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.

Footscray Community Arts Closed 20 December to 10 January

We look forward to welcoming you back in 2022, feeling energised and excited to connect communities through impactful art.

Artist Steven Tran receives funding to take BOLD to the next level

Steven was successful in receiving funding from the State Trustees Australia Foundation – Community Inclusion program, which supported the development of his debut solo exhibition ‘BOLD’.

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.