Culture Muster 2013

Discussions, information sharing and introductions to the

Arts and Cultural Community of Far North Queensland

The Culture Muster 2013 provided opportunities to build skills at workshop, participate in the strategic visioning and be informed of the global environment in which we work as creative practitioners.

MASTERCLASS: Artist Jo Wooler is coming to Culture Muster to present her highly successful workshop building a sustainable arts practice.  hour workshop Jo shares the vital keys to developing your creative identity and mapping out your creative direction. You will learn relevant business skills, explore and employ proven marketing strategies, become inspired and motivated to set goals to discover and realize your potential to be self sustained in your professional life.  For more details www.artistsinitiative.com.au

GUEST SPEAKER: Marilyn Gray from Capital Arts Patrons Organisation (Canberra) to discuss the 30 year history of CAPO and their endeavours to raise funds through philanthropic donations at their annual Fine Art Auction.

INDUSTRY FORUM: guest speakers Lucy Hart from Cairns Regional Council – Regional Arts Development Fund and Skype link up with ArtsLink

REGIONAL ROUND UP of activities being run by Arts Nexus Regional Arts and Cultural Coordinators

Various WORKSHOPS and speakers to support Arts Practitioners develop their practice and capacity building of their businesses.

Testimonials from participants

“It was a positive experience to quickly touch base with some different artists. I was impressed with everyone’s dedication to their art. I was prompted to attend because I wanted to be able to showcase my art within an arts environment. I was very flattered and encouraged by the positive responses about it.”

“Longer sessions! It was very enjoyable.”

“Wonderful event.”

“I really appreciate the work of Arts Nexus in organising this event.”

This project has been made possible by a Regional Quick Response Grant – an Australian Government initiative through the Regional Arts Fund, supporting the arts in regional, remote and very remote/isolated Australia and the Regional Arts Development Fund, The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and Cairns Regional Council partnership to support local arts and culture.