Apply for a Bluestone Church Arts Space residency


The Bluestone Church Arts Space is a dedicated arts venue located on Hyde Street Footscray. It is a highly versatile performance facility for emerging, mid-career and professional artists. Short-term residencies are offered on a yearly basis and are best suited to the development of new work, testing and exploring ideas or the development of your arts practice.

Artists of all genres and mediums are welcome to apply. There is no requirement for you to be a resident of the City of Maribyrnong. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include at least one opportunity for the public to view the work or be involved in a performance outcome free of charge. Any future performances following the residency are requested to acknowledge the creative development opportunity offered by Arts and Culture Maribyrnong.

Hire this space

The Bluestone Church Arts Space is available for hire for artistic and cultural events.

Are you looking for a space to hire? Visit the Venues for Hire page or the Creative Spaces website to find the space you are looking for.

Apply for residency

Applications for the Creative Development Program are not currently open.
Applications for residencies during 2020 will open in September 2019.

Creative residencies are also available at Footscray’s Artsbox.