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Mentors and Support

These organisations can provide mentoring, auspicing and other support for your arts practice:

Auspicious Arts Projects

A not-for-profit creative community management organisation providing independent artists with a secure and accessible framework to assist them with creative developments and producing work.


Bendigo Artists Inc.

Bendigo Artists Inc. (BAI) is an artists’ collective that has been running since 2005. Our aim is to support and promote the artists of the region (both members and non-members) through the provision of resources, opportunities, education and collaborations.

Emporium Creative Hub

Emporium Creative Hub in Bendigo provides a range of services including (but not limited to) coworking spaces, mentoring and an incubator program for creatives.

Popup Art

Pop Up Art supports professional and emerging artists, as the cornerstone to creativity and innovation for healthy communities.


Punctum is an artist-led live arts organisation on Dja Dja Wurrung Country and based in Castlemaine, Australia.



Image - Kinetic at Kennington, Roz Effenberg textile art

BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past, present and future.