Aaron McGrath and Chenoa Deemal in Black Cockatoo, Sydney Festival 2020. Photo by Christian Trinder.

The untold story of the first Australian cricket team comes to life in Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo uncovers the story of 13 Aboriginal men from country Victoria, who in 1868 became the first Australian cricket team to tour England. This tour sparked the emergence of […]More

Published: 6 January 2020

NSW Minister for the Arts

That’s a wrap!

The NSW Government, through Create NSW, has had another busy year of driving the arts, screen and culture agenda across the State. Reviewing the achievements of 2019, Minister for the Arts, […]More

Published: 30 December 2019

Powerhouse Parramatta design by Moreau Kusunoki-Genton.

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 […]More

Published: 17 December 2019

Create NSW Executive Director Chris Keely.

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, started today […]More

Published: 16 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. Ten newly formed […]More

Published: 13 December 2019

Celebrating diversity on International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD)

 Celebrated internationally on 3 December each year, International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their […]More

Published: 2 December 2019

Karla Dickens

Artist Karla Dickens brings the secret history of Aboriginal circus performers to the Big Top

Create NSW’s 2018/19 Creative Koori – Arts & Cultural Projects fund, Karla Dickens is creating a new multidisciplinary touring exhibition, to connect and celebrate the lives of Aboriginal performers, including […]More

Published: 28 November 2019

Joel Pragnell on the set of ABC's Giggle and Hoot. Photo courtesy Joel Pragnell.

Createability intern Joel Pragnell cuts his break into the biz with ABC TV

Joel Pragnell recently completed a Create NSW Createability Internship with ABC TV, where he is still employed. We caught up with Joel to hear about his experience learning the ropes […]More

Published: 28 November 2019

Jeremy Hawkes at Berlin Art Institute (BAI). Berlin Artist Residency, Art School & Arts Incubator on 25 October, 2019. Photo courtesy the artist.

Create NSW Fellow Jeremy Hawkes brings his art practice to life during a residency in Berlin

As a recipient of Create NSW’s Creative Development Fellowship this year, Jeremy shared his experience with his recent residency and exhibition at 404, Berlin Art Institute. As part of your […]More

Published: 28 November 2019

Emily Crockford with Creative Hoarding COS. Photo by Katherine Griffiths care of Studio A.

In high demand, Emily Crockford is top of the pattern-based pops

Emily Crockford is a bright, punchy, pattern-based artist who undertakes large and physically demanding work. Create NSW spoke with Emily to learn about her recent projects and to find out […]More

Published: 27 November 2019

Jonathan Jones, naa (to see or look), 2015, installation view Luminous: MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2015, fluorescent tubes, fittings, electrical cable Museum of Contemporary Art commission purchased with funds provided by the MCA Foundation, 2015, image courtesy and © the artist. Photo: Christopher Snee.

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) […]More

Published: 21 November 2019

Cinco, Sydney Dance Company. Photo by: Don Arnold, Getty Images.

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 […]More

Published: 21 November 2019

Prima Facie, Griffin Theatre Company. Image: Brett Boardman.

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 […]More

Published: 18 November 2019

Shivanjani Lal, Palwaar , 2019, installation view, 2019 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney, courtesy the artist. Photo: Zan Wimberley.

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 […]More

Published: 16 November 2019

Milan Ring. Photo by Paigge Warton.

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 […]More

Published: 14 November 2019

Small Grants

$1M in new opportunities for NSW creatives

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 state. Aimed at […]More

Published: 11 November 2019