Business tools, collaboration and research
Collaboration and networking
- View a directory of artists and projects to find out how you can connect with others.
- Find out what programs and events can bring artists together.
Promotion and evaluation
- Attend an arts business workshop and learn how to write a marketing plan, funding applications, manage and promote an exhibition and about other business topics.
- Promote your event on the Arts Queensland Facebook page.
Business and legal advice
- Learn about starting a business, running a business and growing a business.
- Read factsheets and tips on setting up your business as an artist.
- Get support in visual and media arts through workshops, residencies, exhibitions, projects, business and project consulting and resources from Flying Arts.
- The Arts Law Centre of Australia is a national community legal centre for the arts. It has information and legal resources on
- business names, structures, and trade practices
- insurance and liability, employment and tax
- censorship, confidentiality, and defamation
- contracts and debt
- Indigenous issues
- copyright and moral rights, trademarks
- wills and estates.
- The Australian Copyright Council can help you answer questions about copyright, protecting your copyright, dealing with copyright infringements and getting copyright permission.
- Legal Aid Queensland provides legal information and free legal help to those who cannot afford to pay for legal advice.
Research and policy
Read Arts Queensland case studies by artists and organisations sharing what they have learned, and why and how they do what they do.
Research for artists and arts organisations
- Arts Queensland offers data and statistical tools from a number of sources in Queensland and Australia.
- The QUT Institute for Creative Industries promotes collaboration, creative futures and novel online technologies.
- Arts Link Queensland provides regional artists, cultural organisations and schools with services to build business, create networks, and strengthen cultural development.
- Cultural Data Online offers free online access to Australian arts and cultural research reports and statistics.