2021 Yancoal Singleton Art Prize

Presented by the Rotary Club of Singleton on Hunter, the 2021 Yancoal Singleton Art Prize is a painting and drawing show. There is a wide range of categories and a total prize pool over $16,000. Official Opening: Friday 30 July, doors open at 6pm Venue: Singleton Civic Centre, Queen St, Singleton. General Viewing: Saturday 31st…

SWIFF Chasing Next Wave of Australia’s Film Talent

There has been some quiet film and screen rumblings on the Coffs Coast – other than Russell Crowe’s new film studio. The Screenwave International Film Festival has just finished its sixth festival, with a touch more than 11,000 festivalgoers converging on the beachside, mountain-hewn holiday town of Coffs Harbour this past April. And now, SWIFF…

Lifeline for Performing Arts and Live Music

Not-for-profit and commercial performing arts organisations, as well as live music venues can now apply for funding to keep the lights on and staff and performers in jobs thanks to the NSW Government’s $75 million stimulus package. The funding forms part of the up to $5.1 billion package announced yesterday to keep businesses in business…

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Quick Response Grants Now Open

Applications have officially re-opened for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Quick Response Grants! These Quick Response Grants are designed to support the immediate needs of regional artists where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported in other funding rounds, for example, access to professional development, skills development or small project opportunities that…

CREATE NSW Seeks Arts and Culture Leaders for Artform Boards

Applications close: Monday 12 July 2021 NSW arts and cultural practitioners, including professional artists, producers, business managers and independent company leaders are invited to submit their expressions of interest for appointment to the 2021/22 Artform Advisory Boards. Successful applicants will join current Board Members on the 10 Artform Advisory Boards and work with the Chairs…