What makes a festival a festival? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification (type the code in the image) Generate New Image Close Related Articles Tasmania: so much more than MONA A thriving arts ecology ensures a wide range of events and activities for the discerning cultural tourist. An opportunity for a shed of your own Gold Coast City Art Gallery is seeking artists to transform two sheds into vibrant masterpieces for their street art exhibition. You've got (art) mail (locked) Stop bemoaning the loss of elegant letter writing. There are ways to make art out of email and text messages. On the move: latest appointments and resignations (locked) Changes at Four Winds, Sydney Writers Festival, and more. (Premium content) Premium content Lisa D’Onofrio Thursday 2 October, 2014 Festivals are not just about the presentation of work: they celebrate communities. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Lisa D’Onofrio is a literacy and literature facilitator and community arts manager/practitioner who directs the Castlemaine Children’s Literature Festival.