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Arts & Cultural Grant Program recipients

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Maroondah City Council's Arts and Cultural Grants Program supports a diverse and culturally rich Maroondah through community driven projects, initiatives and events that increase arts profile and participation. These initiatives may focus on a wide variety of art forms.

See more about the latest Arts and Cultural Grants Program

Arts & Cultural Grant Program recipients 2018/2019

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Croydon Conservation Society - Maroondah trees

Recipients of the 2018/19 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Australian Dance Council - Ausdance Victoria Inc. $7,237
    Big Dance at Maroondah City
    Big Dance workshops for all ages and abilities culminating in a large scale public outdoor performance.
    Read more about the Big Dance workshops
  • Croydon Conservation Society $1,416
    Maroondah Trees
    A community art project to celebrate beautiful Maroondah trees.  To be displayed in public spaces.
  • Croydon Main Street Traders Association $4,300
    ‘Nation Walk’ Multicultural Costume Exhibition
    A project which will culminate in showcasing culturally diverse costumes in shop windows as part of the Croydon Multicultural Festival and Harmony Week 2019.
  • EACH $2,448
    Bush Tucker Project
    An early learning oral health promotion project which will include indigenous cultural approaches.
  • Yarrunga Community Centre $6,011
    Carers Acting Up
    A creative theatre project to connect carers in the community. 

Arts and Cultural Grants Program recipients 2017/2018

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Maroondah Symphony Orchestra - image by Andy Drewitt

Recipients of the 2017/18 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Maroondah Symphony Orchestra Inc. $1,482.95
    Musical instruments
  • Urban life $5,000
    Urban Chill
  • Tarralla Kindergarten $5,000
    Community Mural
  • Croydon Main Street Traders Association $4,490
    Croydon's Living History
  • Ringwood & District Historical Society: Heathmont History Group $3,900
    Trees in Heathmont
  • Auspicious Arts Projects Inc. $1,300
    My Neighbours' Garden

Arts and Cultural Grants Program recipients 2016/2017

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Uniting Care Harrison - image by Andy Drewitt

Recipients of the 2016/17 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Melbourne Welsh Male Choir $3,000 
    Singer of the Year Master Class Workshop
  • Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place $2,000 
    Indigenous Artists Collective – workshops to develop artworks for exhibition at Maroondah Access Gallery.
  • Uniting Care Harrison $3,950 
    All inclusive art exhibition
  • Fresh Theatre for Social Change $5,000 
    Development + performance of Thirty Nine - 39% of homicides in Australia are a result of domestic violence.

Arts and Cultural Grants Program recipients 2015/2016

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Chin Community Dancers - image by Andy Drewitt

Recipients of the 2015/16 Arts and Cultural Grants Program were:

  • Chin Community Victoria (Falam) $1,100 
    Cultural Dance Course
  • Eastern Karen Community Association of Victoria $1,100 
    Cultural Dance and Music Lessons
  • Melbourne Welsh Male Choir $1,000 
    Singer of the Year Competition – increase profile
  • OPUS 21 Big Band $4,285 
    Concert by the Lake Series
  • Ringwood Heights Primary School $1,928 
    Tell Us a Story Ringwood Heights 
  • Studio4 Artists Inc $1,500 
    Forging Ahead in Figure Drawing – Master Classes
  • UrbanLife Church Inc $4,800 
    Who is Welcome?
  • Your DNA Creative Arts $4,500 
    All Inclusive Performance Festival

Further information

For further information on the Arts and Cultural Grants Program contact Belinda Robertson on 9298 4537 or email belinda.robertson@maroondah.vic.gov.au  

To be placed on the Arts and Cultural Grants mailing list, please email your name, address and contact number.

12/09/2018
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