Community Liaison Officers and Professionals In Residence
2006-2007 Funding Recipients
The Community Liaison Officers and Professionals in Residence program facilitates the employment of professionals to work with galleries, museums, performing arts centres and community groups to engage with local communities and increase participation in cultural activities.
Total Funding: $529,742
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Australian Multicultural Foundation (on behalf of the Centre for Multicultural Youth Issues)
Received $40,950 for:
Employment of a Professional in Residence to undertake the Stories from Near and Far project in Melbourne's West. Young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds will explore and relate folk tales, legends and cultural narratives as a cultural development tool for fostering social connections, social cohesion and harmony, and addressing racism.
Bendigo Art Gallery
Received $46,730 for:
Employment of a Professional in Residence to facilitate collaborative working practices between community museums and larger, well-established galleries in the Goldfields region. The Professional in Residence will carry out an audit of collecting institutions, undertake collection assessments and develop a plan for the integration of items within these collections into a program of regionally themed group exhibitions.
Bendigo Art Gallery, Sculpture Annex .
Photo: © John Gollings 2002. Source: Bendigo Art Gallery.
East Gippsland Art Gallery Management Committee Inc
Received $23,000 for:
Employment of a Professional in Residence to develop a strategic approach and implement sustainable programs for the East Gippsland Art Gallery to engage with local communities and key partners in the East Gippsland Shire. This will involve fostering connections with remote schools, arts groups, community organisations and volunteers.
Frankston City Council
Received $61,750 for:
Employment of a Community Liaison Officer to develop the strategic direction, and devise pilots, for a visual arts project called White Street. White Street, a concept, rather than a venue or one-off project, looks at new and exciting approaches to the making and presentation of contemporary art by young and emerging artists, and the engagement of audiences and institutions in Frankston.
Hepburn Shire Council
Received $55,000 for:
Extension of an existing Community Liaison Officer appointment to deliver stage two of Beyond Borders across Moorabool and Hepburn shires. The year long extension will enable the development and implementation of an exit strategy which addresses strategic issues, develops partnership and engenders sustainable practices.
History Council of Victoria Incorporated
Received $52,142 for:
Employment of a Professional in Residence to develop and deliver two interlinked initiatives: Connecting History Communities, a state wide online communications network; and Historically Speaking - Urban, Suburban and Bush, a touring program of history-centred events for new audiences in local museums, libraries and heritage spaces.
Loddon Shire Council
Received $49,000 for:
Employment of a Professional in Residence to facilitate the delivery of two arts projects in two small rural communities in Loddon Shire. The position is responsible for facilitating broad, long term access to arts and cultural opportunities by building partnerships, interests and skills, and shaping arts and cultural development and planning.
Public Galleries Association of Victoria
Received $50,000 for:
Extension of a Professional in Residence grant to work with the PGAV to deliver the second year of Get into Art! - an audience development initiative and open day event.
Minister for the Arts Lynne Kosky at the Get Into Art! program launch at Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery.
Source: Studio RED
South Gippsland Shire Council
Received $28,000 for:
Employment of a Professional in Residence to assist a network of local art show committees to enhance the quality of their events, develop collaborative marketing opportunities, and improve opportunities for local visual artists to exhibit and sell their work.
Western District Health Service (on behalf of Southern Grampians & Glenelg Primary Care)
Received $80,870 for:
Employment of a Community Liaison Officer to facilitate collaboration between artists, local government, non-arts organisation and the local community. This will involve a mapping exercise, the establishment of an shirewide Arts Partnership, delivery of professional development for artists and coordination of strategic collaborative opportunities.
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