JOHN WILSON'S MASTERCLASS IN OILS WORKSHOP - 1ST & 2ND JUNE
MARION CASEY WORKSHOPS, CHINESE TYPE WATER COLOUR PAINTING - 17TH, 24TH JUNE & 1ST JULY
SINGLETON ART PRIZE: Graeme O'Brien 6574 5185: Winner Announced July 19th
TRIVIA NIGHT - 8TH JUNE
THEATRE PARTY - MOVIE: SONG FOR MARION - 13TH JUNE
TAREE OPEN ART EXHIBITION...Read More
Brushes with Life is a community art project which is modelled on he
successful Bounceback exhibition, which is held in Newcastle during Mental Health Month in October.
The aim of the Brushes with Life project is to assist with destigmatising mental illness, to empower people with mental illness issues through their creative...Read More
Discover how dance, music, theatre and visual arts can unlock your students' learning in stimulating and enjoyable ways.
Young people with a disability often experience barriers to
quality arts education and professional arts practice.
Sydney Opera House, Accessible Arts NSW and the Museum of Contemporary Art
Australia (MCA) have partnered to offer teachers in...Read More
This workshop promotes art-making as a less-threatening way to express thoughts and feelings in group work context. Art-making techniques are designed to suit group themes and achieve therapeutic objectives. There is opportunity to consider art techniques relevant to practice as well as pitfalls group facilitators can make when
deciding to...Read More
Australia Post has launched its new community program – Our Neighbourhood, a national grants program.
Our Neighbourhood Community Grants are open to eligible registered charities and community organisations for amounts between $1000 and $25,000 to support local projects.
Our Neighbourhood Community Grants will be awarded to organisations with projects that...Read More
BELLINGEN SHIRE ARTS WEEK
20TH -- 28TH SEPTEMBER 2013
INVITATION TO THE SCULPTORS OF BELLINGEN SHIRE
Individuals, Businesses, Community groups and schools are invited to participate in a celebration of Arts Week activities through out the shire.
Included in the festivities is a concert in the park by the river in Urunga on...Read More
Dates - 13, 14, 15 June 2013 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
When - 9:00 AM Thursday to 3:00 PM Saturday
Where - Way Way Lodge, Scotts Head NSW
Who - This camp is for Aboriginal youth aged 13 to 18 years.
They do not have to be experienced dancers, just have an interest in dance. They...Read More
Bellingen Jazz Festival (August 16 - 18th) always welcomes volunteers.
Anyone interested in being a part of this wonderful community event should call 6655 9345 or email <email@example.com>. The skills required are many and varied but the main thing is a desire to be involved.
Note that the Festival Office is...Read More
Disability awareness training is useful for people working
at any level of an arts organisation, or in arts policy or practice. It
provides a practical understanding of disability in an arts context with
information and skills relevant to all venues and types of work including
festivals and public events.
You will learn about the...Read More
If you believe in society, and in community, then we hope you can
join us for Communities in Control Conference 2013.
We're excited to announce the line-up for the special Communities in Control Q&A.
Joining host Tony Jones will be broadcaster and writer Clementine
Ford, journalist and commentator David Marr, asylum
seeker advocate Kon...Read More
Would you like to work with local scientists to bring to life an art meets science event for public presentation during National Science Week (10-18 August)?
Inspiring Australia is offering a total of $40,000 for regional community groups towards science activities and events to mark National Science Week 2013 (10-18...Read More
Coffs Harbour Arts Council’s Community Pop up Arts Gallery at Centro shopping centre has been swamped with art enthusiasts and shoppers with over 1600 people viewing the exhibition in it’s first 20 days. “It has gone way above my expectations.” said David Quinn “The first day we sold a...Read More
Jetty Memorial Theatre Holiday Workshops 2013
More info...Read More
ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN FOR KEMPSEY SHIRE ART PRIZE
Since its inception in 1986, the Kempsey Shire Art Prize has been a much treasured community event celebrating the wealth of creativity to be found in the Macleay Valley.
Artists, both local and from further afield, continue to overwhelm the judges...Read More
Coming from the deeply multicultural electorate of Watson in Sydney, Tony Burke detests the word `tolerance`. 'Talent and difference aren't things to be tolerated,' he said. 'We tolerate things that are different and celebrate diversity not out of some social justice principle but because that is how we get...Read More
The Arts Council of the Dorrigo Inc. has held the Creative Mountain Arts Exhibition (CMAE) annually over the Easter period for more than 20 years.
It is an exhibition of the artistic works by both amateur and professional artists on the Dorrigo Plateau and attracts nearly 2,000 visitors over the...Read More
Youth Rock 2013
The dates for Youth Rock 2013 have been set and it is already promising to be one of the most exciting events of Youth Week this year!
Youth Rock is a state wide talent search competition that
provides an opportunity for young people aged between 12-25 to showcase their
The first Mid North Coast wide online band competition created especially for young musicians (aged 12 to 25 years). Enter online by going to the ‘contribute here’ tab to the right and you could be one of the two winners who get to:
- RECORD a single in pro. studio –...Read More
The NSW Government has also commissioned a Creative Industries Taskforce to develop a roadmap for improved innovation and productivity across the Creative Industries. A Draft Industry Action Plan has been released and the Taskforce is now inviting public consultation.
Feedback may be provided by participating in the Creative Industries Online...Read More
This is ART MARKET is an annual stall market which gives hobby, emerging and full time artists the opportunity to sell their artwork to a broad range of people in the community who would love to own original, one of a kind art. This is ART MARKET aims to...Read More
The Volunteer Centre will be providing an information session
with the aim of connecting local services with opportunities to support
participants to ‘skill up’.
We welcome your organisation to come along and learn how these roles can benefit
Coordinator - Volunteer Centre
Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre Inc.
Ph: 6584 1914
Fax: 6584 6725
Put the dates September 20-28 in your diary now, for coming in 2013 is the first ever Bellingen Shire Arts Week. Along the lines of successful arts and cultural festivals around the nation, and supported by the Council, artists and performers from across the Shire are already contacting the...Read More
Call for expressions of interest from artists and performers
Put the dates September 20-28 in your diary now, for coming in 2013 is the first ever Bellingen Shire Arts Week. Along the lines of successful arts and cultural festivals around the nation, and supported by the Council, artists and performers...Read More
The Lakeside Festival Organising Committee are seeking assistance
with coordinating the Arts Display component of the Lakeside Festival to be
held later this year in Forster Tuncurry. If you are able to assist, please
Ph: 02 6559 1573
Mobile: 0409320 620
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The National NAIDOC Poster Competition is an opportunity for talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to have their artwork, based on the National NAIDOC theme, showcased across Australia as part of NAIDOC celebrations.
The winning artwork – chosen by the National NAIDOC Committee – is reproduced on...Read More
Honouring all women, all mothers past present future – International Womens Day
WOW have an opportunity for a Volunteer Bookkeeper to assist with book work - if you are interested, please call Jane on 0421 745 994. https://www.facebook.com/WOWWomen?fref=ts
This years International Theme is ‘The Gender Agenda, Gaining Momentum’, for WOW, this...Read More
The art of nature and the nature of art
Saturday 9 March 3-4pm Coffs Regional Galley
gold coin donation appreciated
'The art of nature and the nature of art' - an illustrated
introduction to Western art's slow appreciation of nature.
Followed by readings with photographs of last year's Sculpture by the Sea at
Bondi (the...Read More
Regional Arts NSW has partnered with Artspace Visual Arts Centre to offer a 12-week residency at the end of 2013. This is the first time RANSW has partnered with Artspace to offer an artist living in rural or regional NSW a residency within Artspace’s unique and contemporary professional environment in Sydney.
Applicants will need to...Read More
The Australia Council is pleased to announce that the SITUATE Art in Festivals initiative, which supports early career artists to develop experimental work within a festival environment, is now calling for artists to participate.
The $250,000 Art in Festivals initiative is part of a suite of residencies and mentorships supported...Read More
SUNDAY 3 MARCH FROM 10AM TO 2PM AT MUTTONBIRD ISLAND NATURE RESERVE
Experience Giidany Miirlarl (Muttonbird Island) with Gumbaynggirr Elders as your guides. Come along and meet the Elders and join one of our award-winning tours of Muttonbird Island. Share the Elder’s stories, poetry, songs, dancing and music, and join...Read More
Creative Programs Network 2013
Accessible Arts is launching the Creative Programs Network
once again in 2013. As an informal forum, this network supports the
development, implementation and evaluation of creative arts programs for people
Managers, coordinators, producers, curators, arts workers
and other relevant personnel responsible for the delivery of creative art
programs in disability...Read More
The Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival is a not-for-profit community arts initiative
“It’s a good location for a writers and readers’ festival….. It’s an indication of the sort of place it is. It’s great to be involved. – George Negus.”
2013 features 3 exciting days of established and emerging Australian writers with focus on Australian Women...Read More
Head On Photo Festival are proud to announce the creation of the Head On Awards as part of the 2013 Head On Photo Festival from 17 May – 23 June 2013.
Total value of prizes over $80,000 - Details
Every finalist receives a prize
All costs of printing the finalists images and...Read More
CERT III in Aboriginal Design in Taree.
Manning Regional Art Gallery on Thursday the 28th February at 10am For
more information contact Steve Williams on (02) 65550616 or Kelly Austin on
0405 240 194....Read More
Great Lakes/ Manning Valley Art and Design- 2013.
GREAT LAKES/MANNING VALLEY TAFE
A result of the introduction of the new VET fee help system the TAFE has introduced a range of short course art programs called 'CODs' which stands for 'Creative on Demand'.
The 'CODS' will provide participants with the opportunity to...Read More
JOSH PYKE PARTNERS WITH APRA TO PROVIDE MENTORSHIP AND FUNDING TO UNSIGNED MUSICIANS
APRA and the Josh Pyke Partnership have joined forces to bring unsigned musicians a new and exciting opportunity.
The initiative includes mentorship and funding of $7500 to help grow the careers of unsigned artists. The mentorship will involve...Read More
Museum & Galleries NSW
Leg Ups 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 Ups Grants have funded museum volunteers to...Read More
Museum & Galleries NSW
VIM Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums and keeping places. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.
Previous VIM Small Grants have funded the purchase of computer cataloguing software, exhibition...Read More
The Fund hopes to provide some limited financial assistance to any visual arts practitioner faced with a disaster as a result of serious illness, accident or some other unexpected catastrophe. http://www.visualarts.net.au/grantsprizes/2...Read More
Established in 1975, the PPCA Performers' Trust Foundation provides grants to promote and encourage music and the performing arts.
The grants provided are non-recurring (i.e. one-off grants rather than a periodical payment) and are determined by the four trustees of the trust.
Two (including the Chairman) are appointed by the PPCA;
One is...Read More
Short Film Completion Fund
Screen Australia’s Short Film Completion Fund provides finance for distinctive and creatively ambitious short drama films that show outstanding potential but lack the funds to finish.
Screen Australia is committed to galvanising the connection between short drama filmmaking and a feature film career. We will favour the...Read More
The Hon Victor Dominello MP announces a second round of funding for the Youth Opportunities Program
In November 2012, Minister Dominello announced funding for 33 projects from the Youth Opportunities grants program. A list of successful projects can be found here.
Minister Dominello recently invited applications for a second round of...Read More
This dream-launching, career-inspiring, ever-popular TV show is back for 2013. With the move to Channel 9, Australia’s Got Talent will boast an all-new judging panel of industry heavyweights, a new host, a new stage … it’s an exciting year to be part of the show.
Producers, Fremantle Media, have announced the call for Australians to put...Read More
If you’re aged between 15 and 25 and you live on the Coffs Coast then Short Sharp Digital Inc invites you to grab your phone and make a movie!
If you’re looking for inspiration and hot tips then come along to our FREE Mobile Movie Making Workshop that’ll be held...Read More
Pursue your creative practice in the Clarence Valley and be paid to
do it by applying for an Artist in Residence program at the Grafton Regional
Gallery. Australian and international artists and curators from all disciplines
are invited to apply for the 2013 Artist in Residence program.
The Grafton Regional Gallery’s aim is...Read More
Applications will open February 4th 2013 for The Children’s Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative. Now in its 3rd year, the Initiative is run by the Australian Society of Authors which has secured funding from the Literature Board to offer grants of up to $15,000 are available for emerging, developing and established illustrators who have...Read More
Are you running a fast growing or innovative start-up? If so, you need to enter the StartupSmart Awards – the premier awards for start-ups in Australia, sponsored by DFK.
The submission deadline for the awards is 20 February, 2013 so don’t delay!
The fastest-growing start-up in our top 50 list will...Read More
ABC2 Mini Shots Doco Competition
ABC2 invites budding filmmakers, keen to tell the world their stories, the chance to enter the Mini Shot Doco Competition.
Entries should be a 3 minute documentary on Australia today that also features the number 2 in the film.
Entries go into the running for $2000 cash...Read More