About the Community Art Hub 

Welcome to the Community Art Hub, a dynamic collaboration between Real Futures and the Shire of Carnarvon, strategically situated in the heart of Carnarvon's CBD. This vibrant space has emerged to foster creativity, connection, and community engagement.

The Community Art Hub invites everyone from the community to participate in a myriad of activities aimed at skill development, mental health improvement, and the alleviation of social isolation. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a novice looking to explore your creative side, this hub is open to all.

In collaboration with Real Futures, the provider of the Community Development Program (CDP) under the auspices of the National Indigenous Australians Agency, our initiative is dedicated to actively assisting job seekers in remote Australia. We are committed to empowering individuals by offering a diverse range of activities and training opportunities through the CDP. Our goal is to cultivate essential skills, overcome employment barriers, and encourage meaningful contributions to the community, thereby fostering holistic development.

We extend a warm invitation to all members of the community and encourage creatives to join us in this venture. The Community Art Hub welcomes individuals keen to share their expertise by hosting workshops. Every idea is not only welcomed but embraced, as we strive to create a space where the community can come together to craft, create, and connect. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is the Art Hub?

The Community Art Hub is a collaborative initiative between Real Futures and the Shire of Carnarvon. It is a dynamic space situated in the CBD of Carnarvon, designed to foster creativity, learning, and community engagement.

Who can use the Art Hub?

The Community Art Hub is open to everyone in the community. It is a space where individuals can come together to learn new skills, enhance mental well-being, and participate in various creative activities. The hub is particularly beneficial for clients of the Community Development Program (CDP), a remote employment and community development service operated by Real Futures. 

What is the Community Development Program (CDP) and its connection to the Art Hub?

Real Futures currently holds the contract for the delivery of the Community Development Program (CDP), it is a service administered by the National Indigenous Australians Agency, aiming to support job seekers in remote Australia. The Art Hub provides CDP clients with opportunities to build skills, overcome employment barriers, and actively contribute to their communities through diverse activities and training available at the hub.

How can I access the Art Hub?

The Community Art Hub is easily accessible to anyone in the community. Simply drop by during operating hours, normally open between 9am to 4pm from Monday to Friday and explore the space. There are no specific prerequisites for entry, and everyone is welcome to participate in the activities and workshops. 

Can I host my own workshops at the Art Hub?

Absolutely! We invite creatives and individuals passionate about sharing their skills to host workshops at the Community Art Hub. Whether you are an artist, a craftsperson, or have a unique skill to share, we welcome all ideas. Please reach out to our team to discuss your workshop proposal and schedule. 

How can I sell items at the Art Hub?

The Community Art Hub provides a platform for local artists and creators to showcase and sell their items. If you're interested in selling your creations, please contact our team to discuss the process and availability of space for displaying and selling your items within the hub.

Are there any restrictions on the type of workshops or activities allowed at the Art Hub? 

The Community Art Hub is open to a wide range of creative ideas and activities. We encourage diversity and inclusivity. If you have a specific workshop or activity in mind, feel free to discuss it with our team. We aim to support a broad spectrum of creative expressions within the community.

What are the benefits of participating in the Art Hub?

Participating in the Community Art Hub provides various benefits, including opportunities for skill development, improved mental well-being, reduced social isolation, and the chance to be part of a vibrant creative community. Additionally, it serves as a platform to contribute to the community's overall development and well-being.