Media releases

NSW Government supports new storytellers in new forms

Six NSW early career writers and a Sydney organisation running workshops for diverse writers have been granted development support from the NSW Government. Share options

Published: 24 November 2016



NSW artists reach across the globe

NSW artists from all art-forms and across the State have been awarded a share of $99,942 to help build their professional development and overseas collaborations. Share options

Published: 24 November 2016



Dancers stretch to their goals with support by NSW Government

Dancers and choreographers across the state are taking up residencies and mentorships around the world as part of a NSW Government program to provide professional development opportunities. Share options

Published: 24 November 2016



Walsh Bay Arts Precinct set to shine

Sydney’s next arts and cultural hot spot is a step closer with the final plans for the new Walsh Bay Arts Precinct lodged with the Department of Planning and on public exhibition from tomorrow.

Published: 16 November 2016



Installation artist of space awarded NSW Visual Arts Fellowship

The NSW Government’s 2016 NSW Visual Arts (Emerging) Fellowship has been awarded to interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia. Share options

Published: 8 November 2016



Aboriginal author wins Fellowship to explore First Nation story

Aboriginal author and arts leader Ms Cathy Craigie has been awarded the prestigious 2016 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship of $30,000 to research a powerful northern NSW story. Share options

Published: 7 November 2016



NSW Government targets support for 80 country arts projects

Artists and arts and cultural organisations across regional NSW will share in more than $245,000 as part of a State Government funding program of short-term, locally initiated arts projects. Share […]

Published: 2 November 2016



Fellowships offer new horizons to regional artists

The NSW Government awarded three $50,000 NSW Regional Arts Fellowships to three deserving artists last night at the ARTLANDS conference Big Shed Dinner in Dubbo. Share options

Published: 1 November 2016



Funds to build regional excellence

A NSW Government Regional Excellence investment of $800,000 was announced last night in Dubbo as the ARTLANDS conference draws to a close. Share options

Published: 1 November 2016



ARTLANDS 2016 kicks off in Dubbo

Australia’s largest regional arts conference, ARTLANDS, launches in Dubbo today making it the first time the conference has been in NSW for over 14 years. Share options

Published: 27 October 2016



$12,500 funding for 10 NSW artists

Ten visual artists will share $12,500 in NSW Government funding that will support the costs of developing and presenting new projects. Share options

Published: 24 October 2016



Musicians take to the road backed by Arts NSW

Nine talented musicians and four managers will have the opportunity to develop industry business skills or national touring experience to help them make it on the world stage thanks to […]

Published: 24 October 2016



Artists and cultural organisations share $18.5 million in NSW Government funding

Arts and cultural organisations across the state will share in $18.5 million of funding provided by the NSW Government to deliver innovative and vibrant annual programs and individual projects to […]

Published: 24 October 2016



NSW supports first Aboriginal solo show at Venice Biennale

The NSW Government is funding two exhibition staff to work at the Venice Biennale as a professional development opportunity for arts workers who are either Aboriginal or working in Western […]

Published: 24 October 2016



Six top visual artists up for generous NSW Government fellowship

Six established artists from across the state are being considered for the prestigious 2017 NSW Visual Artists Fellowship which includes $30,000, an acquisitive Artbank commission up to $20,000 and a […]

Published: 18 October 2016



Five Western Sydney councils to host micro music festivals

Musicians will play in streets, restaurants, cafes and shops at five Western Sydney locations as part of a $150,000 NSW Government initiative that will bring a series of family-friendly micro music festivals […]

Published: 6 October 2016