Canberra Glassworks partnerships are vital to our organisation. We’re a small and agile organisation and we’re easily able to tailor partnership benefits to the needs of our partner organisations. We encourage you to take advantage of:
- alignment with Canberra Glassworks as a professional arts organisation and popular arts institution which attracts more than 50,000 people per year into the future Kingston Arts Precinct each year;
- promotion of your brand in association with our brand and our high quality programs;
- acknowledgement on professionally produced marketing materials and through our extensive social media networks;
- direct access to and engagement with artists, stakeholders and guests at events;
- our creative approach to partnering;
Current Canberra Glassworks partners include:
The ACT Government through artsACT is providing Key Organisation funding to Canberra Glassworks from 2016 – 2020. artsACT is also supporting an ACT Arts Residency in 2017 and providing Canberra Glassworks with ACT Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy support. Canberra Glassworks is receiving ACT Events Funding to support the development and presentation of the Winter Glass Market 2017.
The Federal Government through the Australia Council is providing four year funding to Canberra Glassworks from 2017 to 2020 and Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy (VACS) from 2016 to 2019.
The Thomas Foundation supports the Thomas Foundation Artist-in-Residence program annually. In 2014, Barbara and David Thomas OAM also generously donated a valuable collection of glass, ceramics and jewellery books for the Canberra Glassworks library.
ActewAGL has provided cash sponsorship and in-kind support to Canberra Glassworks since it was established. This sponsorship currently provides support as a Kingston Partner across 1 exhibition and two community engagement programs from 2016 to 2018.
KPMG provides in-kind support to Canberra Glassworks through undertaking its annual audit.
King and Wood Mallesons provides legal support where required.
Art Group Creative Fellowship 2017 – 2018
Art Group is sponsoring the Art Group Creative Fellowship program which supports an exemplary artist to work full time from a dedicated studio at Canberra Glassworks.
Hindmarsh Prize 2016 – 2018
Hindmarsh is Major Sponsor of the Hindmarsh Prize 2016 – 2018 which recognizes excellence and promotes appreciation of the world-class artists working in glass who live and practice in the ACT and region.
The Tall Foundation also generously contributes to presentation of the Hindmarsh Prize exhibition.
IAS Fine Art Services is providing in-kind freight for the winner of the Hindmarsh Prize and for the People’s Choice winner.
Capital Chemist is supporting the introduction of a Glass Outreach Program and an ACT Arts Residency for school students in 2016.
Morgan’s Group provides quality cleaning services throughout the year and for special events such as the Winter Glass Market.
Exhibition Accommodation Partner
Doma Hotels regularly provides accommodation for our visiting artists and beautiful spaces to show and sell work in the Realm Hotel, Little National, The Brassey and Burbury.
Summerhill Roads Vineyard provides quality wines for Canberra Glassworks events.
Project Partners 2017
(r)evolve Ausglass Conference is supported by Ausglass, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and ANU School of Art Glass Workshop
Neon Night 2017 is supported by the Enlighten Festival/ Events ACT
Asialink Reciprocal Residency with Toyama Glass Studio is supported by Asialink and artsACT
Japanese Glass Symposium is supported by the Embassy of Japan in Australia
Ausglass International Artist in Residence and the biennial Ausglass Residency is supported by Ausglass
Graduates in Residence is supported by the ANU School of Art, UniSA and Sydney College of the Arts
Winter Glass Market partners and supporters include Events ACT, Kingston Partner ActewAGL, ABC Radio Canberra, Doma Hotels, Molto Italian, Pialligo Estate, Café 38 Espresso, Bentspoke, Canberra Distillery, Summer Hill Road Winery, Barlens, Nova Multimedia, Scissor and Roc, Morgan’s Group.
Partnerships are currently being sought for future programs. To inquire about a partnership with Canberra Glassworks, please contact Beverly Growden, General Manager firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02 6260 7005 or 0417903318.