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Monday 14 November 2011

9.30am - 5pm Registrations
9.30am - 4pm Pre-conference Full Day and Half Day Workshops
1.30pm to 2.30pm Complimentary One Hour Tour of the National Gallery of Australia
3pm to 3.40pm Complimentary (45 min) Tour of the National Portrait Gallery
5pm - 6.15pm Opening Ceremony, James O Fairfax Theatre, NGA
6.15pm - 8pm Welcome Reception, Gandell Hall and Terrace, NGA

Details

Pre-Conference Program

9.30am - 4pm
Optional pre-conference workshop:
Toolkit: Arts in Healthcare Program Essentials, Building and Sustaining Arts in Healthcare Programs

A practical workshop, drawing on best practice models, to guide the development, management, marketing and funding of arts and health programs in hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, community health organisations, local government and business.

9.30am - 1pm
Optional pre-conference workshop:
Art and Dementia

A Professional Development Workshop and Discussion Group regarding programs specifically designed for people with dementia and their carers.

The training workshop will offer a blueprint for a museum or art gallery considering an Art and Dementia program and equip museum professionals with methods of making art accessible to people with Alzeimer's disease and their carers.

The workshop will also offer training to health professionals working in hospitals, aged care facilities and community health services.

1.30pm to 2.30pm
Complimentary One Hour Tour of the National Gallery of Australia for Conference Delegates

5pm - 6.15pm
Official Opening James O Fairfax Theatre, NGA

6.15pm - 8pm
Welcome Reception Gandel Hall and Terrace, NGA