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2013 Parliament Prize Visits Outback Arts

Karla Dickens’ January 26, Day of Mourning has been announced as the 2013 Parliament of New South Wales Aboriginal Art Prize winner. The work transforms an old Australian flag, which has been embroidered and embellished by the artist. Read more

Black Arts Market

This weekend, ignite your senses and experience a showcase of work from vibrant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and artisans from across NSW. Read more

Have you seen The Cake Man?

Robert Merritt was brought up on the Erambie Aboriginal Mission in Cowra. Merritt wrote The Cake Man, a play set in the story of his childhood, whilst in isolation in Bathurst and it was first performed in 1975 at the newly-formed Black Theatre in Redfern. Read more

WOOD | art design architecture

  Opening this month at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, is WOOD: art design architecture, an exhibition exploring current creative practices, modes of thinking and relationships to wood. Read more

Bunarm Bologaman wahl Bundjalung

On November 2nd, Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative in Leichhardt, Sydney, will host the opening of  Bunarm Bologaman wahl Bundjalung, an exhibition of art by leading Bundjalung artists. Read more


Last week Regional Arts NSW attended the program launch of the Corroboree Festival 2013. The gathered crowd was addressed by the festival director, Hettie Perkins, the Hon George Souris MP and Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir. Read more

Thread of Funding Weaves a New Artistic Language for Aboriginal Artists in NSW

  MCA & RANSW PROJECT In 2012, Weaving Across the Outback, (funded by CASP) took place in the Outback Arts region - Bourke, Cobar, Coonamble, Walgett and Warren - where Aboriginal community members were shown the ancient techniques of fibre weaving by tour artists from Boolarng Nangamai Aboriginal Art and Cultural Studio. Read more

Broken Hill Celebrates NAIDOC

  Sturt Park in Broken Hill City Council attracted over 1000 people to a NAIDOC Week Family Day. Celebrations in the region this week will include hip hop training events,  cultural exchange concert, bush day and Wilcannia's NAIDOC Ball. Read more

People of the Mountains & The Sea

  The Bega Valley Regional Gallery joins the rest of the state in celebrating Indigenous arts and culture in all its diversity for NAIDOC Week. Read more

Shine for Kids: Colourful Dreaming Program

  During NAIDOC Week 2013, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery in partnership with SHINE for Kids is showcasing an exhibition of Indigenous artwork created by the talented participants of the Colourful Dreaming program. Read more