Are you an artist looking to exhibit your work, or a member of the community looking to become more involved in arts and culture?

Explore the ways we support local creativity.


A number of grants area available to help fund your project or community organisation.

For more information, visit Grants.

Town Hall Gallery Community Exhibitions Program

Dreaming of your own art exhibition? Apply for the Town Hall Gallery Community Exhibitions Program for the chance to publicly exhibit your work with guidance and support from our professional curatorial team. We are proud to offer this program each year as a wonderful opportunity for budding creatives to improve skills and confidence in a supportive environment.

For more information and application dates, visit Apply for a community exhibition.

Made in Boroondara

Made in Boroondara is a new program that celebrates the abundance of musical talent in the local area and provides opportunities for artists to become part of Boroondara Arts performing arts program. We celebrate music from a diversity of cultures, genres, and styles and this opportunity is available to all musical artists, whether emerging or established, as long as you live, work, or learn in the Boroondara municipality.

For information about the Made in Boroondara program, including the full range of support available, how to apply, and closing dates, visit Made in Boroondara.

Prizes and awards

To promote local artistic excellence and innovation, we support a number of annual prizes, awards and commissions.

Boroondara Arts Encouragement Award – Camberwell Art Show

The Boroondara Arts Encouragement Award is awarded annually to an exhibitor at the Camberwell Art Show and recognises excellence in contemporary visual art.

For more information on how to enter and to see past winners, visit Boroondara Arts Encouragement Award.

Boroondara Arts Initiative

The Boroondara Arts Initiative provides funding support for individual or multiple artists to deliver creative participatory work in Boroondara.
Successful applicants receive project guidance and financial support to present a new or existing work that engages the local community. 

Applications for the Boroondara Arts Initiative open in mid-July each year.

For current and past projects, visit Boroondara Arts Initiative.

Boroondara Arts Partnerships Programs

Developing creative projects in the City of Boroondara by the community, for the community and with the community. Including Artist Residencies, mentorships, exhibitions, collaborations and performance opportunities. 

Opportunities available throughout the year.

For more information, email [email protected] or phone 9278 4770.

Expressions of interest

Explore current opportunities and Expressions of interest for creative projects happening within the City of Boroondara.

Community Arts newsletter

Sign up to the Boroondara Creative Network e-newsletter and stay up-to-date with the latest information about art prizes and awards.

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