Affirm Press Mentorship Award

Applications close: 29 April 2020 Melbourne-based Affirm Press is dedicated to publishing great Australian stories and the most engaging local authors. Held in partnership with Affirm Press, these publishing intensive mentorships provide a unique opportunity for up to four writers developing exceptional new work. For the 2020 Mentorship Award, Affirm Press is looking for YA…

Seasons’ 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 20 December 2019 to Sunday 12 January 2020.

Tile Making Workshops a Great Success

Last weekend saw two exciting workshops to make and decorate tiles for the pizza oven at Bandon Grove Hall with community members of all ages joining in. Many thanks to Clare Tilyard and Alexandra Wade for their expertise and artistic guidance. The overall theme for the tiles was native plants and individual designs were based…

Insurance for Visual Artists

Did you know that as an artist or art group you are at risk of being sued if someone is injured when they visit your workshop or exhibition? Or if they suffer an illness or injury from the products you use? Not to mention any property damage that may be caused to the premises. Without…

Section of wooden pipeline at Dungog Historical Museum

Dungog Historical Museum has a section of the original wooden pipeline between Chichester Dam and Dungog. Well, as near to original as you can get. Many years after the pipeline was replaced, a 1.5 metre section was reassembled using the original materials – specially curved wood staves strapped together with individually tightened metal hoops. In…

New $100k Generations Fellowship set to support NSW Contemporary Musicians

Early career contemporary musicians, music producers, songwriters and composers will be supported through a new partnership between Create NSW, the Powerhouse Museum and Australian music management and touring company, Astral People, valued at $100,000. The Generations Fellowship will support three early career solo artists or groups to carry out six-months of professional development during 2020-21.…

2 Day Tile Making Workshop

Learn and make ceramic tiles for the Bandon Grove School of Arts pizza oven. Dates: Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December 2019 Time: 10am to 3pm For list of what to bring and bookings (essential): Call Anne on 0427 959 326 All ages welcome. (children must be accompanied by an adult)      …