ARTS AND HEALTH: Check out Antoinette Spicer's five-part podcast series on art initiatives and programmes that improve New Zealanders’ wellbeing. Read more
THIS IS ART / HE MAHI TOI TĒNEI: The ‘This is Art / He mahi toi tēnei’ tee is proudly created in collaboration by NopeSisters and Silo Theatre, to help increase the visibility and value of our arts and our artists in Aotearoa. 25% of the profits of every shirt will be donated to Arts Access Aotearoa! Get yours at the NopeSisters online store: NopeSisters Store - This is Art / He mahi toi tēnei
BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Arts Access Aotearoa is seeking two new board members. Formal governance experience is desirable but not essential. Is this for you? The closing date for expressions of interest is 5pm Monday 31 August 2020. For more info
AUTISM STEREOTYPES: Wellington writer L.J. Ritchie has been frustrated at the portrayal of autistic characters in books since he was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome in 2002. Read more
ONE TO WATCH: Writer and spoken-word poet Helen Vivienne Fletcher performs Stick-abled: video directed, shot and edited by Rajeev Mishra.
VALUE OF CREATIVE SPACES: A report presenting key findings from a survey of creative spaces aims to provide key decision-makers and agencies with more information about the sector. Read the report
CONNECTING THROUGH MUSIC: Chamber Music New Zealand received the Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award 2016 for its Accessible Concerts Programme, which includes relaxed performances and workshops.