Category Archives: Creative Industries

The creative industries are the parts of our economy where creative skills are at the fore: visual arts, design and architecture; film, TV and radio; advertising and marketing; music and performing arts; writing, publishing and print media; digital media; heritage and culture; community festivals and events.

Arts OutWest supports the creative industries through: Professional development opportunities; Networking events (including our Winter Arts Networking Nights and supporting the Rural Arts Symposiums in Forbes); Advice and information; International opportunities (including our 2013 UK Exchange project with Wirksworth Festival in the UK); Promotion of events; Contributing to research and advocacy; and Co-managing the Kew Y Ahn Aboriginal Art Gallery.

Workshops with visiting Welsh storytellers

Workshops with visiting Welsh storytellers

Filed : Lifelong Learning, Networking + Training, Projects, UK exchange .

MAY: Join visiting Welsh storytellers from Adverse Camber in their rich form of performance-based storytelling, catch their intimate local shows or their main-stage production ‘Dreaming the Night Field’. Read the Full article

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Be BOLD.

Be BOLD.

Filed : Creative Industries, Featured, Projects .

Sat 30 September, Forbes. How do the arts enliven rural communities? Join the conversations and sharing of knowledge Read the Full article

Cultural mud maps

Cultural mud maps

Filed : Creative Industries, Cultural Tourism, Projects .

As part of our investigation into cultural tourism in the Central West we’ve made mud maps of some of the region’s big cultural assets: festivals, public art, art trails, galleries & museums. Read the Full article

Belonging book

Belonging book

Filed : Local and industry news, Supported projects, UK exchange .

‘Belonging: Creative Arts Stories from Regional Australia is a new book profiling 35 inspirational arts projects from the regions, including Arts OutWest’s very own Prepare to Exchange project. The Regional Arts Australia publication was launched October 16 at the Arts & Edges Regional Arts Australia national conference in Kalgoolie, Western Australia. Also featured are interviews Read the Full article

Back to Wirksworth (kind of)

Back to Wirksworth (kind of)

Filed : Local and industry news, Networking + Training, Projects, UK exchange .

The collaborations and connections keep on keeping on from our 2013 Australian Pavilion project where we took a dozen Central West artists to the UK to participate in the Wirksworth Festival. Most of these relationships are being driven by the participants themselves (both the Australian and English ones) which is also a great outcome. Forbes-based Read the Full article

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