A fish rots from the head, leadership starts at the top – with effective governance – if arts organisations want to be truly diverse then start with a diverse governance group
Diversity Arts Australia have released a Creative Equity Toolkit to guide arts organisations in reducing racism through equitable governance, leadership, artistic collaboration and workplace
Diversity in governance of arts organisations is becoming critical to their ongoing sustainability. Seminars by art4u.australia in 2021 will provide boards with strategies and tools to improve diversity.
Strategically managed arts organisations plan how they will work within their environment and engage all parties in collective decision making around a common vision and direction.
Carriageworks in Sydney NSW has been placed into voluntary administration in an effort to survive the Covid-19 inspired shutdown of the arts sector. Analysis of recent financial reports illustrate underlying issues prior to Coronavirus. Mapping of operations against The Cycle organisational framework show the basics were not being attended to.
Arts organisation management teams should take time to look over the fence from time to time and compare the art they offer with the art offered by others. When art is all the same, art becomes boring.
Arts organisations should begin planning for a new future, a rebuild, while also planning for the next isaster