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Volunteer Grants 2013 Closing Soon

Volunteers are a key part of the arts community and many projects exist and thrive as a direct result of their contribution.  If you belong to a not-for-profit arts organisation whose volunteers assist disadvantaged communities and encourage inclusion of vulnerable people in community life, then you may be eligible for funding from the Volunteers Grant. Read more

Singleton Art Prize

Prize pool is $14,000 Best work of the Prize winning up to $5000 New prize categories for Portrait and Indigenous Prize From humble beginnings 30 years ago, the Singleton Art Prize has matured into one of the largest regional art prizes in NSW, with an average of 1500 visitors passing through the Singleton Civic Centre to enjoy up the hundreds of paintings that feature The Rotary Club provides service to the Singleton community, facilitates a growing appreciation of art, encourages developing artists including our youth, and raises funds for deserving organisations and projects. Read more

CATCH GRANTS OPEN

The Culture, Arts, Tourism and Community Heritage CATCH program was established by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal  to provide grants for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for communities of fewer than 10,000 across rural and remote Australia. Read more

Alyce Fisher Leaves South West Arts

South West Arts is savouring its final days with its energetic RADO, Alyce Fisher, who is heading overseas in May. Bubbly Alyce is leaving Deniliquin to teach at a summer camp in south-western New Hampshire and then travel the world. Read more

A Taste for the Radical

In 1863, Ben Hall (‘the gentleman bushranger’) seized the town of Canowindra. The story goes that his gang held the entire township hostage at the local pub for three days and, with the local policeman locked away in the prison cell, proceeded to entertain them with food, wine and song. Read more

Northern Rivers Creative popUp

The Northern Rivers Creative popUp Shop has taken over the old Byron Library in Byron Bay to promote the arts and creative industries until 28th April. Read more

Intereach Aboriginal Artwork Commission

Intereach is community-based organisation that has delivered services to the Riverina Murray for over 40 years. Their key objective is to support and develop the wellbeing of young people, families, seniors, Aboriginal people, people living with disabilities and their carers. Read more

Varuna fellowships for writers living in Regional NSW

A NSW LitLink Varuna Fellowship offers writers living in regional NSW a two-week residency at Varuna - The Writers’ House. This prize is awarded each year to one of the five Litlink Fellowship recipients, with the winner being announced at the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival (2-4 August 2013). Read more

Arts Upper Hunter Celebrates 10 years

Regional Arts New South Wales congratulates Arts Upper Hunter on ten years of providing, supporting and promoting art and culture across the Upper Hunter as a part of our network. Read more

Push It! Youth Music Competition + Workshops

The Mid North Coast now has its own online band competition specifically for local young musicians aged 12 to 25 years.  The Youth Website Genwire Artspace run by Arts Mid North Coast, has just launched Push It! an online music competition with accompanying workshops. Read more