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?”


Regional communities – in particular those affected by bushfires and drought – can now apply for $1 million worth of grants to deliver events that attract visitors and provide an economic boost to local businesses. The NSW Government, through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, have opened the Regional Event Fund as part ofContinue reading “$1 MILLION FUND FOR REGIONAL EVENTS NOW OPEN”

Kiama Jamberoo Community Music Association

Coming up musically in the district & surrounds Sunday 29th March 2pm Nowra School of Arts. Steel CityStrings invites you to The Composer is in the Room. Also showing on 4 & 5 April at Wollongong & Bowral. Featuring the worldpremiere of Elena Kats-Chernin’s Cinque Forme d’Amore composed for the Steel City Strings. Also favouriteContinue reading “Kiama Jamberoo Community Music Association”

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”

Message from Regional Arts Australia

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  Sadly it has been a sobering start to 2020. We know that many people, communities, wildlife, landscapes, ecosystems and Indigenous cultural sites are impacted by the bushfires currently affecting much of Australia. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen multiple emergency incidents across the country and many of our state colleaguesContinue reading “Message from Regional Arts Australia”

Small business bushfire support web page

The NSW Office of  Small Business has support available to NSW small businesses that are impacted by NSW bushfires. Practical support is available to all businesses affected by the NSW bushfires, from damaged or destroyed property to disrupted business and reduced income. Small business bushfire support web page Support available is concise and easy toContinue reading “Small business bushfire support web page”

Artist Expressions of Interest

Kiama Visitor Information Centre Welcome Art Project 2020 Destination Kiama (Kiama Municipal Council) is seeking artists to submit an Expression of Interest to develop and create a painted artwork designed to cover the external walls of the Kiama Visitor Information Centre at Blowhole Point. Please refer to our Artist Brief & Call for Expressions ofContinue reading “Artist Expressions of Interest”

Duo Histoire to replace Golden Age Project

Sunday 1 March at 2pm Gerringong Town Hall Just to let you all know in plenty of time that we have had an unexpected change in performers for our first concert on Sunday 1 March. Our replacement is Duo Histoire who return to delight us again with their unique blend of  music from Argentinian tango toContinue reading “Duo Histoire to replace Golden Age Project”

Position Vacant: Arts and Cultural Development Officer

Arts and Cultural Development Officer – Shellharbour City Council Temporary Part Time (up to 12 months, Maternity Relief) Closing Date: 9 Feb 2020 This position will identify, develop and produce innovative and accessible programs that contribute to the delivery of Council’s Make Play Grow Cultural Strategy and maximise participation in the arts.  The role will also beContinue reading “Position Vacant: Arts and Cultural Development Officer”

Kiama jazz and blues festival

6-8 March The 2020 Kiama Jazz and Blues Festival organisers have put together an incredible line up of performers. To stay in the loop on all things Kiama Jazz and Blues Festival follow them on facebook and their website(new site coming soon) If you are an accommodation provider, an attraction, restaurant or retail business, why notContinue reading “Kiama jazz and blues festival”