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Making Space for Culture
Making Space for Culture: How the city’s cultural and property sectors can help solve the creative space shortage A significant decline in available space for the cultural and creative industries is one of the biggest challenges to cities across the world. Sydney is no exception: we are rapidly losing our creative spaces, pushing the creative economy out of the property market or out of the city altogether. Between 2012 and 2017, the City of Sydney […]
Wellbeing Resources for Arts and Cultural Sector Workers
The Support Act Wellbeing Helpline is a free, confidential phone counselling service, available 24/7 to anyone anywhere in Australia who works in the performing arts, or other creative industries. https://artswellbeingcollective.com.au/resources/support-act-wellbeing-helpline/ If you are looking for some ideas to help improve resilience or anxiety have a look at SAMAG’s past event, SAMAG Webinar: Finding resilience in the Arts in a time of uncertainty Our panel Dr Jackie Bailey, Dr Katherine Boydell, Lyn Worsley & Eugenie Lee as we […]
SAMAG Mentor Speed Dating 2021 online
A night of Mentor Speed Dating – whether you are deep diving into a new project, or switching career paths, we have an expert for you. Join SAMAG for a night of Mentor Speed Dating – whether you are deep diving into a new field or project, looking at switching career paths or wanting to get the low-down on resources and connections to move forward in your career. This SAMAG event can help you connect […]
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.
SAMAG Mentor Speed Dating
Join SAMAG for a night of mentor speed dating at 107 Projects in Redfern, and connect with someone who has years of experience in your field, whether they are an art lawyer, accountant, HR specialist, marketing whizz, funding expert, stage manager, artist manager, rights lawyer, or publisher. There will be timed group discussions with each mentor at multiple tables and plenty of space to network in between. If you are seeking a one-on-one discussion, then see our Arts Genius Bar where mentors who are experts in their fields will answer your questions and may well breathe new life into your vision. Join round table for questions you would like to share […]
Surviving the Arts: Sharing our Lessons
SAMAG convened a group of young creatives at various stages of their careers to discuss the impact that burnout has had on their work. In a series of ‘true monologues’ from the artists, they discussed how they balance personal wellbeing with the pressures of working in the arts.