Financial Literacy and Money Basics for Creatives

Join us for two free interactive workshops tailored specifically to creative freelancers, established practitioners and emerging arts organisations!   Money is not a dirty word Friday 23 October 1-3pm Shellharbour Civic Centre or live stream Topics include The Famine and the Feast – weathering the ups and downs of creative income; Making financial decisions moreContinue reading “Financial Literacy and Money Basics for Creatives”

Kiama Community Radio (KCR)

Kiama Community Radio is a brand new digital radio station for the Kiama local government area that aims to reconnect the community at a time when many are feeling disconnected. As the area is so well known for its vibrant arts scene, KCR focuses on giving local artists a new platform to connect with their audiences; businessesContinue reading “Kiama Community Radio (KCR)”

COVID-19 Creative Economy Support Package

This package addresses urgent needs within the arts and cultural sector and comprises of two main funding streams: Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) FundObjective: To provide capital to help production and event businesses to put on new festivals, concerts, tours and events as social distancing restrictions ease.Opens: 31 August 2020Closes: 13 September 2020Amount: $75,000Continue reading “COVID-19 Creative Economy Support Package”

Artlands Conversation Series

Regional Arts Australia are excited to release the details of our Artlands Conversation Series—a curated program of critical conversations that reflect and respond to emerging trends in regional practice, providing a narrative of art as social change and the articulation of cultural identity. The program will be contemporary, relevant and is increasingly necessary. Presented on aContinue reading “Artlands Conversation Series”

Notice of Kiama Jamberoo Community Music Association 2020 AGM

While COVID-19 Pandemic has put the Associations activities into hibernation for the last 6-months – except for the board who have held a number of meetings to keep the organisation idling along. The time has now come to run the 2020 AGM, which is planned for the 1st of September 2020 As per the Constitution,Continue reading “Notice of Kiama Jamberoo Community Music Association 2020 AGM”

Fern Street Gallery

Fern Street Gallery – The South Coast Destination for Art Lovers, reopened on Friday 5th June 2020. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am-4pm. They have also created a beautiful video from the gallery (credit to Resident Artist, Jon Harris Photography), feel free to share it far and wide: Who’s in the Window? This fortnight the new displayContinue reading “Fern Street Gallery”

HERE + NOW Exhibition

Wollongong Art Gallery are looking for artists under 30 years old with a connection to the Illawarra to participate in an exhibition at Wollongong Art Gallery in September-November 2020 called ‘HERE + NOW’. The ‘HERE + NOW’ exhibition will communicate and engage with current scientific and social issues that our generation is currently working withContinue reading “HERE + NOW Exhibition”

Have you lost your work?

EVENT CANCELLATIONS & POSTPONEMENTS ACROSS AUSTRALIA & NZ ARE HAVING UNPRECEDENTED IMPACTS ON THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES For performers, production, crew, hospo workers, managers, booking agents & more… WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU Bushfires and Coronavirus have led to the cancellation and postponement of hundreds of concerts, conferences, events and festivals across Australia and theContinue reading “Have you lost your work?”

$10K Grants to start a With One Voice Choir

To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Creativity Australia is offering grants of up to $10,000 to people or groups who are wanting to start their own With One Voice choir. Applications for round 13 will be accepted and considered up until 5:00pm, Tuesday 31st March, 2020. We will be reviewing applications from now, so the earlier you apply theContinue reading “$10K Grants to start a With One Voice Choir”

Small Cultural Grants

The Small Cultural Grants program covers a broad range of activities that enliven our city, build our cultural industry and encourage people to get involved. This can include activities like music, performing arts, visual arts and craft, and cultural projects.  We encourage people from diverse cultural and language backgrounds and members of our local AboriginalContinue reading “Small Cultural Grants”

Creative Dialogues

Creative Dialogues is a series of free events that focus on the arts and creative industries. This project aims to help you upskill, form strategic partnerships and collaborate. Learn new approaches to grow your professional practice and make an impact. Everyone is welcome to attend, but we particularly recommend Creative Dialogues to emerging artists, arts workers,Continue reading “Creative Dialogues”