Media releases

Second round of new arts & culture funding recipients announced

The second round of the new 2019/20 Arts and Cultural Funding Program delivers over $2.7 million in funding across Projects, Annual Organisation and Creative Koori categories. Share options

Published: 5 June 2020

Create NSW welcomes the appointment of new Sydney Festival Director

Create NSW welcomes the appointment of accomplished Australian curator and producer, Olivia Ansell as the new Sydney Festival Director for 2022. Share options

Published: 3 June 2020

Angela Goh has been named the recipient of the inaugural Beyond the Studio Fellowship

Sydney Dance Company and Create NSW are pleased to announce that Angela Goh has been named the recipient of the inaugural Beyond the Studio Fellowship. Share options

Published: 28 May 2020

$50 million package for NSW arts and culture

The NSW Government has announced a $50 million Rescue and Restart package for NSW arts and cultural organisations to ensure the sector continues to make an important contribution to the […]

Published: 24 May 2020

Best of the West End to light up Theatre Royal

Sydney’s Theatre Royal will roar back to life in 2021 after a global search secured a renowned operator for the much-loved venue. Live entertainment operator Trafalgar Entertainment has been selected […]

Published: 7 May 2020

Creative Kids expansion goes digital

The NSW Government is helping Creative Kids providers go digital in response to the COVID-19 crisis, expanding access to the popular program for kids across the State. Share options

Published: 6 May 2020

Create NSW and Artspace fast-forward the call for Emerging Visual Artists

As part of its response to COVID-19 impacts, Create NSW has brought forward its call for entries for the 2020 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging), which supports NSW-based visual artists […]

Published: 30 April 2020

COVID-19 support for NSW small-medium arts and screen sector

Create NSW has today announced new funding initiatives and the repurposing of existing funding totalling $6.34 million to support independent artists and small to medium arts, screen and cultural organisations […]

Published: 24 April 2020

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) launches online program ‘Your MCA’

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is delighted to announce its new digital initiative Your MCA providing ways to connect with contemporary art and Australian artists while the Museum […]

Published: 17 April 2020

NSW Emerging Musicians to receive $100k in inaugural Generations Fellowships

Olivia Abbott, Tanaya Barat and Blake Rhodes are the three young emerging NSW-based musicians selected to take their careers to the next level through the first Generations Fellowships from Powerhouse […]

Published: 14 April 2020

Australian Museum turns “inside out” to share virtual content

Through the new portal Australian Museum Inside Out, the nation’s first museum, the Australian Museum (AM) has opened its ‘virtual doors’ to ensure science and culture remain accessible by curating […]

Published: 9 April 2020

NSW artists sought for Sydney Metro Art

Artists across the State are being called upon to submit expressions of interest to design new public artworks that will greet passengers when the 10 stations on the T3 Bankstown […]

Published: 8 April 2020

Log on to the Library from the comfort of your home

Avid readers across NSW have access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks and online content to stay entertained while staying at home, the NSW State Library reminded the public today. Share […]

Published: 5 April 2020

Maria Fernanda Cardoso awarded 2020 NSW Visual Arts Established Fellow

Maria Fernanda Cardoso has been named the recipient of the 2019/20 New Dimensions: NSW Visual Arts  Established) Fellowship, developed in partnership with Create NSW and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia […]

Published: 19 March 2020

Shortlisted theatre practitioners set for Griffin Theatre Company residencies

Playwright Ang Collins, theatremaker Frieda Lee and theatre directors Justice Jones and Claudia Osborne are the four emerging practitioners who will complete three-month theatre residencies ahead of one being selected […]

Published: 16 March 2020

New recruits set for Screen NSW 2020 Emerging Producer Placement initiative

Rising NSW-based producers Joshua Longhurst, Aaliyah-Jade Bradbury and Joanna Beveridge have been selected to undertake customised paid industry internships in 2020 through Screen’s NSW annual Emerging Producer Placement initiative. Share […]

Published: 12 February 2020