Participate ... more
Consent Festival 2019 By Alexis Desaulniers Lea
On this page you will find 'Participate' facilities that are not a key focus at this time of the year. As the year progresses, these will be updated in readiness for the next festival, and placed back into the Participate menu.
Open-access Event Registrations
Midsumma Festival is open-access - that means that anybody can register an event to be part of the festival. Find out what's involved in registering your event to be included in a future Midsumma Festival.
This is where you can find out what's involved in having your venue participate in a future Midsumma Festival.
Midsumma and Australia Post Art Award 2021
Since its inauguration in 2016 the Midsumma and Australia Post Art Award has quickly established itself as an important award in the ecology of the arts.
Queer Playwriting Award
The annual Queer Playwriting Award (previously Playtime Staged Readings), a collaboration between Gasworks Arts Park and Midsumma Festival, is part of the Midsumma Presents Program.
Memory Lane Art Exhibit
The Metro Tunnel Creative Program and Midsumma Festival 2021 are collaborating to showcase the strength and adaptability of our artists and culture makers. More info: https://www.midsumma.org.au/whats-on/events/memory-lane/
Midsumma Futures is a nine-month development and mentoring program for early-career artists and culture-makers, kicking off in October and running until May.
Midsumma Pathways is a nine-month mentorship program for LGBTQIA+ artists with disability. The Pathways program provides a queer context for fourteen LGBTQIA+ participants with disability to develop their artistic practices. It includes access to professional mentoring, group workshops and contact with arts industry representatives, that build participants' capacity.
Food Vendor Expression of Interest
For your food truck to be involved with any of Midsumma Festival’s outdoor events, you must first fill out an Expression of Interest (EOI) form.
Living in the Queerantine
We selected 10 artistic projects to receive up to $1,000 each to create a new piece of art that could engage through Midsumma’s online channels, and here are the exciting results of that initiative.
EOI: A Resourceful Hero Struggling Against Incredible Odds
Rawcus warmly invites young people aged 13 - 25 to participate in this creative development on Saturday 24 April.