Monday, 16 January 2012

Parramatta. Support for the arts

Parramatta Lord Mayor, Lorraine Wearne, has welcomed the state government’s support of local arts and cultural projects, through its 2012 Arts Funding Program. The Riverside Theatres will receive $60,000, which will go towards True West Theatre productions, to help enhance creativity, deliver high-quality shows and reach new audiences. Riverside Theatres will also receive $5,000 towards its education program that encourages a life-long appreciation of theatre through travel and ticket subsidies for school excursions and a range of workshops and productions The Parramatta Artists' Studios has been granted $80,000 to provide non-residential and residential studio, and exhibition space, to emerging and established artists, craft practitioners and creative industry professionals.



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