Creative ageing is an urgent and fashionable topic, yet currently unsustainable Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Feeling the impact of cultural tourism beyond the majors Artshub takes a look at how the rise of cultural tourism is trickling into regional Australia and towards bespoke individual offerings, with the revised thinking as "creative tourism". Cracking the US market: Art Money’s Paul Becker on changing the culture of collecting (locked) An Australian art business takes on the toughest art market in the world – and it’s making waves. Sex sells, but does it sound good? (locked) Is the increased focus on performers' sex appeal a tacit acknowledgement that classical music can no longer connect with society on its own terms? Price first, design later - how the arts can learn from IKEA (locked) Setting the price point for an arts event can often be the death of it. IKEA demonstrate how flipping the model might guarantee greater success. But does this realistically translate to the arts context? (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Monday 1 October, 2018 Creative ageing is a two-fold problem: the crisis of our artists ageing into poverty, and the lack of sustainability in training and programs as a broader public ages creatively. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Image: Shutterstock.com Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW, and you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.