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Artists IGNITE through ART

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 26 October 2018
Artists IGNITE through ART

Ignite is a joint project of Rotary Club of Melbourne and Arts Access Victoria. This new partnership between Rotary Club of Melbourne and Arts Access Victoria, the State's leading arts and disability organization which delivers community arts and cultural development programs for more than 2,000 people with a disability, aimed at securing employment outcomes.

Photo: Participating artists from the IGNITE program

It also supports artists with a disability, enables Rotarians to have a greater visibility of their work and provides a potential source of income through acquisition or leasing of high quality artworks. This focus aligns with our wish to be involved in welfare projects which provide vocational opportunities for lesser advantaged groups in our community.

Photo from left: President Robert Fisher (Rotary Club of Melbourne) delivering his speech

Over sixty (60) people attended this special event on Thursday evening 25th October 2018 where President Neville Taylor (Rotary Club of Central Melbourne) and President Amritpal Singh (Rotary Club of Southbank) were in attendance to support President Robert Fisher (Rotary Club of Melbourne) and his club for this newly formed partnership.

For more information, please visit Art Access Victoria (AAV) to learn more about this program.

Author:Amritpal Singh
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