2024 Stanthorpe Art Prize

Entries close 31 May 2024 The ultimate Stanthorpe Art Prize 2024 Award winner will be selected from the category winners, receiving the $16,000 prize in addition to their $4,000 category prize. Total prize pool is $50,000 For all the details please visit https://www.srag.org.au/stanthorpe-art-prize/

Newcastle Poetry Prize 2024

Entries close: 31 May 2024 For more than three decades, the Newcastle Poetry Prize has championed Australian poets and their craft. Since 2005, the University of Newcastle has generously sponsored a substantial prize pool, with a first prize of $15,000. This significant competition provides a platform to showcase both emerging and established voices. Total prize…

ClubGRANTS

ClubGRANTS funding is available to community groups, charities and sporting teams across NSW. Funding is available under three separate categories: Category 1: Supports community welfare and social services; community development; employment assistance activities; community health services; and projects aimed at improving the living standards of low income and disadvantaged people. Category 2: Provides funding for…

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. Arts Upper Hunter will be closed Friday 22 December 2023 and opens on Monday 8 January 2024.

2023/24 Regional Arts Touring funding program has opened.

Audiences of all ages in regional NSW and rural areas will soon have more access to the state’s best artistic and cultural productions, with applications for Create NSW’s 2023/24 Regional Arts Touring funding program opening today. NSW artists and cultural producers are invited to apply for funding to tour high-quality programs, experiences and events to…

2023 Newcastle Short Story Award Shortlist Announcement

The Hunter Writers’ Centre is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2023 Newcastle Short Story Award. After careful consideration, judges Angela Meyer and Winnie Dunn have chosen twenty-nine standout stories for publication in an accompanying anthology. The judges commented on the diverse range of submissions, noting a mix of rural and urban settings, contemporary…