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What’s Open?

Are you open?? What’s on in the region?? With restrictions are easing we want to hear from you and promote the arts and culture of the Northern Rivers!

Let’s Talk Funding

Not sure what funding is available to you during COVID-19? We have broken down the available options and will continue to update this page.

Quick Response Micro Grants

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Arts Northern Rivers is offering Quick Response Micro Grants of up to $1,000 for independent practicing artists or organisations working across all art forms to support their creative endeavours.

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

Northern Rivers Creative

Arts Northern Rivers have officially 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.

If These Halls Could Talk Travels to Tasmania

Our 2016 project If These Halls Could Talk, is expanding into a collaboration with Tasmania’s renowned festival, Ten Days on the Island in 2021.

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.

Art on Bundjalung Market

Held at The Quad in Lismore on Saturday the 1st of June between 10am and 4pm, Art on Bundjalung Market celebrated the creative and cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region.