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Making it in Moreland

Arts Moreland presents Making It In Moreland, an annual series of free workshops and discussions for our local arts and creative industry.

Facilitated by industry experts, these events will offer opportunities to engage with local artists and their arts practice and receive accessible and useful content for your arts practice and well-being.

Making it in Moreland 2021

  • Join us for a yarn about global First Nations arts practice with Kimba Thompson (Blak Dot Gallery Director), Ngioka Bunda-Heath, Veisinia Tonga, Astrid Mendez and Gina Ropiha. They will be discussing their contemporary arts practice, the importance of culture and community, the impacts of creating art within colonisation & decolonisation, and the future as they see it.

    The Spotlight on Artists series highlights real lived experiences and showcases practitioner voices; by artists, for artists.

    ACCESS: An Auslan Interpreter for this livestream is available on request. Please submit request to by midday on Wednesday 2 June.

    WHEN: Saturday 5 June 10.30am -12.00pm 

    WHERE: Livestreamed on the Arts Moreland Facebook Page 

  • With the climate emergency coming into focus more and more each day, there is a growing community of creatives working within the environmental art space, striving for more sustainable art practice and developing works responding to the current global crisis.

    This panel features artists from a range of art practices, discussing what the environment means to them and their work, what sustainability looks like in practice, and their hopes for the future, while offering real and practical steps you can take as a practitioner.

    The Spotlight on Artists series spotlights real lived experiences and showcases practitioner voices; by artists, for artists. 

    ACCESS: An Auslan Interpreter for this livestream is available on request. Please submit request to by midday on Wednesday 2 June.

    WHEN: Saturday 5 June 10.30am -12.00pm 

    WHERE: Livestreamed on the Arts Moreland Facebook Page 

  • Finding funding for your project or arts practice can be daunting. Learn how to put together a strong funding application in this grant writing workshop run by Selene Bateman from Auspicious Arts Projects Inc.

    The workshop will go through the application process step by step, including how to approach the process strategically, how to prepare a balanced budget, what should be included in your support materials, and understanding what it is that the funding bodies are looking for. We will also look at the funding landscape and other fundraising opportunities.

    Whether you’re taking your first step into arts funding or are a seasoned arts professional looking to brush up on your grant writing skills, there’ll be something for you in this session.

    ACCESS: This session will be Auslan interpreted on request. Please submit your request via the Eventbrite registration by midday on Wednesday 16 June. For any other access needs, please advise us when booking.

    WHEN: Saturday 19 June 10.00am - 12.30pm 

    COST: FREE- registration required

  • A workshop for venues, music and art spaces, this session will empower you and your staff to have confidence in your disability literacy and give you guidance on practical change in your spaces. Participants will leave the training space equipped and empowered with practical inclusion skills.

    Covering a range of topics - including what is disability, access and inclusion, the use of respectful language and access symbols - this bespoke seminar will outline low cost, no cost and paid strategies to increase equitable participation of people with disability at your venue or arts space.  

    This session brings together the inclusive practice, training and performance expertise of Social Model Studio facilitators Jo and Katrine to deliver a highly engaging and interactive training workshop. 

    Workshop attendees will also have the opportunity to book in a FREE half-hour, one-on-one meeting with members of the Social Model Studio, either immediately after the workshop (face-to-face) or on Wednesday 23 June (online), to discuss your particular venue’s move towards a more inclusive and accessible future (conditions apply).

    This session will be Auslan Interpreted on request.

    WHEN: Saturday 19 June 1.30pm - 3.30pm 

    WHERE: EBV Display Suite, East Brunswick Village 149 Nicholson Street, Brunswick East, VIC, 3057

    COST: FREE- registration required

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Making it in Moreland will be presented via various online platforms, details of which will be shared upon registration.

Who is suitable?

Artists, musicians, film makers, writers, makers, designers, creative practitioners, event managers and arts professionals

Who to contact

Moreland City Council
Angela Pamic, Arts Officer, Arts and Culture
Phone: 9240 2486