Elevate Mentorships

The Elevate Mentorship Program is a valuable way to build on an emerging career by providing knowledge and experience beyond study, at a point of transition and exploration. This can take the form of creative development or business/entrepreneurial acumen. The mentorship structure can vary considerably depending on the goals of the mentee and what the … Continued


Do you have ambitions to be an arts reviewer, but don’t know where to begin?  The Helpmann Academy InReview Mentorship seeks to develop the next generation of arts reviewers and re-build the practice of robust discourse and analysis of South Australian performing and visual arts. The mentoring program, a partnership between Helpmann Academy and Solstice … Continued

Project Curator 2021 Graduate Exhibition

The Helpmann Academy is pleased to invite applications from emerging visual artists and curators, to take on the role of Project Curator for the 2021 Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition.  The Successful applicant will be working under Curatorial Mentor, Patrice Sharkey (Artistic Director, ACE Open) on all curatorial aspects of the exhibition.   As mentee, the selected curator will be engaged to work … Continued

Emerging Curator Program

The Emerging Curator Program is an exciting opportunity for two emerging curators to undertake a number of exhibition projects over a 6-month period, for various City of Adelaide exhibition spaces, and the 2019 Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition. The selected emerging curators will be mentored by Liz Nowell (CEO, ACE Open) across all aspects of the … Continued