Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Funding Presentation Event
Projects including visual arts, theatre, music and new media are among ten projects in the latest Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund, grant round two announced Cr Maxine Brushe, RADF Chair.
“In this round of funding from the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and regional councils, we will see projects totalling $28,596 including:
• Michael Lunan, Concept Development Grant for The Chrysalides musical arrangement project
• Gladstone Maritime History Society Inc. Contemporary Collections / Stories Grant for the Statement of Significance for Gladstone Maritime Museum project
• Felicia Lloyd, Building Community Cultural Capacity Grant, for her solo exhibition and workshops for schools project
• Port Curtis Patchwork Group Inc., Building Community Cultural Capacity Grant for the design workshop project
• Young Dancers of CQ, Regional Partnership Grant, for the Power Soup project
• Gladstone Independent Schools Music Association Inc. (GISMA), Building Community Cultural Capacity Grant for a Conductor for the 2013 GISMA Music Workshops project
• Creative Gladstone Region Inc, Building Community Cultural Capacity Grant for visual arts workshops
• Gladstone Arts Council, Regional Partnerships Grant for New media workshops in conjunction with the 2013 Gladstone Multicultural Festival
• Gladstone Community Hub, Building Community Cultural Capacity Grant for visual arts workshops with local artists
• Beryl Wood Bunbury Players, Interest Free Arts Loan for The King & I, theatre project
All are invited to celebrate with the successful recipients during a Funding Presentation Ceremony, at 5pm next Thursday May 2, at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum," she said.
Arts Minister Ian Walker said the Regional Arts Development Fund supports more than 3000 arts and cultural projects each year in communities across the state.
“The Queensland Government allocation in 2012-2013 is $2.083 million on top of another $1.5 million from Queensland councils. This means more than $3.5 million is available for arts projects across the state.
“The Regional Arts Development Fund is a state-wide partnership between the Queensland Government and local councils, and shows our support for local arts and culture,” Mr Walker said.
“Regional Arts Development Fund projects are local projects selected by communities in line with their cultural priorities.
Mr Walker said the Regional Arts Development Funding delivered on the Queensland Government’s Arts for all Queenslanders election promise to ensure that all Queenslanders have access to arts by bringing it to the regions.
For the more information on RADF go to http://gallerymuseum.gladstonerc.qld.gov.au
Media contact: Di Paddick, RADF Liaison Officer
P 4976 6766 E firstname.lastname@example.org
22 April 2013