Past Projects

Past Projects

NAIDOC Week 2017 | Whats On

Activities being held across the Northern Rivers to mark the NAIDOC Week annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. 2-9 July 2017.

Ngarakbal Githabal Dialect Exhibition

Ngarakbal Githabal Dialect Exhibition was the culmination of Arts Northern Rivers 3-year Bundjalung Project, managed by Indigenous Arts Development Officer Mark Cora, which aimed to connect local Indigenous artists with early mark making techniques.

Northern Rivers Creative Pop Up | Tweed Valley

As part of Tweed Fusion, a weekend of all things arts and culture, the Northern Rivers Creative Pop Up shop will be taking over an empty space on main street Murwillumbah, selling wares made by creatives from the Tweed region.

The Corner Dance Lab | Indigenous Residency Scholarship

Arts Northern Rivers partnered with Dance Integrated Australia and The Farm to provide scholarships for two emerging dancers for a residency opportunity at the third annual The Corner Dance Lab.

Pop Up Workshop Program

Pop in the the Northern Rivers Creative Pop Up throughout Arts in August as there is an awesome program of workshops run by the creatives; from badge making to grant writing to soft sculpture inventions to how to package your brand.

Northern Rivers Creative Pop Up | Lismore

The Northern Rivers Creative Pop Up is moving into Lismore for Arts in August! The Pop Up will be selling the wares of creatives from all corners of the Lismore region. With all dollars going straight into the artist’s pocket, this is a great...

Workshop Series | Gulibal Living Culture Group

Basket Making is a humble craft that has been employed through the millennia to produce objects that feature in all aspects of everyday life, making it both a functional and beautiful expression of art. In this series of five workshops being held...

Twelve + 3 Exhibition

Arts Northern Rivers collaborated with Accessible Arts’ Creating Connections project, who work to engage, support and advocate for artists with disability on the North Coast of NSW, to help bring to fruition a touring exhibition titled Twelve + 3.

Bunarm Bologaman Wahl Bundjalung | Brothers Coming Together of the Bundjalung Nation

This large-scale exhibition was an exciting collaboration between 12 leading Bundjalung artists who all have a deep connection to the culture of the Bundjalung Nation and to each other as brothers, dedicated to protecting and care-taking culture...

If These Halls Could Talk

Arts Northern Rivers delivered a region-wide season of contemporary arts events held under the banner If These Halls Could Talk in seven community halls from September – December 2016. In 2017 we continue with four Regional Gallery exhibitions.

IAM | Indigenous Arts Mentorship

Ten young Indigenous creatives from around the Northern Rivers were selected to take part in the program, which matches the emerging creatives, aged between 16 and 25, with arts industry professionals. IAM: Indigenous Arts Mentorship is part of our..

Connect Music Mentorship | Industry Hook Ups for Musos

CONNECT Music Mentorship project was a two-part program developed by Arts Northern Rivers. Part 1 aimed to support and develop the careers of local musos by matching them to leading industry pros and Part 2 offered professional development...

CASP | Country Arts Support Program

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short term, locally initiated arts and community projects delivered in the Northern Rivers. CASP grants are offered once a year with applications opening in August and generally closing on the 1st October.

Northern Rivers Creative Roadshow

Over the next three years the Northern Rivers Creative Roadshow will roll out as a series of high street pop ups’ showcasing the work of Northern Rivers Creative members who live and work in each of the seven LGAs...

The Bundjalung Project

This 3-year project is about rediscovering Aboriginal mark-making traditions; reconnecting Bundjalung artists and their communities with their heritage; exploring early art from within the region; and to assist local Indigenous...