WE EXIST TO...
INSPIRE THE POSSIBILITIES WITHIN
Rave About Arts is a not for profit organisation that builds excellence by artistic programming for vibrant liveability and wellbeing across the region. Partnerships with stakeholders and ongoing community consultation ensures we maintain programming relevancy and space for critical reflection. Expanding networks inter-regionally ensures we remain committed to acknowledging diversity as we invest and advocate for the arts sector.
Responsible for delivering a diverse and full annual program of activities, Rave About Arts provides a diverse and adventurous artistic program of events including the presentation of professional performing arts events, the creation of community events and support for artists and art groups across all art forms throughout and beyond the Ravensthorpe region.
Formerly known as the Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council (RRAC), Rave About Arts has a thirty year presenting history and the reputation of presenting high quality events, encouraging the development of audiences and participation, at the same time building community cohesion and identity. Programming for 2020/2021 has been curated to contemplate social issues and mental wellness, reflecting the changing needs of the wider region.
Our values are:
Unapologetically Playful - Fun can happen at anytime
Audacity - Courageously trying new
Evolution - Constantly questioning
Optimism – Embrace what you have
Endure - Hard things are done together
CHAIR | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
VICE CHAIR | PROGRAM MANAGER
PRODUCER & MARKETING MANAGER
COMEDY & LIVE MUSIC COORDINATOR
VISUAL ARTS ASSISTANT
WHERE WE WORK
Rave about Arts is based in Ravensthorpe, a town 541km south east of Perth and 40km inland from the southern coast of Western Australia. Our Shire population in 2021 was 2081 people. The main communities in our Shire are Hopetoun, Jerdacuttup and Ravensthorpe. You can find out more about our community HERE
We partner with and work in the Shires of:
And have an extensive network of creative industry connections across the South West, Great Southern, Central Wheatbelt, Midwest and Perth regions.
WORKING WITH US
If you are an artist, producer, community group or individual who has great ideas and would love to work with us, you can find out more about what we value HERE.
Formerly known as the Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council (RRAC), Rave About Arts has a been presenting a diverse and adventurous artistic program throughout the Ravensthorpe region for 35 years. As a not for profit incorporated body, we would like to thank our generous supporters: