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13 July 2017

Explore some of the events and projects happening in July that have received funding support through our grant programs.

The Australian Ballet, Giselle (2017)

The Australian Ballet, Giselle (2017)

From aerial circus to classical and contemporary music festivals, regional and national tours by the state's brightest talents and exhibitions exploring our history…and even our skin, below are just some the projects and events happening this month that have benefitted from Creative Victoria's investment and support.

LEAPS AND BOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Funded through Music Works
At multiple venues, until 23 July
This live music festival showcases home grown talent in music venues and outlets across the City of Yarra.

BY A THREAD
Funded through VicArts Grants
Gasworks Theatre, until 16 July
Contemporary circus company One Fell Swoop return to Gasworks Arts Park with a show that combines striking tableau and breathtaking dynamics.

THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET: GISELLE REGIONAL TOUR
Funded through Touring Victoria
Dandenong | Ballarat | Wangaratta, until 15 July
With its hauntingly beautiful ensemble of white tutus, its classical technique and its heartbreaking romance, Giselle is a must-see ballet that's perfect for the whole family.

INLAND CONCERT SERIES
Funded through VicArts Grants
Church of All Nations/Incinerator Gallery, 21 July
Inland is a concert series of Australian exploratory music, featuring artists whose work spans improvised, electroacoustic, popular and interdisciplinary practices.

ILBIJERRI THEATRE COMPANY: CORANDERRK NATIONAL TOUR
Funded through Touring Victoria
QLD | NT, until 15 July
VICTORIA, 1881: the men and women of the Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve take on the Board for the Protection of Aborigines . This acclaimedtheatre work  re-enacts their official testimonies before the 1881 Government Inquiry into Coranderrk.

SKIN THING
Funded through VicArts Grants
Bundoora Homestead Centre, until 6 August
An exhibition that explores the how contemporary artists have responded to, and reflected on, the body's biggest organ. the.

UP THE GUTS NATIONAL TOUR
Funded through Music Works
VIC | TAS | SA | NT, 22 July – 7 August
The inaugural Up The Guts tour will see the local? musos pack into a bus for 15 shows across Australia over 18 days, as well as 10 youth workshops.

MILES AND SIMONE
Funded through Small Regional Presenters
Yarck Hall, 15 July
Music duo Miles and Simone boast immaculate harmonies and magic chemistry mixed with lyrical warmth and originality..

POTATO SHED 2017 PROGRAM
Funded through Small Regional Presenters
Drysdale, throughout 2017
A multi-arts facility on the Bellarine Peninsula, upcoming shows include The Witches, Peter Paul and Marion, Justin Case and The Tapestry Show.

ASYLUM SILK ROADS
Funded through VicArts Grants
Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens, Dandenong, until 13 August
A collaborative community art project which has involved about 100 refugees, migrants and people seeking asylum in Greater Melbourne.

ORCHESTRA VICTORIA: BENDIGO FESTIVAL
Various venues
Ulumbarra Theatre performance (22 July) funded through Touring Victoria
Orchestra Victoria will return to Bendigo for its third Bendigo Festival, a week-long classical music festival featuring performances across the city, including the Bendigo Library and Art Gallery.

DANGEROUS DEEDS
Funded through Touring Victoria
Warrnambool Art Gallery 22 July – 24 September
An arts installation presenting 'snapshots' from the Victorian disability movement.The exhibition provides unique perspectives on disability culture and insights into aspects of Victoria's social and cultural history.

FINUCANE & SMITH: THE RAPTURE
Funded through VicArts Grants
fortyfive downstairs, until 16 July
Moira Finucane debuts her major new performance work, The Rapture; a transcendent performance of storytelling, music, costume  and art melded together in the way only Moira Finucane can.

July will also see the completion of the Silo Art Trail in the Wimmera Mallee. The project has created Australia's largest outdoor gallery. It has linked six small Victorian country towns together by creating a trail of giant painted silos stretching 200kms. Silos have been completed in Brim, Sheep Hills, Patchewollock and Rupanyup and Final touches are being made to the 5th silo artwork at Lascelles this month. Artwork on the 6th silo at Roseberry will commence soon.

Read more about Creative Victoria's funding programs