Our people, their creativity and their stories are instrumental in shaping the experiences encountered in the street, our open spaces, our businesses and industry, our civic places, our schools and in our homes.
Still Life collects your stories, photos or videos that tell us about your life during Covid-19 in the Yarra Ranges.
You might not be able to visit any of the Eastern Regional Libraries (ERL) while they remain closed, but that won’t stop them bringing the library to you!
With lockdowns and social distancing becoming the new reality in the COVID-19 pandemic, one artist has reimagined the delivery of her art program to help kids express themselves through creativity.
The Belgrave Lantern Parade will continue to light up the community this year, with the cherished festival reimagined in line with COVID restrictions.
Do you know a strong Aboriginal woman in the Yarra Ranges? Balit Bagurrk is a project to gather stories, photos, writing, poetry or artwork about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
It can be difficult to maintain a sense of connection when we’re all practising social distancing. But a group of creative people in Mooroolbark have celebrated our community, in a time when empathy and arts appreciation are more important than ever.
Find resources to help you apply for a community grant including grants for festivals, arts and community development.
Yarra Ranges Council recently released an independent Creative Industries Report, which can be useful to help understand the industry you work in, areas of opportunity and growth, and how to promote your business.
From a woman in her 70s who hadn’t picked up a paint brush in 50 years... To a two year old who was just learning what art is by painting with his dad… Not the Archies embodied the spirit ofour creative community.
The United Mobs in Art (UMIA), a collective of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in Healesville, received a grant this year from Council to participate in fine art printing workshops and share these skills with the community.
Links to support and information for those in the Creative Industries effected as a result of COVID-19.
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140
P 1300 368 333
F (03) 9735 4249
Yarra Ranges Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, as the custodians of this land. We pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past and present, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of the region.