Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Arts funding announced

We can see people  with Down syndrome benefitting from the wide range of regional NSW and metropolitan arts programs for which funding was announced yesterday. We look forward to hearing about the opportunities they provide:

$680,000 for projects to benefit artists with disabilities
Arts NSW, 26th March 2015
Art organisations across the State have received funding injections of up to $60,000 for projects that involve people with disabilities in professional arts and cultural activities, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant announced today. 
“These projects will improve social inclusion for people with disabilities, including artists, through opportunities to develop their skills and interests in activities across visual, multi-media and performing arts,” Mr Grant said. “The projects, including half in regional NSW, will also create lasting works of art, highlighting the talents of people with disabilities and develop creative and social networks and partnerships” ... 

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