Join this free upskilling and professional development program for creatives!

ArtsACTION supports creatives to get into action, work collaboratively, and refine innovative methods for success. It assists with activating career pathways, broadening networks and building market reach. 

Delivered previously for 26 Victorian Councils. We are currently planning our next ArtsACTION program for delivery in 2024. Please get in touch if you’d like to find out more



ArtsACTION offers a six-part email resource pack, Zoom workshops, and access to a growing network.

If you are an emerging or professional artist, an arts worker, involved in community arts, or work in any creative industry field, ArtsACTION is for you. If you are looking to grow your career, build your business, step up your organisation, or connect with other creatives across Victoria and beyond, ArtsACTION is definitely for you!

Look out for our next ArtsACTION program coming soon…

More information about opportunities on offer

Opportunity 1: Email Resource Package


FREE six-part info-mailer series, providing inspiration and practical information to get you thinking and taking action around developing your creative career.

Themes include designing your public profile, clarifying your career goals, building your team, working collaboratively, finding your story, and growing your audience.

Opportunity 2: Zoom Workshop Series

Six interactive online sessions delivered as a weekly series to connect with and strengthen your networks, effectively prepare for new opportunities, and grow your market reach

The workshop topics include:

Being Market Ready Preparing credentials –  improving portfolios, devising messaging, creating clear action plans, becoming market ready and better equipped for new opportunities.

Working Together Effectively Exploring methods/practices for working in teams – effective collaboration, supporting operation of management groups and teams, and development of current/future opportunities.

Growing Your Audience Discussing the navigation of online & in person engagement methods/tools to assist with prioritising/refining strategies, for expanding impact, building reach & growing success.

Workshops are delivered each week for six weeks.

More ways to connect…

Join the ArtsACTION Facebook Group – a place for artists and creatives to ask questions, share ideas, knowledge and inspiration. It’s a platform to strengthen our connections and support each other in moving forward our creative endeavours.

Previous ArtsACTION programs

ArtsACTION was originally initiated thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund in partnership with the Councils of Greater Bendigo, Mount Alexander, Macedon Ranges, and Hepburn in 2019-2020; and for for Golden Plains in 2020.

Then for 16 more regional communities between 2020 & 2022 in partnership with the Councils of: East Gippsland, Wellington, South Gippsland, Bass Coast, Murrindindi, Mitchell, Strathbogie, Greater Shepparton, Central Goldfields, Ballarat, Greater Geelong, Melton, Moorabool, Mildura, Surf Coast, & Swan Hill.

In 2023, a further program was delivered in partnership with 6 Metro Melbourne Councils: Brimbank, Cardinia, Hume, Melton, Nillumbik, Yarra Ranges.

You can find out more about previous programs here.

At Pop Up Art we continue to advocate for creatives to thrive, because this enriches our communities as a whole.

Subscribe to our mailing list to stay in the loop with news and future opportunities. Or get in touch if you’d like a free consultation to deliver this program to your region.

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