Media releases

Production begins on Screen NSW 2020 Screenability shorts ahead of Sydney Film Festival premiere

Creatives Anthea Williams, Adam Bowes, Emily Dash and their teams are busy working on Screenability short films that will premiere at the 67th Sydney Film Festival in June 2020. Share […]

Published: 21 January 2020

New Powerhouse Museum design unveiled

The design for the relocated Powerhouse Museum has been selected with Moreau Kusunoki [Lead Design Architect] and Genton [Local Design Architect] chosen to establish the first major museum to be […]

Published: 17 December 2019

Bold new funding era delivers $7m for arts and culture in NSW

Round 1 of the new 2019/20 Arts and Cultural Funding Program has delivered nearly $7.2 million in funding across Annual Organisation, Project and Creative Koori Projects categories. Share options

Published: 13 December 2019

Chris Keely appointed Create NSW Executive Director

Chris Keely, a former media and commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience spanning arts and cultural policy and subscription television industries across Australia, New Zealand and Asia, has been […]

Published: 9 December 2019

NSW Cultural Institutions ring in new decade with revised boards

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today confirmed nine new appointments and nine reappointments set to take effect for three year terms from 2020 across NSW State Cultural Institutions. Share […]

Published: 6 December 2019

Theatre Royal tender process to commence

The NSW Government has reached a commercial agreement with the owners of the Theatre Royal paving the way for a tender process to secure a new theatre operator. Share options

Published: 27 November 2019

Create NSW and MCA Australia open search for 2019/20 New Dimensions Fellow

Applications are now open for the 2019/20 New Dimensions – NSW Visual Arts (Established) Fellowship, in the second year of a Create NSW and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) […]

Published: 21 November 2019

Create NSW and Sydney Dance Company team to search for Beyond the Studio Fellow

The search is on across the State for mid-career dance leaders to come forward for a new professional development opportunity being offered by Create NSW in partnership with Sydney Dance […]

Published: 21 November 2019

New Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company Incubator Fellowship to support emerging talent

Emerging theatre practitioners looking for a break in the industry have the opportunity to be mentored by staff at one of Australia’s most dynamic theatre companies, thanks to a new […]

Published: 18 November 2019

Shivanjani Lal named 2019 Emerging NSW Visual Arts Fellow

Lidcombe-based artist Shivanjani Lal has been named the 2019 Create NSW and Artspace NSW Emerging Visual Arts Fellow at an exhibition of finalist works from shortlisted emerging artists last night […]

Published: 16 November 2019

New $100k Generations Fellowship set to support NSW Contemporary Musicians

Early career contemporary musicians, music producers, songwriters and composers will be supported through a new partnership between Create NSW, the Powerhouse Museum and Australian music management and touring company, Astral […]

Published: 14 November 2019

$1M in new opportunities for NSW creatives

Small Project Grants Funding of nearly $1 million from the NSW Government will support a suite of new fellowships, small project grants and professional development opportunities for artists in our […]

Published: 11 November 2019

Shortlist announced for prestigious visual arts fellowship

Eleven emerging visual artists from NSW have been shortlisted for the 2019 Create NSW and Artspace NSW Visual Arts Fellowship. Share options

Published: 29 October 2019

Multi-Year Arts funding changes launched

Supporting the needs of small to medium independent arts organisations is at the heart of new guidelines for multi-year arts funding. Share options

Published: 24 October 2019

Screen NSW opens call for diverse emerging producers

Emerging producers from diverse backgrounds across NSW have the chance to develop their skillsets and progress their careers through the Screen NSW Emerging Producer Placement, which is looking to support […]

Published: 9 October 2019

Stellar new appointments to Cultural Institution Boards

Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today confirmed Lucy Turnbull AO and Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt as new appointments to the Boards of the Art Gallery of New South Wales […]

Published: 20 September 2019