We Need a New Van! Donate to double your impact

Help d/Deaf and Disabled artists get on the road! Our beloved Community Van is in desperate need of replacement.

Creating connections and building relationships: why the ArtLife program is so powerful for d/Deaf and Disabled artists

The ArtLife program might be about supporting d/Deaf and Disabled artists with their careers—but it’s also about so much more: making connections.

Breaking barriers and supporting careers:  why ArtLife matters

Growing up, Diego and Darren were always interested in art, but didn’t know how to make their way into the art world, especially as disabled artists.

All the giggles of Footscray Laughs returns!

After a sell out show in March, all the giggles of Footscray Laughs return on Friday 16 June with an all-new, all-star lineup at Footscray Community Arts.

Footscray Community Arts presents Indoor Music Series: Winter Voices

Test Footscray Community Arts presents the Indoor Music Series: Winter Voices, a celebration of local musical talent that promises to warm the soul and melt hearts this winter.

RP Infrastructure appointed as Precinct Plan Project Director 

Footscray Community Arts is excited to announce the appointment of RP Infrastructure as Project Director to deliver the transformation of our creative precinct and outdoor spaces.

Bec Cole joins Footscray Community Arts as new Co-CEO & Executive Director

Footscray Community Arts is excited to announce the appointment of Bec Cole as the new Co-CEO / Executive Director.

A new Footscray photographic and film series celebrates western suburbs locals

An exhibition celebrating locals and their contribution to the community has been unveiled on the new Footscray Hospital site’s expansive hoarding along Geelong Road.

Balinese Artists Push Traditional Boundaries in Sekala Niskala Exhibition 

Footscray Community Arts and Project 11 present Sekala Niskala (The Seen and Unseen) –  a free exhibition from five contemporary Balinese artists to be held at the Roslyn Smorgon Gallery from Tuesday 18 April until Sunday 25 June.

Footscray Laughs Comedy Show Returns!

Footscray Laughs returns with Footscray Community Arts bringing together the nation’s finest comedians for a jam-packed series of non-stop laughter.

Popular Music Series Bluestone Sessions are Back!

Footscray Community Arts’ picturesque amphiteathre on the banks of the Maribyrnong River, will be filled with the sounds of slinky soul, RnB tunes, hip hop and afro beats when their hugely popular outdoor music series, Bluestone Sessions, returns in March for two concerts.

2022: A Year in Review

After over 130 days of closure in 2021, last year finally saw Footscray Community Arts bring our vibrant and creative programs back to life.

Executive Director Robyn Gawenda stepping down in 2023

Our inaugural Executive Director Robyn Gawenda will be stepping down in February 2023.

Basement Theatre Upgrade: West Gate Tunnel Neighbourhood Fund

Our historic Basement Theatre has had a lighting and electrical works upgrade.

Don’t miss these stellar Neighbourhood events 

With the festival winding up on Sunday 27th November, there’s one week left to enjoy the melting pot of arts, culture, theatre, music and performance that is Neighbourhood.

Redefine yourself in cyberspace at Neighbourhood

Subvert the fabric of language and translation with Sub~Lingual.

Get to know your Neighbourhood with art created by the community, for the community

Electric Man was once a tracks worker, but after encountering a fuse box at the local railway station, he becomes a superhero.

Experience the splendour of epic storytelling  at Neighbourhood

Drawing on ceremony and a connection to the world’s oldest living culture, The Dreaming Project is a rich storytelling movement led by First Nations creatives.

Celebrate your Neighbourhood with live music

Live music Ring in the opening of Neighbourhood with our Street Party on 11 November.

Discover Your Neighbourhood Quiz

Take our quiz below and discover two Neighbourhood events we think you might enjoy.