Programs and Opportunities


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


Darebin Arts’ Speakeasy is a year-round independent arts program that offers you contemporary performances by emerging and established artists.

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 prize and a creative space to develop new performing arts projects.

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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.

Magazine cover artwork, depicting a dark photo of flowers with coloured lines and dots drawn playfully around the petal edges

n-SCRIBE is Darebin Arts’ annual literary magazine that publishes writers with a connection to the City of Darebin.

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The Darebin Mayor’s Writing Award is an annual award for writers who live, work or study in the City of Darebin.

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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Write Club is a quiet space for you to write, plan, or start a new writing project.

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