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


An Aboriginal elder stands in the middle of a crowd, some wearing masks covering their mouths. The man is holding sticks in his hands and wearing a black tshirt with white text.

An overview of presentations during the Darebin Arts Speakeasy 2022 season.

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The Darebin Mayor’s Writing Award for Young People invited young writers who live, work or study in the City of Darebin to express themselves through stories, poetry or other writing forms.

A group of people sitting on red couches watching a young boy wearing a silver jumpsuit

Museum of Me is a cross-generational art project between primary school children and residents of aged care facilities.

An orange banner with a blood orange multilayered arrow stating the words this place 2019

Ten local writers, visual artists, photographers, and one songwriter were matched to iconic locations in the City of Darebin. They had five weeks to create a new work inspired by the place they were randomly allocated. 

A green and grey image of a scrabble word board with the words write, make, think, recovery

"Write, make, think – recovery" was a program of free writing workshops in winter 2021 exploring the theme of recovery.