Museum and Galleries – Leg Up Grants

Applications close: 25 October 2020 or when funding is expended Leg Up Grants are quick response skill development grants for workers in volunteer managed museums throughout NSW. These grants fund various skill development projects including hosting or attending workshops, conferences or seminars in NSW, in addition to networking activities. Previous Leg Up Grants have funded…

National Emerging Art Glass Prize

Applications close: 24 January 2020 Applications are now open for Wagga Wagga Art Gallery’s acclaimed National Emerging Art Glass Prize, on display at the National Art Glass Gallery from 14 March – 21 June 2020. The Prize is a biennial competition launched in 2010, and was established to reward and promote innovation and excellence in…

Muswellbrook Art Prize 2020

Entries close: 26 January 2020 Painting Prize $50,000 (Acquisitive); Works on Paper Prize $10,000 (Acquisitive); Ceramics Prize $10,000 (Acquisitive); People’s Choice Prize $1,000 (Non-Acquisitive). For all the details please visit https://www.muswellbrook.nsw.gov.au/index.php/art-prizes/muswellbrook-art-prize/45th-muswellbrook-art-prize-2018

History Council of NSW Awards and Prizes

Submissions close: Monday 27 July 2020 History Council of NSW awards and prizes foster excellence in Australian historical writing, showcase and reward best practice, and advance and promote public understanding and appreciation of history. The Aboriginal History Award  purpose is to encourage students and other beginning historians (up to post-doctoral career) in the writing of…

Write North Writers’ Group Residency

Applications close: 27 July 2020 Applications are now open for mid-career to established NSW writers for the Write North Writers’ Group Residency through a new partnership with Create NSW and Byron Writers Festival. The Residency, valued at almost $40,000 (including total in-kind and cash value of the residency plus $10,000 direct financial support to the…

Rick Amor Drawing Award

Entries close: 28 May 2021 The Rick Amor Drawing Award will be held at McClelland for the first time in 2021. The $20,000 acquisitive award or an original drawing. The award is open to artists living in Australia. For all the details please visit https://www.mcclellandgallery.com/call-for-entries/

Paddington Art Prize

Entries close: 27 September 2020 The Paddington Art Prize is an annual national acquisitive prize for paintings inspired by the Australian Landscape and painted in the last 12 months.   A $30,000 prize is to be awarded to the artist of the single winning entry. The competition is open to Australian citizens or residents of 12…