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Flood Impacts Northern Rivers Arts Centres

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

Four Winds Latin Spirit Coming to Bermagui

Latin Spirit is coming to Bermagui, a celebration of the sounds of flamenco and tango is the brainchild of Four Winds Artistic Director, James Crabb. It will take place across the Easter weekend in what the Region can proudly describe as the most idyllic festival space in Australia. Read more

Craft Cubed Festival, Victoria | Expressions of Interest Open

Craft Cubed Festival is Craft’s annual celebration of the handmade and the biggest coming together of the craft and design sectors of its kind in Australia.  This year the theme is Crafting Communities and will aim to showcase dynamic and creative communities through a multi-layered, open access festival.  Through this concept, we will highlight diversity, multi-disciplinary practice, hidden networks and meaningful connections which are forged through contemporary craft. Read more

Job Opportunity | Perfect Light Art Curator, Broken Hill City Council

This role will seek to actuate Broken Hill’s ‘Perfect Light’; a place where art (performing, literary and visual) is the manifestation of culture. Your curatorial expertise will assist Broken Hill to become an iconic place where audiences are actively involved and engaged, and where creators interpret, curate and invent new artworks. Read more

Antenna Documentary Film Festival | 2017 Submissions Open

Submissions for the 2017 Antenna Documentary Film Festival are now open. The festival accepts Australian and international documentaries of all subject matter and styles. Now seven years old, Antenna is one of the country’s premier showcase for local and international non-fiction films. Read more

Opportunity for Regional Artists | Kilgour Prize 2017 Now Open

Entries are now open for the KILGOUR PRIZE 2017, Newcastle Art Gallery's national art prize recognising the finest examples of Australian figurative and portrait painting. Artists are invited to submit their entries for this year's prize, valued at $50,000, by Friday 28 April 2017. Read more

Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize

Designed to attract some of Australia’s finest contemporary artists and high calibre works, the inaugural Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize and exhibition was first held in 2003 at Bendigo Art Gallery. The Prize is now open for entries for the 2017 iteration. Read more

Regional artists receive Artists' Grant Program funding

Ten visual artists will share $12,500 in NSW Government funding to support the costs of developing and presenting their works. Arts NSW Executive Director Michael Brealey said the grants will help artists meet development, production and promotional costs, with the outcome of presenting more work to wider audiences. Read more

Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Award launches for 2017

Entries for the Grafton Regional Gallery’s 2017 Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Award (CVIAA) are now open. The CVIAA aims to promote contemporary Indigenous art of the North Coast of New South Wales and develop the collection of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art held by the Grafton Regional Gallery. Read more

Arts North West | Rivers to Ridges

Arts North West, through their Aboriginal Culture Support Program, has visited Tenterfield to record stories of Elders as a part of a series of documentaries for Rivers to Ridges, and the stories in between project. The project is funded by the Federal Government’s Indigenous Languages and Arts Program. Read more

Sculpture in the Gaol | Expressions of Interest

Following the success of the Sculpture in the Gaol exhibition over the past nine years, Trial Bay Gaol will once again be transformed into a dramatic artistic landscape with sculptures displayed throughout the Gaol site. Read more

Opera in the Paddock 2017

Opera in the Paddock returns for 2017 to perform in Armidale and Delungra. Audiences will be treated to Australia's brightest stars performing opera classics froM Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Offenbach, along with musical favourites by Lerner and Loewe and more. Read more