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.

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.

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.

Media Alert: A Celebration of Indigenous Art and Culture

Wominjeka festival will be going ahead this Saturday rain, hail, or shine.

Celebrate and discover the western suburbs: Your guide to Neighbourhood

Welcome to the Neighbourhood.

An Interview with Victoria University Student Manolya

We spoke with Manolya Kertis, a VU student, about her placement experience in the ArtLife program at Footscray Community Arts.

Media Release: Take a visual and digital journey with Steven Tran’s BOLDER

Footscray Community Arts presents BOLDER – an interdimensional art exhibition exploring Augmented Reality (AR) and expanded sensory experiences from ArtLife Artist-in-Residence, Steven Tran.

Media Release: Footscray Art Prize 2023

The Footscray Art Prize is a biennial national visual art prize for contemporary artworks across multiple platforms and disciplines that welcomes entries from local and national artists.

Media Release: Official Arts Partner for New Footscray Hospital

Footscray Community Arts is pleased to be named as the official arts partner of the New Footscray Hospital Project to help improve the health and wellbeing of patients, staff and visitors.

Young woman with dyed bright red curly hair in front of light background, from shoulders up, signs 'include'

Media Release: An immersive exhibition empowering Deaf people to be heard

Footscray Community Arts announces next exhibition What I Wish I’d Told You by Claire Bridge and Chelle Destefano.

An Interview with Victoria University Student Sam Woodberry

We took the opportunity to interview VU student Sam Woodberry about his Work Integrated Learning experience at Footscray Community Arts.