The Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival invite all poets and wordsmiths to get writing and practising for the 2017 Bello Poetry Slam. The poetry slam will take place at the Bellingen Memorial Hall on 9th June 2017, 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start. Read more
Local property owners and aspiring location scouts are being encouraged to get involved in a new program recently launched by Screenworks that will identify and market the Northern Rivers’ filming locations to interstate and international production companies. Read more
The Australia Council has launched a new, national Arts Governance Program with full-day workshops and webinars now open for registration. The program is being developed and delivered with the Institute of Community Directors Australia, an Our Community enterprise. Read more
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre launched the World Heritage Artist in Residence Program in recognition of the significance of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The Program consists of a 6-week artist residency at BigCi sponsored by the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, to create a new body of work in response to the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area followed by a solo exhibition at the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery. Read more
Create NSW invites artists and arts and cultural organisations across NSW to apply for funding under the 2017/2018 Arts and Cultural Development Program.
The program supports visual arts, museums, literature, dance, music, regional touring, capital works and professional development for artists across the state. Read more
Community choirs, visual arts and photography workshops, and drama activities for adults make up a multi-arts approach to building good mental health across the NSW central west.
Running April to June, a series of eight small workshop programs will run in Bathurst, Orange, Lithgow, Cowra, Forbes, Parkes and Grenfell.
Regional arts development organisation Arts OutWest has set up the workshops on behalf of House with No Steps, who have provided the funding. Read more
Kempsey Shire Council invites artists and art based collaborative teams to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the creation of two public sculptures to be installed in the roundabouts on the southern (Slim Dusty) and northern (Dunghutti) Pacific Highway interchanges. Read more