Free Professional Development for Creatives

ArtsACTION is a FREE upskilling and professional development program for creatives facilitated by Pop Up Art, a division of not-for-profit Jumpleads. This program supports creatives to get into action, work collaboratively, and refine innovative methods for success. It will assist with activating career pathways, broadening networks, and building market reach.

Brimbank is part of six Councils in metropolitan Melbourne who are working together to support their creative communities: in providing them free career support via the ArtsACTION program.

The program will be delivered across six communities:

  • Brimbank City Council
  • Cardinia Shire Council
  • Hume City Council
  • Melton City Council
  • Nillumbik Shire Council
  • Yarra Ranges Council

What's involved in the program?

ArtsACTION offers a six-part email resource pack, Zoom workshops, and access to a growing network. It is delivered entirely online from January 2023 to June 2023.

If you are an emerging or professional artist, an arts worker, involved in community arts or work in any creative industry field, ArtsACTION is for you. Learn how to grow your career, build your business, step up your organisation, or connect with other creatives across Victoria and beyond!

Themes include:

Designing your public profile
Clarifying your career goals
Building your team
Working collaboratively
Finding your story
Developing digital connections

Online Artist Development Workshops

Workshops are delivered online via Zoom each week for six weeks.

There are two series you can choose from:

  • Zoom Series #1: Thursdays 10.30am-12pm from 23 March-18 May
  • Zoom Series #2: Tuesdays 5.30pm-7pm from 16 May-20 June

Emerging or professional visual artists, performers, writers, musicians, arts workers, and people involved in community arts or creative industries, are invited to participate. It’s particularly relevant for creatives looking to grow their career, build their business, step up their organisation, or connect with other creatives across Victoria and beyond. Everyone is welcome.

Places are limited, so make sure you register your Expression of Interest to be considered for a place in the workshops!

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