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Portable photographic studio set-up at Orange Regional Museum (ORM) shooting an object from Canowindra Historical Society & Museum collection. Courtesy Annie Stevens and ORM for M&G NSW 2018.

Six regional NSW hubs to bring local collections to life

Six regional areas across the State will have their collections digitally brought to life with close to $1.26 million in funding, made available under the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund. […]More

Published: 31 March 2021



Black Drop Effect, Bankstown Arts Centre. Image: Chris Woe.

Local communities to benefit from an additional $1.39 million arts funding

Communities across NSW are set to benefit with more arts and cultural programs, as 17 Councils receive over $1.39 million in funding through the NSW Government’s 2021/2022 Local Government Authorities […]More

Published: 30 March 2021



The Flying Nun by Brand X featuring Ninefold Ensemble, May 2019. Photo by Jessica Lindsay for City of Sydney.

Live performances to reignite Sydney

Sydney’s city centre is set for a new playlist with 39 projects to benefit from more than $1 million in funding through the Play the City (Sydney) NSW Round Two […]More

Published: 26 March 2021



Touring show of Flying Fruit Circus’ JUNK, Arts On Tour (2018). Image by OGA Creative Agency.

Touring grants to increase access for audiences across regional NSW

The NSW Government is inviting artists and presenting organisations to apply to its Regional Arts Touring round, which will provide audiences living in regional NSW with increased access to a […]More

Published: 18 March 2021



Exquisite Corpse by Acacia Peterson for Bega Regional Gallery’s holiday workshops.

April School Holidays are fun with Creative Kids

Artists, cultural practitioners and arts and cultural organisations across NSW are offering a range of Creative Kids activities these school holidays. Interested in becoming a Provider? Register today. Here’s a […]More

Published: 18 March 2021



Ngaiire, Riverside Theatre, BAM STUDIOS

Registrations open for Make Music Day 2021

Create NSW is calling for musicians and venues to take part in Make Music Day on Monday 21 June 2021. Make Music Day is a global celebration of music making […]More

Published: 15 March 2021



Amrit Gill in front of James Jirat Patradoon: ULTRA. Photo by Mariam Arcilla.

Interview with Artistic Director/CEO at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art – Amrit Gill

In February Amrit Gill stepped into the role of Artistic Director/CEO at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Amrit shares her thoughts and ideas on leadership, diversity and equity as […]More

Published: 8 March 2021



Emily Crockford alongside his work from the official launch of Studio A mural Love owls and mermaids singing in the rainbow pop, commissioned by The Art Gallery of NSW for Archie Plus, November 2021. Image by Diana Panuccio/AGNSW.

Archibald finalist Emily Crockford continues to canvas her way to more artistic achievements

“Love colour, smash it out, and paint every day,” is Emily Crockford’s advice to emerging artists with disability, who are wanting to break into the industry. There’s no stopping Emily […]More

Published: 5 March 2021



Lena Nahlous. Courtesy Diversity Arts Australia.

Diversity Arts Australia’s Lena Nahlous shares her vision for a more gender equal world

Ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day, we caught up with Lena Nahlous, Executive Director of Diversity Arts Australia – to learn about her vision for a more gender equal […]More

Published: 5 March 2021



Lily Shearer, Moogahlin Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director, Liza-Mare Syron, Moogahlin Co-Founder & Senior Artistic Associate, Yellamundie Festival 2021. Photo by Jamie James.

Moogahlin co-founder Liza-Mare Syron ensures there is “Nothing about us without us”

Biripai woman, Co-Founder & Senior Artistic Associate at Moogahlin Performing Arts, lecturer, director, actor, teacher, dramaturge and award-winning academic – Liza-Mare Syron’s motto is “Nothing about us without us”, ensuring […]More

Published: 5 March 2021



Violeta Ayala. Photo by Daniel Fallshaw.

Interview with trailblazing filmmaker, artist and technologist – Violeta Ayala

Violeta Ayala is a trail blazing filmmaker, artist and technologist. Her credits include Prison X – The Devil & The Sun, a VR animation set in a Neo Andean Metaverse […]More

Published: 5 March 2021



Angie (Claudia Karvan) at the Latin Festival in Bump. © Roadshow Rough Diamond.

Film and television star Claudia Karvan paves the way for new stories, new writers, and another hit show

Claudia Karvan is a multi-award-winning actor, producer, writer, and director, and a face most of us we grew up watching on our screens. Claudia brings truth, comedy, and a fresh […]More

Published: 5 March 2021



Image: Still from The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson.

Deadly stage and screen legend Leah Purcell is firing on all cylinders

Leah Purcell is a multi-award-winning and self-made author, playwright, actor, director, filmmaker, producer, screenwriter, showrunner, and deadly legend of the stage and screen. Leah brings an urgency, heart and drive […]More

Published: 4 March 2021



Malinda Wink. Photo by Ian Darling.

Malinda Wink knows how to make an impact

In the lead up to International Women’s Day 2021, we spoke with documentary powerhouse Malinda Wink about navigating a business through the year that was 2020, and her passion for […]More

Published: 4 March 2021



Cherie Johnson, Speaking in Colour owner and operator, Aboriginal arts and education consultant. Photo by Jaimie Carpenter.

Cherie Johnson embraces Aboriginal perspectives through Speaking in Colour

Gamilaroi and Weilwun woman and owner of Speaking in Colour spoke with Create NSW about her all-women Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation that helps businesses, Government, community groups, regional […]More

Published: 4 March 2021



Nadia Hernández, ‘De donde no se ve el horizonte y la vista choca contra la montaña / from where you can’t see the horizon and sight collides with the mountain’, 2020, installation view, 2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney.

Search begins for 25th NSW Emerging Visual Artist

The NSW Government is calling for visual artists at the start of their careers to apply for the Create NSW and Artspace 2021 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging). The 2021 […]More

Published: 26 February 2021