Noosa is renowned for its many artists, galleries, markets and cultural products. To encourage cultural development in the area, and to build the skills of local artists and artisans, Noosa Council presents the ‘Grow Your Arts’ series of workshops and initiatives. These help local artists improve their practice and business-skills, while also providing networking opportunities. Past workshops included Digital Storytelling, Writing About Your Art and Marketing, Arts Business Basics, and Finding Your Arts Funding.
Noosa Council is now publishing an Arts eNews to keep residents up to date with artist events, opportunities and funding. The most recent Arts eNews is here.
To receive alerts to any Grow Your Arts activities or opportunities, or to find out more about upcoming workshops, email Community Development to to be added to the Noosa Arts subscriber list.
Free QMusic Workshops - Industry Connect
Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry? QMusic’s Industry Connect is designed to help musicians and music industry workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed! And it’s free! Brought to you by QMusic, the six-part workshop program is designed to help anyone, 15 years and over, navigate the contemporary music industry landscape. Industry Connect participants will be in the running to play on some of the coolest festival line ups in Queensland and provides exclusive showcase opportunities throughout the year. More information and to sign up.
Grow Your Arts is partnering with QMusic to deliver two workshops in Noosa.
Thursday 24 May: It's a Business (The J) - Noosa
Thursday 28 June: Click Here (The J) - Noosa
Other Industry Connect workshops will be held in various Sunshine Coast venues -
Saturday 21 April: Starting At Zero (The Old Ambulance Station) - Nambour
Saturday 12 May: Get Good (Solbar) – Maroochydore
Saturday 16 June: Getting It Out There (Solbar) - Maroochydore
Saturday 14 July: The Release Cycle (The Old Ambulance Station) – Nambour
Where to find out more?
Other arts enews bulletins (check out the websites while you are there for lots of great information)
- Museum and Gallery Services Queensland (MAGSQ)
- National Association of Visual Artists (NAVA)
- Flying Arts Queensland
Screen Queensland (look for the ‘Subscribe’ box at the bottom of the home page)
Sunshine Coast Creative Alliance (look for the ‘Subscribe’ box on the home page)
Arts Queensland – Arts Acumen
Arts Acumen promotes collaboration, entrepreneurship and future thinking to strengthen sustainability in Queensland’s arts sector. Arts Acumen will support individuals and organisations across Queensland by providing resources, information and opportunities to foster knowledge growth, connections and access to industry intelligence. Arts Acumen has been developed in consultation with arts sector individuals, organisations and advisory bodies.
Ausdance – Queensland
Australia's peak body for dance has a 40-year history of educating, inspiring and supporting the dance community to reach its potential as a dynamic force within local, national and international communities. Professional resources, insurance and more
QMusic - Queensland
QMusic is Queensland's music industry development association, and has been transforming music industry careers since 1995. Professional resources, opportunities, events (BIGSOUND)
Our purpose is to grow the screen industry to be a significant contributor to the economic and cultural wellbeing of Queensland. Opportunities, mentorships, grants
Performing Arts Connections (PAC) Australia is the national peak body representing and supporting performing arts presenters from the iconic Sydney Opera House to remote regional centres. They support the development of the performing arts throughout Australia with our broad membership including arts centres, independent producers and companies, festivals and performing arts consultants, agencies and funding bodies.
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) is the national peak body protecting and promoting the professional interests of the Australian visual and media arts, craft and design sector. Professional resources, insurance and more.