Public Art Management three-part workshop

Presented by Helpmann Academy & Guildhouse

Learn how to deliver public art like a pro with this three part workshop series presented by Helpmann Academy and Guildhouse.

Are you keen to develop your skills in managing public art projects? Helpmann Academy and Guildhouse have partnered to present a program of workshops with project management expert and arts consultant Jill Gael.

Over three focused and intimate sessions, Jill will guide you through the essential phases of project management, focusing specifically on how to develop and deliver a public art project for local government or private commission. Hear from South Australian artists Hossein ValamaneshSteven Bellosguardo, and Tony Rosella about their experiences, and get their tips on what it takes to successfully deliver a project on time and on budget.

Topics covered will include:

  • Setting up your project for success
  • Different commissioning models
  • Applying for opportunities
  • Presenting yourself well
  • Responding to briefs
  • Concept design, pitching and presentation
  • Fabrication options
  • Being a great communicator
  • Working with councils or public agencies
  • Time management
  • Resource management
  • Risk and contingency planning
  • Budget management

This is an essential opportunity for emerging or established artists who are interested in breaking into the world of public art, as well as any artist or arts worker who is keen to expand their project management skills.

Presented in partnership with Guildhouse with support from Dentons Fisher Jeffries and Grigori Family Wines.

Image: Steven Bellosguardo installing work at the Adelaide Airport, 2019. Photo: Brianna Speight.

Helpmann Academy is proud to introduce our Activate Professional Development Seminar Series.

The series aims to empower emerging visual and performing artists with practical knowledge to help build and sustain a successful creative career.

The Activate Seminar Series will present guest artists, specialists and panels covering a range of topics such as contract and intellectual property law, income and funding options, marketing and publicity, and more.

Three x 3-hour sessions:
Monday 20 January, 4-7pm
Tuesday 28 January, 4-7pm
Monday 3 February, 4-7pm

Dentons Fisher Jeffries Boardroom
Level 1, 19 Gouger St

Helpmann Academy eligible emerging creatives:
$80 for all 3 sessions

Guildhouse Members: $120 for all 3 sessions

Booking fees and GST will apply.

Places are strictly limited to 25 participants, bookings are essential.

Please ensure that you are available for all 3 sessions.