Projects

Current Projects

Creative Industries Recovery Forum

Creative Industries Recovery Forum

Creative industries from across the Northern Rivers region gathered in July to lay the foundations for a sector-led approach to recovery following the recent flood disaster.


CASP | Country Arts Support Program

CASP | Country Arts Support Program

Grants of up to $5,000 are available for short term, locally initiated arts and community projects delivered in the Northern Rivers. CASP grants are offered once a year with applications opening in May and Closing 30th June. Applications are assessed by an assessment panel convened by Arts Northern Rivers and consisting of 1 representative from each of the contributing local Government areas of the Northern Rivers.


SMOKE

SMOKE

SMOKE is a dance theatre work co-authored by Jade Dewi and Kirk Page that has been in development on Bundjalung Country in Northern NSW, Yuggaera and Turrbal peoples lands and Indonesia.


Art on Bundjalung Market

Art on Bundjalung Market

Art On Bundjalung Market celebrates the creative cultural heritage of the Bundjalung region. The event features handmade arts and crafts by established and emerging artists and collectives, employing traditional and contemporary materials.


My Place Is Your Place – Cultural Artwork at the Lismore Base Hospital

My Place Is Your Place – Cultural Artwork at the Lismore Base Hospital

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

Weavers of the Bundjalung Nation

Arts Northern Rivers is publishing Weavers Of The Bundjalung Nation, documenting women’s weaving practice’s specific to the Bundjalung region. The book records stories of elders and weavers, researches historical and archival material and documents traditional plant species and harvesting techniques.


Northern Rivers Creative

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.


Past Projects

Rapid Response Flood Support Funding

The Arts Northern Rivers team have been dedicating their time to advocate and fundraise for flood relief and recovery funding to directly assist individuals impacted by the devastating floods in the Northern Rivers.

2021 Micro Grants

In response to the ongoing 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.

VMP – Volunteer Museums Project

Arts Northern Rivers worked with two volunteer run museums in the Clarence Valley to deliver the Volunteer Museums Project (VMP) artist in residence program.

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.