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Tidal Volume: Interview with Maya Hodge and Jarra Karalinar Steel

Tidal Volume is a sound-based digital exchange featuring Indigenous artists from Melbourne, Australia and Vancouver, Canada.

Our Iconic Brook Andrew ‘Marks I’ Mural Restoration is Underway

Brook generously donated the distinctive black and white design, created specifically for the site.

Introducing ‘Tidal Volume’ International Residency

Reaching across geographies, histories and time zones, Tidal Volume is a unique digital residency exploring sound.

Footscray Community Arts cancels cultural competency training

On the advice from our Indigenous Advisory Group, we are no longer facilitating cultural competency training for non-Indigenous workers.

Footscray Art Prize Artist in Focus: Emma Coulter

Emma Coulter is a Macedon-based visual artist whose practice considers the intersection between painting, architecture and urban space.

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RESIDENCE Artist in Focus: Jack Nicholls

Artist in Focus Jack Nicholls Jack Nicholls is a writer of speculative fiction, poetry, and essays, all part of their attempt to chronicle the tectonic social shifts of the 21st century.

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Footscray Art Prize 2021 Winners Announced

A hand-engraved core sample titled ‘And this, too, shall pass’ has been awarded the $10,000 Footscray Art Prize 2021.

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Artist Jayde Houareau exhibits ‘Cafe Foods’ at Seddon Deadly Sins

Cafe Foods by Jayde Houareau Cafe Foods is a series of eight paintings of delectable foods and drinks, produced by local visual artist and painter Jayde Houareau.

RESIDENCE Artist In Focus: Zhang Xiaoan

Artist in Focus Zhang Xiaoan Zhang Xiaoan is a writer and director hailing from Xinjiang, China, currently based in Melbourne.

An Interview with Victoria University Graduates, Daisy and Emilia

Students in Focus Daisy McMillan and Emilia Ambrogio 2020 has been a year of trials, tribulations, small wins and big losses.

We’re Reopening With An Exciting End-Of-Year Program

After 259 days of closure, we are excited to open our doors from Friday 4 December 2020.

Footscray’s 148-Year Old Historic Henderson House Gets a Revamp

Our beloved heritage Henderson House has received a much-needed and eagerly anticipated renovation.

15 Free Public Artworks to Enjoy in Footscray

For many Melbournians, finding ways to shake up the exercise routine or step away from the screen during COVID is important.

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Myrtle Wine Café comes to Footscray Community Arts

Footscray Community Arts is excited to announce a new addition to its creative hub in Footscray.

Footscray Mourns the Loss of Comrade Paddy Garritty

Vale Paddy Garritty Melbourne and the West owes so much to Paddy.

Tailored Arts and Cultural Experiences for the Disability Community

State Trustees Australia Foundation has allocated $20,000 to Footscray Community Arts as part of an inclusion grant.

‘Turn the Lights On’ Reduces CO2 Emissions by 100 Tonnes

The sustainability campaign, dubbed ‘Turn the Lights On’ has reduced our carbon footprint by 100 tonnes.

Get Tailored Grant Writing Advice from our Directors

The unfolding COVID-19 crisis is presenting a monumental challenge to the livelihoods and practices of artists and creatives.

7 Ways to Boost Creativity While Social Distancing 

With humankind hunkering down to flatten the curve against COVID-19, it can be hard to find ways to unleash your inner creativity.

Victorian Bushfires: How You Can Support

The Victorian Bushfires have had a devastating impact on communities, wildlife and the environment.