A tale of two Darwin Festival Artistic Directors
Outgoing Artistic Director Felix Preval and incoming AD Kate Fell sit down together to discuss programming, population, and the unique…
How to start and maintain an inspiration board
Starting with what inspires you might be the best way to get your ideas moving from fantasy to reality.
What we wish we’d known when we started working in the arts
Artists and arts workers from across the country offer up advice for their younger selves regarding the things they wish…
Tips for launching your creative career
A compilation of resources and insights from working professionals to help you get a start in your creative career.
5 essential skills all arts managers need
Experienced arts professionals reveal the management skills they rely on most to succeed in their jobs.
Do we need more artists on boards?
Slowly, visual arts organisations have been including practicing artists on their boards and councils. What does that look like?
Internships: valuable work experience or glorified volunteering?
Before you go chasing an internship hoping for on-the-job training, there are many factors to consider.
Does passion really spring eternal?
What happens when the passion runs dry in your creative project, The Big Idea's Verity Johnson asks?
5 tips for pitching to the media
Rather than taking a blanket approach, making each of your pitches count results in a better chance at media coverage.
Yet again, the arts barely make the Queen’s Birthday Honours
Who made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2022? We take a look at this years accolades.