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ArtPlay New Ideas Lab

ArtPlay is seeking proposals from artists of all disciplines for their New Ideas Lab.

ArtPlay New Ideas Lab provides the opportunity for artists to create new projects for children 12 years and under, as part of their 2018-19 season.

ArtPlay New Ideas Lab supports proposals between $5000 and $20,000.

Proposals will be assessed on whether they are:

  • Innovative and high quality
  • A new field of exploration, new work, or new area of practise for the artist
  • Actively engage children as co-creators
  • Well-articulated and feasible
  • Potential for future presentation
  • Feature environmentally sustainable practises
  • Allow time for planning, self-reflection and evaluation
  • Mostly deliver at ArtPlay or its surrounds
  • Able to be included in ArtPlay’s public program.

Applications are now open until 30 March 2018.

Info sessions are being held 5pm Wednesday 7 March or 4pm Thursday 15 March. Book into a session.

For more information, or to submit a proposal, visit ArtPlay New Ideas Lab.

ArtPlay is a City of Melbourne arts program. 


Monday 19 February, 2018
Friday 30 March, 2018
Venue Address
Birrarung Marr

Victoria, Melbourne

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