2022 Event Series

2023 Event Series

Accessible Arts presented an innovative and accessible event series in 2023. These events were free to attend and encouraged discussion and participation through a Q&A platform.

These events have now passed, however you can watch accessible recordings via the inks below. This includes captioned and Auslan interpreted recordings for each event.

Access Ideas and Insights – Quarterly Panel Discussions

Reimagining Performing Arts and Disability
Artists with disability discussed how the pandemic has shifted the way to create and experience performance-based art.
Thursday 2 February 2023 | Sydney Opera House – Centre for Creativity
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Accessible Tech
Discover how leading Sydney venues ensure digital access for online and in-person audiences and visitors.
Thursday 27 April 2023 | Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
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The Future of Art
Learn about how artists are innovating access with new technologies and creating multi-sensory experiences.
Thursday 29 June 2023 | Art Gallery of New South Wales – New Building
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Build Your Audience
Leading venues in Sydney discuss building audiences by engaging with the 18% of Australians with disability through prioritising accessibility and disability representation.
Tuesday 19 September 2023 | Bell Shakespeare – The Seed
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Audience Feedback for the 2023 Hybrid Event Series

“These panels are great – and crucial – to making change happen.”

“Very advanced discussion around how the arts can be accessible and equitable…”

“Thank you for a brilliant panel discussion, I got a lot out of it.”

“The hybrid format is wonderful as it affords access to all.”

“Appreciated the enthusiasm, experience and realism of the process of creating inclusion in the arts for all participants.”

Advance Your Career – Professional Development Series

We’re dedicated to empowering the creativity and careers of arts practioners with disability or who are d/Deaf across NSW. In 2023, we will be extending our commitment to the professional development of artists and arts workers with disability through our Advance Your Career series. These expert workshops will cover various practical insightful topics to support the development professional knowledge, skills and networks.

Bookings for each session will be made available closer to the event date.

Artist’s Rights 101
This event has passed.

Bundanon Artist and Musician Residency Information Session
This event has passed.

Access Rider Information Session
This event has passed.

Access Rider Information Session
Tuesday 17 October
10am – 11am (AEST) via Zoom
This session is fully booked.

In Conversation  – Q&A Events

Our In-Conversation program profiles arts practitioners with disability or who are d/Deaf and their work. This usually takes the format of a Q&A style event with the featured artist/s being interviewed by a leading figure from the arts and cultural sector. We will present two In Conversation sessions in 2023, the first of which will be.

Army Of One
This event has passed.

Live Futures: Access
Sunday 22 October 4pm – 5pm at Carriageworks
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Tickets $25 and Concession $20 (plus booking fees).
This wheelchair accessible event will be Auslan interpreted and captioned.

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Image description: Artists with disability are on stage addressing an audience. The event is being Auslan interpreted.

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