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Byron Studios licence Alstonville Cultural Centre

Ballina Shire Council has resolved to negotiate a licence agreement with Byron Studios to occupy the Alstonville Cultural Centre for filming purposes.

Byron Bay Film Festival, Hybrid Edition

The Byron Bay International Film Festival returns with a special edition hybrid festival providing audiences with the opportunity to experience cinema screenings of a collection of outstanding Features, Documentaries, Shorts, Surf and Local Films.

Your Big Idea Selection Panel Announced

Arts Northern Rivers is excited to announce the selection panel who bring a wealth of contemporary arts knowledge to the project including Emily Sullivan, Virginia Hyam and Sebastian Goldspink.

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

Your Big Idea

Your Big Idea called for proposals for ambitious ideas ready to be developed into contemporary arts projects. The winning idea will receive $5,000 seed funding in addition to a tailored project development package.

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.

Auslan Creative

Working with the Northern Rivers Deaf community and multi-artform partners, Auslan Creative will deliver a creative development program aimed at exploring models for collaboration and practice development between artists of mixed abilities.