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State of the Sector Picnic at NORPA

NORPA and Theatre Network NSW invite Northern Rivers artists and people who care about the arts to a State of the Sector Picnic in the NORPA Courtyard, Thursday 28 January, 5-7pm. 

Northern Rivers Projects Receive Recovery Boost Funding

Seven organisations are successful recipients of the Australia Government’s Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Recovery Grants, each receiving a share in $371,603 to deliver arts projects across regional NSW.

Create NSW Announce Arts and Cultural Funding Recipients

Create NSW has announced 97 recipients will share in $5.045 million funding through Round 1 of the 2020/21 Arts and Cultural Funding Program.

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

Up Next

Expressions of interest are now open for Up Next, a new paid performance opportunity for early career and emerging musicians in the Northern Rivers.

First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship

Applications are open for an inaugural First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship. Delivered in partnership with the Byron School of Art, the scholarship will sponsor a First Nations artist to participate in a year-long Visual Arts Foundation Course.

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.

Northern Rivers Creative

In 2019 Arts Northern Rivers launched a premier online directory, Northern Rivers Creative. The platform is built to increase professional opportunities for creatives by connecting them to local and global markets.