Arts Showcase is our pick of the news, events and activities that are Must Read or Must do.


The Yarrahapinni Festival is back again at Stuarts Point

Thanks to the efforts of a legion of volunteers and fantastic support from Lifetime Connect, Stuarts Point will be a hub of fun and activity on Friday and Saturday, August…

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New Q Pop Up Gallery @ Kew

Local Camden Haven artists invite you to share their love of art and music and pop into the new Q Pop Up Gallery in Kew. Founder and musician/painter Fiona Joy…

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Why you must follow us on Twitter

For DAILY updates on all the latest grants and opportunities follow us on Twitter plus news and articles from around the country and world on the value of the arts….

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Create NSW Grants. Important New Guidelines and Information

The 2018/19 Arts and Cultural Development Program Guidelines are now online. Funding opportunities are open to NSW-based arts and cultural organisations, NSW professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide…

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Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants

Applications open: 9:00AM AEST, Tuesday 19 June 2018 Applications close: 5:00PM AEST, Friday 10 August 2018 No extension to the closing date is possible. ABOUT THE REGIONAL ARTS FUND The Australian…

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Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

Applications open: NOW Applications close: Friday 3 August 2018, 17:00 AEST (5pm) No extension to the closing date is possible. ABOUT THE COUNTRY ARTS SUPPORT PROGRAM CASP is an annual small grants…

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Big Congratulations to Arts Mid North Coast Chair Leigh Vaughan

Arts Mid North Coast Chair, Leigh Vaughan has been awarded an  Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the arts and music education to local government and to the community. Leigh…

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Wauchope Arts Winter Solstice Chai Tent

Celebrating 21 Years in the Arts Hall Wauchope Arts’ annual Chai Tent on Saturday June 23 will be a celebration of community, of the arts, of music, the power of…

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Big Band Blast – The Ultimate Big Band Weekend

BIG BAND BLAST – the ULTIMATE BIG BAND WEEKEND is now in its sixth year and Big Bands from all over Australia are making final preparations for their trip to…

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Migration Heritage Exhibition

The Macleay Valley has a rich migrant heritage and the Kempsey Museum has a national significant photographic collection that illustrates this heritage. In addition, the Museum has many oral and…

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Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival 2018

The 2018 Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival returns to its full festival format on June 8-10 with an impressive program of literary talent. Much-loved cartoonist MICHAEL LEUNIG, journalist and correspondent…

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EOI for Sculpture in the Gaol 2018

Calling for expressions of interest for the annual Sculpture in the Gaol Exhibition at Trial Bay. 100th Anniversary of Closure of German Internment Camp, Trial Bay; Sculpture in the Gaol:…

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