Youth Showcase

Like to know more about the Youth Showcase?

Rebecca Elmes at Moyne Shire Council on 5568 0555 or email

Lauren Brown at Warrnambool City Council on 5559 4800 or email

The 2023 Warrnambool & Moyne Youth Showcase will come to life in September as part of Victorian Youth Fest.

The Showcase is a partnership between the Moyne Youth Art Collective and Warrnambool FReeZA and celebrates art in all forms - visual, performance, music, design, film, photography and more.

This year's Youth Showcase is a chance to share your talents, sell your stuff, connect with other young people and promote yourself! We're looking for people aged 25 years and under who would like to be part of the showcase as one of the below:

  • Visual Artists and/or Content Creators, open to all types of media for exhibition in the Moyne Virtual Gallery Youth Showcase Exhibition.
  • Stall Holders, for a Young Makers' Market.
  • Performers, such as musos, dancers/dance groups, roving performers, aerialists, DJ's, spoken word etc. to perform at various Youth Showcase events.

If you know a talented young person or are one yourself, we invite you to join our Youth Showcase!


Moyne Virtual Gallery (MVG) Online Exhibition

The MVG is a digital exhibition space which allows the visual art of young people to be showcased to a large audience, regardless of location.

The Youth Showcase Arts Exhibition is open to all types of media including visual arts (all forms), photography, short film, animation, digital content, spoken word.

Enter your work and go in the draw to win one of four $50 Gift Vouchers.
Applications are now open and close 8 September.

Register your interest here

Young Makers' Market

The Moyne Youth Arts Collective is hosting a Young Makers' Market on Sunday 23 September, 9:30am to 1:00pm.

The Young Makers’ Market, a celebration of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit gives young people a platform to grow their small business ideas, so if you're a creative young person and want to sell and/or promote your products, make sure you register your interest now!

It's free to participate! The only rule is that you have to have created or altered the product yourself!
Stall holder applications are now open and close on Sunday 3 September.

Complete your stall holder application here

Up In Lights Art Award

The Up in Lights Gallery in Timor Walk Lane Warrnambool is a series of 4 light boxes showing 8 visual artworks made by young artists.

The 2023 Up in Lights Gallery will showcase eight artworks from the MVG Online Exhibition selected by a panel of guest judges. Artists selected for the Up in Lights Gallery will receive $100 and have their work displayed in this prominent public space for twelve months.

The selected artworks to be announced at the Artolescence Exhibition on Wednesday 20 September, at the F Project Warrnambool.

Note: This opportunity is open to young people aged 12-25 participating in the MVG Online Exhibition.

See MVG Online Exhibition above for more details.

Live Performance Opportunities

We're looking for young musicians, bands, aerialists, dancers/dance groups, acrobats, etc. to perform at the Youth Makers’ Market, Youth Awards Presentation Event along with other Youth Showcase events.

If this sounds like you or anyone you know please apply.

Register your interest here!

The Youth Showcase is made possible through the Victorian Government FReeZA, Engage! and Youth Fest 23 funds.