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Local Leadership Program

Country Arts WA is kicking off a new way for regional WA communities to connect, collaborate and create together – and you can be part of it! The Local Leadership Program will be launched in Margaret River and Broome this March. We’ll be supporting local people to build local teams, share local knowledge and drive local projects. Through a series of workshops, professional and peer coaching sessions you’ll develop skills to build the connected, creative communities we want to see throughout WA.

Registrations must be in by 1 March, so check out the details below and tell us about the awesome project you’ve got planned for your community.

More information and how to apply
Applications close Friday 1 March February 2019.


DLGSC Arts 15k-plus grants

The Arts 15k-plus grant program offers between $15,000 and $60,000 funding for artists, creative industry professionals and organisations to deliver a one-off project or a program of activity. The program supports the development and growth of a vibrant sector that promotes the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in high quality arts and cultural experiences.

More information and how to apply


Spaced #4 artists residency program – Call for expressions of interest from communities

The International Art Space (IAS) is seeking expressions of interest from WA regional organisations or community groups interested in hosting visiting national and international artists in their towns. Artists will participate in the fourth iteration of spaced, IAS’ signatory program of regional artists residencies.
Regarded as one of the most innovative art organisations in Australia, for over 20 years IAS has managed a program of regional artist residencies featuring distinguished contemporary artists from across the globe.  Artists participating in IAS programs are invited to live and work in small towns for periods of up to three months. During their stay, artists consult with the community to develop an understanding of local people, landscapes and histories.  Informed by this dialogue, artists create new artworks that are presented firstly to the local community and subsequently included in a large group exhibition to be held at a major art institution in Perth.
IAS will manage the residencies in partnership with the residency host and cover artists’ fees, travel and production costs.

For more information and how to apply contact: Soula Veyradier or  0427 916 368


2019 Lotterywest Grants Information Session

Are you planning a project or event that may require grant support? Looking for help so your group can deliver important work in the community? Or keen to find out a bit more information about Lotterywest and Healthway grants? Information sessions will be held throughout 2019, with the first session on Thursday 21 February 2019, at Lotterywest/Healthway, Level 2, 38 Station Street, Subiaco.


Performing Lines WA

Performing Lines WA are looking for a local storyteller to take on the role of a second narrator for its 2019 premiere of Layla Majnun, a Persian tale of undying love brought to the stage by culturally diverse artists from WA. This is a unique opportunity to learn and share the stage with world-renowned US-based Farsi scholar and storyteller Feraidoon Mojadedi.

More information on eligibility and how to apply
Applications close Sunday 17 February 2019.


Free Workshops: South Asian Women’s Stories 2019

Do you identify as female and South Asian? Got stories to share? Want to build the confidence to perform in a professional theatre? This workshop series could be the perfect place for you to meet other women from similar backgrounds and have training and guidance to write and perform your own unique story – in whatever language you feel comfortable in.

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