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Arts Assist grants - applications closing soon!
Get to it – grant applications close on 30 Sept 2022 (midnight). Please get in touch if you need any help finalising your application - we're happy to help!

🔗 Application forms: www.artsassist.org.au/grants

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Arts Assist grants - now open!
Looking for inspiration for your project idea or grant application?

Werribee River Association received a grant towards the Writing Wyndham project, which aims to promote connection to country and place through creative writing. Workshops will bring community members together in a natural setting in Wyndham for inspiration. An anthology will be created and launched at a writer's festival in 2023. To find out more, check out #werribee_river_association
Proudly supported by Arts Assist

🔗 Application forms: www.artsassist.org.au/grants
📆 Applications close: 30 Sept 2022

#localarts #emergingartist #melbourneartist #melbournearts #artsgrant #artsgrants #ArtGrant #artsfunding #artfunding #wyndhamartist #wyndhamarts #wyndhamart
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Arts Assist grants - now open!
Looking for inspiration for your project idea or grant application?

Connor received a grant towards a project titled Patchwork Renaissance - to create artworks which feature both photography and textiles, which aim to unpack sustainable fashion and the nature of ‘gendered fashion’. The works will be displayed locally in Wyndham. To find out more, check out @theartistknownasfoot and www.connorovendenshaw.com
Proudly supported by Arts Assist

🔗 Application forms: www.artsassist.org.au/grants
📆 Applications close: 30 Sept 2022

#localarts #emergingartist #melbourneartist #melbournearts #artsgrant #artsgrants #ArtGrant #artsfunding #artfunding #wyndhamartist #wyndhamarts #wyndhamart
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Arts Assist grants - now open!
Are you a Wyndham creative? Or have a great idea for a Wyndham-based arts or cultural project? Need funding to turn it into reality?
Get in touch to discuss your project idea or grant application - we're happy to help!

🔗 Application forms: www.artsassist.org.au/grants
📆 Applications close: 30 Sept 2022

#localarts #emergingartist #melbourneartist #melbournearts #artsgrant #artsgrants #ArtGrant #artsfunding #artfunding #wyndhamartist #wyndhamarts #wyndhamart
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Arts Assist grants - now open!
Are you a Wyndham creative? Or have a great idea for a Wyndham-based arts or cultural project? Need funding to turn it into reality?
Arts Assist offers funding for a huge range of projects - performing arts (music, drama & dance), visual arts & photography, literature, design & crafts, digital arts, community arts, festivals...the possibilities are endless!
🔗 Application forms: www.artsassist.org.au/grants
📆 Applications close: 30 Sept 2022

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Welcome to the newest member of the Arts Assist Advisory Panel, Dr Monika Shott!

Monika is a local writer and researcher. Life’s intricacies and curiosities inspire her to write and give voice to stories that haven’t been heard, particularly those of lost industrial communities and communities that have been isolated and abjected. A community conscience and commitment to social equity and responsibility has led her to serving on various committees and panels, including current director for the Werribee Football Club

The Advisory Panel plays a vital role in the review of Arts Assist grant applications and is made up of Wyndham community members who are passionate about the arts.

Welcome Monika!

For more details: www. artsassist.org.au/board
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REGISTRATIONS CLOSE SOON - for this FREE online workshop for creatives! Taking your work to the next level with Laura Milke Garner.

Perfect for anyone with an arts practice that's looking for tips and advice to develop a growth strategy.

Laura will cover:
• Establish what your goals are
• How to build on what you have
• Mapping out your next steps

📆 Sunday 03 July 2022
⏰ 10am - 12noon (AEST)
Bookings essential.
🔗 https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/taking-your-work-to-the-next-level-with-laura-milke-garner-tickets-370267749807

Presented by @wyndham_city and Arts Assist

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STATE RESEARCH FARM SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to capture the never before told social history of the community once living and working on the State Research Farm (SRF) in Werribee, through interviews, memoir, books, images and film.

Did you work at the State Research Farm?

Did you live on the State Research Farm?

If YES, we’d love you to get in touch by emailing hello@artsassist.org.au and share your story by:
🎤 Participating in an interview that will be recorded as an oral history
✏️ Writing up to 500-words that will be collated into a digital memoir
📷 Sharing any photos or memorabilia

Proudly supported by Arts Assist and @wyndham-city

State Research Farm Community @state_research_farm

Image: Children enjoying summer on the State Research Farm, circa mid-1950s

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FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP - Taking your work to the next level with Laura Milke Garner.

Perfect for anyone with an arts practice that's looking for tips and advice to develop a growth strategy.

Laura will cover:
• Establish what your goals are
• How to build on what you have
• Mapping out your next steps

📆 Sunday 03 July 2022
⏰ 10am - 12noon (AEST)
Bookings essential.
🔗 https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/taking-your-work-to-the-next-level-with-laura-milke-garner-tickets-370267749807

Presented by @wyndham_city and Arts Assist

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A HUGE CONGRATS to the winners and finalists of the Wyndham Art Prize 2022!

400+ works were submitted, with 80 being shortlisted as finalists, including that of local artist and Arts Assist director @melissa.lazaridis

Melissa is pictured here at the opening night, alongside her work titled "These lands I walk on, 2022", a fabric and soil assemblage.

"This work consists of a sheer fabric cloak. The cloak has many pockets. I returned to many of the places in the area where I enjoyed riding and collected small quantities of the earth. I placed soil in the pockets to reference the weight of shame that I feel about the historical and generational, systemic wrongs that have, and still continue to happen.

My intention with this artwork is to express a form of personal Acknowledgment of Country, to show my respect for the silenced stories of the People of these Lands, that I call home."

Head on down to the Wyndham Art Gallery to view Melissa's artwork plus the artwork of all the finalists, and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award. The winning artist scores $2,500! On now until 7 August and best of all, it's FREE!

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We were VERY EXCITED when we heard the news that Arts Assist had been awarded a Large Community Grant by @wyndham_city!

We recently attended a presentation evening, where we received a monster sized cheque! It was a great opportunity to meet Wyndham City Councillors as well so many of the other grant recipients and learn about their fantastic projects, all being rolled out in Wyndham.

Our Large Community Grant will be used for the State Research Farm (SRF) social history project - capturing the never before told history of the community once living and working on the SRF in Werribee, through interviews, memoir, books, images and film. Check out how you can be involved: @state_research_farm

Image (L to R): Mayor Peter Maynard, Cr Susan McIntyre, Rosanna Spanio Program Manager Arts Assist, Jan Goates Chair Arts Assist, Cr Jennie Barrera, Cr Heather Marcus, Cr Robert Szatkowski, Cr Sahana Ramesh
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