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4 May 2018

RECLAIM THE LANE 2018

For a 7th year in a row, Reclaim the Lane converted Rooke Lane into a vibrant and creative family friendly event for and by the city’s young people. The event was held on Friday 13 April and attracted some 400 audience members despite the grey skies. 

The afternoon was kicked off with a Welcome to Country led by David Gough from Six Rivers Association. Musical numbers were provided by students from Don College as well as Keep the Beat, who also led drumming workshops for anyone who was interested. Visual flavour was added by Slipstream Circus, local artist Ashleigh Butler who was a roving fairy and Nick Charlton, who had transformed himself into a green unicorn for the afternoon.

The event had a strong focus on audience participation with all community stall holder running activities. In addition, all visitors were invited to work on a communal mural under the stewardship of Loralee Newitt. As in previous years an official mural was commissioned by the gallery and Rooke Lane is now adorned by a new public art work  by Burnie/Hobart based artist Emma Magnusson-Reid.

The event was presented by Devonport Regional Gallery and the Droogs, the Gallery’s young volunteer group, Devonport City Council and Youth, Family & Community Connections Inc.
Reclaim the Lane 2018 was supported by the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Youth week Tasmania, The Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund and One Agency, Devonport.

Photographs by Kelly Slater.

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21 December 2017

POSITION VACANT - ARTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Devonport Regional Gallery (DRG) has an exciting opportunity available for a young person to participate in their Arts Mentorship Program (Amp) in 2018.  

We're calling for expressions of interest from individuals aged between 18 and 26 with the skills and energy to work with the Youth Week Committee and partners in planning and delivering a program of arts, skills development and cultural offerings for Youth Week in Devonport in 2018.

We're seeking an individual to plan and deliver a program of activities for young people and the community as part of Youth Week Tasmania, 13 – 22 April, 2018. This involves working with the Youth Week Planning Committee and staff at DRG from February 2018 to plan, launch and deliver the program.

Expressions of interest close 5 pm, Friday 12 January 2018

DOWNLOAD POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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For all enquiries please contact:

Damian Collins, Youth, Family and Community Connections
damian@yfcc.com.au M. 0407 528 354 P. 6424 7353

Dianne Sheehan, Devonport Regional Gallery 
artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au P. 03 6424 8296

 

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This project was made possible by the Australian Government's Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional and remote Australia.

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12 December 2017

MARKET STALLHOLDERS

Stallholder applications can be submitted throughout the year for the Gallery's popular indoor artisan markets. Each market is an intimate event featuring 13 stalls, local musicians and refreshments.

By completing a Stallholder Application Form, you will be placed in the Gallery’s pool of makers and artisans with the opportunity to be selected to participate in one of our upcoming markets in 2018.

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM:

PDF - Stallholder_Application_Form 2017-18
Word - Stallholder Application Form 2017-18

For enquiries, please contact us on 6424 8296 or artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au 

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