KILGOUR PRIZE 2019

Entries close: 28 April 2019 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 over…

2019 Paul Milburn Art Prize

Entries close: 29 March 2019 The prize for a Landscape as a ‘space of creative discovery’ includes painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and photography. All artwork must have been produced within the last 24 months. Open it to all artists residing in Australia. Prize to $10,000. For all the details please visit https://www.brisart.org/milburn-prize

2019 NAIDOC Award Nominations

Nominations close: 29 March 2019 The National NAIDOC Committee invites nominations of outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the 2019 NAIDOC Awards. There are ten National Award categories to nominate for. For all the details please visit https://www.naidoc.org.au/awards/nominations

National Trust Heritage Awards 2019

Entries close: 31 March 2019 The awards are highly regarded in the industry and are an opportunity to have work recognised by peers and the public. Every year entrants for the awards include councils, community groups, corporations and individuals. The entries include everything from education and research to the restoration of objects, re-vitalisation, architectural re-invigoration,…

Museum and Galleries NSW – Small Grants

Application closes: 31 March 2019 Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered. Previous Small Grants have funded the purchase of computer cataloguing software, exhibition mannequins and display cases, oral history recording equipment…

The Glencore Singleton Festival 2019 – EOI

Entries close: 31 March 2019 The Glencore Singleton Festival 2019 committee invites you to join them to showcase local talent of vibrant community artists, crafters and makers. If you are interested in running an event, getting noticed or making your voice heard for the 2019 festival, this is your chance. Event grants and financial assistance…

Bach to the Bush: Solo Cello in the Forest

An outdoor concert by Anthony Albrecht at Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins, Hunter Valley Sat 12 January 2019 from 6pm As the sun sets on the forest, be immersed in a nature-led, outdoor, acoustic performance of Bach and other baroque favourites by UK-based cellist Anthony Albrecht. The program of this very different outdoor classical concert in a…

Season’s Greetings

The board and staff of Arts Upper Hunter wish you a happy, safe and creative festive season. We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in the new year. Our office will be closed Friday 21 December 2018 to Sunday 13 January 2019.

Poverty & Prosperity Heritage Interpretation Installation

Maitland City Council is inviting artists to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the creation of contemporary installations in Maitland laneways. There are two opportunity’s available, with each installation carrying a separate historical theme, ‘Poverty’ and ‘Prosperity’. Artists are welcome to submit an expression of interest for one or both of the opportunities.  …