Getting a new gallery off the table with a looming recession

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Avoiding the 'ghost gallery' trap when fundraising in a recession is tough. ArtsHub speaks with Megan Monte about getting the vision and support foundations right, for the soon-to-be built Southern Highlands Regional Gallery.

Remember Doctor Dolittle’s prized pushmi-pullyu, a kind of double-headed llama with two minds working in tandem? It could be a personification of the co-ordinated effort required to get a new gallery off the ground, juggling different interests and stakeholders and the pull of funding challenges.

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