Lake Mac GLAM – Regional Cultural Policy and Engagement in the Arts

28 May 2024.

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This one-day symposium will examine the future of the arts, the challenges facing the industry and new opportunities for engagement.

The event will identify contemporary issues and risks with creative engagement in the regions, with a focus on policy and leadership, advocacy, AI, diversity and engagement, value and community capacity.

Date: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Venue: Museum of Art and Culture, yapang

Time: 10am-3pm

The event will explore:

  • Future-proofing the arts: what will the Hunter look like in 25 years and what should we be doing as a sector?
  • How to engage across the GLAM sector in the age of AI
  • Creative Ageing
  • Creative alliances, cultural policy and strategies for the Hunter

Featured industry professionals:

  • Margret Meagher – Executive Director, Australian Centre for Arts and Health
  • Lena Nahlous – CEO, Diversity Arts Australia
  • Tim Askew – Director of Programs, Hunter Joint Councils
  • Anne Loxley – Executive Director, ACE Arts and Cultural Exchange


  • $70 professionals (plus booking fee)
  • $50 students/volunteers (plus booking fee)
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