31 October 2016
Arts and cultural organisations across the state, including three Northern Rivers organisations, will share in $18.5 million of funding provided by the NSW Government to deliver innovative and vibrant annual programs and individual projects to local communities.
The three projects in the Northern Rivers cover a wide range of creative activities, including support for Clarence Valley artists and arts workers to engage audiences regionally and beyond, connecting professional and emerging circus creators and a Riverside Sculpture Festival.
28 October 2016
In 2015 NORPA took us on an adventure to Lismore’s disused train station for Railway Wonderland, this time they’re taking us into the hills for Dreamland, to the more intimate and equally beautiful setting of Eureka Hall.
Created in association with Arts Northern Rivers’ If These Halls Could Talk project, and in collaboration with the Eureka Hall Committee and community, Dreamland is a time capsule of local history, characters and ghosts that have frequented Eureka Hall since it was built in 1906.
25 October 2016
During the Jacaranda Festival Eatonsville Hall in the Clarence Valley will become a large scale immersive installation by local Yaegl woman and visual artist, Frances Belle Parker titled Can You Hear The Whispering Walls.
From Friday 28 until Sunday 30 October the hall will be open allowing visitors to experience the work which is the largest installation realised by the artist.
24 October 2016
With the ultimate goal to become the foremost Indigenous arts and culture festival in the world, Boomerang Festival is now presenting a series of satellite events in partnership with several local businesses to raise awareness and funds for its long-term future.
Bundjalung country’s very own world-class Indigenous arts & culture festival, launched successfully in 2013 in Byron Bay, NSW but after only one festival, Boomerang was hit with cuts to funding for both arts and Indigenous programming putting it on indefinite hiatus.