A production created by an ensemble of 13-16 year olds from Bathurst, supported by Local Stages, the Australian Theatre for Young People, and the Regional Arts Fund will be performed in Sydney this April. Read more
The NSW Government is committing a further $30,000 to expand performing arts opportunities in regional and remote NSW.
The Community Presenter Touring Grants, administered by Arts on Tour, supports the presentation of NSW professional productions in community-run venues and halls, in NSW towns without a professional performing arts venue. Read more
Arts North West has been successful in securing $15,600 from Australian Government’s ANZAC Centenary Arts and Culture Fund for CHARGED! The series of workshops exlore the story of the Battle of Beersheba, and are a part of the Australian Government's National Anzac Centenary commemorations. Read more
As River of Art gears up for another exciting festival in 2017, Member for Bega Andrew Constance has announced that this signature South Coast event has been awarded funding for the next three years under Destination NSW’s Flagship Event Fund. Read more
The Bega Valley’s rich history with portraiture winds up a notch later this month when the Shire plays host to the biggest and most famous art prize in Australia.
The 2016 Archibald Prize opens at the Bega Valley Regional Gallery on March 24, one of only six galleries outside of Sydney to host the Art Gallery of New South Wales touring exhibition. Read more
Melbourne author Rajith Savanadasa is the March writer in residence at Booranga Writers’ Centre for 2017. Rajith was born in Sri Lanka and now lives in Melbourne. He turned to creative writing in the final year of an engineering degree, which he followed up with the Professional Writing and Editing course at RMIT University. Read more
A colouring in book has been produced for patients, visitors and staff at Parkes and Forbes Hospitals featuring work by artists from the NSW Central West. Called ‘Colour’ the free colouring-in book has been designed to provide a calming, mindful activity for those who spend time in hospital. Read more
After two hugely successful festival events, Cementa is back this April , offering an entirely free four-day showcase of independent and experimental arts spread across the New South Wales post industrial town of Kandos. Read more
Narrandera Arts and Creative Network (NACNet) and the Pen to Paper Writers Narrandera present a 2 day Creative Writing Workshop funded by Arts NSW Country Arts Support Program and delivered by Ron Pretty on the 25 & 26 March 2017. Read more
A unique cultural exchange and collaborative arts project between the Wake Up Time Women, a NSW Northern Rivers Bundjalung women’s textile-arts collective based in Casino and a group of Kunwinjku women textile artists, from Injalak Arts, Oenpelli, Northern Territory will be happening in late March. Read more