Latest News

BAM Art Prize Open For Applications

The BAM Art Prize, designed to promote awareness of the arts in the Northern Rivers, is now open for applications from all artists, regardless of location.

Arts Northern Rivers is Hiring // Executive Director

Arts Northern Rivers is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to oversee the implementation of our strategic plan and lead a small and enthusiastic professional team.

Arts Northern Rivers Farewell Executive Director Peter Wood

The Arts Northern Rivers Board of Directors have announced that Executive Director Peter Wood will be leaving the role to take up a new post as Regional Arts and Partnership Manager for Create NSW.

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.