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


Creative Industries Forum – May 24

LAST DAYS FOR EARLY BIRD TICKETS – CLOSE 14TH MAY Arts Mid North Coast is delighted to be partnering with ETC as it presents the Creative Industries Forum for the…

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Arts Mid North Coast – We’ve Grown

With the recent forced amalgamation of Great Lakes, Greater Taree and Gloucester Councils to form the new Mid Coast Council we find the area of responsibility for Arts Mid North…

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Port Macquarie Draft Cultural Plan

Port Macquarie Artists, Creatives & Audiences WE NEED YOU! Port Macquarie Hastings Council has just placed its first ever Draft Culture Plan on public exhibition for comment.  Here is the…

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Stuart Point Players – STEEL MAGNOLIAS

The play takes place in a garage converted to a beauty salon, during the 1980s, and involves a tightly knit group of women friends whose husbands (being absent, depressed or…

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Rural and Regional Arts & Culture Program Grant NOW OPEN

Rural and Regional Arts and Culture Program Grant opened on 1st March 2016. Applications close midnight on 31st March 2016. This Grant is available through the Charles Sturt University Community…

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Youth Week 2016 – Events on the Mid North Coast

Its Youth Week and its a time for young people to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and create and enjoy activities and events….

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The Archibald closes 17th April – Manning Regional Art Gallery

The Archibald Prize 2015 Regional Tour is at the Manning Regional Art Gallery. The exhibition presents the finalists from this highly-anticipated and much-loved major portraiture prize held annually by the…

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2015/16 ClubGRANTS Category 3 Arts and Cultural Round Now open

Expressions of Interest for $2.5 million in grants have opened under the ClubGRANTS Category 3 program to support the development and upgrade of arts and cultural facilities in local communities…

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Key Speakers announced for the Big Chat

The Big Chat will offer a day of presentations and workshops, with guest speakers from Sydney, Canberra and Tasmania, to stimulate conversations about “Perceptions of Ageing” and how to age…

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NSW Writer’s Fellowship (Early Career)

The NSW Writer’s Fellowship (Early career) is offered by the NSW State Government to enable a professional writer in the early stages of his/her career to undertake a self-directed program…

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Art is Good for Your Health

A team of researchers from the University of Western Australia have revealed that by participating in arts for just two hours a week, one can improve their mental well-being and…

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Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

This annual funding delivers on behalf of Arts NSW grants to a range of community based organisations, art forms and activities across the region through a very competitive process. In…

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