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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Image of Kate Allman and James Farley are interested in participating in the Eastern Riverina Arts initiative to activate empty shopfronts in Wagga's CBD. Picture by Emma Hillier

CreateSpace | ERA Heads New Project to Activate Vacant CBD Buildings

Eastern Riverina Arts (ERA) has been awarded over $330,000 to deliver an innovative project, “CreateSpace”, to repurpose and revitalise vacant or underutilised buildings in Wagga Wagga over 3 years. We welcome this announcement as a proactive investment to help strengthen regional creativity, cultural activity, and business. We want to see people in our region turn …

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Featured Artist: Debbie Wood

Debbie Wood is an artist with a passion for painting, screen printing, weaving and Lino prints. Debbie comes from a large family in Moree and is the second eldest female of eight siblings. Debbie moved to Wagga Wagga a few years ago, to be close to her granddaughters. Debbie incorporates her Kamilaroi heritage and cultural background into …

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