This can be used when a person is organising or managing a touring exbibition of visual artworks, multi-media works or installation which will be shown in a gallery or exhibition space.
This sample agreement should be used by a group of individuals who are not incorporated and want to apply for funding from a funding body that will only fund incorporated organisations (like co-operatives, incorporated associations, companies or companies limited by guarantee).
For use when an art centre is working with an exhibiting institution and an external artist or creative organization to create a new body of work for a major public exhibition.
This sample Collaboration Agreement –Visiting Artist should be used when an Indigenous community art centre invites an external non-Indigenous artist to the arts centre to work collaboratively with the art centre’s artists (Local artists) to create a body of work.
Volunteers play an important role in nearly every collaborative art project whether making films, organising festivals or putting on a major exhibition. A written agreement is important to ensure the volunteer understands his or her responsibilities and the policies and protocols that must be respected.
This sample deed should be used in when a person enters into an agreement and requires confidential information to protect secrets, including ideas.
It explains how to protect ideas and outline the law of confidentiality.
This sample Copyright Licensing Agreement should be used when a person who owns the copyright in creative content wishes to give permission to another person to use their content (whether a visual artwork, text, music, film or other content) in a particular way.
The administering body of a Creative Hub in NSW can use this sample agreement to sub-licence space in a Creative Hub to an artistic pop-up project. It gives the individual or business a short term right to occupy space in the Creative Hub.
This sample Cultural and Intellectual Property Policy for Indigenous Stories should be used by an Indigenous Art Centre as a best practice policy in relation to recording or transcribing traditional stories told by members of an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island language group.
This sample Cultural and Intellectual Property Policy for Media, Filming and Photography at an Art Centre should be used by an Indigenous Art Centre as a best practice policy in relation to any filming or photography at the art centre.
If you are owed money and it hasn't been paid, the first step is to send a letter of demand. This is a template which you can adapt.
This sample Indigenous Art Centre Assistant Employment Agreement should be used when an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Art Centre employs a person in the role of art centre assistant.
This sample Indigenous Art Centre Manager Employment Agreement should be used when an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Art Centre employs a person in the role of art centre manager.
This sample agreement includes the most common terms which the art centre (or the organisation operating the art centre) [Art Centre] and the employee manager [Manager] will need to consider and agree on.
NOTE: Arts Law strongly recommends legal advice be sought on the agreement you have drafted before you sign or rely upon the agreement. If the agreement is changed this may affect its legal accuracy. All changes should be checked with a lawyer. Contact us for legal advice here
This sample agreement should be used when an Indigenous community art centre wants to create a business logo from an existing Indigenous artwork by one of its member artists.
This sample agreement should be used when a visual artist agrees to licence an existing visual image for multiple reproduction.
This sample Indigenous Artist and Art Centre Agreement should be used when a non-profit Indigenous Art Centre operated for the benefit of Indigenous artists in its local community (such as a centre run by a Land Council or an Indigenous Corporation) represents Indigenous artists in connection with the sale of their artwork (Artwork) and the management of their intellectual property.
This sample agreement should be used when someone wants to use an image of an existing Indigenous artwork (such as a painting, a print, a drawing, a photograph or a still multimedia image) in an online or digital publication.
This sample agreement should be used when someone wants to use an image of an existing Indigenous artwork (such as a painting, a print, a drawing, a photograph or a still multimedia image) in a print publication (such as a book, postcard, corporate brochure, book or poster).
This sample Indigenous Artwork Reproduction Licence for Art Centre Merchandise should be used when the Art Centre wants to use an image of an existing Indigenous artwork (such as a painting, print or drawing) on merchandise to be sold by the art centre.
This agreement can be used between an artist and a manufacturer.
A template letter of demand that you can send if you believe a person or organisation is infringing your moral rights.
This sample agreement outlines the arrangement between a community or a non-profit organisation and an unsigned artist in which the artist records songs for the first time for inclusion on a compilation album.
This sample Occupancy Licence is modelled on the successful Renew Newcastle project in which an administrative body (such as a council or non-profit) connects artists, cultural projects and community groups with the owners of vacant buildings. It sets out the terms on which the Administering Body of the Creative Hub permits the artist or community project to occupy premises within the Creative Hub. It should be used in conjunction with the Participation Letter which is also available for FREE individual download below.
This sample Occupancy Licence (Pop-Up) sets out the terms on which a building owner directly agrees to allow an artist, cultural project or community group to occupy its empty premises for a short period. Such arrangements nurture creative, artistic and cultural projects and bring life and energy to a local area. While the successful Renew Newcastle project involved an administrative body (such as a council or non-profit) connecting artists, with the owners of vacant buildings, this agreement operates where there is no such overarching supervisory body.
This sample agreement should be used by artists or arts organisations when obtaining sponsorship for a particular event or activity, such as a festival, performance or exhibition.
This sample agreement can be used for hiring a place/space for short period of time.
When engaging volunteers it is very important to have an agreement in writing which sets out your obligations, their obligations and creates a mutual understanding that the position will be unpaid.
This sample WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION DEED should be used when a person takes part in a workshop in which they will create copyright material, for example by writing text, composing music, creating new dance movement or coming up with new lines for a play, and possibly performs the material created.