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Bayside Arts and Gallery Advisory Committee

Bayside Arts and Gallery Advisory Committee was established as a result of the implementation of the Local Government Act 2020. The committee replaces the former Bayside Arts Board established under the Local Government Act 1989.

Powers, discretions and functions

The powers, discretions and functions of the Bayside Arts and Gallery Advisory Committee are referenced in the attached charter.

A summary of the activities of the Committee include:

  • advise Council on the strategic direction of art programming including public art;
  • advise Council on a potential location for display of collection or installation of art in the public domain;
  • recommend acquisition proposals submitted by the Curator within budget, and consider proposals for de-accession from the Collection;
  • provide advice and assistance to Council Officers in proposing potential donors or bequests for the Collection;
  • make recommendations regarding the care and maintenance of the Collection;
  • approve Bayside Gallery Exhibitions and public programs;
  • approve marketing and promotion strategies; and
  • seek funding from external sources through the pursuit of donations, sponsorship, fundraising, bequests and philanthropic opportunities.

Membership

The Bayside Arts and Gallery Advisory Committee comprises of the following members:

Cr James Long BM JP (Chairperson)

Cr Sonia Castelli

Cr Alex del Porto

Ms Angelina Beninati

Ms Tiziana Borghese

Mr Brian Hewitt

Ms Sarah Morris

Ms Bo Rutecki

Mr Arvind Vasan.

Bayside Arts and Gallery Advisory Committee Charter (2020) (PDF, 1.03MB)

Strategic plan

The strategic plan maps the goals, objectives, success indicators and targets for the Bayside Arts and Gallery Advisory Committee over the next 4 years against which performance will be measured.

The Bayside Gallery strategic plan