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New management taking GYRACC into remote communities | Katherine Times




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Jessica Powter has taken the reins as centre manager at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre and aims to promote the arts in remote communities around Katherine. As part of a busy 2021 schedule, GYRACC is launching the Keith Payne Youth Art Prize. The prize will be a feature of the Katherine Art Prize, and allow GYRACC staff to encourage children in Beswick, Barunga and Miniyeri to take up the arts. “That sponsor is for us to travel out and engage regional kids to be part of the Katherine Prize,” Ms Powter said. “Do workshops with the kids in the remote regions and promote the arts.” She said the aim of the program is getting young people in the communities to have long term involvement…

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