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Engaging and attracting long-term audiences

  • Footscray Comunity Arts Centre 45 Moreland Street Footscray, VIC, 3011 Australia (map)

A practical workshop with audience engagement expert, Donna Walker-Kuhne, on developing new strategies to engage, grow and retain audiences.

Join Arts West organisations and Donna Walker-Kuhne in an intensive three-hour workshop which expands on the Creative Victoria Expert Arts presentation. Walker-Kuhne will focus on specific audience engagement strategies to engage local and diverse audiences and communities. Encouraged to share their own audience engagement situations and challenges, workshop participants will create an outline and present it to the group with feedback and input from Walker-Kuhne.

As Director of Marketing and Audience Development at the Public Theater, Donna Walker-Kuhne originated a range of audience development activities for children, students and adults throughout New York City. Currently as the Vice President of Community Engagement at NJPAC, Walker-Kuhne is building new diverse audiences and creating partnerships that will foster economic growth of New Jersey. An Adjunct Professor in marketing the arts at Fordham University, Brooklyn College and New York University, Walker-Kuhne was formerly Marketing Director for Dance Theatre of Harlem and has given numerous workshops and presentations for arts groups in America, Australia, Singapore and South Africa.

Donna Walker-Kuhne is author of Invitation to the Party: Building Bridges to Arts, Culture and Community and her current visit to Australia is supported by Creative Victoria, Arts West and Kape Communications.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Time 10am – 1pm
Venue FCAC Jack Kennedy Room
Address 45 Moreland Street, Footscray
Cost $100.00 (limited spots available)
Click here to register

Prior to this intensive workshop, Creative Victoria will host an Expert Arts presentation at FCAC featuring Donna Walker-Kuhne on Thursday, 20 August 2015. More information and bookings to Expert Arts here.

Presented by Arts West in partnership with Creative Victoria and Kape Communications.

Earlier Event: July 16
Arts West Launch
Later Event: October 17
Arts & the NDIS: Working Together