Media releases

Aboriginal students get ready for arts career

Two aspiring Aboriginal students will undertake arts traineeships at Blacktown and Bankstown Art Centres under an innovative new training scheme to assist young people starting careers in the arts and cultural sector.

Published: 28 August 2015

NSW Government support for local history projects

Parliamentary Secretary for the Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Andrew Gee today announced 22 historical societies and community organisations across NSW will receive funds totalling $40,500 for local history projects.

Published: 17 August 2015

NSW Government scholarships for young regional artists

Sixteen young artists from across regional NSW have been awarded $10,000 scholarships under a major new Government scheme to develop emerging artistic talent, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant, announced today.

Published: 13 August 2015

Funding opportunities for regional arts and culture facilities

Regional organisations are invited to apply for matched funding up to $60,000 for capital works projects that improve local arts and cultural facilities, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant announced today.

Published: 13 August 2015

$80,000 for 16 new artists

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced 16 NSW-based artists will share in almost $80,000 funding through the NSW Government’s Artist Support Program.

Published: 3 August 2015

Theatre director wins inaugural $30,000 art and technology fellowship

Founder and Artistic Director of Stalker Theatre, Mr David Clarkson has won the inaugural 2015 NSW Art and Technology Fellowship, Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, announced today.

Published: 23 July 2015

Grants and professional development for art and culture in NSW

The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is investing in the State’s local community museums and galleries and the professional development of people working in this vibrant sector including artists, staff and volunteers.

Published: 22 July 2015

Up-and-coming artists shortlisted for 2015 NSW Government fellowship

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant has today announced twelve-up and-coming artists have been shortlisted for the NSW Government’s 2015 NSW Visual Arts Fellowship.

Published: 21 July 2015

New fellowship for Western Sydney artists

Acting Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced the NSW Government has established a new $50,000 annual fellowship to support professional development of artists in Western Sydney.

Published: 10 July 2015

Applications open for $30,000 NSW Government Aboriginal arts fellowship

Acting Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant is calling on Aboriginal artists across the State to apply for a $30,000 NSW Government fellowship to undertake professional development and expand their skills.

Published: 8 July 2015

$500,000 for regional arts fellowships

The NSW Government is further strengthening opportunities for professional regional artists with ten $50,000 fellowships available over the next four years.

Published: 28 June 2015

$275,000 in aboriginal arts funding to develop jobs

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant today announced $275,000 in funding for Aboriginal arts and cultural projects that will enable closer collaboration with creative industries and develop job opportunities.

Published: 26 June 2015

Budget strengthens arts across the state

The NSW Liberal & Nationals Government’s Budget will strengthen NSW arts and culture, positioning Sydney as a global centre for arts in the Asia Pacific, growing arts and culture in Sydney’s west and continuing to invest in our regional artists and organisations across the State.

Published: 23 June 2015

Museum free for all weekend

Every man, woman and child will have free general admission to the Powerhouse and Australian Museums on June 27 and 28 as the NSW Government delivers on an election commitment to improve access to arts and culture.

Published: 17 June 2015

Applications open for new $30,000 fellowship to honour composer Peter Sculthorpe

NSW emerging musicians and composers are encouraged to apply for the inaugural Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship.

Published: 9 June 2015

NSW Government funding injection for regional theatre

Eight arts organisations across the State will share in almost $400,000 for theatre project funding as part of the NSW Government’s commitment to boost community participation in the arts across regional NSW.

Published: 29 May 2015

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