Funding for the Art and Object Engagement program
The Art and Object Engagement program, run by the Australian History Museum and University Art Gallery, in partnership with the Centre for Applied History, has received $41,600 funding from the NSW Government's Liveable Communities Grant scheme.
The funding will go towards expanding the existing program to include at-home care participants as well as a support and training program for carers. It will also allow the sessions to be filmed and will support the production of resources including a website and printed guides. The AOE program is unique in its collaboration of contemporary art and social history objects as engagement tools for this audience, and this funding will help expand our community impact and research potential.