The Mitchell Conservatorium is based in the Central West of NSW, with its main administrative offices in Bathurst. Across its four centres of Bathurst, Parkes, Forbes and Lithgow, Mitchell Con offers one-to one and group music tuition, ensemble and classroom activities and performance opportunities to community members and visiting professional artists. 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
Big Skies Collaboration: Scott ‘Sauce’ Towney’s illustrated representations of Wiradjuri constellations will be exhibited at Cementa17 this week.
In 2016 Cultural astronomer Trevor Leaman commissioned Wiradjuri artist Scott ‘Sauce’ Towney, from Peak Hill, to create a set of graphic representations of his people’s star constellations, as part of Trevor’s own Wiradjuri Cultural Astronomy Project. Read more
Forbes Town Band have had their first read-through of a new Forbes History Song, commissioned with funding from the Country Arts Support Program.
The piece was composed by Tim Ferrier and is based on music by Harry Schaefer. Forbes Town Band will premiere it at the River Arts Festival Forbes in September 2017. Read more
The Live Music Office is looking for a Program Manager to assist local government in Western Sydney and regional NSW in order to deliver Live and Local micro festivals supported by the NSW Government. Read more
A once flourishing cement works town, Kandos (pop. 1,200) is located 3.5 hours from Sydney between the towns of Lithgow and Mudgee. The town owes its existence to the plentiful supplies of limestone and coal in the region, which supported the former cement plant up until its closure in 2012. Read more
The River of Art Festival now welcomes entries from artists for the 2017 Art Prize.
Artists across artistic mediums and living on the NSW South Coast are invited to be part of this exciting regional competition, proudly supported by our sponsor Framed by Tracey. Read more
2017 marks the fourth year of the Council of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) Australia Prizes and the Council is delighted to continue the tradition of honouring distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) in Australia. Read more
Five. The number of senses. The amount of people you need for a basketball team. The number of points on the star when you cut through an apple the ‘wrong way’. The number of ingredients in a traditional punch. It is also the number of years the Outback Arts Gallery has been running in Coonamble! Read more
Emerging artist Kim Bagot-Hiller brings her background as a scientist to her keen observations of Australian native flora in a new exhibition Point of Difference running April 19 - May 21, 2017 at the National Botanic Gardens in Canberra. Read more
As the flood retreats from the Northern Rivers, we thought you would like an update on the impact to the arts in this creative region.
In Lismore the old regional gallery was packed up in preparation for its long awaited move to new premises later this year. Read more