For Art’s Sake Program

10:00am
Art Making & Networking
You will be encouraged to keep working on your creations through the day, and will have something to take back to your own practice.

11:00am
Welcome & Orientation
What is happening today?

11:15am
Let’s Get Going
What do we mean by community? What is community engagement through the arts? Why do we do it?

11:45am
Discussion: Community Arts – is it community strengthening or just filling in time?
We want to explore the range of views about what community arts is and draw out some common threads.

1:15pm
Lunch & Art Making
Please register if you are coming to ensure we have enough catering.

2:00pm
Open Space
An opportunity to get your burning issue into the mix. We will run through the process, some topics have already been proposed including:-
– knowing your peeps & understanding the backstory
– making friends & influencing people – slow burn versus the deep fry
– preparing and supporting artists and community workers for different settings
– covering the distance – resourcing a large geographical spread
– self-care for artists and community workers

4:00pm
Wrap Up & Close

Welcome

Welcome to www.4art.org.au, the web site for “For Art’s Sake”, a conference on Community Arts and Cultural Development (CACD) for Darwin in 2017.