ACTIVITIES ( The Activities Centre)

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WHAT

The Activities Centre was a University of Queensland Student Union (UQ Union) funded and managed the Activities Centre a fully equipped facility catering to UQ students, community groups, individual and professional artists. It was staffed by an arts organiser, a professional screen printer and a typesetter. Activities offered expertise in and access to areas of graphics, screen printing, etching, typesetting, photography and arts workshops.

 

WHO

Activities Arts Organisers included Dee Martin, Di Heenan Artist educators including Jay Younger, Sally Hart, Brian Doherty, Megan Grinstead, Lehan Ramsay.

 

WHEN

1973- 1993 (circa)

 

WHERE

The Activities Centre, Student Union Building (above 4ZZZ Public Radio), Union Road, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane.

 

WHY

Arts facilities and workshops accessible to UQ students, community groups, individual and professional artists. A significant meeting place for artists directly involved in artist-runs post 1980.

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