Community Deaf Arts Forum

Accessible Arts, Octapod and Newcastle Community Art Centre have partnered to present a Community Deaf Arts Forum that will provide the opportunity for members of the Deaf/hard of hearing community to discuss opportunities to engage with the arts community in the Newcastle/Hunter region.

This event is an initiative of Accessible Arts for Deaf and hard of hearing people who are audience members, artists, Auslan Interpreters and Auslan students.

The evening includes a tour of the Newcastle Community Arts Centre with Wendy Peacock, Administrator and the opportunity to meet local curators and arts organisations.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: 7 December 2015

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: Newcastle Community Arts Centre, 246 Parry St, Hamilton East

Access: Auslan interpreted event. Wheelchair accessible venue and accessible parking spaces

Bookings: Please rsvp to Joanna Agius by Monday 23 November 2015 via for catering purposes.

This event is presented in partnership between Accessible Arts, Octapod and Newcastle Community Arts Centre.

More information:
More information about the Accessible Arts Deaf Arts NSW network which aims to increase the participation in, and access to, the arts for those who are Deaf or hard of hearing can be found on the Accessible Arts website [click the link].

More information about the Newcastle Community Art Centre program can be found on their website [click the link].

To stay up to date about this event and other Octapod initiatives that support inclusion in the arts for people with disability, sign up for the CANpress Enewsletter [click the link] and check out the Octapod website [click the link].