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Auslan Creative Forum

We invite you to join a Forum event for the Deaf community and their allies. We plan to hold a panel discussion around inclusive programming and then workshop some ideas for the Auslan Festival – and we really need your input.

Towards a Better Art Paradigm by Anna Hutchcroft

In a time when the internet is making the world both bigger and smaller, creatives know the power of art in helping us express ourselves and connect to one another. It’s inspiration and survival all at once, and it matters.

Feature Gallery | Grafton Regional Gallery

Q&A with Grafton Regional Gallery Director, Niomi Sands, on the recent major $7.6 million redevelopment.

Give Back

Give Back

Did you know Arts Northern Rivers has Deductable Gift Recipient status (DGR)? These donations meant we were able to produce the 'Our Way Stories' book and return all profits to the Elders.

Featured Projects

My Place Is Your Place – Cultural Artwork EOI

In partnership with the Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service and Northern New South Wales Local Health District, Arts Northern Rivers are working to deliver cultural artworks to the Women's Care Unit at the Lismore Base Hospital.

Weavers of the Bundjalung Nation

In 2021, Arts Northern Rivers with funding from the Indigenous Languages and Arts Program, plan to deliver a book project that will ensure weaving techniques and stories will be available for future generations.

Up Next

Up Next is a showcase of musicians emerging in the Northern Rivers. The event will be held at Byron Bay’s iconic live music venue, The Northern, on Thursday March 25th.

Rappville Creative Recovery

In 2021 this project will deliver an artist-led placemaking program contributing to the creative recovery of Rappville - a Richmond Valley community devastated by bushfires in October 2019.