Māpura Mission & Vision
Changing lives through creativity
To be a strong sustainable organisation with broad community involvement that enables people with disabilities to engage in innovative arts programmes that make a difference
To be widely renowned as an innovative and evolving organisation in the field of creative arts that is inclusive and empowering for people with disabilities.
Delivered in association with our community
Accepting, honouring & celebrating people for who they truly are and where they’re at.
Being brave, curious and creative in our drive to meet need.
Honest, ethical and considered thinking
A resilient, sustainable organisation, adaptable and creative towards change
Aiming high, with a culture of continuous improvement
through the creative process we enable self-discovery and growth, resourcing people and enriching lives
Inspiration, commitment fun, belief and love of the work
Accomplished through our strategic pillars 2015 - 2018
- A focused public exhibition programme
Delivering strong arts & arts therapy programmes
Developing & leveraging existing & community partnerships
- New approaches to designing & delivering innovative programmes & services
Supporting a team of dedicated, qualified & in-tune tutors
Research & regular evaluation
Maintaining a strong, positive reputation that is leveraged to generate resources for the organisation
Changing philanthropic environment, the needs of the community, effective governance, changing demographics, willingness to embrace disruption and change, embracing smart social enterprise business models, emerging research, advancing technologies, opportunities for collaboration, availability of experienced staff, sound policy and procedure, increasing complexity of disability, Our Vision and values are embodied, financial resourcing, attributes of the physical environment, Govt and local body policies
Banner Image: Russell Julian, Abstract Shapes, 2013