Registrations are now open for Artstate Bathurst!

Get $100 off full-price registration until THIS FRIDAY 17 September 2018. On Friday 25 July, at the Australian Museum, Regional Arts NSW announced the program for Artstate Bathurst, a four-day event that will bring an expected 200 arts delegates to the city from 1st to 4th November 2018. Artstate Bathurst will feature a two-day conference…

Regional Arts Fund provides Small Festival Support

Running an arts festival in regional NSW? Suffering volunteer burnout? A new stream as part of the Regional Arts Fund can help build your event with a paid coordinator. Regional Arts NSW  know how hard volunteers work in regional communities, and that sometimes the juggle between work, life and festival management can be overwhelming. As…

Quiltarama

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 September 2018 Clarence Town Dungog-Clarence Town CWA presents its popular Quiltarama on Saturday 08 September 2018, 10 am – 4 pm and Sunday 09 September 2018, 10 am – 3 pm at the Clarence Town School of Arts Hall, Grey Street, Clarence Town and the Clarence Town Senior Citizens Day…

The Blue Heeler Film Festival is back.

The Blue Heeler Film Festival is back – and 2018 is shaping up to be a watershed year for local short film producers with a new patron, substantial cash prizes to be won and the Gold Bluey Award up for grabs. Inspired by star of the big and small screen, Sigrid Thornton, who has graciously…

Historical Hall Reactivated

There has been a recent renewal of energy and interest in revitalising the historic Bandon Grove School of Arts Hall about 10 kilometres north of Dungog. The School of Arts Committee aim to reconnect residents of the Bandon Grove area by making the hall relevant and refurbishing the building. This has motivated a couple of…

Artstate Festival and Conference Launched in Bathurst

On Monday 28 May at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre Regional Arts NSW launched Artstate Bathurst, the second iteration of a four-year program building upon conversations, partnerships and opportunities for regional artists and arts organisations. Partnering with Arts OutWest, this four-day event in Bathurst will welcome an anticipated 200 arts industry delegates and include a…

Entries for the inaugural Sculpture on the Farm now open

Sculpture on the Farm will be held at “Fosterton” opening on Friday 28 September at 5pm, then Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September and Monday 1 October, 2018. This inaugural exhibition and sale of sculptures will be held in conjunction with the renowned Dungog Festival, which is a celebration of the arts, local food and rural life and attracts people from all over the state.