Cultural & Social news

Living Cultures Festival 2017 - Image by Helen Tran

Cultural diversity a winner

Published on Tuesday, 14th November 2017

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery has been declared the winner of a leading arts industry award for one of its 2017 exhibitions.

  • Residents have an extra two weeks to nominate local heroes for the 2018 Australia Day Community Awards with Council extending the closing date for entries to 17 November.

    Australia Day Award entries extended

    Published on Monday, 6th November 2017

    Residents have an extra two weeks to nominate local heroes for the 2018 Australia Day Community Awards with Council extending the closing date for entries to 17 November.

  • Performers and buskers have an opportunity to showcase their talents to a large crowd every Saturday

    Performers and buskers wanted

    Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017

    Performers and buskers have an opportunity to showcase their talents to a large crowd every Saturday.

  • There are only days left for residents to nominate a local hero or two for the 2018 Australia Day Community Awards.

    Last chance to nominate your local heroes

    Published on Tuesday, 24th October 2017

    There are only days left for residents to nominate a local hero or two for the 2018 Australia Day Community Awards.

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    Art tutor required for children's workshop

    Published on Thursday, 5th October 2017

    Fairfield City Museum & Gallery is seeking an art tutor who can deliver engaging art classes for children from the end of October.

  • Linda brescia dreaming a new reality cementa residency 2016

    2017 Artist in Residence announced

    Published on Tuesday, 26th September 2017

    Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone has today announced the recipient of the Fairfield City Museum & Gallery (FCMG) 2017 Artist in Residence (AiR) program.

  • 'John Bell at Home' by Loribelle Spirovski

    Artist in Residence named Archibald Prize finalist

    Published on Thursday, 3rd August 2017

    Fairfield City Museum & Gallery’s Artist in Residence (AiR), Loribelle Spirovski, has been named a finalist in the prestigious Archibald Prize for 2017.

  • The #CaptureFairfield winners with Mayor Frank Carbone.

    #CaptureFairfield winners announced

    Published on Wednesday, 26th July 2017

    The winners of the inaugural #CaptureFairfield photography competition were announced at Fairfield City Council’s meeting on Tuesday 25 July and presented with their prizes.

  • Fairfield City Museum & Gallery Market stall

    Stallholders wanted for Vintage Village market

    Published on Friday, 21st July 2017

    Fairfield City Museum & Gallery is now seeking Expressions of Interest for stallholders at its upcoming Vintage Village Markets.

  • Outdoor exercise program Gyms in Parks will return to Bosnjak Park

    Successful outdoor exercise program returns

    Published on Friday, 21st July 2017

    Fairfield City Council’s popular ‘Gyms in Parks’ outdoor exercise program will return in August, utilising gym equipment installed last year at Bosnjak Park.

  • Adult art class

    Cultural activities for all ages and abilities

    Published on Thursday, 20th July 2017

    A range of new activities for people of all ages and abilities will soon begin at Fairfield City Museum & Gallery.

  • Youth Leadership and Mentoring Day

    Youth Leadership Day inspires students

    Published on Wednesday, 5th July 2017

    High School students from across Fairfield City visited Council last week to help bring out their ‘inner leader’.

  • Mayor Frank Carbone speaking at the Refugee Week Book Launch.

    City feels strain of 7,000 new residents

    Published on Wednesday, 28th June 2017

    Mayor Frank Carbone has spoken to 2GB’s Ben Fordham about the strain on resources in Fairfield City as the Federal Government settled 7,000 refugees here.

  • Disabled parking Dutton Lane

    Have Your Say: Help make Fairfield City more accessible

    Published on Tuesday, 18th April 2017

    Help Council make Fairfield City a more accessible and inclusive place for all.

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    Iraqi-Australian community celebrations ahead

    Published on Monday, 17th April 2017

    Western Sydney’s Iraqi-Australian artist community will have works featured at Fairfield City Museum and Gallery as part of a new exhibition launching 13 May.

  • Anney Bounpraseuth artwork, Cabracadabra exhibition

    Cabracadabra alakazam, new exhibition illustrates knick-knack magic

    Published on Friday, 14th April 2017

    Fairfield City Museum and Gallery will soon launch a new exhibition that highlights the curiosities and colour of Cabramatta and Canley Vale’s iconic Asian discount stores.

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    Local communities celebrated

    Published on Wednesday, 12th April 2017

    Fairfield City Museum and Gallery will celebrate two of Fairfield City’s largest communities at upcoming cultural events.

  • Mashd N Kutcher at Bring It On Festival 2017

    Bring It On! Festival major success

    Published on Monday, 10th April 2017

    Fairfield City Council’s Bring It On! Festival was a huge success on Sunday 9 April, with visitors to the largest National Youth Week program in NSW traveling from far and wide.

  • Young girl painting

    Keep kids busy in April school break

    Published on Friday, 24th March 2017

    Parents will be able to keep their children occupied and entertained with one of Fairfield City Council’s many April school holiday programs.

  • Bring It On DJ entertains the crowd during Youth Week.

    Youth Week provides activities for all

    Published on Thursday, 23rd March 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host an array of free activities for the youth community in celebration of National Youth Week, held between 31 March and 9 April.

  • Dylan Rass is one of the latest performers to be announced for Bring It On Festival.

    Festival Ambassador highlights education and volunteering benefits

    Published on Monday, 13th March 2017

    Bring It On! Festival Ambassador said Fairfield City Council’s major Youth Week event is leading the support of youth development.

  • Make Healthy Normal signage at Fairfield Adventure Park

    Fairfield City one of three Councils to engage in healthy living campaign

    Published on Tuesday, 28th February 2017

    Residents can keep track of how many kilojoules they burn with easy to read signage at Endeavor Reserve and Fairfield Adventure Park.

  • In Stereo are just one of the great acts performing at Bring It On Festival

    Great talent for youth festival

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

    Fairfield City Council has secured an impressive line-up of young talent for Bring It On! Festival.

  • Dance Party at Bring It On! Festival

    Largest NSW Youth Week event returns

    Published on Friday, 10th February 2017

    Fairfield City Council will again host NSW’s largest Youth Week event, Bring It On! Festival, which returns to Fairfield Showground on Sunday 9 April from 10.30am to 7.30pm..

  • Plenty to do during Seniors Week

    Published on Monday, 6th February 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host a number of events during Seniors Week, between 3 and 12 March 2017.

  • Work by new Artist in Residence Loribelle Spirovski

    Local artist shows contemporary face of Fairfield City

    Published on Wednesday, 4th May 2016

    A 26-year-old visual artist from Mt Pritchard has been announced as Fairfield Museum and Gallery’s 2016-17 Artist in Residence.

  • One of the works by 2015 Artist in Residence, Fatima Saeed.

    Call for Artist in Residence

    Published on Wednesday, 20th January 2016

    Fairfield City Museum and Gallery is inviting artists to submit expressions of interest for its 2016 Fairfield Artist in Residence program.

  • YAC members at Bring It On! Festival

    Youth Advisory Committee applications now open

    Published on Monday, 1st June 2015

    Applications are open for the Fairfield City Council Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) for 2015/16.