Transforming Organisation and Sector: Mapping the path forward
This event is part of Remix 2023 – ticketing is via Remix Sydney 2023 The global arts and culture sector is currently having a pivotal moment – looking to address long-term strategy, sustainability and growth. So what does this mean in Australia? What are the questions we should be asking for our contexts? Through this interactive workshop, SAMAG will build on the learning from their sector-wide survey to shed light on some important questions: What […]
Transforming Organisation and Sector: SAMAG’s evolution post-pandemic
Transforming Organisation and Sector: SAMAG’s evolution post-pandemic In the first in a SAMAG mini series on the theme of transformation and will look in particular at the driving force of data behind change. Join Bianca Mulet of Patternmakers, Ben Grill, Founder of The Insights Grill, and longtime SAMAG Member Jacqueline Cosgrove to dissect, challenge and discuss what it takes for an organisation in the Australian arts sector to transform. Join us in first event in […]
BAM and then it hit me: An evening with Karen Brooks Hopkins and Louise Herron
Please join Sydney Opera House CEO Louise Herron AM in welcoming to Australia esteemed arts leader Karen Brooks Hopkins, President Emerita, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) SAMAG are delighted to join with Sydney Opera House in presenting Louise Herron and Karen Brooks Hopkins, both executive leaders of internationally renowned cultural institutions, who will lead a conversation about their successes and challenges in driving a culture of change and excellence in their respective organisations, and will […]
Roadmapping: Reopening the Arts
As we readjust to life without lockdown and ever changing roadmaps, we’re exploring what re-opening looks like for the cultural sector. Join us for a discussion featuring insights from Patternmakers Audience Outlook Monitor research, essential data to the sector’s decision making about planning and programming live events. Join Tandi Palmer Williams of Patternmakers, Jess Cook of 107 Projects and Helen O’Neil, Creative Industries adviser: Performing Arts Connections; Cultural Facilities Corporation; SE Arts as they present the […]
Innovating Art Through Disability
Innovation and creativity go hand in hand, especially in the realm of arts and culture.
Creativity needs to be constantly shape-shifting to ensure the work produced by artists remains compelling and relevant. Join four of NSW’s leading voices in arts and disability, as they explore how people with disability are changing the culture of creativity. Discover their exciting new approaches and projects as well as those of other local and international practitioners. Find out about the latest research around creative accessibility for artists and audiences with disability.
Conserving the Arts and the Environment
What is the impact of the arts and cultural sector on the environment? How can art most effectively speak to our environmental concerns? Climate change is both a local and a global problem, and our relationship with the environment is the focus of many arts events and the practice of many artists. But what is the impact of the arts and cultural sector on the environment? How can art most effectively speak to our environmental […]
Valuing the arts: Our skills in other sectors
The arts in all of its forms is able to offer up a unique set of skills and insights that allow artists to develop works that speak to people on a different level of experience. But how are those skills viewed in different sectors? If an artist decides to pivot into a different career, how can they use their skills to grow in a different field? This is a particularly pertinent question during COVID-19 when […]
Roadshow Australia, bought to you by Communicating the Arts and SAMAG
SAMAG is delighted to collaborate with Communicating the Arts for their 2020 Roadshow Australia 2020/2021, starting in Sydney on 16-17 November 2020 at The Art Gallery of NSW A 2-day conference, aimed at fundraisers and arts and communication professionals. Roadshow Australia will facilitate important conversations about the challenges that we’re facing in our arts and cultural institutions, such as the inclusion of diverse voices, decolonising museums, well-being, the value of online events, and digital agility. The program includes […]
SAMAG Webinar: Finding resilience in the Arts in a time of uncertainty
Join our panel Dr. Jackie Bailey, Dr. Katherine Boydell, Lyn Worsley & Eugenie Lee as we explore hope and resilience in the Arts Sector.
When everything feels uncertain, how do we maintain hope and resilience?
SAMAG explores our creative habits and resources to embrace.
Racism in the arts – reform or revolution?
Anti-Asian sentiment sparked by Covid-19, the Black Lives Matter movement and questions of ongoing racism in the screen and cultural sectors have all created headlines in this crazy year of 2020.
What is the role and responsibility of the creative sector in the fight for racial justice? How can arts and cultural organisations work with Indigenous peoples, people of colour and minority groups in ways that transcend mere gesture and symbolism?
When do we ‘call out’ and when do we ‘call-in’ individuals and organisations? As activists, artists, community members and leaders, should we take the path of reform or instead dismantle the structures that persist in excluding, silencing and harming?