ArtLife is a program for people with disability who have an interest in art and creativity, as well as for emerging and established artists. Through ArtLife, we facilitate opportunities for people with disability to work towards individual artistic goals, across a range of chosen art forms and art practices.

Arts Industry workshops aims to provide you with skills, networks and knowledge to allow you to be ambitious when working and leading the Australian arts industry.

The Art Industry workshop will support you to:

Attend contemporary arts events with your peers
Understand your artistic interests
Develop your networks in your arts community
Expand your artistic influences
Develop skills to get information about ‘what’s on’ in the arts sector
Share arts reviews with your peers
Learn how to access resources to support your independence
Develop your own plan about how to enhance your independence and participant in arts and culture

Who is it for?
You will need to be known to have or identify with having a disability and be 18 years old or over.
You will be a NDIS participant
You will have a willingness to try new things and have new experiences
You want to meet new people
You want to build new skills for independence and attend art events
You want to develop leadership skills

Workshops are term based and run for 8-10 week

Program and Opportunity Access

Venue orientation can be arranged if required and people can attend with a one-on-one support person, this must be indicated during intake process.

Venue Access

Here you will find venue access information about Footscray Community Arts;


  • Skill development
  • Social and community participation
  • Pathways to work ( Finding and Keeping a Job)
  • Group/Centre Activities

Find out more

For bookings and information on specific access and transport.

Amy McMurtrie
Program and Inclusion Coordinator

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