Speakeasy 2023 March to July

Darebin Arts Speakeasy's 2023 season features a collection of exciting performances taking place from March – July at the Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre and Darebin Arts Centre.

A1 Salon 2023 Entries Now Open!

 
The A1 Darebin Art Salon is open to all individuals who live, work, study or who base their creative practice in the City of Darebin.

Join Our Art and Heritage Advisory Panel

Help guide the direction of art, culture and heritage in the City of Darebin.

Current exhibitions at Bundoora

Explore the current exhibitions at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre.

Banner image: Megan Cope, ‘The Blaktism’, installation view ‘Mapping the curious heart, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre 2022. Photo: Lucy Foster.

Aboriginal art collection

A selection of powerful artworks made by Aboriginal artists in the Darebin Art Collection.

Aboriginal Cultural Observance: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following content may contain images of artwork by deceased persons.

Image: Mandy Nicholson, My Booris, 2004. Acrylic on canvas, Darebin Art Collection.

Darebin Arts

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Discover literature, art and singing programs, awards and prizes at Darebin Arts.

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Image of artist Vidya Rayan holding a clylindrical art piece Loot in front of her eyes with her hands

The Speakeasy development program offers artists a cash and creative space to develop new performing arts projects.

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Browse through all upcoming events, or filter the list by venues and interests.
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Image of artist Vidya Rayan holding a clylindrical art piece Loot in front of her eyes with her hands

The Speakeasy development program offers artists a cash and creative space to develop new performing arts projects.

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Eleven people sit around a flashy disco ball set on a stage. There is a red curtain behind them.

The sensationally successful program returns to Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre for it's fourth year on Saturday March 5.

Let's Take Over offers talented young people (aged 15 to 25) the opportunity to forge a creative career as an artist, producer or programmer.

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Darebin art prize 2015 Damp Victoria’s Secret (detail) 2014. Acrylic paint on polymer resin statue, polymer adhesive. Courtesy of the artists

The Darebin Art Prize is a biennial, multi-medium award for outstanding contemporary visual art.

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Three dancers leaping across a purple floor, with a glowing white circular light source in the middle of them

Darebin City Council provides financial assistance each year to support community groups and organisations in cultural development activities.

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Spotlights on side booms with red and blue colour gels illuminating a backstage area.

Discover literature, art and singing programs, awards and prizes at Darebin Arts.

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Browse through all upcoming events, or filter the list by venues and interests.
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Explore our diverse public art collection and the Darebin Art Collection, which includes an impressive selection of Aboriginal art.

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FUSE is Darebin’s contemporary, multi-arts festival. Every autumn and spring, FUSE provides a platform for local creatives, artists and performers to transform our amazing city into a dynamic hub of creativity.
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A1 Darebin Art Salon

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Emma Hamilton

A public art gallery for the City of Darebin, housing art, gardens and café on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri Woi wurrung people

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Banner Image: Darebin Arts Centre lit to acknowledge National Sorry Day 2021. Image: Merin Trebilcock

Darebin Arts Centre is Preston’s premier arts venue. We are excited to be reopening in February for performances, and can't wait to welcome you back. Find out about our spaces, ticketing, events and how to get here.

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Front facade of Northcote Town hall during the day

Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre is a vibrant arts and cultural venue situated North of the Melbourne CBD.

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A person mid-dance, their face fully obscured by a white wig, barely illuminated in dark blue lighting, with many vertical lines of colour behind them
FUSE is Darebin’s contemporary, multi-arts festival. Every autumn and spring, FUSE provides a platform for local creatives, artists and performers to transform our amazing city into a dynamic hub of creativity.
Read more