Caroline Vu and Elliott Bledsoe talk crowdfunding

17 July 2012

As some of you may know, the Australia Council, led by Artsupport Australia, will hit the road in July and August to talk crowdfunding for cultural and creative projects. For a little while now, the Australia Council has been thinking about how and where it should position itself in relation to crowdfunding. Artsupport Australia is Council’s philanthropic.

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Sydney’s wild SafARI

15 June 2012

Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) are a vital part of the arts industry. They foster collaboration, innovation and provide valuable professional development opportunities for artists. SafARI, Sydney’s premier fringe visual arts event is no exception to this rule.

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Fundraising nous delivers world-class venue

3 April 2012

Sometimes big ideas do come true.  Just ask the organisers of the biennial Four Winds Festival on the far south coast of New South Wales. Thanks to their initiative and persistence, and the advice of Artsupport Australia, a bush festival stage just outside Bermagui has been turned into a world-class music venue. Festival Chair, Sheena.

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PICA opens philanthropy for all

16 December 2011

You don’t have to be rich to be an arts philanthropist, says Jo Malone of the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.

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