A little over a year ago, the Cooroy Butter Factory adopted a new business model which has benefitted not only the local arts community, but the town itself. Leading the change process is a very dedicated volunteer Management Committee, appointed by Noosa Shire Council for their business acumen.
Blue Roo Theatre Company Inc. was one of 10 companies to participate in the 2016 Culture Counts pilot. Clark Crystal reflects on how Culture Counts helped Blue Roo to measure their ability to connect with their community.
The Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF) was established three years ago as an initiative of Arts Queensland, in partnership with Positive Solutions, Foresters Community Finance, and Creative Enterprise Australia. The investors in the Fund are the Queensland Government and the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation.
Cassandra Ramsay and Edwin Parra share insights gained in using Culture Counts in surveying audiences for UPLIT’s two events – INSPIRE Festival and Brisbane Writers Festival 2016.
AIR 2016-17 will support 15 diverse projects in Qld schools and kindergartens including projects in remote Aboriginal communities, a theatre project in a special school and a rap project in a youth detention centre.
Gig Buddies Sydney tackles the social isolation which can be experienced by people with disability. Matthew Collins explains...
Vanessa Gillian, General Manager, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair talks about her organisation's involvement in Arts Queensland's 2016 Culture Counts pilot and what they learned about audience diversity and how peer and public views compare . . .
Sarah Houbolt considers how we ensure that creative success for people with disability is not just a once-off rarity or token act of good will. It all starts with access and attitude...
Dr Donna McDonald considers how visual arts narratives of disability and disablement help to understand the everyday life experiences of people with disability...
We look back at our top 16 blog posts in 2016
As we start 2017, we look back at our top most viewed 16 case studies in 2016
Louise Campbell shares the insights Culture Counts has provided Red Ridge as organisers of the Channel Country Ladies Day 2016 held annually in remote Queensland . . .
Fiona Vuibeqa and Lara Russell discuss the new Green Arts category in the Mackay Regional Arts Development fund….
Shelley Pisani reflects on the valuable new insights Creative Regions has gained from using Culture Counts . . .
Ninety per cent of adults in Queensland agree the arts are an important part of education and 67% per cent agree the arts have a big or very big impact on child development. (1) So how do Queensland children participate in the arts? What role do parents play in this participation? What are the outcomes of early participation in the arts and what happens outside of school contexts? (2)
What are the creative trends that every creative entrepreneur in Townsville should be thinking about? What impact will these trends have on the cultural and creative industries?
Statistics play a vital role in providing evidence of the value of the arts. We take a look at some of our most popular arts statistic posts.
From Brisbane to LA and So You Think You Can Dance? Ali Phillips, Director of Bust a Move Dance shares her experiences of starting the program for young people with a disability and where it has taken them…
Luke Harriman, Creative Broker arTour, is the go-to-guy for getting your production tour-ready, finding funding and knowing your audience. We sat down with Luke to pick his brain about all things touring…
In this week's tip, we look at the legal issues artists and creative businesses need to consider.