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What is the future for Lismore Regional Gallery and Museum? Have your say

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What are your ideas and thoughts on the short, medium and long term futures for Lismore Regional Gallery and the Lismore Museum (Richmond River Historical Society)?

The Lismore Regional Gallery and the Lismore Museum (Richmond River Historical Society) want to hear from you. If you are an artist, creative, arts worker, business or First Nations person or anyone with an interest in the future of these two organisations it is time to bring your ideas to the table. 

They are looking for ideas and thoughts on the short, medium and long term futures for these two key organisations as well as the post-flood impacts on them. The study is being conducted by Overton Creative.

‘For this study to succeed, it’s critical to capture and include the rich knowledge, expertise and perspectives of local, regional and sector-wide stakeholders and communities to cover and consider all broader cultural/heritage infrastructure needs and settings,’ they stated in a press release. 

Three options to contribute

There are three ways people can contribute to the process from a short line survey to in-person consultation. 

Drop in for your say 

  • Tuesday 3 – Friday 6 October between 12pm-4pm at Elevator ARI
  • Thursday 5 October from 4-6pm at The Collage Club in the Quad

Share your ideas in a short online survey

Come along to an in-person consultation session at Elevator ARI, 3 Rural Street, RSVP preferred but not required

  • Tuesday 3 October at 2pm for artists and creatives session RSVP
  • Wednesday 4 October at 2pm for museum and heritage session RSVP
  • Thursday 5 October at 2pm for business and tourism session RSVP

‘With strategically focused outcomes in mind, Overton Creative aims to provide an understanding of the infrastructure needed for Lismore arts, culture and heritage to reach its full potential, with prioritisation and decision-making recommended over the short, medium and longer term.’


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