Register now for the Local Government Arts & Culture Summit
Register now: Local Government Arts and Culture Summit
Next month the inaugural Local Government Arts and Culture Summit will host a range of presenters from national, state and local bodies with a focus on Local Government arts and cultural practices.
The Summit will:
• Provide updates from Government and peak bodies on directions for arts and culture, with a focus on Local Government implications and opportunities;
• Facilitate dialogue with Government and peak bodies to address Local Government arts and cultural priorities. Participate in discussion regarding local government implications and opportunities;
• Address cultural policy priorities identified in the Fourth Cultural Accord between the local and the State spheres of government;
• Engage councils to inform the LGSA arts and cultural program and advocacy for Local Government priorities;
• Showcase a cross section of council arts and cultural initiatives, presented as case studies of good practice;
• Announce the winners of the prestigious Local Government Arts and Culture Awards; and
• Provide development opportunities for councillors and staff.
The summit will cover the breadth of council involvement in arts and culture, such as Development of cultural facilities, Cultural development initiatives, Their leadership in planning for and development of the arts, How they have engaged different target groups and Their support to different arts genres and cultural industries.
Ten sponsors have come on board to support this event: Powerhouse Museum (venue sponsor), State Library of NSW, Department of Family and Community Services, Sydney Institute of TAFE NSW, Museums & Galleries NSW, Accessible Arts NSW, Arts and Health Australia, Young People and the Arts Australia, Indent, a program of MusicNSW, and Music In Communities Network, a program of the Music Council of Australia.
The Summit is on 13-14 November 2012 at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and further professional development workshops and a guided tour are available on 15 November.
Delegates may include councillors, council staff with responsibilities for arts or culture, and arts and cultural organisations that collaborate with councils. Group discounts are available.
Visit the LGSA website for more information and to register: http://www.lgsa.org.au/events-training/local-government-arts-culture-summit
If you have any questions please contact Chloe Beevers - Project Manager, Arts and Culture, Local Government & Shires Associations of NSW on 02 9242 4047 or firstname.lastname@example.org