About

What is Arts Central Queensland?

Arts Central Queensland is a central place for creative professionals and the community of Central Queensland to gather, discover and share the arts.

Our programs, projects and services are designed to nurture professional growth and economic opportunity for both emerging and practicing creatives in our region, and to encourage long-term strength and diversity of the arts.

What exactly do we offer?

We provide opportunities and support for:

• Building professionalism in your chosen creative career
• Showcasing your talent to help raise your profile and profit
• Delivering cost-effective quality arts projects, activities and events
• Networking with other creative professionals and arts organisations
• Staying up-to-date with current arts issues, activities and events
• Gaining representation and advocacy for the arts in Central Queensland

Who will benefit?

Arts Central Queensland is a multi-arts umbrella organisation. Our programs, projects and services are designed to support active participants across a range of creative disciplines including, but not limited to Visual Art, Design, Photography, Literature, Dance, Theatre, Film, Music, Digital Art and Media, Community Art and Movable Cultural Heritage.

Our main service delivery area stretches across the Central Queensland region of Fitzroy, including the local government areas of Livingstone, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Banana, Woorabinda and the Central Highlands.

Who is behind Arts Central Queensland?

Arts Central Queensland is run by a group of dedicated professionals, who live, work, play and create, in Rockhampton and on the Capricorn Coast. Our management team possess skills in the professional arts, arts administration, business, government and community development sectors.

We collaborate with arts professionals, businesses, organisations, sponsors and local, state and federal government with the aim of strengthening our ties, our funding and development opportunities and our collaborative efforts.

How can you get involved?

There are three ways you can get involved with Arts Central Queensland:

  • Subscribe to our free regular e-newsletter to receive information about what’s on and what’s happening in our arts community.
  • Create a free Web Portal Account to launch your very own professional profile, share your news and events and sell your creations on this site!
  • Become a Member of our organisation to receive all of the above and become a ‘change-maker’ in the Central Queensland arts community.

Will it cost you anything?

Largely, no. We are an independent non-government organisation that offers services at minimal or no cost to our users and members – excluding the Store facility on this site, and membership fees where applicable. Where we are assisting artists and creatives to earn commercial income, we will charge a suitable fee however, we aim to provide our support for free, under funding arrangements with sponsors, donors and grants.

Thank you for visiting us

If it sounds like our organisation is for you, please consider joining our Arts community.

In the meantime, please feel free to use our Directory, catch up on our latest News, check out what’s going on via our Calendar, browse our Store for something special, or contact us with any enquiries. Have a great day!