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


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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Creative Kidz this Summer

The 12 Cultural Trails of Arts mid North Coast provide you with lots of ideas for things to see and do with the family this summer but we have…

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NAVA -National Association for the Visual Arts

Nava offers a range of grants, awards and scholarships to support the work of visual arts, craft and design practitioners. Applications close on Saturday 13th February. For more information please…

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Top Picks for things to do over the Summer Holidays

While a traditional favourite has to be sitting under a tree with a good book there are a number of other creative experiences to enjoy on the Mid North Coast…

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Screenwave International Film Festival

Above: ‘Putuparri and the Rainmakers’ will open the Screenwave International Film Festival. Screenwave International Film Festival is a first for the region and Screenwave’s biggest film festival to date with over 38…

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Late Night Screening of STAR WARS Reopens Sawtell Cinema Sawtell Cinema Pty Limited and Majestic Cinemas are delighted to announce that Sawtell Cinema will reopen to the public at 12:01AM…

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