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  • The Future is Now: Developing the Museum in the 21st Century | Thoughts on Tate Director Maria Balshaw’s address

    April 17th, 2018 | Articles and ConversationsRegional Arts Australia News

    Recently, our Communications Manager Esther Gyorki went to hear Dr. Maria Balshaw CBE, Director of the Tate Galleries in London, speak about the development of museums in the 21st century. Dr Balshaw spoke about connecting with an expanded and diverse audience, and how access to arts and culture has the ability to change the world. […]

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  • RAW | Regional Arts Words – A Discussion at the 2018 Melbourne Art Book Fair

    April 13th, 2018 | Articles and ConversationsRegional Arts Australia News

    On Friday 16 March, in the National Gallery of Victoria Great Hall as part of the Melbourne Art Book Fair, artist Deborah Klein, writer Lindy Schneider and photographer Angela Rivas chatted with Regional Arts Fund Manager Mary Jane Warfield. The conversation, summarised below, was a rich discussion about the artistic practice, process and publications of […]

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  • Engagement Survey

    March 26th, 2018 | Regional Arts Australia News

    Regional Arts Australia is undertaking a survey to find out how we can better support the one in three Australians that live in regional Australia. We would like to invite you to complete the survey to help us shape our programs, policies and direction in the coming years. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete […]

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  • Closing the Gap

    March 15th, 2018 | Regional Arts Australia News

    National Close the Gap Day (Thursday 15 March 2018) is an important time to consider what more can be done to refresh the Closing the Gap agenda. It is widely acknowledged that important targets in health and education and life expectancy have not been met, and this means that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians […]

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  • Impact 1458

    March 5th, 2018 | RAF NewsRegional Arts Australia News

    We are proud to announce the release of a new publication, IMPACT 1458, which showcases the Regional Arts Fund and the impact that it has had on regional artists, arts organisations and communities. As Regional Arts Australia Chair Kate Fielding announced, “the numbers behind the Regional Arts Fund from 2012-2016 are staggering – over $10M […]

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  • RAA Newsletter | March 2018

    March 8th, 2018 | Regional Arts Australia News

    Regional Arts Australia sends out a bi-monthly newsletter, keeping you up to date with what we have been doing, including activities, research, ideas and discussion, as well as keeping you posted on what else is happening in regional Australia, and how you can get involved. Have a read of our March 2018 Newsletter here, which includes: […]

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  • Interview | Tansy Curtin, Curatorial Manager at Bendigo Art Gallery

    March 2nd, 2018 | Interviews

    Recently, when the Regional Arts Australia Board and Staff were in Bendigo, exploring and preparing for Artlands Victoria in October (#soexcited), we were lucky enough to stop off at the Bendigo Art Gallery and chat with Tansy Curtin, Curatorial Manager, about her work, background and the best of Bendigo.   Firstly, can you describe a […]

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  • Interview | Annie McKinnon

    February 19th, 2018 | Interviews

    Annie McKinnon is a creative technologist and sound artist. Below, she shares her thoughts on her experience working with Orana Arts on CETA. Annie grew up in Coonabarabran and moved to Sydney in 2010 to study a Bachelor of Sound and Music Design at UTS. After she completed her studies she started as a research […]

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  • Interview | Gitte Backhausen

    February 12th, 2018 | Interviews

    Today we interview artist Gitte Backhausen, whose exhibition Nuances of Life is currently on show at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery. Can you give us some insight into your artistic practice? I have had a committed art practice for 16+ years, mainly focusing on abstract painting and mixed media artwork. To me, my art is freedom. It’s a way of giving […]

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  • Interview | Frankie Snowdon & Madeleine Krenek

    February 6th, 2018 | Interviews

    To launch our interview series, we are thrilled to chat with Frankie Snowdon and Madeleine Krenek, two inspiring choreographers, about their artistic practice, their current projects, and living and working in Alice Springs.   Can you give us some insight into your artistic practice? Our artistic practice sits in the realm of experimental/contemporary dance – our […]

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  • RAA Newsletter | January 2018

    January 29th, 2018 | Regional Arts Australia News

    Regional Arts Australia sends out a bi-monthly newsletter, keeping you up to date with what we have been doing, including activities, research, ideas and discussion, as well as keeping you posted on what else is happening in regional Australia, and how you can get involved. Have a read of our January 2018 newsletter here, which includes: […]

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  • RAF Case Studies | 2013-2017

    January 12th, 2018 | Case Studies

    RAA is proud of the impact that the Regional Arts Fund has had on regional communities nationally and we endeavour to continue to promote the work of these artists and arts organisations. Regional Arts Fund Case Studies 2013 – 2015 Regional Arts Fund Case Studies 2016-2017

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