Cultural collections are tasked with keeping our cultural materials and artworks alive and available for both current audiences and future generations to enjoy. These long-term considerations are key for the those behind the scenes managing collections and acquisitions.

In this 1h online lecture Artbank staff will provide insights into collections and acquisitions; as well as what makers might keep these in mind already at the time of producing their work, to ensure a longer life for their creative outputs.

Date: Tuesday 26 March 2024
Time: 6-7 pm
Where: Online - Zoom Webinar

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Artbank is part of the Australian Government Office for the Arts, in the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts. For 40 years Artbank has supported Australia’s contemporary art sector. Established in 1980 by the Australian Government, Artbank’s two core objectives are to provide direct support to Australian contemporary artists through the acquisition of their work and to promote the value of Australian contemporary art to the broader public.

Paul Adair is the Curator at Artbank in Melbourne and manages the annual acquisition budget and Melbourne programming.

Sigourney Jacks is the Registrar at Artbank in Melbourne and manages the movement of artworks for the leasing program, acquisitions and exhibition loans.


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