Mel O’Callaghan

Centre of the Centre will be O’Callaghan’s first largescale exhibition in an Australian public institution. The exhibition comprises three distinct yet interrelated works – a large-scale video work, a performative aspect and selected glass sculptures. On display at University of Queensland Art Museum till 22 February 2021

Impact

The impact of Covid upon artists has been well recorded. Have we provided the same degree of recognition to the impact upon those working in the background at arts organisations?

Revenue For Content

Many art orgs are creating digital content – for free – their next challenge is to develop capacity for generating revenue, and shifting expectations of their audience away from free content. The hybrid arts organisation of the future will be different to the organisation pre-Covid.

Your Own Art Gallery

Operating your own art gallery is not for the faint hearted, there a many factors that contribute to success, or may combine to bring you to your knees. It takes a long time to build a family of supporters while also building relationships with artists.

Plan Your Program

When arts organisations plan their artistic program 3-5 years in advance they create a conversation that leads to them attracting the best artists, support crew, donors and volunteers, plus they create long term marketing that helps generate revenue

Public Art

Public art is an essential element in creating a community identity that encourages people to live nearby and to visit. Public art creates proven social and health impacts as well as economic impact. Creating public art should be a partnership between government, the artistic community and the broader community.

Working with the media

CEO’s of art organisations should cultivate long term relationships with media representatives as a good positive story helps keep the family of supporters informed and leads to increased revenue

Transformational Art

Transformative artistic programs are essential for arts organisations seeking to emerge from the pandemic to regain viability and become sustainable

Six Months

In six months financial support for employees of Australian arts organisations will cease, creating a timeframe for the arts sector to commence building for recovery.

Creative Equity Toolkit

Diversity Arts Australia have released a Creative Equity Toolkit to guide arts organisations in reducing racism through equitable governance, leadership, artistic collaboration and workplace

Art You Can Wear

Art You Can Wear t-shirts created by artists from around the world, with part proceeds to NAVA’s Artists’ Benevolent fund

Art Management Forum

Art management forum hosted by art4u.australia, providing arts managers with an online forum to share ideas, concerns and solutions