# power of art
HAPPY + HEALTHY COMMUNITIES, VIBRANT + CONNECTED TOWNS
Partners and Supporters
Healthway + Act-Belong-Commit
We're proud to work with Healthway to promote the Act-Belong-Commit message through our Community Strengthening Program of over 300 annual activities, exhibitions and events held across the North Midlands, Geraldton, Greenough and in metro Perth. For more on Act-Belong-Commit, check out their website.
The Exchange was renovated to be more useful and beneficial to the community in 2019, made possible with funding from the Australian Government through the Building Better Regions Fund.
Regional Arts WA, Minderoo Foundation and Ian Potter Foundation
We are delighted to be working with Regional Arts WA, Artgold, Creative Corner, The Junction Co. and Raventshorpe Regional Arts Council to build a connected network of arts hubs in WA.
City of Greater Geraldton
Our many thanks to the City for their ongoing support and for the in-kind use of upstairs at the Visitors Centre in Geraldton, which allows us to undertake free exhibitions, launches and artist talks.
Sidney Myer Fund, Minderoo Foundation and Spinifex Trust
We were honoured to be one of eight organisations selected for the co-funded 2017 Capacity Building Program for Western Australian arts organisations.
Art on the Move
We're delighted to annually partner with Art on the Move in the local delivery of statewide art projects that promote the Act-Belong-Commit message.
North Midlands Agricultural Society
We are honoured to partner with the North Midlands Agricultural Society on local events, workshops and exhibitions.
Our thanks to visual artist Di Taylor for being our inaugural artist-in-residence and for the profound impact she had on our workshops and programs throughout 2017.
Scribes of North Midlands
We are pleased to provide The Exchange as the home of writing group Scribes of North Midlands and thank them for their written contributions to our exhibitions and events.
We are excited to work on creative and collaborative projects with Hinterland Collaborative at Mingenew during 2020 and beyond.
Shire of Morawa
We were pleased to work with the Shire of Morawa on the implementation of their heritage trial, installation of historic photos in shop-front windows and to contribute to their biennial art exhibition and NAIDOC events.
We partner with MEEDAC to deliver the Community Development Program (CDP) for people from Carnamah and Coorow, which facilitates arts and community improvement projects.
We partnered with the Mingenew Community Resource Centre to run a CoderDojo school holiday program during 2019.
Perenjori Public Benefit Trust
Our thanks to the Shire of Perenjori and Mount Gibson Mining for their contribution to our arts-based programs.
We work with atWork Australia to facilitate the transcription and indexing of heritage material from the North Midlands, Mid West and across Western Australia.
Shire of Coorow
We were honoured to work with the Shire of Coorow and Mid West artist Marina Baker for the creation of a large-scale community mural on Main Street, Coorow in 2019.
Our thanks to the Perenjori Community Resource Centre for allowing us to attend and run arts workshops at their Community Market Days.
Carnamah Tourist Information Centre
We appreciate the presence of visitor information being blended into The Exchange to make it of use to the broader community and tourists.
Ignite Your Audience
We proudly partner with Ignite Your Audience in the development of education resources and a range of public program.s
Yarns R Us
We've been delighted to work with Yarns R Us for the delivery of yarning, tracking and community canvas workshops across the Mid West region.
North Midlands Photography Group
We're pleased to work with the group to facilitate photography workshops, activities and events in the North Midlands.
Morawa District Historical Society Museum
We were pleased to work with the Morawa District Historical Society as a venue for a range of 2019 Harvest Festival activities.