Creative Connections Online Webinar Series 

Posted 1 April 2020

Creative Connections Online Webinar Series Learn. Adapt. Respond.  Offering practical, accessible and useful content delivered by industry experts on key topics and emerging themes for the cultural and arts sectors. As a direct response to the current challenges faced by the arts sector, the development of the online webinar series acknowledges the isolation felt by Read More »

Sewing Scrubs To Support Health Workers

Posted 1 April 2020

Sewing Scrubs To Support Health Workers The Social Studio is a fashion school, a clothing label, a retail shop, a digital textile print studio, a clothing manufacturer and a community space created from the style and skills of young people from new migrant and refugee communities. They are a social enterprise that champions the values Read More »

Introducing: HomeFeed. An initiative to keep our community connected.

Posted 1 April 2020

Introducing: HomeFeed. An initiative to keep our community connected. Three Australian creatives – Zoee Marsh, Cat Santos and Caetlyn Watson – have come together to create Home Feed, an initiative to keep the dance community connected using the resources at hand. Homefeed is a Youtube Channel that was created with the intention of keeping our community Read More »

Digital Library at your fingertips

Posted 1 April 2020

Digital Library at your fingertips A new digital resource is here. Your Library @ Home. Your Library @Home Still supporting the community the Geelong Regional Libraries have launched a new digital resource. The platform brings together a range of educational, informative and entertaining video and audio content, including virtual events, online resources and links to Read More »

A Small Reminder To Look After Your Mental Health

Posted 1 April 2020

A Small Reminder To Look After Your Mental Health COVID-19 is creating uncertainty across many communities and industries. The performing arts and live event sectors have been greatly impacted among other creative sectors. During these uncertain times, we are going to need strength and connection to get through. It’s hard to know where to start Read More »

A NEW RESILIENCE FUND AND ARTS AND DISABILITY MENTORSHIPS RE-OPEN

Posted 1 April 2020

A NEW RESILIENCE FUND AND ARTS AND DISABILITY MENTORSHIPS RE-OPEN A Resilience Fund of approximately $5M for artists and arts organisations to support their livelihoods, practice and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic has officially been announced. The Resilience Fund has been created to provide immediate relief to Australian artists, arts workers and arts organisations and Read More »

COVID.19 – Your Health and Safety is important to us

Posted 25 March 2020

COVID.19 – Your Health and Safety is important to us On behalf of Arts Atlas and the Arts Bulletin team we would like to acknowledge that your health and safety is very important to us. Please take some time to continue to stay up to date with what is happening around COVID-19 and ensure you Read More »

Artist in Residence Program Opportunity

Posted 25 March 2020

Artist in Residence Program Opportunity Chamber Made is now calling for applications for their 2020 Orange House by the Sea Artist Residency program for mid-career women and non-binary artists who are working at the intersections of performance, sound and music. Located on the scenic Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, the Orange House by the Sea is Read More »

Live-streaming – Lots to see and be part of.

Posted 25 March 2020

Live-stream a range of events Creatives and cultural organisations are moving their work online. Here’s what’s coming to your online platform … Music 25 March–29 March: Riverboats Music Festival have launched The Lounge Room Sessions, which will broadcast a 20-minute set from an Australian act at 8pm each night, via Facebook live – with a link Read More »

We The Makers Design Festival – Update

Posted 25 March 2020

We The Makers Design Festival – Update In response to the anticipated spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the National Wool Museum is postponing the launch and exhibition related activities for We The Makers Design Festival until late June 2020 (subject to further notice). The National Wool Museum has appreciated all the designers and makers who Read More »

A Local Creative Re-Imagines Geelong Design Week

Posted 25 March 2020

A Local Creative Re-Imagines Geelong Design Week A Bannockburn man crafting treasures from junk has “reimagined” Geelong Design Week after coronavirus concerns caused the inaugural event’s cancellation. The cancellation would disappoint thousands of local residents, according to The Reimaginarium owner Ryan Mischkulnig So he decided to get “creative” and share his presentation, Re-Retail – A Read More »

Explore Ten Online Museum, Gallery and Landmark Tours That’ll Help You Virtually Get Out of the House

Posted 25 March 2020

Explore Ten Online Museum, Gallery and Landmark Tours That’ll Help You Virtually Get Out of the House The globe’s top museums, galleries, landmarks and attractions are offering virtual tours. Want to explore the National Gallery of Victoria’s collections? See the Smithsonian’s dinosaur fossils? Check out the Sistine Chapel? That’s all as easy clicking a few Read More »

Discover local stories on the Connecting Memory App

Posted 18 March 2020

Discover local stories on the Connecting Memory App If you are in need of some uplifting and inspiring stories the Connecting Memory App has an ever-growing collection, connecting people with place! From songs, to films to written stories/poems there is something for everyone to enjoy. Conveyed in the ‘first voice’, these stories are as personal Read More »

Advocate for the Creative Industry Sector

Posted 18 March 2020

Advocate for the Creative Industry Sector From independent contractors to major businesses, COVID-19 is causing havoc for workers and companies and impacting the employment and well-being of thousands of Australians. Announcements of cancelled gigs, markets, exhibitions, community events, pops, get downs and get together’s have been hitting the creative community incredibly hard. With nearly $50m Read More »

Free Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Live Stream Performance

Posted 18 March 2020

Free Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Live Stream Performance The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra wants the show to go on and will make sure it does with a new “Keep the Music Going” initiative. The final performance of Scheherazade on Monday March 16 will be live streamed on Youtube at 7pm direct from Melbourne’s Hamer Hall. Peruvian conductor Read More »

Building An Online Community !

Posted 18 March 2020

Building An Online Community ! The Social Distancing Festival is an online artist’s community made to celebrate and showcase the work of the many artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing that has come about due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The project goals aim to help Read More »

A Dollar-For-Dollar Matched Funding Initiative

Posted 18 March 2020

A Dollar-For-Dollar Matched Funding Initiative Launching an Australian Culture Fund Boost! A dollar-for-dollar matched funding initiative has been launched and is designed to leverage private sector support through a matched funding ‘boost’. Open to independent artists and arts organisations across Australia who are fundraising through the Australian Cultural Fund the program will preference projects to those residing, Read More »

A rare Antarctic Arts Fellowship opportunity is here ! 

Posted 18 March 2020

A rare Antarctic Arts Fellowship opportunity is here ! The Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for members of the creative community to experience Antarctica first-hand, and share this with the broader Australian community through their chosen art form. Enabling people from the creative community to experience Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic, and Australia’s activities in these Read More »

Geelong After Dark 2020 Cancelled

Posted 17 March 2020

It is with great sadness that the City of Greater Geelong must cancel Geelong After Dark 2020, due to the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in relation to non-essential mass gatherings over 500. The success of Geelong After Dark lies in the support that you as our audience give artists, musicians and performers each year as Read More »

Deakin Filmmakers Win The Geelong Pride Film Festival Uplift Award

Posted 11 March 2020

Deakin Filmmakers Win The Geelong Pride Film Festival Uplift Award Celebrating three years ! The Geelong Pride Film Festival (GPFF) is an emerging LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Gender Diverse, Intersex and Queer) film festival in Geelong, Australia. This year the festival will be celebrating three years ! The not-for-profit community-run festival screens contemporary Read More »

2020 shaping up to be a big year for Back To Back Theatre

Posted 11 March 2020

2020 shaping up to be a big year for Back To Back Theatre This week the Back to Back Theatre ensemble and touring party returned to Geelong, following the triumphant international premiere of THE SHADOW WHOSE PREY THE HUNTER BECOMES across five cities in North America. The performances were met with warmth and gratitude from Read More »

Effie in Love Me Tinder Announces Second Show in Geelong

Posted 11 March 2020

Effie in Love Me Tinder Announces Second Show in Geelong There’s an exciting announcement! Due to popular demand Effie has added a second show here in Geelong! Her original 7pm on Saturday 4th April show is almost completely sold-out so she’s going to perform again that night at 9pm. On the back of a successful Read More »

Manon des Sources Autumn Classic French Film

Posted 11 March 2020

Manon des Sources Autumn Classic French Film An autumn classic French film is coming to Geelong in a couple of weeks time. Alliance Francais will be hosting the screening of “Manon des Sources”, the sequel to “Jean de Florette” at Village Cinemas. This is could be an opportunity for you to brush up on your Read More »

Top Industry Talent Supporting Students To Think Creatively

Posted 11 March 2020

Top Industry Talent Supporting Students To Think Creatively Working side-by-side with leading creative professionals this year, hundreds of students from 14 schools across Victoria will participate in Creative Learning Partnership programs. The program encourages students from Foundation to Year 10 to think outside of the box and partner with a creative practitioner or organisation to Read More »

Fostering and maintaining a sustainable live music sector. Apply for Live Music Professionals Program !

Posted 4 March 2020

Fostering and maintaining a sustainable live music sector. Apply for Live Music Professionals Program ! Music Victoria have opened up an exciting and vibrant program aimed at fostering and maintaining a sustainable live music sector. The program encourages and supports, Live Music Professionals, ultimately gearing towards strengthening Victoria’s diverse and vibrant music communities. Supporting those Read More »

Geelong female arts symposium to be the first of its kind in Victoria

Posted 4 March 2020

Geelong female arts symposium to be the first of its kind in Victoria Introducing: Energetical. Platform Youth Arts and Deakin University will be co-presenting a one-day symposium focusing on the value, labour, experience and intergenerational knowledge of women artists and arts workers living or working regionally in Victoria. This hybrid symposium, exhibition and workshop program Read More »

Little Malop Central is now making music

Posted 4 March 2020

Little Malop Central is now making music Permanent musical instruments have been installed throughout Little Malop Street in Geelong. The fixed activation’s include bongo drums, a xylophone and acoustic play elements for children and families to enjoy. Other recent upgrades at the space between Yarra and Moorabool streets include the installation of lighting, seating, planter Read More »

Learn how to reduce your ecological footprint

Posted 4 March 2020

Learn how to reduce your ecological footprint Want to reduce your ecological footprint, but unsure where to start? The Transition Streets Sustainable Living Festival can provide you with steps you can take to live more sustainably while strengthening your community. This free event is the first of its kind in Geelong and will feature a Read More »

Feminist Writers Festival: Kindred Panel – Queer Life, Community and all the feels

Posted 4 March 2020

Feminist Writers Festival: Kindred Panel – Queer Life, Community and all the feels What does it mean to be human? Is sexuality and identity political? And what does community look like? Kindred contributors Alison Evans, Erin Gough, Marlee Ward and Nevo Zisin discuss how belonging and identity is shaped by the people we love and Read More »

GET INSPIRED: APPLYING DESIGN TO YOUR ARTS PRACTICE

Posted 27 February 2020

GET INSPIRED: APPLYING DESIGN TO YOUR ARTS PRACTICE Geelong Design Week celebrates Geelong’s global recognition as Australia’s only UNESCO City of Design. Over 10 days from 19 to 29 March, leading local and international design experts will host more than 80 events that explore new ideas and challenge what’s possible. City of Greater Geelong, supported Read More »

Pako Festa: Celebrating Cultural Diversity !

Posted 27 February 2020

Pako Festa: Celebrating Cultural Diversity ! Australia’s largest free celebration of cultural diversity is back this weekend ! Pakington Street will transform into a marching, dancing, singing procession of diverse performers from around the world. Every year since 1983 Pako Festa has gathered together thousands of people from Geelong’s local and cultural communities, professional performers, Read More »

Skill Up! iPhoneography for makers

Posted 27 February 2020

Skill Up! iPhoneography for makers Teaching you all the practical tips and tricks to truly capturing great images! Join Sarah Weston from Craft Victoria in the first Skill Up! class for 2020. The workshop will give you some great cost-effective tips to use the camera function on your phone to take great photos of your Read More »

A theatrical re-imagining of Stella Miles Franklin’s timeless novel

Posted 27 February 2020

A theatrical re-imagining of Stella Miles Franklin’s timeless novel Introducing : My brilliant career. Kicking off in just over two weeks is a theatrical re-imagining of Stella Miles Franklin’s timeless novel of love, adventure and freedom. This glorious rehearsal shot says it all – Michaela Gregory is simply wonderful as Sybylla Melvyn – a young woman Read More »

The Exchange Music Industry Panel Showcase

Posted 27 February 2020

The Exchange Music Industry Panel Showcase In partnership with Music Victoria,  Folk Alliance International and Port Fairy Folk Festival, City of Greater Geelong are proud to present a FREE Showcase. Hear from some of Victoria’s best folk bands including: The Maes, Alice Skye, Fenn Wilson and Alana Wilkinson and listen to insights into the world Read More »

The Women in Community Life Awards are now open for nomination.

Posted 20 February 2020

The Women in Community Life Awards are now open for nomination. Recognising women in the Geelong region who make a difference within the community. Presented annually to outstanding women in the Geelong region, the awards acknowledge that through their work, volunteering and community focus contribute not only to increased participation of women and girls in Read More »

Augmented Reality journey begins at Geelong Gallery

Posted 20 February 2020

Augmented Reality journey begins at Geelong Gallery A digital tour guide has arrived at Geelong Gallery. Introducing : Orby. Designed for both individuals and groups, Orby takes visitors on a captivating, augmented reality journey through the Gallery to learn more about the works of art on display. These engaging tours explore key works from the Read More »

Geelong Arts Centre Welcomes Back Break-out Star Mary Coustas

Posted 20 February 2020

Geelong Arts Centre Welcomes Back Break-out Star Mary Coustas Mary Coustas AKA Effie is returning to her old stomping ground, Geelong, where her acting career began and thus… A Star Was Born. Everyone’s favourite gregarious Greek goddess Effie (the colourful comic creation of Acropolis Now’s big-haired, break-out star Mary Coustas) is back on the road with her latest show Effie in Love Read More »

Opportunity for artist’s to exhibit at Rachinger Gallery.

Posted 20 February 2020

Opportunity for artist to exhibit at Rachinger Gallery. Rachinger Gallery has an exciting opportunity for artists to exhibit works in their gallery from 30 March – 2 May. If you, or artists/groups you know, would be interested in exhibiting in April (it could be a one or two exhibitions) please get in contact and let Read More »

Grants available supporting sustainable cultural development

Posted 13 February 2020

Grants available. Supporting sustainable cultural development The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund is supporting sustainable cultural development in regional and remote Australia. The Fund directly focuses on supporting participation in and access to the arts whilst encouraging the greater private sector support for the arts. See below further information relating to current funding programs within Read More »

Visit the Nightjar ‘Little Sister’, here in Geelong !

Posted 13 February 2020

Visit the Nightjar ‘Little Sister’, here in Geelong ! AN ECLECTIC FUSION OF MUSIC, FOOD, MARKET STALLS & ENTERTAINMENT Did you miss the Nightjar Torquay in January? Don’t worry you can visit it’s little sister, Nightjar Geelong each Friday night in February at Johnstone Park! Each season sees the festival’s interactive art installations, roving performers, Read More »

UNESCO City of Design Symposium – BUILDING AN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

Posted 13 February 2020

UNESCO City of Design Symposium – BUILDING AN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM Hosted by Deakin University, Design Mind and the City of Greater Geelong – Australia’s only designated UNESCO City of Design. This unique international symposium will be the first of its kind in Australia, bringing together business, government and educational leaders to explore how design and Read More »

Calling all Geelong residents !

Posted 13 February 2020

Calling all Geelong residents ! You are invited to take part in a survey by Deakin University’s researchers about design and manufacturing in Geelong, and give your feedback on their ideas for an immersive digital experience (e.g. virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing) about Geelong’s history of invention. Deakin University would also like to understand how important Read More »

A very special evening with musician : Marcia Howard

Posted 13 February 2020

A very special evening with musician : Marcia Howard Join us for a very special evening of the music, stories and songs of Marcia Howard as she presents her show, House of Song – a concert that has been long in the planning. The show features music from her latest album Everything Reminds Me, a tribute to Read More »

Become involved in Hodyl + Co’s Creative Space Survey

Posted 13 February 2020

Become involved in Hodyl + Co’s Creative Space Survey Creative Victoria have commissioned urban design and planning consultancy Hodyl + Co to undertake research into creative spaces across Victoria. As part of the project a survey has been launched to help gather data on Victoria’s creative spaces – the place creative practitioners, creative businesses and Read More »

Green Living Festival is seeking artisans and crafters!

Posted 6 February 2020

From tiny homes to big ideas Green Living Festival is back Encouraging the community to think seasonally, grow locally, live sustainable and have fun along the way. The Anglesea Community Garden is hosting its SECOND Green Living Festival in April and are seeking artisans and crafters! Having an enormous attraction last year the Green Living Read More »

Geelong Gallery: Geelong 2020 Contemporary Soiree

Posted 6 February 2020

Geelong 2020 Contemporary Soiree Presented at the Geelong Gallery: Geelong 2020 Contemporary Soiree Join Geelong Contemporary to support the acquisition of contemporary art for Geelong Gallery. Form an opinion as Director Jason Smith and Senior Curator Lisa Sullivan propose each of the works to you! You will have your chance to vote for the work Read More »

Where food meets theatre. Introducing: Double Delicious.

Posted 6 February 2020

Where food meets theatre. Introducing: Double Delicious. Ask yourself, when was the last time you had the chance to eat, smack-bang in the middle of a theatre stage, served by TV and culinary icons? Double Delicious is where food meets theatre, as five incredible storyteller-cooks share the secrets behind their favourite dishes. Join Queen of Read More »

RRRTAG Film Society 2020 Autumn Season Released

Posted 6 February 2020

RRRTAG Film Society 2020 Autumn Season Released The RRTAG Film Society has released its new 2020 Autumn Season. This season obtains a selection of interesting and thought provoking movies.Bring along your friends or family members and enjoy delicious food and a glass wine whilst viewing a selection of captivating films. See below the list of Read More »

Geelong Art Space … Doing It Differently Exhibition 

Posted 6 February 2020

Geelong Art Space … Doing It Differently Exhibition Introducing: Doing It Differently. The Geelong Art Space is launching it’s first group exhibition, featuring a diverse range of incredibly talented artists. Doing it differently is a curated exhibition where artists are asked to showcase how they do their ‘thing’ differently… whether they paint, draw, weave, collage, Read More »

Art supplies request for bush-fire affected communities

Posted 30 January 2020

Art supplies request for bush-fire affected communities The on-going devastation wrought by recent bushfires has greatly impacted all who live in the local communities immediately affected by this tragedy. Like many in the communities affected, artists have lost their way of life and livelihood, including art supplies, artworks, studios and, in some cases, homes. To Read More »

Part concert, part sing-along with Marcia Howard

Posted 30 January 2020

Part concert, part sing-along with Marcia Howard Join Marcia Howard through story, song and film as she relives her career as a singer/songwriter in the Australian music industry at the Potato Shed. Marcia will be accompanied by musicians Matiss Schubert and Marcia’s son, Liam Gubbins in a part concert, part sing along. Sharing the inspirations Read More »

Time to submit your artwork for Arts Trail: Me and UooUoo

Posted 30 January 2020

Time to submit your artwork for Arts Trail: Me and UooUoo The Royal Children Hospital art trail, Me and UooUoo are very keen for Geelong artists to be involved! It’s time for you to get creative. The opportunity to become involved in one of Victoria’s biggest public art events in 2020 is still open! The Read More »

Exciting opportunity listings here on ArtsAtlas

Posted 23 January 2020

Exciting opportunity listings here on ArtsAtlas Curious about what’s on offer within the Arts? Discover and apply to a range of upcoming programs, artists call outs and more! There are a range of exciting listings for you to view here on the ArtsAtlas website – from competitions and awards, exhibitions, expressions of interest, funding to Read More »

What the museum sector is offering in Victoria for 2020

Posted 23 January 2020

What the museum sector is offering in 2020 Museums throughout Victoria have an exciting selection of programs coming up throughout the year. The National Wool Museum is hosting it’s first – We The Makers Design Festival. A UNESCO City of Design festival, We The Makers is a major new biennial Design Festival from the National Read More »

ArtsAction to support creative sector

Posted 23 January 2020

ArtsAction to support creative sector In partnership with Pop Up Art, Golden Plains Shire Council is excited to launch its new initiative to support and foster the local creative industry – ArtsACTION. ArtsACTION is a free upskilling and professional development program for Golden Plains artists and creatives. The program will provide online and face-to-face training, Read More »

EOI Lightscape Melbourne – Culture Creative Seeking Artists

Posted 15 January 2020

EOI Lightscape Melbourne – Culture Creative Seeking Artists A new immersive experience comes to Melbourne this winter with illuminated creations lighting a journey through the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Walk beneath tree canopies drenched in colour, through mesmerising ribbons of light and into a dynamic, glowing tunnel. Watch as light tumbles from the undergrowth Read More »

Geelong Illustrators Bushfire Relief Art Auction

Posted 15 January 2020

Geelong Illustrators Bushfire Relief Art Auction Geelong Illustrators are hosting a Bushfire Relief Art Auction with 100% of proceeds will be going to both VIC and NSW Fire Services. Participating artists will post their artworks to their Instagram, where you can place bids. The artworks will then be on display in the Geelong Illustrators Studio Read More »

How to care for and recover artworks after bushfire

Posted 15 January 2020

How to care for and recover artworks after bushfire There are three main factors to consider when thinking about the impact of bush fires on your personal treasures – smoke heat and water. The devastation wrought by the Australian bush fires has been immense and, as the fires continue to burn, the final loss won’t Read More »

Geelong Design Week official program soon released

Posted 9 January 2020

Official program soon released in February for Geelong Design Week Stage four is coming soon. Geelong Design Week 2020 will be releasing the official program this February. The program will host workshops, open houses, talks, tours and exhibitions to explore new ideas, challenge what is possible and showcase our design achievements. Discover our vitality and Read More »

Animal Rescue Collective Craft Guild

Posted 9 January 2020

Animal Rescue Collective Craft Guild You are invited to help and to join the movement. The Animal Rescue Collective is looking for all crafters, sewers, makers, designers ! There has been an immense amount of support provided for the Victorian and New South Wales fires and there is another opportunity for all crafters, sewers, makers Read More »

The Wonderland Spiegeltent returns

Posted 9 January 2020

The Wonderland Spiegeltent returns Touring Australia and visiting Barwon Heads over summer, the Spiegeltent has already hit off this month ! And there are plenty more shows to come throughout the rest of January. The Wonderland Spiegeltent transports you to an indulgent, delightfully wicked time – back to the Golden Age of Circus. Step inside Read More »

EOI – SEEKING ARTISTS

Posted 9 January 2020

EOI – SEEKING ARTISTS Me and UooUoo: THE RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail It’s time for you to get creative! Become involved in one of Victoria’s biggest public art events in 2020. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ARE NOW OPEN. APPLY HERE AND SUBMIT YOUR EOI TODAY ! CLOSING ON THE 31ST OF JANUARY.  Celebrating 150 years of excellence Read More »

C.A.M.P with Contemporary Artists

Posted 31 January 2019

Come and Make Performance Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March.  Back to Back Theatre is hosting an annual weekend of delightfully ruthless theatre and performance making workshops. Located at their studio in Geelong as a part of CAMP; Come And Make Performance. For community members with and without disability who love, or are curious about performance Read More »

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