Scone Short Film Festival

Be sure to save the date for Scone Short Film Festival on 22nd and 23rd September. Scone Films presents its annual short film festival, featuring a fantastic selection of world class Australian short films. Now in its tenth year, the festival only screens Australian short films. There is something for everyone, with a range of…

Sculpture on the Farm

The inaugural Sculpture on the Farm exhibition at Fosterton outside Dungog will be held over the coming October long weekend to coincide with the Dungog Festival. There will be approximately 100 sculptures on display from both local sculptors and those from further afield and including prominent names, such as the late Inge King and Newcastle…

Upper Hunter Festival Forum

The Upper Hunter Festival Forum was held on Tuesday 18th September at Singleton. Many thanks to everyone who attended Arts Upper Hunter’s Festival Forum and especially speakers Professor John Connell, Jan Fallding, Nancy Knudsen and Deidre Peebles.   Festivals and major events are great for community and economic development but behind the scenes it’s not…

Quick Response Grants

Made available under the Regional Arts Fund allocation for NSW, Quick Response Grants offer funding of up to $1,500 for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique arts opportunities that present themselves at very short notice and could not be planned for. Opportunities that have been organised by the applicant or have…

Navigating Social Media for Visual Artists

Saturday 1 September. Murrrurundi. Well known Hunter Valley artist Rebecca Rath will be running a workshop on Saturday 1 September for visual artists interested in developing their use of social media. Using social media tools and platforms, visual artists have new ways to connect with audiences and buyers far and wide. And because these websites…

Registrations are now open for Artstate Bathurst!

Get $100 off full-price registration until THIS FRIDAY 17 September 2018. On Friday 25 July, at the Australian Museum, Regional Arts NSW announced the program for Artstate Bathurst, a four-day event that will bring an expected 200 arts delegates to the city from 1st to 4th November 2018. Artstate Bathurst will feature a two-day conference…

Regional Arts Fund provides Small Festival Support

Running an arts festival in regional NSW? Suffering volunteer burnout? A new stream as part of the Regional Arts Fund can help build your event with a paid coordinator. Regional Arts NSW  know how hard volunteers work in regional communities, and that sometimes the juggle between work, life and festival management can be overwhelming. As…