Opening of Kempsey Shire Art Prize 2013
Join Sue Mitchell, Manning Regional Art Gallery Director and Judge on
Saturday June 29, 1pm
at Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery and Gladstone Youth & Community Centre
5 Kinchela St, Gladstone
Exhibition continues until 14 July
RSVP by Wednesday 26 June to firstname.lastname@example.org or 6566 3221...Read More
Check out the Smith Family Research Report: June 2013 for more detail...
Printmaking studio access
Wednesday 17th July for 10 weeks
Time: 9.30 - 3pm
Where: Great Lakes Campus LG06
Gain access to world class facilities which include two large etching presses, hydraulic press, book binding presses, use of rollers, drying racks and all printing inks and clean up resources supplied. Bring or purchase your...Read More
Community Building Partnership Program (CBPP) Open Until 31 July
This is a State government program that provides funding for
infrastructure projects on community facilities. This could be anything from
putting in a disabled toilet, refurbishing a hall, upgrading a sports facility
or replacing synthetic grass at the local tennis court. Funding is
limited in...Read More
The NSW Volunteer of the Year Award recognises and celebrates the outstanding efforts of the two plus million volunteers in NSW and promotes the importance of volunteering to the community.
The 2013 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards are now open for nomination:
2013 NSW Volunteer of the Year Award
(incl. Youth...Read More
Expression of Interest : Have your Say !!
Investing in Volunteers requires quality standards in Best Practice. Does your organisation aim to benchmark the quality of volunteer management and involvement? Improve the effectiveness of your organisations management of volunteers and enhance your knowledge and skills in recruiting and retaining volunteers?...Read More
Guest presenter will be Wendy Tanner, glass and mosaic artist.
Wendy will show images from her work in India where she worked on Nek Chand's
Rock Garden, also known as 'The Kingdom of Gods and Goddesses.' A light
lunch of soup and bread rolls with dessert will follow. Cost: $5 for lunch.
Accessible Arts is calling for NSW based writers and book
illustrators who are Deaf or have disability to form part of a working party.
The working party will collaborate on a forum on creative literature and
disability planned for 2014. We seek the input of literary creators at all
stages of their career...Read More
Arts Mid North Coast are, once again, delighted to be involved in T.H.E Exchange (Technology, Health & Education) this year.
These Technology & Health events across the region during July / August 2013 aim to showcase the benefits of high speed broadband and is the only event of its kind...Read More
Commencing July 15th, Great Lakes Art & Design School are offering;
Diploma Visual Arts
Cert 111 Design Fundamentals
Cert 111 Aboriginal Design
Get Creative! Short Courses also available with Open Studio Access!
For more info
Customer Services 1300 628 233
A/Head Teacher Elizabeth Tinker 02) 6555 0616...Read More
Love, Betrayal, Passion, Revenge...
... is opera's favourite bad boy about to meet his match?
A new production from Opera Australia's Oz Opera. Full cast, orchestra & crew direct from Melbourne.
Sung in English, Performed with chamber orchestra.
JULY 30, SPORTZ CENTRAL
Tickets on sale from 1st June
Enquiries & group bookings ph: 6652 8266...Read More
Providing an opportunity for art-minded people to get together in a friendly creative atmosphere, the Australian Art Show is an exciting event presented to foster continued growth of all facets of the arts and the public’s interest in them.
This event has been created specifically to bring all aspects of...Read More
Avoid common application mistakes and increase your chances of securing a grant
It is sad but true that many artists spend as much time writing grant applications or looking for income sources as they do pursuing their artistic practice.
Rejection is par for the course but understanding why you are being...Read More
Regional Arts Australia is currently conducting a series of consultations across the nation with people engaged in the arts and cultural development, allied regional organisations, national organisations with significant regional interests, state, territory and local government representatives.
Following the successful 2009 National Consultation which attracted over 80,000 participants, the 2013...Read More
The 2014 Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is now open to applications for arts projects that will be funded next year.
One in three Australians live in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia, and the RAF Fund recognises this and supports sustainable cultural development in these communities in NSW.
Assistance available for this...Read More
Creative Young Stars program now open until Jun 21.
Young Australians, aged 25 years and under, could share in $8 million to help them realise their dreams in creative and performing arts, cultural activities, school and community service and academia.
Minister for School Education and Youth Peter Garrett, Minister for the...Read More
The NSW Tourism Awards work closely with the Inland NSW Tourism Awards, the Hunter and Central Coast Tourism Awards, the North Coast Tourism Awards and the Blue Mountains Awards of Excellence.
These regional awards are happening between May and August and provide
all entrants with a stepping stone to the State...Read More
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
Regional Partnerships Funding supports arts and cultural development partnerships in regional NSW.
This funding supports strategic partnerships across and beyond the arts and cultural sectors, including with local councils and/or other public, private or community sector organisations.
Closing Date - Thursday, 11 July 2013 (for expressions of interest)
Shortlisted applicants will be required to make...Read More
The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists provides assistance towards travel (for educational purposes) and/or tuition costs for young people building a career in the visual arts broadly in the areas of painting, photography or sculpture.
Closing date: 14 June
Notification: Two months following the closing date
Four candidates will be...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
Accessible Arts is delighted to announce support from the Australia Council for our integrated dance program Catalyst Dance. Accessible Arts CEO Sancha Donald welcomes the grant of $30,000 saying "The funding of Catalyst Dance 2013 will provide an opportunity for dancers with physical disabilities in NSW to explore their
Coffs Harbour Library is paging all young book and photography lovers to enter its
Love2Read photo competition.
The library’s children and youth co-ordinator Judy Atkinson says that the entry
requirements are simple.
“Just take a photograph inspired by the theme love to read. It could include a book or be your favourite place...Read More
No news is good news as the Federal Budget locks in funding for Creative Australia
The arts may be the only sector happy after the Federal Budget, which slashed most sectors but followed through on the promises in the Government's long-awaited national cultural policy. Funding for Creative Australia – has...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
“The Aussie Mailbox”
For some time a small group of people , interested in sculpture, has gathered to discuss ways of introducing sculpture into the Macleay Valley environment.
Inspired by “Sculpture in the Gaol” at Trial Bay, “Sculpture by the Sea” coastal walk in Sydney, displayed from Bondi to Tamarama Beach, and...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
The Rotary Cartoon Awards is an international cartoon competition which was started
by the Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour City in 1989
with the intention of building the Coffs Cartoon Collection - a cartoon collection of national significance.
Then the competition was open to Australian
artists only. Today it is one of Australia’s...Read More
Bellingen Jazz Festival (August 16 - 18th) always welcomes volunteers.
Anyone interested in being a part of this wonderful community event should call Linda, Volunteers Co-ordinator, 6655 2728 or 6655 9345 or email email@example.com. The skills required are many and varied but the main thing is a desire to be involved.
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