Melbourne Forum gives you access to the highest level of expertise and real-world lessons that our conversation leaders – all with a reputation for excellence – bring to the table under the Chatham House rule.
With varied formats (in-person or virtual; conversation leader or members engaging with each other in interest groups; learning from experts or exploring viewpoints) there are multiple ways to participate.
- This event has passed.
A New Approach in the world of Arts
MF Digital with Kate Fielding
Professor Emeritus Barbara van Ernst AM
September 16, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pmFree – $20.00
Following the discussion with Rupert Myer about the central role of the arts in the nation’s recovery from COVID, Kate will speak with us about “A New Approach” (ANA), an independent arts and culture think tank. Kate Fielding has led ANA as CEO since its inception in 2018, drawing together a unique alliance of people across the country in governance, advisory and staffing roles. She presented to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Arts drawing on ANA’s research into what middle Australians really think about the arts. Explaining the data, she said: ‘This cohort, the middle Australia cohort, absolutely think that arts, culture and creativity is an essential part of being Australian; in fact, an essential part of being human.’
Kate was previously the Chair of the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission in Kalgoorlie and a member of the Board of the Australia Council for the Arts. She has been the Chair of Regional Arts Australia and of Country Arts WA and was named Under 40 WA Business Leader in 2017.
Please login to RSVP
Please login to book tickets