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Sensory Garden (detail), Newcastle Museum. Image: courtesy the museum.

Callout for LGA funding applications returns for 2021/2022

Create NSW has announced applications are now open for the 2021/2022 Local Government Authorities (LGA) arts and cultural project funding round. The round provides another opportunity for LGAs to apply […]More

Published: 11 December 2020



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.

Funding for regional digitisation projects

The NSW Government is calling for applications from Local Councils across regional NSW for cultural collections digitisation projects, with $1.7 million in funding available under the NSW Government’s Regional Cultural […]More

Published: 11 December 2020



National Art School Campus. Photo: Nicole Anderson

National Art School to get $18 million upgrade

The National Art School will soon benefit from over $18 million in upgrades, critical maintenance and stonework remediation to reinvigorate the unique heritage site for future generations and cement its […]More

Published: 11 December 2020



Olivia Abbott, Tanaya Barat and Blake Rhodes. Image: Cassandra Hannagan

$100K Generations Fellowships returns for NSW contemporary musicians

The NSW Government is calling for applications from early career contemporary musicians, music producers, songwriters and composers, in the second year of a partnership between Create NSW, the Powerhouse Museum […]More

Published: 10 December 2020



Sprung!! Senior Dance Ensemble in O’How I Dreamt of Things Impossible development 2019, NORPA L – R: Kane Shields, Tallula Bourne, Max McAuley, Tara Coughlan, Sinead Skorka Brennan, Zac Mifsud, Alice Bosheinen. Photo by Kate Holmes Photographer

NSW arts and culture gets $5 million boost

The NSW Government is investing more than $5 million in the State’s arts and cultural sector through Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2020/21 Arts and Cultural Funding Program. 97 recipients […]More

Published: 9 December 2020



Blockhead & Sparkles & The Flood of Tears - team photo/illustration: (L-R) Lauren Orrell, Digby Webster & Rosie Lourde

Screenability filmmakers destined for the big screen in 2021

Emerging filmmakers with disability Samuel Martin, Danni Wright, Jacob Melamed, Digby Webster, Lauren Orrell and their teams have been selected to turn their filmmaking dreams into reality as recipients of […]More

Published: 3 December 2020



International Day of People with Disability logo

What’s on in NSW for International Day of People with Disability

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) Thursday 3 December 2020 is the United Nations’ International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a day to increase awareness, understanding and […]More

Published: 2 December 2020



Kristel Saxon, Great Grandfather's Dog, 2020. 31cm x 41cm, acrylic paint.

Holly by Kristel Saxon

Past/Present Pets is a collaborative project with Red Room and Studio A honouring the life force of animals through a body of poetic and visual work that captures the spirit […]More

Published: 2 December 2020



Love owls and mermaids singing in the rainbow pop. Photo by Diana Panuccio/Art Gallery of NSW.

Little One by Mathew Calandra

Across two weeks in October, Mathew Calandra, Emily Crockford, Annette Galstaun, Lauren Kerjan, Jaycee Kim, Catherine McGuiness, and Meagan Pelham of Studio A created an epic mural on the largest […]More

Published: 2 December 2020



Morwenna Collett. Photo by Will Taylor.

Musician and arts consultant Morwenna Collett has a passion for increasing accessibility within the music industry

Morwenna is a musician and arts consultant with a disability, specialising in diversity, access and inclusion. Having previously held leadership roles at Accessible Arts and the Australia Council, Morwenna is […]More

Published: 2 December 2020



Digby Webster in front of his and Neil Tomkins’ Ernest brothers, Archibald Prize 2020 finalist painting, installation view, Art Gallery of NSW. Photo by David Webster.

“I love to know my images are sent out into the world” – Digby Webster

Ambassador, advocate and artist Digby Webster has been exceptionally busy. Following his residency at Bundanon in 2014, he’s received numerous accolades and has exhibited works throughout Australia, Japan, and Hong […]More

Published: 2 December 2020



Dunn & Hillam Architects, Architect’s render of The Gunnery featuring artwork by Dennis Golding, 'Cast in cast out', 2020, detail, courtesy the artist.

State-of-the-art transformation for The Gunnery

The Gunnery at Woolloomooloo will undergo a $5 million transformation as part of the NSW Government’s pipeline of projects designed to revitalise the State’s arts and cultural venues and kickstart […]More

Published: 26 November 2020



Art Gallery of NSW's Make Art Activity Box. Courtesy Art Gallery of NSW.

Exciting new Creative Kids offers

Three new at-home programs are available for families across NSW with a Creative Kids voucher. These organisations join over 4,000 Creative Kids providers across NSW. The Art Gallery of NSW […]More

Published: 26 November 2020



Dr Paul Leventhal. Image by Tim Waugh, The Dedes Waterfront Group.

Dr Paul Leventhal shares his love of classical guitar

Dr Paul Leventhal recently finished a classical guitar mentorship, examining supporting therapy for people living with dementia in aged care facilities, with musician and educator Raffaele Agostino. Dr Leventhal discusses […]More

Published: 26 November 2020



Healing Circles, Hiromi Tango, Brisbane Festival 2020. Image Josef Ruckli.

NSW Government Live Performance Grants to revitalise CBD

Music and performance will return to the Sydney CBD this summer with $500,000 in NSW Government grant funding for live events over summer 2020/21. Play the City (Sydney): NSW Artists […]More

Published: 19 November 2020



Image: Dennis Golding, Cast in cast out, 2020, installation view, 2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Artspace. Photo: Document.

Dennis Golding named 2020 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellow

Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay artist Dennis Golding has been named Create NSW and Artspace Visual Arts Emerging Fellow for 2020 – the first Aboriginal winner of the Fellowship, whose program will enable a […]More

Published: 13 November 2020