Media releases

Micro music festivals to showcase Western Sydney’s talent

Western Sydney musicians and bands will play in streets, cafes, shops, parks and malls as a part of a new funding initiative to promote live music in the state’s fastest-growing […]

Published: 20 May 2016



New President of the NSW Library Council

Former Minister for the Arts and champion of public libraries George Souris has been appointed President of the NSW Library Council through to the end of 2018. Share options

Published: 12 May 2016



Regional NSW invited to partner and create art

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant is calling on local art organisations to apply for funding to support strategic partnerships that deliver high-quality arts and cultural activities. […]

Published: 12 May 2016



Young Regional Artists to shine with $10,000 Scholarships

Artistic regional youth are urged to apply now for the NSW Government’s $10,000 individual scholarship program to foster the next generation of arts professionals. Share options

Published: 15 April 2016



New home chosen for the Powerhouse Museum

The NSW Government has chosen a site on the banks of the Parramatta River as the preferred location for Parramatta’s new Powerhouse Museum, NSW Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier […]

Published: 11 April 2016



New director a new era at the Powerhouse

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant has announced that Dolla Merrillees has been appointed Director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and will lead the […]

Published: 11 April 2016



NSW Government unveils 2016/17 Arts and Cultural Development Program

Artists and arts and cultural organisations across NSW are invited to apply for a wide array of funding opportunities under the NSW Liberals & National Government’s 2016/17 Arts and Cultural […]

Published: 7 April 2016



$1 million for arts and cultural projects

The NSW Government will provide over $1 million for 27 innovative arts and cultural projects across NSW, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant announced today. Share options

Published: 31 March 2016



$30,000 NSW Government fellowship on offer for emerging visual artists

Visual artists at the start of their careers are being urged to apply for the NSW Government’s 2016 Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship that will provide $30,000 for a program of […]

Published: 31 March 2016



Architect Appointed for Walsh Bay Arts Precinct

An award-winning architectural firm that has worked on the refurbishment of Customs House and Carriageworks has been selected to design Sydney’s vibrant new $139 million Walsh Bay Arts Precinct.

Published: 17 March 2016



Expressions of Interest open for $2.5 million in ClubGrants for Arts and Cultural Infrastructure

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant invites expressions of interest for $2.5 million in grants under the ClubGRANTS Category 3 program to help organisations build arts and […]

Published: 25 February 2016



$30,000 NSW Goverment fellowship on offer for early career artists

Early career writers are invited to pen an application for the NSW Government’s 2016 Writer’s Fellowship that will provide $30,000 for a program of professional development in addition to the […]

Published: 5 February 2016



Funding open for Aboriginal arts projects in regional NSW

Regional Aboriginal artists and arts organisations are invited to apply for NSW Government funding to support local projects that encourage people to explore and express their cultural identities. Share options

Published: 4 February 2016



NSW Government builds up regional art

The NSW Government will provide almost $385,000 to support 10 arts and cultural capital works projects across regional NSW, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant said today. […]

Published: 3 February 2016



$48,000 for regional museums

The NSW Government will provide almost $48,000 for 19 projects to improve and expand collections and facilities at small community-based museums across the state. Share options

Published: 27 January 2016



NSW Goverment invests in artistic professional development

Nine visual artists will share in $12,500 in NSW Government funding to help create and promote new works and develop their careers. Share options

Published: 27 January 2016



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