Women and the Arts

Gender equality in participation, art education and artists incomes must be a core part of culture and the arts in Australia.

Recent updates:

  • The conversation on gender inequality, harassment, discrimination and intimidation in the arts after #MeToo has just started – Melanie Kembrey, ‘Australian women call time on abuse of power in art world’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 15 September 2018

https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/australian-women-call-time-on-abuse-of-power-in-art-world-20180913-p503g3.html

  • Jo Caust asks the question: Women dominate the arts industry and make up the majority of audiences, so why are so few represented in leadership roles as directors and choreographers? – Jo Caust, ‘To fix gender inequality in the arts we need more women chairing boards’, The Conversation, Monday 25 June 2018

https://theconversation.com/to-fix-gender-inequity-in-arts-leadership-we-need-more-women-in-politics-and-chairing-boards-97782