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. The project outcome will deliver a public engagement event designed to build sustainable cultural tourism in the town, delivering ongoing benefits for the local community and wider creative sector of NSW.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arts Northern Rivers is calling out to all Ceramic Masters who formed the vanguard in the Northern Rivers during the 70’s – 90’s to join a region wide celebration of their legacy. Celebrating Ceramics hopes to open the kiln to reveal the rich history of Ceramics within our region.