Category Archives: Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international)

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.

Rural Arts & Culture Symposium 2015

Rural Arts & Culture Symposium 2015

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Local and industry news, Supported projects .

Friday 30 October in Forbes. A half-day symposium exploring how cultural events can strengthen regional communities through improved engagement, management and marketing. All welcome. Read the Full article

Symposium recap

Symposium recap

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Projects .

The inaugural Rural Arts and Culture Symposium (Saturday November 15 in Forbes) started some valuable and passionate conversations about how and why we make arts and culture happen in our region. In this recap: Quotes, discussion points, video, links and photos, audio of the panel sessions from the day. ‘Visitors don’t see ‘local government areas” Brian Steffan, General Read the Full article

Black Arts Market

Black Arts Market

Filed : Aboriginal Arts, Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Projects .

Aboriginal artists from the NSW Central West will be selling and showcasing their products at the Black Arts Market on Sunday 23 November 2014 as part of the Corroboree festival in Sydney. This is the second time the market has run and the second time artists from our region have been selected to participate. “This is a Read the Full article

Symposium in detail: cultural tourism

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Projects .

More detail from the inaugural Rural Arts and Culture Symposium, Saturday November 15 in Forbes. Panel 1: tourism & regional arts and culture.   For the overview of the whole Symposium click here The day was split into three panel discussions, two sessions of 20×20 project presentations and an informal afternoon discussion. Panel 1: Facilitator: Read the Full article

Symposium in detail: how does culture contribute to community?

Symposium in detail: how does culture contribute to community?

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Projects .

More detail from the inaugural Rural Arts and Culture Symposium, Saturday November 15 in Forbes. Panel 2: how does culture contribute to community? For the overview of the whole Symposium click here The day was split into three panel discussions, two sessions of 20×20 project presentations and an informal afternoon discussion. Panel 2: Facilitator: Merrill Findlay Richard Petkovic, Musica Read the Full article