Arts Showcase is our pick of the news, events and activities that are Must Read or Must do.


Nicholas Daunt. Painter

To celebrate his 80th birthday Nicholas has a new exhibition, Four Score Years, at the Art Factory in Coffs Harbour which runs from August 9th until September 9th. He has…

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4 Score years….and then?

Our new creative aging feature seeks to shine the spotlight on some of our talented artists and creatives of a certain age. As the title suggests all are aged over…

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Mavis Barnes. Events Management

Kendall, The Poets Village, is one of the Creative Communities of the Mid North Coast. It is often described as an EVENTFUL place with so many arts activities and events…

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Annie Georgeson. Designer

How many young Mid North Coast designers are brave enough to establish a new company for a release of their designs via an established Australian company under a licensing arrangement…

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Sculpture in the Gaol 2017

The annual Sculpture in the Gaol exhibition, now in its 9th year, will once again be transformed into a dramatic artistic landscape with sculptures displayed throughout the Gaol site. The…

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29th Rotary Cartoon Awards – Bunker Cartoon Gallery

Once again, The Bunker Cartoon Gallery is proud to be hosting the upcoming 29th Rotary Cartoon Awards. Always fiercely competitive, this year with more than 360 entrants in six categories,…

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ACO Virtual – Australian Chamber Orchestra at the Slim Dusty Centre

ACO Virtual is the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s ground-breaking virtual orchestra. This interactive, immersive experience transports the visitor and audience into a world of sublime music by Bach, Grieg, Roger Smalley…

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Regional Arts Fund (RAF) now open

Applications are now being accepted for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF), an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in regional and remote communities in Australia. The program is…

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NSW Tourism Awards 2017

Festivals, events, museums, galleries etc interested in entering the NSW Tourism Awards have until July 14 to register, submissions close July 31. This year there are no North Coast Tourism…

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$100 million New Regional Cultural Fund

The NSW Government has announced new Regional Cultural Funds amounting to $100 million over 4 years. The Fund will support the creation of cultural infrastructure including buildings and structures that…

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Nexus. One day popular culture event

Two years ago the region’s first one-day pop culture-enthusiast festival launched in Coffs Harbour. The Nexus Con (originally known as Level UP!) had a great response from the community and…

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Create NSW is calling on emerging content creators and storytellers from diverse backgrounds across the state to apply for up to 15 places at the NSW State TALENT CAMP, a…

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