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03/02/2020

In response to the latest developments related to the novel coronavirus, starting from 3 February till 21 February, HKAAA working hours will be adjusted to 11am - 5pm.

 

We encourage partners or public enquires via email at info@hkaaa.org.hk to us. HKAAA staff will try the best to response it as soon as possible.

 

We apologise if any inconvenience caused.

20/03/2020

As the local arts and culture scene has flourished in the recent years, arts administrators face more challenges than ever and often take multiple roles with limited resources and training. Our long-running “Arts Administrator 101” Series lets you acquire the practical skills you need from seasoned arts administrators.

 

Arts Ecology is our theme for “Arts Administrator 101” Series in 2019/20. We invited three veteran arts administrators to cover the following topics respectively: Community Arts Engagement in Design Thinking, A Conceptual Framework for Fundraising on the Arts, and Curating New Media Arts Programme. Through inspecting these hot topics in the industry, we aim to help participants establish the concepts of arts ecology in multiple perspectives.

 

Whether you are experienced in the field, or fresh in the arts industry, we welcome you to join our “Arts Administrator 101” Series.

 

Topics including:

Community Arts Engagement in Design Thinking  - Ms Sam Lam, Director, Business Development & Projects, Hong Kong Design Centre REGISTER NOW!

A Conceptual Framework for Fundraising on the Arts  - Ms Vivien Lee, Seasoned Arts Administrator

Curating New Media Arts Programme  - Ms Joel Kwong, Programme Director, Microwave Internatonal Media Art Festival

 

Welcome all arts administrators, artists and cultural entrepreneurs to join the talk!

 

  • Enquiries | Tel: 2877 7268 | Email: info@hkaaa.org.hk
  • HKAAA reserves the right of final decision of the events.

 

 

 

Presented by: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association

Co-organizer: Hong Kong Design Centre

 

Design Thinking is a process of creative problem solving, with an emphasis to focus on the people they are creating for. Design thinking has been increasingly embraced by the world of business, social creative industry and education over the last decades. If the model is adaptable into different business, can we use it to design our community arts programme?

 

HKAAA is happy to have Ms. Sam Lam, Director of Business Development & Projects of Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), to kick off our 2019/20 “Arts Administrator 101 Series”. Sam will lead the workshop and go through the design thinking process with the participants, together exploring the possibilities of community arts. 

 

Sam has over 18 years of experience in public relations, media, branding and curating and managing arts and cultural projects. Since joining HKDC in 2014, Sam mainly focus working on the flagship programmes of HKDC, including #ddHK, city and community programmes of Business of Design Week (BODW).

 

Details
Date: 25 November 2019 (Monday)
Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm
Venue: Hong Kong Design Centre (Unit 602, 6/F, Mill 5, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan)

 

Topic: Community Arts Engagement in Design Thinking

SpeakerMs Sam Lam, Director, Business Development & Projects, Hong Kong Design Centre

 

Language: Cantonese (No SI Service)

Fee: HKAAA Member $70 | Non-member $100

 

 

Transportation ( CLICK HERE to enlarge the map)

 

  • Not a HKAAA member? Click here to join now to enjoy the member price for the talk registration!
  • HKAAA reserves the right of final decision of the events.

 

 

 

Fundraising plays a fundamental role in obtaining resources to achieve artistic goals. In Hong Kong, there are different ways to raise funds - the government body, trusts and foundations, business sector and the public. Fundraising is about building relationships and telling a good story. When facing a potential funder/ donor, what language and tactacts should we use to increase the possibility of getting funded?

 

In the second episode of 2019/20  “Arts Administrator 101 Series”, we have Ms. Vivien Lee, an experienced arts administrator, to explain to us what is a conceptual framework for fundraising.

 

Details
Date: 20 March 2020 (Friday)
Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm
Venue: H6 CONET (G/F, The Center, 99 Queen’s Road Central, HK)

*Registration available on Feb 2020

 

Topic: A Conceptual Framework for Fundraising on the Arts

SpeakerMs Vivien Lee, Seasoned Arts Administator

 

Language: Cantonese (No SI Service)

Fee: HKAAA Member $70 | Non-member $100

 

Transportation (CLICK HERE to enlarge the map)

 

  • Not a HKAAA member? Click here to join now to enjoy the member price for the talk registration!
  • HKAAA reserves the right of final decision of the events.

 

 

 

The definition of new and emerging technologies constantly shift with time. New media arts appear when contemporary artists chose to use the latest media and technology as a medium of their work.

 

New media introduces a new way to create and to present, re-defining the relationship between the artist, the artwork and the viewer. The fast development of the internet also changes people’s conception of time and space. In this context, new media arts become ever-changing with a complex modes of expression.

 

In the last episode of 2019/20 “Arts Administrator 101 Series”, Ms. Joel Kwong, an experienced media arts curator and the Programme Director of Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, will introduce us to the realm of new media arts and share her experience on curating and programming with us.

 

Joel has over 10 years of experience in curating, producing and managing media arts. She has been with Microwave International New Media Arts Festival since 2006, help facilitate the biggest new media arts platform in Hong Kong. In recent years, she has been given talks and lectures in schools, festivals and universities, including National University of Taiwan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKICC, Baptist University and the University of Eletro-communications in Tokyo.

 

Details
Date: 15 May 2020 (Friday)
Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm
Venue: H6 CONET (G/F, The Center, 99 Queen’s Road Central, HK)

*Registration available on Apr 2020

 

Topic: Curating New Media Arts Programme

Speaker: Ms Joel Kwong, Programme Director, Microwave Internatonal Media Art Festival

 

Language: Cantonese (No SI Service)

Fee: HKAAA Member $70 | Non-member $100

 

Transportation (CLICK HERE to enlarge the map)

 

  • Not a HKAAA member? Click here to join now to enjoy the member price for the talk registration!
  • HKAAA reserves the right of final decision of the events.
30/03/2020

Are leaders born or made? Possibly some are natural, while the others are made. In the arts industry, it is impossible to find the perfect formula to operate an arts and cultural organization, especially since art can take so many different forms.

 

Since 2017, HKAAA has organised the “Meet the Arts Leaders” (MTAL) series. Over the past two years, we have invited numerous outstanding arts leaders as our speakers, including Ms Helen Ng, Mr K.B. Chan, and Mr Michael MacLeod.

 

This year, we are proud to invite a group of well-known speakers from diversed backgrounds to share their precious career experiences and their philosophies in arts administration. They will guide and inspire us to learn more on how art management is in Hong Kong, as well as the challenges of art managers in their particular art forms.

 

The talks will be held in October 2019, February and March 2020 respectively. This is a unique opportunity not to be missed!

 

Speakers including:

Meet the Arts Leaders 1  -  Mr. Alex Cheung, Senior Manager (Festivals), Leisure and Cultural Services Department 

Meet the Arts Leaders 2  -  Ms. Joycelyn Choi, General Manager, MOViE MOViE

Meet the Arts Leaders 3  -  Ms. Betty Mak, General Manager, Chung Ying Theatre

 

Language: Cantonese
Fee: HKAAA Member $70 | Non-member $100

(CCDC Dance Inspiration Members and Zuni's Friends can register under HKAAA member price $70. Please select “Current Member” and fill in CCDC Dance Inspiration Members or Zuni's Friends membership number. Click here to see the example of registration)

Event page: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk/doc/30623

 

Welcome all arts administrators, artists and cultural entrepreneurs to join the talk!

 

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Enquiries | Tel: 2877 7268 | Email: info@hkaaa.org.hk

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HKAAA reserves the right of final decision of the events.