Monthly Archives: September 2014

Want to Grow Your Network?

A reminder to attend ‘Networking with the Networks’ on Thursday 25 September at the Belmont Filmhouse.  We have three fantastic speakers lined up ready to give an insight to their networks.  We are delighted that Nuno Sacramento, Director of the Scottish Sculpture Workshop has confirmed he will join Gillian Easson, Director of Creative Dundee and Joyce Duncan, Chief Executive of ACVO.

This event is free and open to anyone interested in culture in the North East so please do spread the word and we look forward to seeing you on the night.
EVENT DETAILS
DATE: Thursday 25 September
VENUE: The Belmont Filmhouse, 49 Belmont Street, AB10 1JS.
TIME: 6.30pm for a 7pm start, finish around 9pm
RSVP: Places are limited so please  e-mail Aberdeen.positive@gmail.com to secure yours.

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September Member News

BIG ABERDEEN EVENT ON 22 SEPTEMBER 2014: There is still time to register to attend, see website for all the details.

EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS NIGHT,  26 SEPTEMBER 2014: See website for details of ‘Explorathon’ events – lots are free but some do require advance booking.

VISUAL ARTIST AND CRAFT MAKER AWARDS 2015: In a partnership with Creative Scotland, Aberdeen City Council has established two award schemes as a means of assisting individual artists and makers who reside in Aberdeen city. Funds can help towards activities that are integral to the practitioner’s personal and professional development, such as the immediate costs of researching, creating and presenting new work or advancing skills, technical ability and ideas. For further details on how to apply for up to £1,500 of funding please follow this link.  NB: Deadlines 30.11.14 & 21.02.15 and there is a Drop-In Session at Seventeen on the 25th October, 10:00 am – 14:00 pm.

FESTIVAL OF LIGHT ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAMME: Aberdeen City Council are holding an open call for an arts organisation, or partnership of organisations, to run the residency programme as part of Spectra: Aberdeen’s Festival of Light, in February 2015.   A budget of £50,000 is available to the successful organisation.Deadline for application is 5pm Monday 29th September. For further information, please contact ewinram@aberdeencity.gov.uk (Elspeth Winram), or call 01224 644885, or visit the website.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: NESCOL  are looking for a lecturer in Performing Arts – deadline 19.09.14, follow this link for further details.

EXHIBITIONS: As featured in previous AB+ events news from Louise Steadman and Shelagh Swanson.
Breathless Breastless: Following the success of our first exhibition in June we are delighted to be exhibiting until Friday 3 October at The Arts Centre & Theatre King Street 3 Aberdeen. We are proud to have recently exhibited at Clariant, Dyce and have also been invited to take a small exhibition to The Saltaire Festival, Bradford where we will be exhibiting at Vicars Cafe for 10 days from 13th September. For more information see website.
OIL & GLASS: ‘In Bloom’, new works by resident artist Hannah Beresford from 13 September until 1 October.

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Come and Network with the Networks

Our next event ‘Networking with the Networks’ will be held on Thursday 25 September at the Belmont Filmhouse. Our guest speaker line up includes Gillian Easson, Director of Creative Dundee and Joyce Duncan, Chief Executive of ACVO.

This event is free and open to anyone interested in culture in the North East but there is only so much room, so to secure your place e-mail us at Aberdeen.positive@gmail.com.  There will be tea and coffee from 6.30pm, presentations will start at 7pm followed by Q&A and networking until around 9pm.

If you want to do some background reading on Creative Dundee and the Creative City Networks then click on this link to read the highlights of the review, download further details and watch footage from great event held at Creative Scotland earlier this year.

 

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