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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

Job Opportunity | Publicity Officer, Mitchell Conservatorium

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 | Gateway Sculptures Art Commission EOI

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

RAF Project | Wiradjuri Constellations at Cementa17

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