Fact Check: Are our art schools closing? Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles What was the state of ArtState? Gauging the health of our regional conversations. (locked) On the ground in Bathurst, ArtsHub takes the pulse on this regional arts conference and asks just how robust our regions really are? Artist as activist: a force for social change Artists and activists Mama Alto, Steve Lambert and Jax Jacki Brown discuss 'strategic dramaturgy' and making work with the potential to change the world. Arts publishing on the rise, thanks to industry chutzpah (locked) With a slew of new artist monographs released over the past month, ArtsHub questions the recent focus on visual arts publishing and shift in trends. The politics of art in New York: an Australian perspective What do the politics of the Australian and the New York independent arts scene have in common? Surprisingly, quite a lot. (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Thursday 30 June, 2016 With the volume of this week’s noise and opinion surrounding the closure of Sydney art schools, we filter the news and check the facts for you. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join 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 Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Excellence is already achieved at our art schools. National Art School; Photo Ella Dreyfus Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW, and you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.