Featured performers and artists include people with and without a disability. These are:
The Gleefull Performance Group
Starz On Stage, East Maitland
Live Art Display by Denise Stephenson Custom Art
Art Exhibition includes work by
Exploring Visual Arts Community Group
Octapod will facilitate a meeting of the Hunter Arts Access Network (HAAN) on Friday 24 May. At this meeting we will discuss terms of reference for the Network and ways that the Network can support participation in the arts by people with disability.
An enchanted evening of dinner and dancing on 31 August to support Down Syndrome Hunter. DSNSW (Hunter) supports all people with Down syndrome in the Hunter Region from Council areas of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Dungog, Gloucester, Upper Hunter and the Great Lakes.
Events such as conferences, festivals, annual meetings, award ceremonies, fundraisers and seminars are big business and an important part of the lives of many people.
By Linda Gaunt, Meetings and Events Australia. Published 2009.
A free forum will be held on Thursday 28 February, 10am – 3pm and be at Newcastle Museum. The forum is a partnership between Accessible Arts, The Octapod Association and the City of Newcastle.
Artists (of all abilities), arts workers, carers, service providers and arts organisations are welcome to attend to join the discussion.