Cancelled or Postponed Events Due to COVID-19

On the 14 August 2021 the NSW Government announced a state-wide lockdown due to the COVID-19 situation. Arts Upper Hunter has compiled a list of upcoming events in our region that have been postponed or cancelled. Please note, this list will be updated as information comes to hand.     Upper Hunter Shire  Aberdeen Highland…

Arts Upper Hunter Is Still Operating

Arts Upper Hunter is continuing to support local artists and cultural organisations. Due to the current COVID-19 situation  AUH has closed the office to the public. Our staff are being supported to work remotely. Please contact staff by phone, email or our social media platforms. Carolyn O’Brien, Acting Executive Director, on 0409 382 509 or…

Mullins Conceptual Photography Prize

The Mullins Conceptual Photography Prize is an annual event providing an avenue for conceptual photographic artists to express their creativity in a serious exhibition. PLEASE NOTE The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre will be closed until Monday 16 August.    Closes: Friday 20 August 2021 Venue: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Bridge St, Muswellbrook. Open: Monday to…

SWIFF Chasing Next Wave of Australia’s Film Talent

There has been some quiet film and screen rumblings on the Coffs Coast – other than Russell Crowe’s new film studio. The Screenwave International Film Festival has just finished its sixth festival, with a touch more than 11,000 festivalgoers converging on the beachside, mountain-hewn holiday town of Coffs Harbour this past April. And now, SWIFF…

Lifeline for Performing Arts and Live Music

Not-for-profit and commercial performing arts organisations, as well as live music venues can now apply for funding to keep the lights on and staff and performers in jobs thanks to the NSW Government’s $75 million stimulus package. The funding forms part of the up to $5.1 billion package announced yesterday to keep businesses in business…

Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Quick Response Grants Now Open

Applications have officially re-opened for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Quick Response Grants! These Quick Response Grants are designed to support the immediate needs of regional artists where the activity is unable to be planned for or supported in other funding rounds, for example, access to professional development, skills development or small project opportunities that…