Council recognises the value and place of creative expression, cultural facilities, innovative arts activities and embraces a strategic direction to facilitate progressive cultural development across the City.
The Shoalhaven Arts Board contributes to and develops strategy and policy both for the Shoalhaven City Council as well as in alignment with the Region. They develop and implement policy, planning and vision for the arts within existing resources and use a co-opted panel of peers for professional advice. Areas they cover include Visual Arts, Heritage and Museum Sector, Literature and Performing Arts.
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Expressions of Interest for Membership
Shoalhaven City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest to fill community representative vacancies on the Shoalhaven Arts Board. The Board contributes to and develops strategy and policy both for the Shoalhaven City Council as well as in alignment with the region.
Nominated persons need to have both a passion for the Arts and a background of experience in strategic thinking and capability and be able to offer expertise and advice. Board membership is a fixed two-year voluntary term. Meetings are held quarterly in a form and format as determined by the Shoalhaven Arts Board. The board consists of both community representatives and Councillors
An Expression of Interest form, Terms of Reference and the Shoalhaven Arts Board’s Strategic Plan can be downloaded here for information:
- Shoalhaven Arts Board Membership - EOI Form 2019
- Shoalhaven Arts Board Terms of Reference
- SAB Strategic Plan 2017-2021
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- Arts Practitioners Professional Development Grants - 2020
Applications are now open for a one-off Grants program. Grants of up to $3,000 are available for activities that support individual artists, arts workers and/or small groups to further develop and enhance their skill-set, connect with peers and build sustainable careers through professional development activities. Indigenous artists are encouraged to apply. Download the Arts Practitioners Professional Development Grant Application 2020 and Guidelines.
Applications are also sought for a $10,000 Sense of Place Grant. This grant supports submissions for public art which improve engagement with the arts and enhances urban environments in the Shoalhaven. Download the Sense of Place Grant Application and Guidelines.
The closing date for all applications has been extended to Friday 8 May 2020. All enquiries to Bronwyn Coulston, Arts & Culture Manager on (02) 4429 5444.