Media releases

$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



Young regional art scholarships from country NSW visit Parliament House

Scholarship recipients in the NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship (YRAS) program today visited Parliament House as part of a two-day professional development event, to meet with the Deputy Premier and […]

Published: 21 September 2016



$30,000 Fellowship to support artists with disability

A new $30,000 fellowship that will boost the professional development of an artist with disability has been launched as part of the NSW Government’s commitment to support artists’ careers. Share […]

Published: 20 September 2016



$100,000 to support young regional artists

Ten young regional NSW artists have each been awarded a $10,000 scholarship as part of a NSW Government initiative to provide opportunities for the State’s next generation of arts professionals […]

Published: 9 September 2016



NSW Government providing opportunity for practitioners to attend ARTLANDS conference

NSW artists and arts workers are invited to apply for registration bursaries that will enable them to attend the regional ARTLANDS conference in Dubbo this October. Share options

Published: 25 August 2016



Applications for regional NSW performing arts touring support now open

Organisations, groups and individuals are invited to apply for NSW Government funding to support touring music, dance and theatre works to regional NSW destinations. Share options

Published: 23 August 2016



Funding provided for local history projects

Twenty-four historical societies and community organisations across NSW will share funding totalling $50,000 under a NSW Government program championing local history projects. Share options

Published: 23 August 2016



Five performing arts companies to tour regional NSW

Regional NSW audiences will experience the sounds of a critically acclaimed Australian orchestral string ensemble, enjoy an award-winning West End comedy and travel back to the Stone Age as part of a […]

Published: 19 August 2016



NSW Government support for Western Sydney writers

Emerging Western Sydney writers will benefit from $75,000 in NSW Government funding for professional development opportunities to further boost the region’s growing literary profile. Share options

Published: 18 August 2016



Opportunity knocks for musicians thanks to NSW Government support act

Thirty-four talented musicians and six managers will have the opportunity to develop the industry business and networking skills necessary to make it onto the world stage after receiving support funding […]

Published: 15 August 2016



New funds to bring big shows to small towns

Community halls and local sports clubs in small town across Regional NSW will play host to professional theatre, music and dance performances as part of a new NSW Government arts and cultural […]

Published: 12 August 2016