Media releases

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Published: 20 June 2022

Karen Rodgers appointed Director of Arts at Create NSW

Experienced sector leader Karen Rodgers has been appointed as Director of Arts with Create NSW, a newly created role within the NSW Government’s agency responsible for arts, screen and culture.

Published: 16 June 2022

Blockbuster Art Gallery experience goes regional

Regional communities will be able to experience two major Art Gallery of NSW exhibitions thanks to funding provided through the NSW Government’s $40 million Blockbuster initiative.

Published: 10 June 2022

Rolling out the red carpet for Sydney Film Festivals

Local and visiting filmgoers are set to be entertained with a range of exciting and diverse film screenings and events to be held across Sydney.

Published: 9 June 2022

Local council arts and cultural program receive funding boost

Communities in 21 local councils across NSW are set to be inspired with exciting, ambitious, and innovative creative programs made possible through 2022/2023 Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts and Cultural […]

Published: 31 May 2022

Multi-million dollar arts and culture boost

Audiences and visitors across NSW will soon experience even greater arts-related activities and events, made possible through Round 2 of the NSW Government’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program for 2021-22. […]

Published: 30 May 2022

Grants to support arts and culture flood recovery

Dozens of arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

Published: 24 May 2022

Heritage building to inspire creative talent in Macquarie Street East Precinct

One of Sydney’s best-loved public buildings is being given a new lease on life as a creative hub offering some of the state’s brightest arts, screen and creative talent an […]

Published: 20 May 2022

Baz Luhrmann’s Faraway Downs chooses NSW

The state’s world-class post-production and visual effects houses are bringing Film Director Baz Luhrmann’s exciting new project to life.

Published: 11 May 2022