See Fashion Icon Balenciaga’s Exquisite Craftsmanship and Innovative Designs

Posted 22 August 2019

See Fashion Icon Balenciaga’s Exquisite Craftsmanship and Innovative Designs If you are a lover of art, fashion, design Bendigo Art Gallery has you covered this month. Just a short drive from Geelong, it’s a lovely day trip to view this incredible exhibition; Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.   Spanish Couturier, Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972) was known as The Read More »

Cup Weekend Is Coming! Spend A Fun Night Out On The Blue Train !

Posted 22 August 2019

Cup Weekend Is Coming! Spend A Fun Night Out On The Blue Train ! Want to head somewhere where the Cup isn’t a big deal? A weekend in Queenscliff and a night on The Blues Train is just what you need! The Blues Train is celebrating 25 years of ridin’ the rails from Queenscliff to Drysdale Read More »

Victorian Premier Design Awards of the Year Open for Entries

Posted 22 August 2019

Victorian Premier Design Awards of the Year Open for Entries Have you heard that the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards are NOW open ? Innovative projects from across the state’s design and architectural community are eligible to be nominated. In it’s 23rd year ! The Design Awards have  continuously been supporting and acknowledging immense talent. Spotlighting Read More »

Geelong After Dark 2020 Seeking An Experienced Artistic Director

Posted 15 August 2019

Geelong After Dark 2020 Seeking An Experienced Artistic Director The Arts & Culture Department of the City of Greater Geelong is seeking Expressions Of Interest for an experienced Artistic Director to deliver one of Council’s flagship artistic events, Geelong After Dark 2020 (GAD). Read the Expression of Interest and Event Brief  HERE Then apply online HERE Read More »

Craft and Design as a Career

Posted 15 August 2019

Craft and Design as a Career Looking for something to do this Friday? Why not take an adventure, explore the streets of Melbourne and join nine inspiring and talented creatives, learn from their real life experiences and wisdom. Hear the practical experiences, honest stories and philosophies on what it means to practice in today’s craft Read More »

Geelong Design Week 2020 Event Host Information Sessions

Posted 15 August 2019

Geelong Design Week 2020 Event Host Information Sessions Celebrate How Design Impacts Our Daily Lives THEME: ‘Doing it Differently’ Geelong Design Week 2020 is inviting organisations, community groups, schools and individuals to host workshops, talks, tours and exhibitions to explore new ideas, challenge what is possible and showcase our achievements in design and innovation. Presented Read More »

Creating An Arts Sector That Is More Inclusive

Posted 15 August 2019

Creating An Arts Sector That Is More Inclusive Ten leading Victorian arts organisations will be the first to take part in a transformative program to become more diverse and inclusive. Fair Play: Equity, Inclusion and the Creative Industries is a first-of-its-kind initiative backed by the Andrews Labor Government to ensure Victoria’s creative sector better reflects Read More »

Artists Baker Boy & Ruby Fields join forces for all-ages regional tour

Posted 15 August 2019

Baker Boy & Ruby Fields join forces for all-ages regional tour Teaming up with Golden Plains Youth, Surf-coast Youth & Colac Otway Youth to put on The Push All Ages Regional Tour on in Geelong. In what will become some of the biggest and best all-ages shows of 2019, Victoria’s leading youth music organisation The Read More »

Felicity Spear Umwelten Exhibition Launches This Week

Posted 15 August 2019

Felicity Spear Umwelten Exhibition Launches This Week Set to launch her current exhibition this weekend; Umwelten, Eco-Fields and Other Universes, visual artist Felicity Spear will have her works showcased at the Stephen McLaughlan Gallery running for the duration of August. A practice unfolding through a field of relations both historical and contemporary, Spear explores heavily in Read More »

Great Ocean Road Art Activation – Volunteers Call Out

Posted 8 August 2019

Great Ocean Road Art Activation – Volunteers Call Out If you’re keen to join the Volunteer Crew on the Great Ocean Road this September for a week or two, they would love to hear from you. This September marks 100 years since work began on the world’s largest war memorial, The Great Ocean Road. From Read More »

G.P.A.C showcasing the performance I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS tomorrow night !

Posted 8 August 2019

GEELONG PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE PRESENTS THE PERFORMANCE I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS TAKE A DIZZYING RIDE THROUGH LOVE’S COLLISION COURSE TOMORROW NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT AT 7.30PM. DESCRIBED AS JOYOUS. SEXY. HEARTBREAKING. I Want To Know What Love Is throws a spotlight on long-buried memories, bedroom fantasies, crushes and conquests. Acclaimed Queensland performance Read More »

Calling out to all Creatives, Arts Atlas would love to hear from you !

Posted 8 August 2019

Calling out to all Creatives, Arts Atlas would love to hear from you ! Film makers, writers, performers, designers, makers, visual artist, painter and all creatives, Art Atlas want to connect with you and hear all your stories.                     Tell us what you are up to Read More »

New Art Trails in Central Geelong

Posted 8 August 2019

New Art Trails in Central Geelong For individuals, families, schools, locals and tourists to explore ! The Arts and Culture Trails App has recently undergone a content update.  Additional Public Art pieces throughout Geelong and new trails have recently been added. The app has become a launch pad for The Stuart Devlin Life Underground Trail; Read More »

Little Blobs of Clay – An evening with Oscar Winning Animator Adam Elliot

Posted 8 August 2019

Little Blobs of Clay – An evening with Oscar Winning Animator Adam Elliot Adam Elliot is one of Australia’s most celebrated stop-motion animators and certainly our most successful short filmmaker. His six short films have been viewed by millions of people and have built his international recognition as a master storyteller. Through creativity, big dreams Read More »

Be apart of shaping the Creative direction of Victoria

Posted 1 August 2019

Next Wednesday 14 August from 5:30pm at Geelong Performing Arts Centre, you have a chance to help shape the creative direction of our state. The Victorian Government is seeking views from across the state’s creative community to inform its next four-year creative industries strategy, for the period 2020-2024. Geelong Performing Arts Centre and the City Read More »

Arts Fundraising Mentorship curated by LIFT

Posted 1 August 2019

Arts Fundraising Mentorship curated by LIFT LIFT is offering 10 arts fundraising mentorships ! For Australian arts organisations, specifically for fundraising managers or executives who play key roles in fundraising including philanthropy, partnerships and sponsorship’s. The program offers a unique opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced arts leader located across Australia. This is also Read More »

Melbourne hosts another major Australian Theatre Premiere  

Posted 1 August 2019

Melbourne hosts another major Australian Theatre Premiere It has officially become announced that the Moulin Rouge Musical is set to arrive and light up the streets of Melbourne in 2021! Melbourne will be entering a world of splendor and romance as The Moulin Rouge comes to town. After hosting the magic of Harry Potter and Read More »

Art Quilt Australia Returns to Geelong late this year

Posted 1 August 2019

Art Quilt Australia Returns to Geelong late this year           Geelong’s National Wool Museum warmly invites the return of Art Quilt Australia 2019 ! The biennial juried exhibition/competition is welcomed and open to textile artists residents in Australia and New Zealand and OzQuilt Network (OZQN) members worldwide. Promoting innovation and excellence within contemporary art quilts in Read More »

Get an insight into Melbourne’s Architecture facilitated by Open House Melbourne this weekend

Posted 25 July 2019

Get an insight into Melbourne’s Architecture facilitated by Open House Melbourne this weekend OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE INVITES YOU to join in conversation about the future of our cities. Discover and explore the depths of 200 iconic and significant commercial and civic buildings, private homes, infrastructure and landscape projects! Celebrate architecture and the city. From progressive Read More »

The Arts Wellbeing Collective Supporting Mental Health In The Arts

Posted 25 July 2019

The Arts Wellbeing Collective Supporting Mental Health In The Arts Discussing Mental Health support for the arts and how individuals can be in contact with helplines being just a phone call away. Richard Watts Article from Arts Hub published on the 19th of July. The Arts Wellbeing Collective have recently developed a helpline directed at Read More »

Geelong’s Creative Funding Forum; Hear All About Current Opportunities

Posted 25 July 2019

Geelong’s Creative Funding Forum; Hear All About Current Opportunities CALLING OUT TO ALL ARTISTS, ARTS ORGANISATIONS AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS YOU DON’T HAVE TO HEAD UP THE MELBOURNE ROAD TO HEAR ABOUT CURRENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES ! CITY OF GREATER GEELONG ARTS AND CULTURE DEPARTMENT IS HOLDING A CREATIVE FUNDING FORUM NEXT TUESDAY ! Network with Read More »

Regional Arts Victoria Launch New Funding for Artists and Small Festivals

Posted 18 July 2019

Regional Arts Victoria Launch New Funding for Artists and Small Festivals Regional Arts Fund ! Launching two new FUNDING categories to benefit festivals and artists ! SMALL FESTIVAL GRANTS  Small Festival Grants will allow small, volunteer-run festivals with an arts focus, to apply for up to $6,000 to employ a regionally based arts professional to Read More »

Applications are closing SOON – Courthouse Youth Arts

Posted 18 July 2019

Applications are closing SOON The Creative Development Program at Courthouse Youth Arts is closing NEXT MONDAY! If you are creative and seek a supported opportunity to create new work THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR YOU !! Bring your crucial vision, the persistent idea that begs creation. If you have ambitious work yet to realise, Courthouse Youth Read More »

Talented TV Performers; Justine Clarke and Benita Collings delivered two incredible SOLD OUT EVENTS here in Geelong

Posted 18 July 2019

Talented TV Performers; Justine Clarke and Benita Collings delivered two incredible SOLD OUT EVENTS here in Geelong Celebrating 50 Years of Playschool! The National Wool Museum has transformed the exhibition space into a lively, vibrant and fun atmosphere. Reminiscing old childhood memories and bringing back many nostalgic moments the continuous celebration of Playschool was warmly Read More »

G.O.R Art and Technology Project is SEEKING APPLICATIONS NOW ! 

Posted 11 July 2019

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS Great Ocean Road Art and Technology Project is SEEKING APPLICATIONS NOW  ! Applications are closing soon ! Submit your expression of interest by 14th of July, it’s not too late ! The national heritage listed Great Ocean Road is one of the most iconic drives in the world. 2019 marks 100 years since Read More »

Lorne Film is back THIS JULY !

Posted 11 July 2019

Lorne Film is back THIS JULY ! Screening Two World Premiere Feature Films Lorne Film is back after a three-year hiatus July 26-28. This year, the well-loved festival will exclusively showcase Australian independent films. TWO world premieres will be screened in its feature-length film program, as well as three short film sessions, an industry panel, Read More »

A PASSIONATE THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE

Posted 11 July 2019

A PASSIONATE THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE What a success ! A happy and supportive crowd greeted the world premiere of MY BRILLIANT CAREER on Sunday at the Waurn Ponds Hall. The captivating performance had the audience leaving with a tone of fulfillment and joy.       The playwright and director, Christine Davey, welcomed the appreciative audience, Read More »

Arts Job Opportunity! Golden Plains Shire Arts & Culture Advisor

Golden Plains Shire News

Posted 3 July 2019

Golden Plains Shire are looking for a passionate and hardworking Arts and Culture professional to join their team. In this role, you’ll work to strengthen community access and engaged participation in Arts and Cultural activities. What’s in it for you: At Golden Plains Shire Council, we promote diversity and want to develop a workplace that reflects Read More »

NEW CO-WORKING SPACE IN GEELONG

Posted 2 July 2019

NEW CO-WORKING SPACE IN GEELONG ‘Where people can connect, get inspired and collaborate together’ – Olivia Fleetwood. THE KO is a multi-purpose work-space which has just OPENED in Newtown, Geelong. Hailing from backgrounds in publishing, food and design, THE KO’s founders Olivia Fleetwood and Karina van de Pol are passionate about education, community and creativity. Read More »

SLOW STITCH WORKSHOP encouraging individuals to become more conscious about our environment

Posted 2 July 2019

SLOW STITCH WORKSHOP encouraging individuals to become more conscious about our environment Artists, stitchers, crafters, environ-warriors and others this is for YOU… Scientists warn the rate of extinction of species is rapidly increasing due to the changing climate and habitat loss. As artists of faith we are deeply concerned about the state of the planet. Through a range Read More »

Productivity and Procrastination

Posted 2 July 2019

Productivity and Procrastination Most artists feel the drag of procrastination at some point. Annabel Smith looks at ways to beat the negativity and self-doubt, and find new ways of supporting your mental health. If you’re an artist, or simply a human being, you’re almost certainly no stranger to procrastination. You tell yourself you’re going to Read More »

Compact Courses At Your Fingertips

Posted 27 June 2019

Compact Courses At Your Fingertips Practical, interactive, effective and fun! Seeking new knowledge ? Tight on time and cash? Community’s Institute of Community Directors Australia (ICDA) has just launched three low-cost online Compact Courses designed for busy not-for-profit board members, volunteers, staff members and fundraisers. Compact Courses cost just $55 each (or $85 if bundled Read More »

BREATHE FIND BALANCE IN YOUR CONTEMPORARY LIFESTYLE

Posted 27 June 2019

BREATHE FIND BALANCE IN YOUR CONTEMPORARY LIFESTYLE Gina Fairley, ArtsHub’s National Visual Arts Editor discusses and expresses how we can find balance in our contemporary lifestyles through slowing down within our fast paced society. In moments of anxiety or meditation we concentrate on our breath to find balance. A group of artists show that finding Read More »

URGENT !! Last Days Before Clean Up !

Posted 27 June 2019

URGENT !! Last Days Before ART ATLAS Clean Up ! Have you created an Art Atlas profile but not gone LIVE? Or have an old event listing still in Draft? Arts Atlas is doing a CLEAN UP at the end of JUNE.  Please review your listings, and ‘publish’ or remove any drafts before the end Read More »

CELEBRATE THE MOON

Posted 20 June 2019

ON 20 JULY WE CELEBRATE THE MOON! It marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing and the first steps taken on the lunar surface by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Exactly 50 years ago on July 20, the world heard these famous words as Neil Armstrong lowered onto the surface of the Moon.  “That’s Read More »

Strong Support of Victoria’s Music Scene

Posted 20 June 2019

Strong Support of Victoria’s Music Scene From venues undertaking soundproofing works to bands taking the stage at major international festivals ─ the latest round of Victorian State Government Music Works grants continues the strong support of Victoria’s music scene. More than $690,000 in funding will support 60 music projects ranging from international and regional tours Read More »

Celebrating 50 Years of Playschool

Posted 20 June 2019

Celebrating 50 Years of Playschool There’s a bear in there… And a chair as well… There are people with games… And stories to tell… Open wide… Come inside… It’s playschool!!  Do you remember this little jingle ? Take a trip down memory lane in an exhibition filled with Playschool nostalgia. The National Wool Museum celebrates Read More »

LEIKO IS BACK !

Posted 20 June 2019

LEIKO IS BACK ! Think foreign smells, tastes and spices, vibrant colours, and astonishing sights and views. Leiko’s exhibition is a representation of her travels to India as a backpacker displaying full of foreign familiarity and mesmerising beauty. Courthouse Youth Arts has launched and welcomed her back to exhibit yet another mind blowing exhibition, one that Read More »

The Experience Of Immersion

Posted 13 June 2019

The Experience Of Immersion This week’s discovery delves into immersive works within the creative industry. Immersive works are making a splash across Australia and the world.  ‘Immersion’ can refer to a wide range of works, from multi-sensory environments you can inhabit to experiences involving a high level of audience interaction. Recent offerings around Australia include Read More »

Emerging Artist Completes First Street Art Project

Posted 13 June 2019

Emerging Artist Completes First Street Art Project Emerging local artist completed the biggest project he has worked on yet! 20 year old Connor, has produced an incredible Street Art Mural located in Little Ryrie Street Carpark. Facilitating the project with the involvement of 5 other young talents from Whittington, the project was completed over the Read More »

URGENT Art Atlas Clean Up !!

Posted 13 June 2019

URGENT ! Art Atlas Clean Up!! Have you created an Art Atlas profile but not gone LIVE? Or have an old event listing still in Draft? Arts Atlas is doing a CLEAN UP at the end of JUNE.  Please review your listings, and ‘publish’ or remove any drafts before the end of June. First of Read More »

ANNOUNCED ARTISTS FOR QMF

Posted 6 June 2019

ANNOUNCED ARTISTS FOR QMF QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL IS IN IT’S 23RD YEAR COMING UP TO A 3 YEAR SELL OUT ! THIS YEARS LINE-UP CANNOT BE MISSED ! See below the killer first round line up of local and global artists; v a mix of solo sensations and chart-topping bands. From Multi-award winning singer-songwriter Missy Higgins and multi-talented musician, broadcaster and Read More »

Successful Collaborative Radio Play Project

Posted 6 June 2019

Successful Collaborative Radio Play Project “One of the best things about the creative arts is being able to collaborate and celebrate good artistic talent and experience.” – Emma Watson A little team of Geelong creatives have undertaken a collaborative Radio Play project with GGCI, Skin of Our Teeth Productions and the City of Greater Geelong.  Read More »

ABC.H Independent Fashion Label is in Geelong

Posted 6 June 2019

ABC.H Independent Fashion Label is in Geelong ABC.H has arrived in Geelong! Launching their new shop front last Sunday this beautiful independent fashion label has something for everyone offering a simple solution to a complex problem. The fashion industry is a major contributor to global air and water pollution, obscene wastage, human and animal exploitation – and that’s Read More »

Grants CLOSING SOON – Don’t Miss Out!

Posted 5 June 2019

If you missed all EIGHT of the public information sessions please contact the grants team URGENTLY on 5272 5039 or 5272 4736 or email *protected email* It is a requirement for applicants to attend a free information session to be eligible for funding, and there are NEW processes you need to be aware of (please read below). Applications Read More »

Winter Folk Festival Kicks Off Next Week

Posted 30 May 2019

Winter Folk Festival Kicks Off Next Week This boutique winter folk festival kicks off on Friday 7 June and runs through until Monday 10. An easy 90-minute drive from Melbourne, the township of Portarlington is an ideal location for the festival and showcases the region. Nestled between the Bellarine Peninsula’s renowned vineyards and the famous Read More »

Need Grant Writing Assistance? Free Workshops are HERE

Posted 30 May 2019

Need Grant Writing Assistance? Free Workshops are HERE The City is presenting workshops to assist community groups with applications for grant funding. Please see below further dates and locations. Wednesday 12 June 1.30pm to 4.30pm City Hall, 30 Gheringhap Street, Geelong (enter via Gheringhap Street) 6.30pm to 9.30pm City Hall, 30 Gheringhap Street, Geelong (enter Read More »

Freeza Seeking New Members

Posted 30 May 2019

Freeza Seeking New Members Are you 12-25 Years Old? Are you interested in music or maybe organising a Hip Hop showcase, DJ dance events, BMX/ Skate Comps & other events for young people… Fluke FReeZA are looking for YOU! Fluke Freeza is seeking new members to join their innovative youth development program. Each year up to Read More »

Escape The Cold This Winter

Posted 30 May 2019

Escape The Cold This Winter View The Works of Emerging Local Artists In An Intimate Exhibition This June Shaken Not Stirred Still Life Early career painters; Jocelyn Adam and Lyn Pring are ensconced in developing the still life tradition and have assembled compositions that speak to the domestic and natural botanical form. The loose painting style Read More »

Shining A Light On Reconciliation

Posted 23 May 2019

Shining A Light On Reconciliation Grounded in Truth Walk Together with Courage City Hall has been transformed into an outstanding digital canvas to help mark this year’s National Reconciliation Week. “National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of Read More »

Exhibit Your Artwork

Posted 23 May 2019

Exhibit Your Artwork Calling for small artworks for an exhibition during NAIDOC Week. Rachinger Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space in Eastern Hub Community Centre. Rachinger is now displaying small 3D works on their NEW plinths. The plinths are movable and can be located in various parts of the gallery. The artworks should be suitable Read More »

May The Road Rise Up

Posted 17 May 2019

May The Road Rise Up  Alongside many talents at the Celtic Festival, Christine Clare will perform an eye opening and riveting story showcasing this June. Be sure to get a glimpse of this performance written by Rosemary Jenkinson and directed by Stephen Kelly.                   A one-woman dark Read More »

Warped Perspectives

Posted 17 May 2019

Warped Perspectives View the works of contemporary tapestry and loom woven textiles that explore materiality, process, and the intersections between textiles, painting, and sculptural form. Among several other talented textile artists and designers Meghan Spielman’s specialises in jacquard and dobby weaving. The exhibition showcases her traditional techniques such as ikat, gingham, or brocade, in new and Read More »

More Play Reading Nights!

Posted 17 May 2019

3Triple2 are hosting more Play Reading Nights! Join the fun in reading established plays and work shopping local writers scripts. 3Triple2 have provided enough variety for everyone catering to a wide range of tastes! A combination of new and old scripts include; Shakespeare, Louis Nowra, Australian and International plays,  Monty Python, Absolutely Famous and more scenes from Read More »

Launch – Colour Me Rad Project Friday 10 May

Posted 9 May 2019

The City of Greater Geelong funded project, COLOUR ME RAD, an initiative of Encompass Community Services, is now complete! The project rationale was around addressing disadvantage in the Whittington area, by engaging local youth in a free street art mentorship program, under the guidance of accomplished local artist Mandy Dollery (Geelong Illustrators and How You Read More »

LOW LIGHT HAS RETURNED!

Posted 9 May 2019

Low Light, Queenscliff Has Returned  Winter Is Coming! The Bellarine is alive, eclectic with multiple immersive experiences like no other. Friday 3rd May – Sunday 30th June Collectively bringing together local arts, music, literature, film & culinary talents in a two month-long celebration of the senses this May & June. See gothic architectural grandeur on a weekly heritage walk, hear the roar Read More »

A World First Collaboration

Posted 9 May 2019

A World First Collaboration ‘The Spirit of Spain’ “Nicholas Young and Matthew Fagan infuse the exhilarating traditional flamenco elements of Spanish Guitar into virtuosic classical piano masterpieces to form stunning new arrangements, celebrating the launch of Fagan’s newest vinyl album “El Vito”. From the famous folk-inspired ballet music of Manuel de Falla’s “The Three Cornered Hat” to the Spanish dances evoked in Isaac Albeniz’s “Sevilla”, “Asturias” and “Tango”.” Nicholas Young  Read More »

Get your Celt on! National Celtic Festival 2019

Posted 9 May 2019

It’s time to get your Celt on! Grab your warmest tartan attire, pack the car with your favourite Celtic tunes or jump on the Port Philip Ferry and head down to the bustling Bellarine for the 17th annual National Celtic Festival. Friday 7th – Monday 10th June – WG Little Reserve in Newcombe St, Portarlington. Held over the June long weekend (7th-10th) Read More »

$100 Westfield voucher! Complete the Geelong After Dark Survey for a chance to win.

Posted 6 May 2019

Did you go to Geelong After Dark? We’d love to hear what you thought of Geelong After Dark 2019… via a short survey. Your feedback will provide valuable information to us about the impact of Geelong After Dark, help us with future programming and assist us to secure more funding in the future. You can Read More »

Comedy at it’s best !

Posted 2 May 2019

Comedy at it’s best ! “The New Hip” performance by Stephen Blackburn and his trio, are set to perform this Sunday at the Carolyn Theatre, kick starting at 2.30pm ! RRRTAG – Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery “It’s intelligent, insightful, bitingly honest comedy. Stephen Blackburn (TV Fast Forward & Australia You’re Standing In It, Choir Read More »

A New Venue, Witness and Experience GSODA’s Live Theatre Production !

Posted 2 May 2019

A New Venue, Witness and Experience GSODA’s Live Theatre Production ! Set in the Greek Athenium,  GSODA Junior Players production of  “Hercules”the panto will be performed this June, for the first time at the amazing Geelong Arena. GSODA has been producing fantastic musical theatre in Geelong for over 53 years and are very excited to be Read More »

Don’t miss out ! Last chance view Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly Series

Posted 2 May 2019

Don’t miss out ! Last chance to view Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly Series This is your last chance to view the series before the tour continues interstate and wraps up in Geelong on the 26th of May. Don’t miss your chance to experience some of the most famous and poignant masterpieces of the 20th – Read More »

Hurry! Registrations Closing – volunteers for Geelong After Dark

Posted 24 April 2019

VOLUNTEER this year at Geelong After Dark! Join the exciting celebration of art, artists and the role they play in making Geelong Unique. WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE APART OF THIS YEARS EVENT? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING ? REGISTER NOW! We’ll be back in touch with all the details. GAD Customer Service, GAD Event Read More »

COLOUR ME RAD, is now complete!

Posted 24 April 2019

The COGG-funded project, COLOUR ME RAD, is now complete! The project rationale was around addressing disadvantage in the Whittington area, by engaging local youth in a free street art mentorship program, under the guidance of accomplished local artist Mandy Dollery (Geelong Illustrators and How You See It Art). There were around 6 project participants, of Read More »

OUR NED the First Librarian of the Geelong Public Library

Posted 18 April 2019

“Meet’ the first Librarian of the Geelong Public Library, Mr Edward Purdue, played beautifully by actor Ben Mitchell. In this theatrically-inspired presentation, Dr Coralie Jenkin presents the story of Ned, who in 1879 absconded with Geelong Library funds, abandoning his wife.   Join the Geelong Regional Library for an expose of one of Geelong’s most colourful Read More »

Colac Otway to launch Homage to the Anzacs on Friday

Posted 18 April 2019

Colac Otway’s Homage to the Anzacs light projection show will be launched on Friday, with thousands of people expected to visit Colac’s Memorial Square over the Easter weekend and the lead-up to Anzac Day. A reel of images will be projected onto the Memorial with the 10-minute show continued on a loop from 6pm to midnight every Read More »

CLASSIC French Film is coming to Geelong!

Posted 18 April 2019

Fancy a Classic French Film and just can’t get enough? …I know I sure do, and Alliance Francaise de Geelong has done it again… This beautiful black and white film has been praised by film makers and critics the world over. Still guessing? Yes, it’s Truffaut’s The 400 Blows [Quatre Cents Coups] launched the Nouvelle Vogue Read More »

Ever wanted to try barbershop style singing? Here is your chance!

Posted 18 April 2019

Ever wanted to try barbershop style singing? Here is your chance! The Geelong Harmony Chorus will guide you through a workshop of four-part a cappella singing, using popular songs and well known tunes to demonstrate techniques. No prior experience is necessary. Book now, so we can be sure to have enough music for everyone. Tickets Read More »

Matt Corby performing this weekend

Posted 11 April 2019

Matt Corby performing this weekend Australian Artist, Matt Corby is returning back to Geelong, following the release of his stunning sophomore album, Rainbow Valley.  Powerful, personal lyrics often heard in indie/folk music, paired with indirect nods to psychedelic and neo-soul instrumentation weave the full flesh of Matt’s textured new album. His seamless flow between genres Read More »

Handy Digital Tools for Creative Professionals

Posted 11 April 2019

Handy Digital Tools for Creative Professionals Here are some handy digital tips for your creative practices and creative talents! Sam Grovers featured article in ArtsHub this week aims to provide tools for creatives to gain confidence with admin. Reflecting on being a creative and pursuing this for a living he explains, requires more than just Read More »

Help Shape Victoria’s Arts Future

Posted 4 April 2019

Help Shape Victoria’s Arts Future The Victorian Government is calling for Victorians working in all creative sectors to help shape the next four-year strategy to grow local creative industries and continue to build our reputation as the creative state. Expressions of interest are now open for leaders and participants in our creative and arts communities Read More »

DENUDE – Art Installation

Posted 4 April 2019

DENUDE – Art Installation Make sure to view the incredible, new art installation located in Little Malop St. Celebrating the path from wonder to wisdom with Denude, the projection is a journey through Victoria’s sublime living world. The projection creates a spiritual resilience in the face of a seemingly impending climate destruction, and will suspend Read More »

A Funny and Moving Tragi-Comedy

Posted 4 April 2019

A Funny and Moving Tragi-Comedy Shelagh Stephenson’s The Memory of Water Directed by Sandy Fairthorne Performing in Torquay throughout the month of May, The Memory of Water is a funny, moving tragi-comedy about three sisters struggling with grief, forced together for their mother’s funeral. Each sister has different memories of the same events, causing constant bickering about whose Read More »

A World-Class Line Up Of Cabaret, Comedy and Music

Posted 4 April 2019

A World-Class Line Up Of Cabaret, Comedy and Music SPIEGELTENT GEELONG Johnstone Park will be alive with vibrancy as a world-class line up of cabaret, comedy and music from The Spiegeltent Geelong comes to town. Dutch for ‘mirror tent’, the Spiegeltent originated in Belgium in the late 19thcentury as a travelling entertainment venue. The exquisite Read More »

Speaking to Elephants

Posted 4 April 2019

Speaking to Elephants Double Beam ; Neon Playground, where “the environment becomes the canvas” Robin Fox’s is collaborating with local artists Kit Webster, Carla O’Brien and others, to bring the Melbourne Zoo’s flourishing precinct to life after dark. Neon Playground is a light and laser installation event that will feature a range of attractions such as a Read More »

Artist opportunity to develop a Public Art Memorial in Geelong

Eastern Beach

Posted 28 March 2019

Artist opportunity to develop a Public Art Memorial in Geelong The City of Greater Geelong is seeking to commission a suitably qualified and experienced artist or creative team to develop a public art memorial, serving as a designated place for reflection and to acknowledge those in the Victorian community impacted by road trauma. The public Read More »

Seeking Expressions of Interests To Create Metro Tunnel Artworks

Posted 28 March 2019

Seeking Expressions of Interests To Create Metro Tunnel Artworks A local, national and international search is underway for artists, painters and sculptors to create permanent public art for Melbourne’s new Metro Tunnel stations, with some of Victoria’s greatest creative minds enlisted to help select the artists. Six large-scale artworks, including five works within the new Read More »

Get WILD !

Posted 28 March 2019

Get WILD ! It’s back and its launched!! Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that has showcased the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years. Be among the first to experience 100 of the world’s most extraordinary nature photographs, on Read More »

New augmented reality exhibition is launching TODAY

Posted 21 March 2019

“DRAWN TOGETHER” An exciting new augmented reality exhibition is launching TODAY at the Renew Geelong Concept Space. The artworks reflect upon the understanding of the refugee experience and our common humanity. Augmented reality art allows viewers to point their smart phone at the artwork, where their screen comes alive combining various elements to tell stories Read More »

Do you have a story to tell?

Posted 21 March 2019

Do you have a story to tell? VALID is seeking creatives to get writing this year! Apply now for the Dulice Stone Writers Competition. It is a fantastic opportunity and a wonderful chance for you to share your stories and to Have Your Say ! Are you a writer or do you draw pictures? To Read More »

Geelong Gallery Succeeds Funding Support

Posted 21 March 2019

Geelong Gallery Succeeds Funding Support The Geelong Gallery reflects their successful project; Fund something you can see – collection storage upgrade. Thankful for all the support of 104 community donors during their 30 – day Pozible campaign the Gallery has announced that they have raised $25,338 ensuring that the Gallery’s back-of-house will be upgraded, improving Read More »

Business For Sale

Posted 15 March 2019

Oxide Contemporary Arts BUSINESS FOR SALE Are you an artist wanting a part-time job in the arts and your own exhibition space? Or a retired art teacher who would like a part-time income? This business has the perfect work/life balance. Oxide Contemporary Arts has been established for 12 years as an art school and studio Read More »

World Theatre Day

Posted 14 March 2019

World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People March 20th is ASSITEJ World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People and is celebrated worldwide through the campaign Take a Child to the Theatre. The ASSITEJ campaign focuses on enabling national centres, individual members, companies, arts organisations, academics, teachers, artists, practitioners and others interested Read More »

New Arts Ambassadors Committee

Posted 14 March 2019

New Arts Ambassadors Committee Maribyrnong City Council is seeking nominations from community members for a new Arts Ambassadors Committee. The City Council is purposefully seeking nominations from community members who have experience and knowledge of the arts, a connection to Maribyrnong (live, work, recreate, study or volunteer) and want to make a dynamic contribution to Read More »

ODDLANDS airs on ABC TV + iview Sunday 10 March – Preview Now

Posted 8 March 2019

They’ve made it to the big stage – and now to the small screen, and all the screens in between. ODDLANDS – Back to Back Theatre’s bold jump into film, screens nationally on ABC TV this Sunday 10 March at 10pm, followed on iview. Our long-standing ensemble members Simon Laherty and Sonia Teuben star as Read More »

A new initiative, showcasing Indigenous Art

Posted 7 March 2019

A new initiative, showcasing Indigenous Art Sourced Article: Discover Art Territory by Richard Watts, ArtsHub 28th February 2019.  A living canvas over 65,000 years in the making, the Northern Territory is home to some of the nation’s most significant artists; members of the world’s oldest continual culture whose connection to Country is as deep as their Read More »

FESTIVAL FIRST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

Posted 7 March 2019

NATIONAL CELTIC FESTIVAL FIRST ARTISTS ANNOUNCED A diverse range of art forms, with many interpretations of Celtic and Folk culture within the picturesque Australian setting.  Showcasing national and international artists who attract over 16 000 local and interstate visitors to the region. The reputation that grows each and every year, this is Australia’s largest and Read More »

CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR 37 YEARS

Posted 28 February 2019

DIVERSITAT PAKO FESTA – CELEBRATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY FOR 37 YEARS 9am-5pm Saturday 23 February, 2019 Geelong’s much loved, award-winning, annual community street festival Pako Festa – the biggest of its kind in Australia, was another success last weekend with a fantastic turn out. This year’s theme was “Generations” where many experienced samples of over 24 local Read More »

ArtX Geelong

Posted 28 February 2019

ArtX Geelong An art exhibition featuring works of art created by artists with who identify as living with disability or a history of mental illness. Thursday 9th May through to Friday 31st May 2019 The 2019 exhibition will be held at Eastern Hub Community Centre (Rachinger Gallery), facilitated by genU and artX featuring high quality Read More »

Melbourne Design Week expands to Geelong

Posted 28 February 2019

Melbourne Design Week expands to Geelong 14-24 March 2019 When New Meets Old – Good Design and Heritage A panel of experienced architects and heritage practitioners, looking at when new meets old – Good Design and Heritage, as part of  Melbourne Design Week in Geelong. Heritage buildings and places are loved by the general public Read More »

Bringing BIG Entertainment to Small Towns

Posted 20 February 2019

Bringing BIG Entertainment to Small Towns Community members and visitors in some of Victoria’s smallest towns will be treated to world class performances this year thanks to the Victorian State Government’s Small Regional Presenters program. The Minister for Creative Industries announced almost $140,000 in grants to help 19 regional community arts groups and councils present Read More »

Seeking Artist Applicants for Pole Art Exhibition

Posted 20 February 2019

Seeking Artist Applicants for Pole Art Exhibition The Festival of the Sea Barwon Heads Festival of the Sea and Barwon Heads Arts Council are hosting a display of wondrous pole creations and are calling upon artists to be apart of this wonderful event! The annual festival is a celebration of our links to the sea Read More »

Ned Kelly Series set to tour the nation

Posted 20 February 2019

Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly Series National Gallery of Australia is set to tour Nation-wide, the collection of Sidney Nolan’s “Ned Kelly” for the first time in 15 years.  The national tour gives Australians across the country the chance to experience some of the most famous and poignant masterpieces of 20th-century Australian art and The Geelong Read More »

Geelong’s Underwater Sculpture Experience is Underway

Posted 14 February 2019

Geelong’s Underwater Sculpture Experience is underway The Sunken Gallery Snorkel Amongst the Sculptures A stunning underwater sculpture experience that will lure visitors and marine life is being created at The Dell in Clifton Springs. Encouraging the local community and visitors put on a mask and snorkel in a safe and family-friendly environment and explore the Read More »

Celebrating a unique identity & diverse Island home

Posted 14 February 2019

Celebrating a unique identity & diverse Island home 10 Days on the Island Festival 2019 8th March – 30th March A statewide arts festival, with something for everyone. Come together and celebrate our shared community. Welcoming creativity, a confident celebration of our unique identity and our diverse island home.  Hundreds of hectares of Tasmania’s once Read More »

APPLY NOW FOR A 2019 CHURCHILL FELLOWSHIP

Posted 14 February 2019

Applications are now open for this unique, prestigious yet accessible award that is presented to more than 100 Australians every year! The Churchill Fellowship enables recipients to travel overseas for four to eight weeks so they can meet and work with leaders of influence to gain and exchange knowledge and experience for the betterment of themselves, Read More »

Geelong Gallery Campaign Fund

Akio Makigawa 'Water drawing no 1' 1982

Posted 13 February 2019

Geelong Gallery Campaign Fund Fund Something You Can’t See The Geelong Gallery’s Pozible campaign Fund something you can’t see has been launched and has been endorsed by government partner, Creative Partnerships Australia’s fund-matching scheme Plus 1. ” Fund something you can’t see will ensure excellent long-term preservation of Geelong Gallery’s marvellous collection and improve access to Read More »

Exploration of heritage and identity, exhibiting and launching this weekend

Posted 7 February 2019

Exploration of heritage and identity, exhibiting and launching this weekend Mirjana Margetic’s exhibition Taking Note.   Mirjana draws on traditional female handicrafts as a means to explore the idea of heritage and identity. For the month of February, Karingallery will present this insightful exhibition, TAKING NOTE, open to the public. Join the gallery this week Read More »

Grants for Music Venues

Posted 7 February 2019

Grants for Music Venues Victorian State Government has created a program to help Victoria’s live music venues, be better neighbours, by managing the sound that goes to their local neighbourhoods. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley today opened the latest round of the program, which provides music venues with matched funding of up to $25,000 Read More »

Flying our Flags at Half-Mast Today

Posted 7 February 2019

Flying our Flags at Half-Mast Today 2009 Black Saturday Bush Fires Today we fly our flags at half-mast on City Hall, as a mark of respect, commemorating the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires that claimed 173 lives. This is the actual day of the fires, 10 years ago. Victoria Government, states that the 2009 Black Saturday Read More »

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