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Powerful Keynote Address of ‘Black Lives Matter’ for Byron Writers Festival

One of Australia's most eminent Indigenous academics and advocates, Professor Marcia Langton, will deliver the Byron Writers Festival 2020 Thea Astley Address.

Ritual, Re-Route, Re-Connect

Arts Northern Rivers has engaged Deaf contemporary dancer and choreographer Anna Seymour to deliver Ritual, Re-Route, Re-Connect. The movement-based workshop explores participatory models of working with Deaf and hearing participants.

Regional Arts Support in Times of Crisis

The Regional Arts Network of NSW has remained committed to providing support to the arts and cultural sector by delivering strategic responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Arts Northern Rivers is calling 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.

Micro Grants

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

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.