Dobell Drawing Prize #22

Entries close: Monday 5 October 2020 The National Art School and the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation invites artists to submit entries in competition for the Dobell Drawing Prize #22. The $30,000 acquisitive prize will be awarded at the opening of the finalists’ exhibition at NAS Gallery on 25 March 2021. For all the details…

Plus 1

Applications close: 6 August 2020 Creative Partnerships Australia Plus1 is a program to assist small-to-medium not for-profit arts and cultural organisations develop their fundraising capacity, attract private sector support, grow stronger and broader networks and build supportive partnerships. The program pledges dollar-for-dollar matched funding of monies raised through a nominated fundraising campaign. For all the…

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…

FLiCKERFEST 2021

Late Deadline close:  9 October 2020 FlickerUp close: 6 November 2020 FLiCKERFEST, Australia’s premier international short film festival, will be held at the Bondi Pavilion on Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach in January 2021. Entry details, categories, terms and conditions please visit https://flickerfest.com.au/entries/

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…

The Blake Art Prize

Entries close: 12 October 2020 The Blake Prize is one of Australia’s longest-standing and most prestigious prizes which encourages conversation about religion and spirituality through art and poetry. Hosted by Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and Liverpool City Council since 2016. There are two prizes; one for Art and one for Poetry. The Blake Art Prize…

Museums and Galleries NSW Project Development Grants

Applications close: 13 September 2020 Project Development Grants allow community museums and keeping places to carry out strategic and innovative projects with mid to long term outcomes. The grants can also provide an opportunity to work productively with an appropriate museums and/or arts consultant as a skill development opportunity. Amount available $2,500 to $7,500. For…

Museum and Galleries NSW – Small Grants

Application closes: 13 September 2020 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 and…