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Artist opportunities

The City of Marion values creativity and artistic expression in community life and is committed to providing support and opportunities for individual artists and arts organisations to be involved in projects, events, festivals, community celebrations, and art in public places. Following are some regular opportunities:

Call for expressions of interest – Art in public places

The City of Marion is seeking Expressions of Interest from artists/artist teams, project managers, curators, film makers to coordinate, curate and create a digital story/short film working with Edwardstown local sporting clubs and community members within City of Marion.

 Objectives include successfully:

  • engaging with sporting clubs and local communities to obtain and record stories;
  • publicly honouring and sharing the heritage of the clubs and
  • welcoming new beginnings with a mixed use facility in a new redevelopment though the exhibition and digital story/short film.

Expressions of Interest due 5pm CST Thursday 12 April 2018

For further information contact: 
Joyce Louey, 
Public Art and Placemaking Officer

Council support for South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival artists

Council supports local artists taking part in the SALA Festival by subsidising artist registrations for individuals and groups with a rebate of $120. Limited rebates are available. Be quick! First in best dressed.

Artists who do not reside within Marion but are holding an exhibition in the council area for SALA are also eligible to claim the rebate.

Eligible artists should pay their registration as normal to the SALA office, then send a photocopy or electronic copy of their receipt to:
Arts and Cultural Development Officer
Post: City of Marion, PO Box 21, Oaklands Park, SA, 5046

Grants Programs

The Community Grants program and the Youth Grants program assist local non-profit community groups and organisations to establish and undertake innovative projects or activities that are of benefit to the community.

Commissioning and contract opportunities

Watch this space for opportunities for commissions for public art projects and employment opportunities for community arts projects.

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