Children’s Pottery Classes

The Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre is hosting pottery classes for children. Dates: Wednesday – 12, 19 and 26 February and 4 March 2020. Time: 4pm to 5pm. Venue: Scone Pothouse at rear of Scone Arts & Crafts Centre, 63 Kingdom St, Scone. Cost: $100 or use your Creative Kids Voucher from Service NSW. Bookings essential:…

Heritage Grants Program

Applications close: Wednesday 1 April 2020 The Small Grants Program for Local History and Archives is administered by the Royal Australian Historical Society on behalf of the NSW Government through the Heritage Council of NSW. Grants of up to $5,000 support the work undertaken by local historical societies, community organisations and individuals across NSW. For…

KILGOUR PRIZE 2020

Entries close: Sunday 3 May 2020 The KILGOUR PRIZE is an annual art prize. The KILGOUR PRIZE awards $50,000 every year, and a further $5,000 for the People’s Choice award. The work must be a figurative or portrait painting, that is, representing the human form by means of a figure or likeness. Artists must be…

Creative Streets Grants

Applications close: 3 May 2020 The Creative Streets Grants program sees Maitland City Council partner with the community to co-create, reimagine and creatively transform places around Maitland through temporary and semi-permanent projects. Creative Streets supports projects that create places where people feel connected, want to stay longer and have a memorable experience. In this round…

Community Heritage Grants 2020

Applications close: 4 May 2020 The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants of up to $15,000 to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups. The grants are provided to assist with the preservation of locally owned, but nationally significant collections of materials that are publicly accessible…

Carstairs Prize

Entries close: Sunday 6 September 2020 The Carstairs Prize aims to support socially engaged art projects that embrace participatory and collaborative experiences, bring participants into active dialogue with the artist(s) in order to involve audiences beyond the art community. The prize is intended to contribute to artwork production costs to assist the successful applicant(s) to…

2020 Cr Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship

Applications close extended: 7 April 2020 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander councillors and council staff, passionate about bolstering their local government careers in NSW, are invited to apply for the 2020 Councillor Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded each year to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander councillor or member of council staff…

NSW Premier’s History Awards 2020

Entries close: Monday 8 April 2020 Administered by the State Library of NSW, in association with Create NSW, the NSW Premier’s History Award will offer prizes in five categories this year: – Australian History Prize – General History Prize – New South Wales Community and Regional History Prize – Young People’s History Prize – Multimedia…

Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

Entries close: 12 August 2020 The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is an ideal way to gain valuable exposure for your artwork and exhibit your talent to a wider international audience. The competition is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and…