ArtsACTION is a FREE upskilling and professional development program for creatives.

This program supports creatives to get into action, work collaboratively, and refine innovative methods for success. It will assist with activating career pathways, broadening networks, and building market reach. 

ArtsACTION offers a six-part email resource pack, Zoom workshops, and access to a growing network.
The program is delivered entirely online from: August 2021 to April 2022.

If you are an emerging or professional artist, an arts worker, involved in community arts or work in any creative industry field, ArtsACTION is for you. If you are looking to grow your career, build your business, step up your organisation or connect with other creatives across Victoria and beyond, ArtsACTION is definitely for you!

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Course Information

Email Resource Package
The six-part info-mailer series provides inspiration and practical information to get you thinking and taking action around developing your creative career. Themes include designing your public profile, clarifying your career goals, building your team, working collaboratively, finding your story, and developing digital connections.

Zoom Workshop Series
Six interactive online sessions delivered as a weekly series for you to connect with and strengthen your networks, effectively prepare for new opportunities, and grow your market reach.

The workshop topics include:

Being Market Ready – Two paired workshops with a focus on preparing you and your materials. They will enable you to respond effectively to new opportunities as they arise. They include organising your credentials - improving portfolios, devising messaging, and creating content that reflects your individual point of view. You will be supported to create clear action plans for reaching your markets.

Working Together Effectively – Two paired workshops with a focus on working in teams and collaborating with others. They allow you to devise bigger projects or fine tune existing structures. We explore methods/practices for team working, partnerships, and effective management of collaboration frameworks. You will learn about the operation of project groups and teams, including development of current/future opportunities.

Digital Communities – Two paired workshops with a focus on effective navigation of digital and online tools. We identify appropriate technology platforms for building your brand, your project, and your digital communities. We cover fine tuning engagement methods, and refining strategies for building reach and growing success.

Workshops are delivered each week for 6 weeks.

There are four series of repeated sessions that you can choose from:

Zoom Series #1 | Wednesdays 10.30 - 12pm | 6 Oct – 10 Nov

Zoom Series #2 | Thursdays 5 - 6.30pm | 7 Oct – 11 Nov

Zoom Series #3 | Wednesdays 10.30 - 12pm | 23 Feb – 30 Mar

Zoom Series #4 | Tuesdays 4 - 5.30pm | 1 Mar – 5 Apr

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