The Feast at La Mama

The Feast at La Mama

The Feast will showcase the rich and diverse talents of artists with a disability from Way Out West, an Arts ...

Digital Democracy

Digital Democracy

Increasingly, across the arts, people are using digital platforms to reach new audiences and engage participants. But how well equipped ...

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5 November 2014

Sync Leadership: a wrap-up

In late October, three Melbourne artists participated in Sync Leadership training - an intensive five-day residency training program led by Jo Verrent, a UK-based artist, producer and consultant with disability who specialises in the development of diversity and access.

24 September 2014

Resource bank gets makeover

Arts Access Victoria welcomes Pam Marshall to its industry development team. Our industry development work supports arts and cultural organisations to improve access to the arts for people with disability, and increase their capacity to plan for disability inclusion.

24 September 2014

Victorian recipients of Sync Leadership Training

The Australia Council has announced Victorian producer and director Janice Florence and associate director Sophie Sheriff as successful recipients of its Sync Leadership Training program for leaders with disability.

23 September 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival – Access All Areas

Arts Access Victoria has partnered with Melbourne Fringe to imagine what a vibrant, truly accessible, wholly inclusive Festival might look like – and to put in place the plans to make this aspiration a reality.

23 September 2014

Art, Sport, Health and Recreation collide

Arts Access Victoria in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne presented a hugely successful professional development program where cultural attitudes about disability awareness and inclusion were explored in the context of arts, health, sport and recreation, and education.

11 September 2014

$4 million boost for aids and equipment

An additional 2,000 people with a disability will receive immediate support to purchase aids and equipment as a result of a $4 million funding boost from the Victorian Coalition Government.

11 September 2014

My Place in Dandenong

Come and join Nebula: My Place in Dandenong for two weeks of art making!

What's On

ArtAbility 2014 – Transitional Spaces

ADEC’S ArtAbility program is holding its tenth annual exhibition, ‘Transitional Spaces’, in Melbourne’s premier arts precinct, Federation Square. Over 150 beautiful artworks with be on display and for sale in the Atrium from the 10th - 21st of December 2014. The exhibition is open 7 days a week and is free of charge. ArtAbility celebrates the work of artists living with a disability or an experience of mental ill health from culturally diverse backgrounds. Click here for more information about ArtAbility. What: Transitional Spaces When: 10 - 21 December 2014, 7 days a week Where: The Atrium, Federation Square Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne Cost: Free

Australian Theatre of the Deaf presents: Deaf Kitchen

Performed in Auslan, Deaf Kitchen explores the stories that go unsaid and the ordinary and extraordinary happenings in the daily lives of the deaf community. Acclaimed actor and theatre maker Medina Sumovic (Silent Monologues) returns with an outstanding ensemble including Australian Theatre of the Deaf co-founder Nola Colefax.

Team of Life: Auslan interpreted performance

As part of Melbourne Festival, KAGE are holding an Auslan interpreted performance of their new show, TEAM OF LIFE, on Sunday 19 October at 6.30pm at The Malthouse Theatre in Southbank.

Beyond Access: the creative case for inclusive arts practice

On Wednesday 12 November 2014, a one-day symposium will be held at the University of Melbourne reflecting on the extraordinary creative practices of artists working in the multi-dimensional field of arts and disability.

Rusty Buckets and the Hearty Herbs

Meet Rusty Buckets and the Hearty Herbs! Art About, an arts group based on the Mornington Peninsula in Rosebud, has lovingly designed and created Rusty Buckets and the Hearty Herbs as its entry for the 2014 Hinterland Scarecrow Festival.

Frog in a Cage

New work from Get Out!

Strange Stories

You are warmly invited to 'Strange Stories', a performance and workshop created and performed by NMIT Ignition Theatre students.

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