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The Australia Council | Arts Governance Program

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

World Heritage Artist in Residence Program | Call for Applications

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

The Affirm Press Mentorship Award

Affirm Press and Varuna the National Writers House are pleased to announce that applications for the Affirm Press Mentorship Award are open online. Now in its third year this creative partnership offers up to three writers developing exceptional new work the opportunity to work with the Affirm Press publishing team while in residence at Varuna in the Blue Mountains NSW. Read more

Create NSW Launches Major Funding Program for Ambitious Arts and Culture

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

Cementa17 | Regional Arts NSW Festival Wrap Up

Cementa Contemporary Arts Festival took place from 6-9 April this year, spanning four day and nights with performances, sound, cabaret, interactive and electronic arts, video, photography, installation and ceramics. Read more

Sculptures in the Garden | Submissions Open

Artists are invited to an open call for submissions to one of the largest sculpture exhibitions in rural NSW – Sculptures in the Garden 2017. 
Held over two days, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th October 2017, this not for profit outdoor exhibition gives local, regional and interstate artists an avenue to exhibit their works in beautiful rural surroundings within a private garden and vineyard in Mudgee NSW. Read more

Art, Theatre, Choral Workshops Linked to Good Mental Health

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

River of Art Launches a Bumper Festival Program for 2017

A bumper 2017 program is now out for the River of Art festival, showcasing a feast of arts to delight, inspire and entertain. Running over ten days from 19 to 28 May, the festival dishes up more than 130 arts treats along the South Coast, all the way from Durras to Bermagui. Read more