The latest Creative Victoria grants will assist organisations to undertake research into the needs and interests of their audiences. The Full House and Engaging Audiences programs are part of the Victorian Government's $20 million regional creative industries package. A number of our members have received funding through these programs including Ararat Regional City Council (for audience development for the Ararat Regional Art Gallery and Ararat Performing Arts Centre, Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum and Geelong Gallery. We look forward to further news about the activities planned at these galleries! Further information: http://creative.vic.gov.au/news/2017/new-funding-to-boost-regional-arts-and-audiences
The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.