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CAN is looking for Arts Facilitators

Join CAN’s database of Community Arts Facilitators. CAN is on the lookout for arts workers from all disciplines. Let us know what projects you have facilitated, including the art and social outcomes of those projects. Just fill out the form and upload your resume here.

Noongar Music from Albany

This weekend, Aunty Averil Dean and Sheyan Tidswell from CAN’s Place Names project in Albany are performing the Kaawar song at the Joondalup Street Festival along with a 200 person strong Community Choir.

Performances are happening Friday 5 April 7pm-7.30pm and Sunday 7 April 7pm-7.30pm at the Joondalup Festival main stage, Joondalup Central Park.

Danjoo – Interwoven exhibition is closing this weekend 

Don’t miss your opportunity to see this stunning collection of works from 18 local Aboriginal artists from or residing in the south west corner of the state. The exhibition is open Thursday 4 April and Friday 5 April 10am-5pm and  Saturday 6 April 11am-3pm at the Midland Junction Arts Centre.

Expressions of Interest open for the WA Multicultural Youth Talent Quest

The WA Multicultural Youth Talent Quest is looking for participants. Expressions of Interest are open until Monday 29 April.

Contact for your application form.

The Office of Multicultural Interests seeking mentors

OMI is looking for suitable mentors for their Leadership and Governence program 2019. This program aims to increase the participation of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) backgrounds on boards within the not-for-profit, public and private sectors and targets people who have expressed interest in developing their governance experience.

For more information, contact Community Engagement Officer Udani Dhanojanan on Tel: 6552 1608 or Email:

Winterfest 2019 open for public art installations

Expressions of interest are closing soon for the Winter Fest 2019 public art installation. Established artists are encouraged to submit their EOI proposal by 4pm,  Tuesday 9 April. To get your copy of the EOI email

Artist residency in rural WA

International Art Space is offering an amazing opportunity for artist residencies to work in WA rural communities. This initiative seeks to develop works that respond to local social, historical and environmental situations. Applications close Monday 15 April. Visit the IAS website for more info.

Emerging photographer publication opportunity has opened up submissions for Issue 11, a Photo Issue, showcasing emerging Australian and New Zealander photographers. Go here for more details.

Town of Claremont Festivals

There are some exciting festivals in the Town of Claremont coming up in April and May. The ARTTRA Light Festival is on this weekend 5 – 7 April and the Scribblers Festival is running 8 – 12 May. Follow the links to find out more.



CAN Dream Plan Do applications close this Friday 5 April 5pm sharp

WA Theatre Development Initiative applications close 11 April

Kyoto Art Centre Residency Exchange applications close 16 April

First Nations Fellowship applications close 1 May

Perth Arts Education Initiative applications close 10 May

Check out the Australia Council for the Arts website, the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries website and the OMI website for more grants opportunities

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