Projects

Current Projects

VAMP – Volunteer Museums Project Artist in Residence

VAMP – Volunteer Museums Project Artist in Residence

Arts Northern Rivers is working with volunteer run museums in the Clarence Valley to participate in the Volunteer Museums Project (VAMP) artist in residence program.


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, with funding from the Indigenous Languages and Arts Program, will work with Bundjalung elders and artists in delivering a book project to ensure weaving techniques and stories will be available for future generations.


Rappville Creative

Rappville Creative

Arts Northern Rivers is currently delivering a creative recovery project in the Richmond Valley community of Rappville.


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.


Auslan Creative

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

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.


Past Projects

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.

First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship

The inaugural First Nations Visual Arts Scholarship is delivered in partnership with the Byron School of Art. The scholarship will sponsor a First Nations artist to participate in a year-long Visual Arts Foundation Course.

Your Big Idea

Your Big Idea called 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.

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.