Metro Arts is developing the future of Australian contemporary arts practice, now. Championing all contemporary art forms, the two core activities of the organisation are developing and co-presenting contemporary arts. Within our  venue is a team of creative professionals who are passionate about diverse contemporary art that makes your heart race and the hairs on your neck stand up.

Want to be part of Metro Arts’ 2022 Program?
 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS ARE NOW OPEN


We currently have three Call for Proposals open:
  • 2022  Performance + Creative Development Program
  • 2022 Exhibition Program
  • 2022 Artist in Residence Program


KEY APPLICATION DATES:

Information session: Tuesday 29 June, 5pm / ONLINE – Find out how to join the session here.
Applications close: Monday 12 July, 11.59pm / AEST
Notification: You will be notified whether you are successful or not by Monday 16 August.

See further information and download guidelines below.

 

2022 PERFORMANCE + CREATIVE DEVELOPMENTS PROGRAM | CALL FOR PROPOSALS 

In 2022, Metro Arts will present a 12-month performance program consisting of performance presentations in the New Benner Theatre, as well as support for the creative development of new contemporary works in our Studios.

Our performance presentation opportunities support courageous works and ideas, and ways to present that are contemporary and bold.

Our Creative Development opportunities support work in all stages of development, by early career through to established practitioners. Works in creative development in 2022 will be considered for final development and premiere presentation in 2023.


KEY DATES:

Information session: Tuesday 29 June, 5pm / Metro Arts: 97 Boundary Street West End.
Applications close: Monday 12 July, 11.59pm / AEST
Notification: You will be notified whether you are successful or not by Monday 16 August.


HOW TO APPLY: 

Application Guide: Download / view the application guide here.
Online Application Form: The link to the online application form can be found in the application guide.
You can preview the online application form here

2022 EXHIBITION PROGRAM | CALL FOR PROPOSALS 

Our Exhibition Program features exhibitions by early career through to established practitioners, working across a diverse cross-section of contemporary visual art practice. The program will emphasise quality contemporary practice that demonstrates innovation, experimentation, rigour and critical engagement.

KEY DATES:

Information session: Tuesday 29 June, 5pm / Metro Arts: 97 Boundary Street West End.
Applications close: Monday 12 July, 11.59pm / AEST
Notification: You will be notified whether you are successful or not by Monday 16 August.


HOW TO APPLY: 

Application Guide: Download / view the application guide here.
Online Application Form: The link to the online application form can be found in the application guide.
You can preview the online application form here

2022 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM | CALL FOR PROPOSALS 

Our 2022 Artist in Residence Program offers artists a paid opportunity and dedicated space to develop, extend and experiment with their practice and create new work.

Incorporating two unique venues, this initiative gives artists the opportunity to choose the site most suited to developing their practice. Artists of all disciplines are invited to pitch an idea, taking into account the specific features, requirements and possibilities of each site.

KEY DATES:

Information session: Tuesday 29 June, 5pm / Metro Arts: 97 Boundary Street West End.
Applications close: Monday 12 July, 11.59pm / AEST
Notification: You will be notified whether you are successful or not by Monday 16 August.


HOW TO APPLY: 

Application Guide: Download / view the application guide here.
Online Application Form: The link to the online application form can be found in the application guide.
You can preview the online application form here