To strengthen opportunities for arts leaders from our focus communities, newly created senior leadership positions have just been announced at Footscray Community Arts.

A Climate for Art -Introducing a new Australian campaign for fossil fuel divestment in the arts industry

A Climate for Art (ACFA) a new initiative aimed at mobilising the arts industry for climate action, will be officially launching during the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) on June 16.