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Image: Fausto Brusamolino with Michaela Gleave. Credit: Christopher Snee, AGNSW

Michaela Gleave’s messages of hope and love to fill Sydney’s sky

Message of hope, messages of love is a new major public artwork by artists Michaela Gleave, which will be projected from the roof of the Art Gallery of NSW and […]More

Published: 16 October 2020



Veronica Collins’ mural acknowledging the Wiradjuri People as Traditional Owners of the Land. Photo courtesy Griffith City Council.

Revitalised Theatre for Griffith

A striking mural representing the Wiradjuri People now welcomes visitors to the upgraded Griffith Regional Theatre thanks to support from the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural Fund. The Upgrade and Revitalisation […]More

Published: 12 October 2020



Frequency

Create NSW and Screen NSW partner with Audible to deliver new $240K podcast program

Frequency, a new $240,000 podcast program from Create NSW and Screen NSW in partnership with Audible, the world’s largest producer and provider of original spoken word entertainment and audiobooks, will […]More

Published: 9 October 2020



Shifting, ADYF 2019, FLING Physical Theatre. Image: Shuttermain

Greater capacity at theatres, cinemas and corporate events

Entertainment facilities including theatres, cinemas and concert halls across NSW will be able to increase their capacity to 50 per cent and corporate events at function centres will be able to welcome up to 300 attendees from next week.More

Published: 25 September 2020



Image: courtesy Sydney Dance Company. Illustration by Alva Skog.

School holidays are fun with Creative Kids

School-aged kids can enjoy a range of fantastic creative and cultural activities in the October school holidays this year with a Creative Kids voucher. Programs include face-to-face activities, online lessons, […]More

Published: 18 September 2020



Laying the foundations for the Sydney Modern Project

An important construction milestone for the Sydney Modern Project was achieved in September when the concrete foundations began to be poured for the Art Gallery of NSW’s new building. Providing […]More

Published: 17 September 2020



LGA Arts and Cultural Program recipients announced

The Local Government Authorities (LGA) Arts and Cultural Program will provide more than $6.6 million in total funding to Councils across NSW to support the delivery of activities over the […]More

Published: 15 September 2020



Playwright Ang Collins, 2020 recipient of the inaugural Incubator Fellowship, in partnership between Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company. Image supplied by Griffin Theatre Company.

Ang Collins awarded the inaugural NSW Incubator Fellowship

Playwright Ang Collins has been selected as the first recipient of the inaugural Incubator Fellowship, established through a new partnership between Create NSW and Griffin Theatre Company to support an […]More

Published: 11 September 2020



Write North Writers' Group Residency recipients L-R: Robyn Cadwallader, Julie Keys, Nigel Featherstone.

Create NSW and Byron Writers Festival announce recipients of the inaugural Write North Writers’ Group Residency

Byron Writers Festival and Create NSW have announced the recipients of their inaugural Write North Writers’ Group Residency for a group of mid-career and established NSW writers – Robyn Cadwallader […]More

Published: 2 September 2020



Adrian Whitehall. Photo by Nicholas Canosa.

Composer Adrian Whitehall tunes out lockdown by tuning into nature

Composer Adrian Whitehall received a Create NSW 2019/20 Quick Response Small Project Grant to compose a new work for flute, clarinet, and double bass. Adrian shares the experience of creating […]More

Published: 13 August 2020



Create NSW calls arts and cultural experts to join Artform Advisory Boards

Create NSW is calling for expressions of interest from leading arts and cultural experts across the State for appointment to the 2020/2021 Artform Advisory Boards. The successful applicants will join […]More

Published: 10 August 2020



Ghosthunter, Ben Lawrence CCTV. Photo by Hugh Miller.

$1.7 million lifeline for NSW screen sector

Eighteen NSW production companies have been announced as recipients of over $1.7 million in funding through Screen NSW’s new Slate Development Fund. The funding will enable the delivery of 66 […]More

Published: 6 August 2020



Natural Order Film Shoot (2018), Milk Crate Theatre. Photo by Lisa Walton.

$10M in Multi-Year arts funding to foster the sector

The NSW Government has announced the recipients of a $10 million multi-year arts funding boost to support 58 small to medium independent arts organisations for up to four years. The […]More

Published: 30 July 2020



The 2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship finalists: (From top left) Kate Brown, Julia Gutman, Tiyan Baker, Nadia Hernández, Dennis Golding, Akil Ahamat, Tarik Ahlip and Kirtika Kain.

Shortlisted recipients of distinguished Visual Arts Fellowship announced

Eight emerging visual artists from NSW have been shortlisted for the 2020 Create NSW and Artspace Visual Arts Fellowship. In its 24th year with Artspace, the prestigious $30,000 Fellowship provides […]More

Published: 28 July 2020



Sam Beazley, Dancer/ Workshop Leader. Photo courtesy of Shaun Parker & Company.

Creative Kids Program: Shaun Parker & Company Launch New Dance Workshops

With many of us homebound in recent months, Sydney dance organisation Shaun Parker & Company has found innovative ways to connect with young people through dance. In time for the […]More

Published: 10 July 2020



An artist's impression of the Multi Arts Place (MAP) – Lake Macquarie Council.

Green light for multi-art facility

A state-of-the-art facility funded by Create NSW’s Regional Cultural Fund is on track to showcase contemporary art and performance in Lake Macquarie within 12 months. Following development approval last week, […]More

Published: 8 July 2020