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Eastern Riverina Arts appoints new Executive Director

After 12 months acting in the role of Executive Director, Tim Kurylowicz has been permanently appointed to the role at Eastern Riverina Arts. The seasoned arts and cultural worker takes the helm of the local not for profit organization after Scott Howie’s 10 year stint in the gig. Tim Kurylowicz believes the region’s artists and creative …

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Exhibit in The Window Gallery

The ERA Window Gallery is located at our shopfront at 98 Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga. Fitzmaurice Street is fast becoming the hottest street in town! The annual exhibition program is now open and we are taking Expressions of Interest from artists who live and/or work in: Cootamundra-Gundagai Coolamon Junee Lockhart Bland Wagga Wagga Snowy Valleys …

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Scott Howie takes a bow at Artstate

After drawing high praise for his successful arts program at Artstate Wagga Wagga, Scott Howie has announced his intention to move on from the helm of Eastern Riverina Arts onto new challenges. The COVID-safe conference and arts festival marks the highlight of the cultural calendar in Regional NSW, bringing more than 35 exhibitions, performances and …

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Virtual to Actual – Crafting the slam poets of the future

Virtual to Actual Eastern Riverina Arts & Southern Tablelands Arts are offering young poets an opportunity to be part of the Virtual to Actual Performance Poetry project. Budding poets aged 13-18 years old and living within the Eastern Riverina Region – Bland, Coolamon, Cootamundra-Gundagai, Junee, Lockhart, Temora, Snowy Valleys and Wagga Wagga – can sign up …

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Country Arts Support Program (CASP) Now Open

The CASP 2020-21 is now open and will close on Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm. The 2020-21 round is being administered by Create NSW. Please note that projects are to take place between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021. Country Arts Support Program (CASP) is an annual small grants program and is guided by the …

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Ash Dust Air – ENTER HERE NOW

We are seeking submissions of original writing from young people aged 15-25 to be published in the anthology ash dust air Closing date extended to 10 Sept! SUBMIT ONLINE: https://ashdustair.paperform.com We are interested in finding out how young people are responding to these ‘unprecedented’ times. Regional NSW is still in drought, devastated from the summer …

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ARTSTATE 2020 Arts Program Announced

Artstate Wagga Wagga 2020 – 5-8 November – will showcase the rich and diverse cultural identity of the Riverina region of NSW. The Arts Program celebrates the work that always happens here, from the deep cultural connections of the Wiradjuri people, to our established artists and cultural organisations, and to the confidently emerging voices that …

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FUNDING FUNDAMENTALS | Grant Writing Webinars

Regional Arts NSW presents  Funding Fundamentals – Grant Writing Webinars   Regional Arts NSW, with the support of Business Connect and Creative Plus Business will be delivering Grant Writing Webinars to help artists, organisations and arts workers construct applications that stand out from the crowd. With the recent opening of applications for the 2020-2021 Regional …

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Tim Kurylowicz interviewed by media

How we're making creativity viral

The impact of social distancing protocols on the arts and creative industries in our region has been swift and widespread. While Eastern Riverina Arts’ office doors are closed, we’re working hard to help. Here’s what we’re up to: Growing Connections Online Our Creative Riverina Facebook Group gained 220 members in the first week, and spawned …

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Creative industry letter to the Prime Minister, ministers and lord mayors on COVID-19 action

TO The Hon Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Regional Development Thursday 26 March 2020 Dear Prime Minister, At this most debilitating time in Australia’s cultural life, our creative, cultural and entertainment industries require urgent support to ensure that jobs and infrastructure survive to inspire Australians …

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