06 Aug ‘14

Arts Leadership Forum 2014

published on 06 August 2014

 

The Childers Group has partnered with the Cultural Facilities Corporation to present the Arts Leadership Forum 2014.

 

We hope you can join us for a half-day forum that tackles the big issues for the future of arts leadership in our region, and the nation. The Childers Group has gathered some of the best and brightest arts leaders to help us take on the task, including cultural leadership guru, David Fishel, speakers from the Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Partnerships Australia and some of our most engaging local arts leaders.

A networking lunch, two plenary sessions and diverse breakout workshops will provide a unique opportunity to share ideas and join in conversation with speakers and participants who are helping shape the future of arts leadership in our region.

Save the date: Monday 1 September 2014, 12 noon – 5pm

Where: Canberra Theatre Centre and Canberra Museum and Gallery

Cost (including GST): full $100, independent arts practitioners and concession card holders $75

We are now very pleased to announce that as well as David Fishel, speakers and panelists will include:

  • Daniel Ballantyne, Chief Executive Officer, Belconnen Arts Centre
  • Shane Breynard, Director, ACT Museums and Galleries
  • Janine Collins, State Manager, NSW and ACT, Creative Partnerships Australia
  • Julie Dyson, the Childers Group (former National Director, Ausdance)
  • Harriet Elvin, Chief Executive Officer, Cultural Facilities Corporation
  • Joseph Falsone, Director, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres
  • Ingeborg Hansen, Director, Megalo Print Studio and Gallery
  • Helen Musa, Arts Editor, The City News
  • Neil Roach, Director, Ausdance ACT
  • Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, Director-General, National Library of Australia
  • Rosanna Stevens, Co-Producer and Founder, Scissors Paper Pen
  • Lyn Wallis, Director, Theatre Section, The Australia Council for the Arts
  • David Whitney, Director, artsACT

You can find an outline of the program here: Arts Leadership Forum 2014 – program

Bookings can be made via Eventbrite or phone 02 6207 3968. Spaces are limited, book early to avoid disappointment. Bookings close 25 August 2014.
Bursaries
We are pleased that a limited number of bursaries are being offered to allow emerging arts leaders to attend the Forum at no cost. To apply for one of these, send an application (maximum length one page) by COB 11 August 2014 to the Childers Group at childersgroup@gmail.com setting out your eligibility against the following criteria: aged 35 or under; demonstrated leadership potential; and currently working in the arts in the ACT region.

 

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