Propagate the Arts Professional Development HomeLiving HereArts, Culture and HeritagePropagate the Arts Professional Development Propagate the Arts delivers professional development opportunities to support local artists and arts and heritage workers and volunteers. Delivered in diverse locations and spaces across the Western Downs, creating a culturally vibrant region and inspiring the upcoming generation of artists with a range of creative workshops, networking events, industry guest speakers and more. Stay Connected With the latest arts and culture news and events and subscribe to our newsletters. Subscribe to Arts & Culture News: Please subscribe me to local News for:* Select All Dogwood Crossing Propagate the Arts Name* First Last Email* Contact Us If you have an idea for a workshop, require assistance or would like to know more about all things arts and culture, please feel free to contact one of our friendly officers, located in Chinchilla, Dalby, Miles. Call: 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Upcoming Events Keep up to date with the latest events in our region and check out Past Events Hats on Deck with Milliner Johanna Guerin During this delightful workshop, Milliner Johanna Guerin guided participants through the creative process of making their very own Free Form Fascinator using materials including feathers and sinamay. Participants enjoyed a high tea in the setting at the beautiful Laurels of Chinchilla and all materials were included. Regional Art Services Networking Event To continue the Regional Arts Services Network in South-West Queensland, a series of networking events and functions were held in the Western Downs region for all artists and arts workers to connect and discuss their practices. Local musicians entertained participants at MyAll 107 , with a program of guest speakers and presentations as well. It was a great networking opportunity for participants to connect with other creatives from the region. Conservation Workshops With Melanie Fihelly Presented at Pioneer Park Museum and Miles Historical Village Museum AICCM accredited conservation and restoration specialist Melanie Fihelly workshopped: Preventative conservation practices and routines Housekeeping practices for historic sites and collection storage areas Cleaning collection objects Making housing and storage supports Visual Thinking Strategies for Arts Appreciation With Rob Natoli Join experienced artist and arts educator Rob Natoli as he guides participants to view and think about art works in new and personal ways to derive meaning and enjoyment from engaging with art. Polyplate Lithography With Dr Jenny Sanzaro-Nishimura Participants learned a print making technique from master printer Dr Jenny Sanzaro-Nishimura. No experience was necessary and all materials were supplied.