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Upcoming arts events and opportunities for artists living with disability

Brisbane City Council Creative Grants

Brisbane City Council offer a number of funding opportunities for young and emerging artists.

Grants and awards currently open:

For more information and tips on writing your grant application, visit: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/community-and-safety/grants-and-awards/creative-and-history-grants

Meeting Place 2019

Meeting Place 2019 Canberra will take place from 1-3 December. The event starts with a relaxed welcome program at Belconnen Arts Centre on Day 1, followed by a plenary session at the National Gallery of Australia on Day 2. Day 3 offers a choice of creative and professional development workshops and thought-provoking discussions at national and local arts and cultural venues across Canberra.

At the culmination of the program is a final celebration of access and inclusion in the arts, with Arts Access Australia partnering with the Australia Council for the Arts to present the first National Arts & Disability Awards event on 3 December, the International Day of People with Disability.


Auslan Accessible Events in Brisbane

Auslan Stage Left enables and provides quality Auslan interpreted theatre, and training to interpreters and deaf consultants in the area of theatre interpreting.

Visit the Auslan Stage Left website to see the full list of upcoming shows: www.auslanstageleft.com.au

Outside In – Expressions of Interest

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Brisbane and St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside are inviting expressions of interest from artists and groups whose art would enliven wards and public hospital spaces, bringing beauty, colour and vibrancy to patients, staff and visitors in 2020.

Outside In is an annual program of vibrant and engaging visual art exhibitions that transform our hospital environments across our two hospital campuses. Outside In provides hospital patients with a connection to the outside world and gives artists the opportunity to show their work in a unique way to a wide audience, positively influencing patient outcomes.

We are looking for collections of artworks that provide our patients with a connection to the outside world that will stimulate encounters with people, places and experiences beyond the hospital itself. Artists and art groups should consider submitting proposals for exhibitions of artwork that will inspire and motivate, bring joy, provide opportunities for reflection and contemplation, and engage memory and recognition.

Artworks are displayed in the main foyers, public corridors and wards of both hospitals Exhibition spaces in the hospitals are allocated based on proposed number of artworks in an exhibition, artwork dimensions and subject/content.

Exhibitions are typically displayed for a duration of six months. We encourage sale or commission of work asking for a 20 per cent donation from any successful transaction created through our exhibition.

To find our more and to apply, visit https://www.svphb.org.au/support-us/arts-program-partners/arts-program-partners