'Multi-arts' activity and programs you can participate in. 

Below is a list of arts and cultural activity that is available for artists with disability. Listing is designed to be used by emerging and established artists and their supporters to find workshops to be involved in. To have your program/activity listed please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Bacchus Marsh

Merrimu

Merrimu runs programs for Arts/Craft and also have a shop in Bacchus Marsh that sells Arts and Craft along with other items for sale.

For more information on programs run by Merrimu check out there website at www.merrimu.org/ or call (03) 5367 1000

 

Ballarat

Arthur Creative Services (Division of Karden Disability Support Foundation)

Arthur Creative, a leader in the provision of arts, craft, creative industries and professional studio support for artists with disability. Arthur Creative runs workshops in screen printing, mixed media, drama, craft and photography and now has places for up to 130 people for a details list follow the link.

McCallum Disability Services

McCallum is a not for profit provider of quality support to people with a disability. McCallum is recognised for its ability to provide a flexible, person centred and innovative service to meet individual need.

McCallum supports people to participate with their local community through a range of programs.  McCallum works on a strengths based perspective, which means the support is about the person, what they are good at, and what they need for a details list follow the link McCallum Community Connections

Pinarc Disability Support

Funky Turtles:

The Funky Turtles are a group of musicians that meet weekly to rehearse for the gigs that they are playing for. The Funky Turtles have also released two CD's with all original music and also have made a couple of music videos.

Funky Arts Program:

An Arts program encompassing music and drama for adults of all ages with disabilities. Funky Arts will promote their imaginative potentials through exploring and developing theatre, performance, costume, props, sound and play. These skills may then be put towards public performance and community engagement.

For more information on these Programs can be found on the Pinarc Website

 

Brunswick

Mixability Youth Circus (Westside Circus)

Workshops are aimed at people with disabilities with siblings and friends encouraged to join in. Designed to find the circus YOU can do! Try all the apparatus and enhance your social skills. In the younger class parents and carers are actively involved, whilst in the older class this can be decided on an individual basis. MY Circus classes run fortnightly on Sundays during school terms.

Younger age group: 10am – 11:30am
Older age group: 12pm – 1:30pm
Cost: $120

For more information please see their website

 

East Coburg

Moreland MetroAccess

The Moreland MetroAccess program, are excited to let you know that in 2017, there is an opportunity for artists with a disability (either emerging or established artists, or just interested people) to create quality artworks in a supported arts studio context right here in Moreland!

This will be under the guidance of experienced inclusive artist Alister Karl and will include opportunities to exhibit in the community.

The Open Studio will run in the school terms on each Friday morning

When?            Term 1 will start on Friday February 5th 2017

Time?             10.00 am -12.00 noon

Cost?             Under $10 per session

Where?          East Coburg Community House, 32 Nicholson St, East Coburg

Access?        The House is accessible for wheelchair users and has an accessible toilet. Parking is available in the street adjacent – Glengyle St. There is access to a Hearing Loop. For any other access requirements, please contact us here at the MetroAccess program at Moreland City Council on 9384 9291 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Hobson Bay

Out of the Woods

Do you love singing and theatre? Are you living, or do you support someone living with a disability or mental health issue, in Hobsons Bay or nearby? Come and join the "Out of the Woods" music theatre program for only $5 per session!

For more information please check out the website here or download the flyer here

 

Portland

Kyeema Support Services

At Kyeema Support Services in their Day Program they have a Arts and Craft Program where they are able create their artworks and also have them shown in a exhibition. Also under this structure for educational pursuits have a TAFE course for art and media.

For more information on programs run by Kyeema Support Services check out their website at http://www.kyeema.com.au/ or call (03) 5521 7820