Media releases

Aija Draguns awarded 2022 Conductor Fellowship

Emerging Sydney-based conductor, composer and arranger Aija Draguns has been selected as the NSW Government’s 2022 Conductor (Early Career) Fellowship recipient to develop and support her personal, creative and career […]

Published: 30 September 2022



Australian architects shortlisted for Powerhouse Ultimo Design Competition

Five Australian architectural design teams have been shortlisted to participate in the Design Competition to renew Powerhouse Ultimo as part of the NSW Government’s investment of up to $500 million […]

Published: 8 September 2022



Arts, screen and culture internship program embraces disability

NSW artists and practioners with disability will have the opportunity to develop meaningful career pathways into the arts, screen, and culture sectors thanks to the NSW Government’s Createability Internship Program. […]

Published: 5 September 2022



$30 million flood recovery fund to rebuild community infrastructure

Applications open today for a $30 million recovery package which supports repair works for arts and culture, sports and Aboriginal-owned community infrastructure damaged in the February-March flood event. Share options

Published: 24 August 2022



Funding for artists to tour the regions

Applications are now open for artists and arts and cultural organisations to tour their work across regional NSW as part of Create NSW’s Regional Arts Touring Program. Share options

Published: 15 August 2022



$68 million arts and cultural funding program now open

New South Wales audiences and visitors will have access to more outstanding arts and cultural events thanks to the NSW Government’s $68 million Arts and Cultural Funding Program (ACFP). Share […]

Published: 12 August 2022



Record attendance at NSW art and cultural institutions

The state’s cultural institutions have enjoyed record attendances as families and young people take up the opportunity of the NSW Government’s $5.9 million commitment to free admission to museums and […]

Published: 5 August 2022



New cultural museum set for Chinatown

Chinatown is set to have a new cultural hub to highlight the contributions of Chinese people living in Australia, thanks to a $2.2 million investment through the NSW Government Creative […]

Published: 1 August 2022



Call for Expressions of Interest: Powerhouse Ultimo Design Competition

The call is out from the NSW Government for architectural design teams with bold ideas to shape the renewal of Powerhouse Ultimo and to make their mark on one of […]

Published: 25 July 2022



Investment in regional arts touring delivers shows across NSW

Regional audiences across the state are in for a show with eight high-calibre arts and culture organisations set to take their shows on the road, thanks to the NSW Government’s […]

Published: 14 July 2022



Local arts and culture grants open

Local councils, not-for-profit organisations and Local Aboriginal Land Councils can now apply for funding to support creative cultural infrastructure projects that improve arts and cultural facilities. Share options

Published: 12 July 2022



Create NSW seeks Artfrom Advisory Members

Create NSW is calling for applications across NSW to its 2022/23 Artform Advisory Boards. Share options

Published: 8 July 2022



Free-entry fun awaits these school holidays

Families are encouraged to take advantage of free general admission to cultural institutions across New South Wales these school holidays, starting today. Share options

Published: 1 July 2022



$1 million to support NSW visual arts

Career advancing opportunities will be offered to 17 artists and organisations through $1 million in funding from the NSW Government’s Visual Arts Commissioning Program. Share options

Published: 27 June 2022



NSW Government makes arts accessible for all

The 2022-23 NSW Budget makes the state’s arts, screen and culture offerings more accessible for all, with the NSW Government spending over $1.4 billion on arts and creative infrastructure. Share […]

Published: 23 June 2022



Revered composer Caitlin Yeo named 2022 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award recipient

Acclaimed, multi-award-winning screen composer Caitlin Yeo is the recipient of the 2022 Sydney UNESCO City of Film Award, announced at the Closing Night of the 69th Sydney Film Festival. Share […]

Published: 20 June 2022