Access Arts Welcomes Spinal Life Australia!

April 20, 2017

We are delighted to announce Spinal Life Australia as our newest sponsor to support our Term 2 Community Workshops. These visual and performing arts workshops are now open for registration and we look forward to welcoming Spinal Life Australia’s members to our community. More information about our Term 2 Community Arts Workshops can be found Read more…

Term 2 Workshop Spaces Filling Fast

April 13, 2017

HURRY! SPACES FILLING FAST! Our Term 2 workshops, which begin on 24 April 2017, are now open for registration. We facilitate a range of performing and visual arts workshops for both the experienced artist and the complete beginner. TERM 2 REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN Our Community Workshops cover visual arts, drumming and singing – no experience required and Read more…

Susan Ball Awarded Honorary Life Membership

April 4, 2017

Congratulations to Susan Ball who was recently made an Honorary Life Member of Access Arts in recognition of her service and commitment to the organisation. Susan has been associated with Access Arts since 2010 when her late daughter Anna Pass became a member. Three years later we welcomed this dynamic woman onto the Management Committee. Read more…

Access Arts Theatre Ensemble: Audition Callout

January 5, 2017

Metro Arts Training Residency 2017 Closing date: Monday 23 January 2017   Good news. Access Arts has been chosen from many applications to take part in a Training Residency at Metro Arts, 109 Edward Street, Brisbane QLD 4000, in 2017. This will enable new opportunities to emerge from weekly Theatre Ensemble classes in partnership with Read more…

Elephant Whisperer receives $10,000 Access Arts Achievement Award

December 14, 2016

Eighteen-year-old Alexander Procopis sweeps the floor winning the $10,000 Access Arts Achievement Award against stiff competition from across Queensland. The Award is for a Queensland artist who experiences disability. Alexander is non-verbal and cannot speak. But when multitalented Zimbabwean musician Tichawona Noble Mashawa heard Alexander sing for the first time he was amazed and said: Read more…

Marc Brew Dance Masterclass

August 17, 2016

Date: Thursday, 29 September 2016 Time: 10.00AM to 4.00PM Venue: Judith Wright Centre Cost: Access Arts Members – $75; Non-Members – $85 Access Arts is excited to welcome internationally acclaimed artistic director and choreographer Marc Brew to Brisbane to conduct a dance masterclass. Marc trained as a professional dancer at the Victorian College of the Arts Read more…

Access Arts Achievement Award with Funding of up to $10,000

July 20, 2016

The Access Arts Achievement Award is in its third year in 2016. To apply, please download the guidelines and the application form. The award is open to all arts disciplines, with funding up to $10,000. If you want to exhibit your artwork, produce a performance, publish a book, record your music, develop an existing project, Read more…

Term 3 Community Workshops open for registration

June 28, 2016
Singing Workshop

The conclusion of our Term 2 Workshops coincided with our Community Workshop Sharing Week – and what a blast everyone had! Our enthusiastic guests eagerly participated in the workshop activities. At the Drumming Workshop, visitors were encouraged to pick up an instrument. First time nerves didn’t last long, soon the hall was filled with energised Read more…

Pathways to … Photographic Exhibition by Our Camera Wanderers

June 20, 2016

  If you haven’t seen the latest photographic exhibition by Access Arts Camera Wanderers, you still have time to catch the last few days. Pathways to … features new photographs from members of the Camera Wanderers. These artworks explore themes of discovery and self-journey – beyond the turn of a corner and the mystery of Read more…

Welcome to Our Community Workshop Sharing Week 2016

June 2, 2016

  The Community Workshops Sharing Week is an opportunity for the public to observe the Access Arts workshops in action. Come along to discover the vocal prowess of the Access Arts Singers, the infectious rhythm of our drummers and the creativity of our visual artists. Dates: Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 of June  Locations: At our Woolloongabba and Ashgrove Read more…