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T: 9841 444

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Arts news

Teaching Creative Arts in the Special Needs Classroom
Only 50 spaces are available at this accredited teachers' professional development day - a partnership between Sydney Opera House, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Accessible Arts, so book early!

Monday 15 July
Sydney Opera House and the MCA.

You will discover how dance, music, theatre and visual arts can unlock your students’ learning in stimulating and enjoyable ways and learn practical strategies to incorporate the arts into your classroom practice. 

Performance in the Gallery - Hawkesbury
A series of ten workshops held for people with mild to moderate physical and intellectual disabilities during school terms. Covering a wide range of skills including sound making, gesture and action, movement and stillness, and performance making with text, workshops are held in the fun, friendly and stimulating environment of the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, surrounded by art.

Registration for terms 3 and 4 now open. 

Ablefest - Call for Entries
Parramatta Council is seeking to increase positive media images of people with disabilities. We’re looking for short films that promote positive perceptions and the rights of people with disabilities.

Films can be a satire, drama, comedy, action, animation, or documentary etc., so long as they fulfil this requirement.

Entry deadline 4pm Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Accessible Arts Annual Report - available online
Accessible Arts is the peak arts and disability organisation across New South Wales. 
Its 2012 Annual Report is now available for download. Chairperson Emeritus Professor Sharman Pretty is impressed by the depth, breadth and reach of our organisation ...

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