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Looking for some weekend inspiration? Why not check out a free immersive public art gallery that showcases some of the country's top contemporary artists. Wow!

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With their signature styles of Calligraphy and Optical Illusion, @mayonaize and @sonictiger have come together to create a kinetic experience within @westsideplace. Go check it out, along with the whole series at 250 Spencer Street, Melbourne. To find out more, hit the link in our bio.
#mural #streetart #juddyroller
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Check it out - FREE workshop in Feb 2021 for emerging screen directors in Wyndham!

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Learn the craft of directing actors for the screen. Free workshop February for culturally-diverse and First Nations screen creators.
A film or TV series is only as strong as the performances within it, that connect the audience to the truth of the story. Learn how as a director you can inspire actors to own characters through the rehearsal process.
The workshop also includes insights into casting, and how to effectively communicate with and direct actors for the screen.
Free to participate but places are limited.
Register today at https://www.cinespace.org.au/directing-actors-wyndham
Workshops supported by @Wyndham City Council @Wungurrwill Dhurrung Center @Cinespace Inc
#directing #actors #screen
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Looking for some holiday inspiration? Head on over to Werribee (cnr Watton Street and Wedge Street) to check out RED CENTRE - an outdoor gallery of new, contemporary public art from leading local and Melbourne artists. On show until 18 Jan 2020.
Details: www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/redcentre
Presented by / image by: Wyndham City Arts & Culture
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Happy holidays from Arts Assist!
What a year! Despite all the challenges that 2020 threw us, we survived! We funded and supported a range of fantastic LOCAL artists & their projects. And we are SO proud to have initiated and completed a fabulous community art project - the Werribee water tower mural. From the team at Arts Assist, happy & safe holidays to all and we look forward to 2021.

Werribee water tower mural:
📍 Location: 1 Tower Road Werribee VIC 3030
🖌️ Artist: @hayden_dewar_artist
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Welcome to the newest member of the Arts Assist Advisory Panel!
Alan Cook is a conductor, opera coach, and musicologist. 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 Alan!
For more details: www. artsassist.org.au/board
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Great opportunity for local makers, artists & designers to showcase and sell their products in a market-style pop up in the heart of Werribee. Free to take part & display furniture provided.

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Calling all Wyndham makers, artists and designers!

Applications are now open for MADE on Watton.

Launching in January, this pop-up retail store in Werribee will become a curated, market-style experience featuring original, high quality and unique hand-made designs.

Applications close Monday 21 December. Link in bio or https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/madeonwatton
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Looking for some weekend inspiration? Why not check out the Werribee Public Art Walking Tour! Explore a selection of local art murals on this FREE, self-guided audio tour. At each stop, listen to the artist talk about their work - no apps needed!
For details: www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/arttour
Presented by Wyndham City Arts & Culture
Image: Werribee City Centre
@experiencewyndham
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Welcome to the new Arts Assist board directors!
Pictured are (LHS, top to bottom) Sam Napier & Sarah Florendo and (RHS) Antonia Mochan & William Murphy.
The new directors bring a wealth of expertise to Arts Assist spanning governance, law, digital marketing, as well as deep connections to the local arts community.
For more details: www. artsassist.org.au/board
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A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to all the latest successful Arts Assist grant applicants!
Arts Assist is proud to provide funding to:
👨‍👧‍👧 Western Edge Youth Arts: community youth theatre 2021
✏️Jessica Jane Illustration: purchase of specialist design tools
📷 Essence Productions: marketing photography
📖 Libraries in Wyndham: Wyndham Writing Awards 2021

Watch this space as we share more info on their fabulous local projects! And mark your diaries for 01 March 2021 - the opening of the next Arts Assist funding round.

@westernedgeyoutharts
@jessicajane.illustration
@essenceproductionsmelbourne
@librariesinwyndham
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There's still time to take part! Download the @melbournewater Frog Census app to record frog calls at any river, creek or wetland near you. You may even hear the call of the endangered Growling Grass Frog - as featured on our very own Werribee water tower mural!

The Growling Grass Frog is a large green to bronze coloured frog with a distinctive droning growl-like call. They are active during both day and night and can be heard calling from now through to late summer.

Mural location: 1 Tower Road Werribee VIC 3030
Artist: @hayden_dewar_artist
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Fantastic opportunity for artists! Get in quick as applications close 01 Dec 2020

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Last chance to apply for RESIDENCE, our new residency program that invites creatives to 'take up space' in the recently refurbished Henderson House building – free of charge until October 2021!⠀
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Entries close 11.59pm Tuesday 1 December.⠀
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See link in bio for more information. ⠀
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📷: Image by @meaty
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The Wyndham Learning Festival is on NOW! There's over 140 online events to choose from, with something for all ages. And best of all, all events are FREE! 23-30 Nov 2020.
Presented by Wyndham Community and Education Centre Inc and Wyndham City Council
https://www.wynlearnfestival.org.au/
@wynlearnfest
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