Country Arts Support Program (CASP) grants supports projects across the Upper Hunter

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has announced that regional and rural arts organisations from around NSW are to benefit from $250,000 in small-grant funding. The Country Arts Support Program (CASP) will fund 86 organisations to support community arts and cultural development. Successful recipients in the Upper Hunter region are: Singleton Council: Stories from Singleton…

Children’s Pottery Classes

The Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre is hosting pottery classes for children. Dates: Wednesday – 12, 19 and 26 February and 4 March 2020. Time: 4pm to 5pm. Venue: Scone Pothouse at rear of Scone Arts & Crafts Centre, 63 Kingdom St, Scone. Cost: $100 or use your Creative Kids Voucher from Service NSW. Bookings essential:…

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.…