Poetry by the Sea

The South Coast Writers Centre has some events in partnership with Kiama Council that I was hoping we could include in the next Kiama Arts Newsletter. All the information is in the links below and attached.  7 Feb: https://www.trybooking.com/BNCSD Poetry By The Sea: Mic Check 1, 2, 3 The South Coast Writers Centre and Kiama CouncilContinue reading “Poetry by the Sea”

‘Eggs And Tomatoes’ Freedom Ride Scholarship Exhibition

From pelted eggs and tomatoes to a First Nations Art Degree. Who would have thought that a town like Moree, where Aboriginal persons were banned from the local swimming baths would transcend this discrimination and now live and work in relative harmony? It goes to prove that, ‘ we can change the world because weContinue reading “‘Eggs And Tomatoes’ Freedom Ride Scholarship Exhibition”

Creative Workshops

with Stacy Burgess | Artist, Designer, Maker, Teacher Creative Workshops are focused on learning creative skills in a fun and supportive space. The process of making ART is a personal and expressive experience. Connecting with your creative brain is a great way to take time out and relax. Workshops are designed to cater for beginnersContinue reading “Creative Workshops”

Petal Power and a 2nd Birthday

Petal Power 21 October – 1 November 2020Open Thursdays to Mondays10am -4pm Solo exhibition by Gay EmmersonGay moved here from Canberra a couple of years ago, and she was struck by the extraordinary differences in the lifestyle. ‘First of all, I couldn’t stop painting the sea and the waves, And then I noticed the brightnessContinue reading “Petal Power and a 2nd Birthday”

Kiama Old Fire Station Exhibitions | December

Exhibtions at the Old Fire Station run from Friday to Wednesdays and are generally open between 10am and 4pm each day (some times may vary). Annie Appleton 3 to 9 December 2020This exhibition will feature original charcoal drawings by young Illawarra artist Annie Appleton. This is Annie second solo exhibition. The focus of this collectionContinue reading “Kiama Old Fire Station Exhibitions | December”

Kiama Old Fire Station Exhibitions | November

Exhibtions at the Old Fire Station run from Friday to Wednesdays and are generally open between 10am and 4pm each day (some times may vary). Beyond the Square Black & White Photography29 October to 4 November 2020In a world inundated with instant images, this local artist is keeping photography real and old-school through film andContinue reading “Kiama Old Fire Station Exhibitions | November”

2020 Challenge Art Competition

Do you have any clients who love to express themselves through art? The 13th Annual Challenge Community Services Art Competition is open to people with disability of all ages, and young people in foster care throughout NSW. The theme of 2020 is “Out of this World”. Please pass on the flyer and entry form attachedContinue reading “2020 Challenge Art Competition”

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”

Arts Funding – September 2020

Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2020/21 open for applications Create NSW is calling for applications from NSW individual artists, arts and cultural workers, and organisations for Round 1 of Create NSW’s 2020/2021 Arts and Cultural Funding Program, for Annual Organisation, Project and Creative Koori Project categories. Applications close Wednesday 23 September 2020. Visit the CreateContinue reading “Arts Funding – September 2020”

Eagles and Roses Workshop

An eagle flying to its aerieA rose growing out of a crack in the concreteA workshop to create imagery that uplifts in a dark timeAn exhibition to send a First Nations person to art school Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 20209.00am to 4.00pm at The Tempest Gallery/Studio, 21 Holden Avenue, Kiama You will learnContinue reading “Eagles and Roses Workshop”

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”

Youth 4 Mental Health Mural Design Workshops

Design workshops @ Werri Beach Progress Hall Workshop 1: Tuesday 24 August 2020, 3pm-6pm Workshop 2: Wednesday 25 August 2020, 3pm-6pm Want to work with local artist Sam Hall to design a mural with a positive mental health message? If yes, then register for a workshop and join us on Saturday 29 August to createContinue reading “Youth 4 Mental Health Mural Design Workshops”

Belinda Aucott: Herbarium

Unearthing Beauty At The Table Australian illustrator Belinda Aucott invites wine, food and flowers lovers to enjoy sketches from her Autumn & Winter table. Belinda’s show was so well received that we have asked her back for more! The show is already selling super well – download the catalogue via the button below and contactContinue reading “Belinda Aucott: Herbarium”