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Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries - ARTalkWA eNews

4 April 2018

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DLGSC Culture and the Arts Grants

Open now
 

Community Engagement U-15k
Creative Development U-15k
Aboriginal Arts U-15k
Commercial Development U-15k

Apply at least 25 business days before the planned project/activity start date.


Regional and Remote Touring Fund

Apply at least 60 business days before the planned project/activity start date.

Closing soon
 

Creative Development 15k-plus

Applications close 12 April 2018

Raise the Roof

Applications close 19 April 2018


See the Key Dates Calendar for other important dates.

Visit the website for more information and to apply. 

 

Creative Development Grants Program 15k-plus

Culture and the Arts Grants Creative Development Applications Now Open

CLOSING SOON - AWST 4pm, 12 April 2018

The Creative Development Grants Program 15k-plus round supports the development and growth of sustainable, professional creative practice in Western Australia.

Refer to the program handbook for more information.


See your content on the Yagan Square Digital Tower

The Yagan Square Digital Tower lit up

Screenwest has officially taken control of the Yagan Square Digital Tower and LED Canopies and will be drawing upon the extensive library of content created through funding support to productions and partnerships with filmmakers.  

There is also an opportunity for West Australian content creators, including community groups, indigenous artists, arts organisations, local artists, schools and universities, and production companies, to submit content for the Digital Tower.

Find out more on submitting content for the Yagan Square Digital Tower.


The Lighthouse Girl to embark on regional tour

Daisy Coyle performing on stage in The Lighthouse Girl. She is sitting next to a desk.
Image: Lee Griffiths Photography

Black Swan State Theatre Company's The Lighthouse Girl, which enjoyed sell out World Premiere seasons in both Albany and Perth in 2017, is set to tour to regional Western Australia in April and May.

Read more on The Lighthouse Girl's regional tour.


The Summers Night Project

West Australian composer Olivia Davies, along with Rachel Bruerville (SA) and Carmen Chan Schoenborn (VIC), have been chosen for The Summers Night Project after a national call-out.

The project was established to support and mentor emerging composers who identify as women to create a composition for performances in Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, with the aim of growing the gender diversity of composers in music programs Australia-wide.

Read more on Tura New Music's The Summers Night Project.


The Hole in the Wall

Minister for Culture and the Arts the Hon. David Templeman receiving a takeaway coffee from The Hole in the Wall cafe.

A new coffee shop at the Subiaco Arts Centre, The Hole in the Wall, has now opened.

Minister for Culture and the Arts, the Hon. David Templeman (pictured) said the coffee shop's name is a reflection of its size; and recognises the Subiaco Art Centre’s history.


Photo by Alison Rodrigues.

Early literacy program to include vision impaired children

At Manning Library last week, the Minister for Culture and the Arts celebrated World Story Telling Day with the launch of reading materials designed to develop literacy skills of infants with vision impairments. 

Read more on the Better Beginnings new reading materials
Events

Tom Malone Prize 2018

Image: Tom Moore Pyrotechnic puffer fish 2016, blown and solid glass, epoxy, 50 x 51 x 28 cm (largest), Courtesy the artist, © the artist, Photographer: Grant Hancock.
Now in its sixteenth year, the Tom Malone Prize is a highly respected and eagerly anticipated event for contemporary Australian glass artists.

The Art Gallery of Western Australia has announced Tom Moore as the winner of the 2018 Prize for his work Pyrotechnic puffer fish (pictured). As an acquisitive prize, the winning entry will become a part of the State Art Collection and Moore will be awarded a prize of $15,000.

Read more on the Tom Malone Prize

 
Image: Tom Moore Pyrotechnic puffer fish 2016, blown and solid glass, epoxy, 50 x 51 x 28 cm (largest), Courtesy the artist, © the artist, Photographer: Grant Hancock

On now until 28 May 2018

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Centre


2018 Revealed program

Troopy artwork, Daisy Japulija, Billabongs (detail), 2017, acrylic on poylcarbonate sheet © Mangkaja Arts. Troopy photograph © Mangkaja Arts. Fitzroy Crossing landscape, 2017. Photograph by Trent Jansen;
People looking at art at the Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market 2017

Don't miss the 2018 Revealed program, starting this week at Fremantle Arts Centre. With artist talks, a film night, art market and exhibition, this is a once-a-year opportunity to engage with spectacular West Australian Aboriginal art. 

Revealed Film Night: Sweet Country
7 - 9:30pm, 4 April 2018

Revealed: Aboriginal Artists in Conversation
10am - 12pm, 6 April 2018

Revealed Exhibition
Opening night - 6:30pm, 6 April
Exhibition continues until 20 May 2018

Revealed: WA Aboriginal Art Market
10am - 5pm, 7 April 2018


Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle

Images: (top) Troopy artwork, Daisy Japulija, Billabongs (detail), 2017, acrylic on poylcarbonate sheet © Mangkaja Arts. Troopy photograph © Mangkaja Arts. Fitzroy Crossing landscape, 2017. Photograph by Trent Jansen;
(bottom) Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market 2017. Photography by Jessica Wyld.

Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure of his Missing Sock

A young girl looking into a box that she has opened. Smoke and blue light is coming out of the box.

The WA Museum and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre present the world premiere of Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure of his Missing Sock.

Go on a 'choose your own adventure' by exploring different story lines through mysterious objects, curated artefacts and performance installations that are all connected to an event in 1914 on a battlefield on the Western Front.

Read more on Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure of his Missing Sock


14 - 29 April 2018

WA Shipwrecks Museum
Cliff Street, Fremantle


Horrible Histories - Pirates: the exhibition

Two young children dressed as pirates pose next to a cartoon pirate figure.

Shiver me timbers! A gruesome band of pirates will be invading the Museum at new exhibition Horrible Histories - Pirates: the exhibition. Based on the best-selling Horrible Histories books by author Terry Deary and illustrator Martin Brown, the exhibition takes you back in time to when perilous pirates ruled the seas.

Read more on Horrible Histories - Pirates: the exhibition.


On now until 12 August 2018

WA Maritime Museum
Victoria Quay, Fremantle


Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival

Logo image of Big Sky Readers & Writers Festival 2018 Windswept Words

Geraldton will host some of Australia’s best storytelling talent at the 13th Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival.

Australian cartoonist Michael Leunig and Stella Award shortlist author Shokoofeh Azar will join other special guests at this year's festival. 

Read more on the Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival.

25 - 27 May 2018

Various venues in Geraldton

The Department acknowledges the Aboriginal peoples of Western Australia as the
traditional custodians of this land, and we pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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