Wolanski Foundation Website launched
Wolanski Foundation website was officially launched today by the Foundation's
Chairman, Mr Phillip Wolanski.
Wolanski said he established the foundation in October 1998 to
commemorate and carry on the philanthropic work of his father, Dennis
Wolanski, who provided encouragement and financial support to the Dennis
Wolanski Library of the Performing Arts at the Sydney Opera House between 1973
the Sydney Opera House Trust closed the library and dispersed its collections
in 1997, I canvassed options for continuing my family's support for the
performing arts, building on the work of the past twenty five years. A report,
Acting on a New Stage, prepared by Paul Bentley, helped me assess needs
website is the window to the Foundation. It includes information on performing
arts resources in Australia and overseas, provides guidance on locating
performing arts resources for the classroom and offers advice to organisations
on preserving their business and cultural records. Information is also
provided on the location of material retained by the Sydney Opera House or
transferred to other organisations.
you will find useful information on the site, we recognise that the real value
of the Foundation lies in the work it stimulates and the support it provides
to performing arts organisations, libraries and museums.
goals of the foundation are
management, presentation and appreciation of the performing arts;
improved management of performing arts information through research
people to information resources, systems and networks through a web site,
educational products and other publications;
performing arts organisations, libraries, archives and museums through grants,
consultancies and other forms of assistance."
further information contact the Foundation's director, Paul Bentley, on (02)
9387 7307 Mobile 0416 121 347 Fax (02) 9346 4259. E-mail email@example.com
Issued: 1 February 2000