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Creative Workers in Schools – Extension

Creative workers in schools

Delivered in partnership with the Department of Education and Training (DET); Creative Victoria; Regional Arts Victoria (RAV); and Working for Victoria, the Creative Workers in Schools (CWS) initiative is a new program for schools to collaborate with skilled creative workers on a project or set of activities that incorporates creative approaches into curriculum delivery. Sarah…

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Artists Essentials Toolkit video #1: how to get your art online

Jini Mitchell

Getting your art online is easy. Designed for artists starting their digital presence, this first video in the Artists Essential Toolkit looks at easy and affordable ways to get your artwork online. They start with creating a basic website or blog, acquiring a domain name and comparing web platforms. They look at the basics of…

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Local artists brighten Nicholson Street

Fourteen local artists have put the finishing touches on the Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, streetscape upgrade by vinyl wrapping the bollards with 23 unique artworks. The East Gippsland Shire Council-funded project is designed to improve pedestrian access and provide the opportunity for a vibrant outdoor culture. Mayor Cr John White said that through the project there…

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Artist in Residency: Five funded residencies across Gippsland

2019 Wellington Artist in Community Ulla Taylor and her goanna – Image credit Glen Taylor

The Creative Gippsland team will partner an artist with a town in our shires: East Gippsland, Wellington, Latrobe, South Gippsland, Baw Baw and Bass Coast. This is an opportunity for an artist to spend 10-14 days (to be negotiated with host community and artist), during May in a beautiful, small town and create a piece…

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Expression of interest: Creative Recovery Artistic Facilitator

Creative Recovery Artistic Facilitator

An opportunity has been established to develop of a creative program to support recovery and build resilience following the east-region bushfires of February and March 2019 in the Bunyip State Park, Walhalla and South Yinnar areas. The program will be facilitated by the Creative Recovery Network in partnership with Baw Baw Shire Council, Cardinia Shire…

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Girls Own Space – Gender Equity through the Arts

Isley Sutherland and Jenneke Kjilstra-Shone

South Gippsland Shire Council has been successful in receiving a grant of $85,000 under VicHealth’s innovative “Gender Equity through the Arts” program. This program has been developed in response to the community concern about violence against women and aims to encourage women and girls to feel more secure in public places. Only seven such projects…

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Make an Art Play Date for May

Ulla Taylor and her goanna - Image credit Glen Taylor

This May, Gippsland comes alive with artistic endeavours, as part of the Creative Gippsland – ‘Come and Play – All of May’ celebration of the Arts of Gippsland. Now in its ninth year, this celebration shines the spotlight on our creative communities and is spread across six different Gippsland regions.  It will feature a dazzling…

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Get a little BOLLYWOOD into your life…


There is a colourful & exotic end of year treat planned for the final show of the Café Culture Series 2018. The show is simply entitled “Bollywood” has been specifically developed to cater to the audiences across regional Victoria.  Bollywood is the sobriquet for India’s extremely successful Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai (formerly…

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Bass Valley and Hinterland Public Art

Bass Coast Public Art

Commission value – $47,000 Bass Coast Shire Council is extending an invitation to suitably experienced artists to create a contemporary public artwork to be situated in the Bass Valley and Hinterland Region. Artists are invited to submit design concepts which will deliver an innovative and engaging creative artwork. The Bass Valley and Hinterland Region Public…

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Creative Gippsland Travel Bursary: EOI closing date extended

Great Opportunity!!  Extension of time to get your Expression of Interest in to attend the Artlands conference 2018. Celebrating twenty years in 2018, Artlands is the biennial event that shines a national spotlight on Australia’s regional arts. Artlands Victoria will be delivered in Bendigo from October 10-13, 2018 as an integrated conference and cultural program,…

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