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Small Business Grants

To help small businesses keep afloat through and after the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve released $2 million worth of extra funding.

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Cultural Sector Resilience Grants

These grants will help sole traders and not-for-profit arts enterprises with less than 20 full time employees, who’ve lost income due to Covid-19.

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Creative Fellowships Fund

These grants will help individuals and collectives develop new projects during the Covid-19 pandemic. Projects can be presented during or after the pandemic has passed.

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Community Service Grants

To help organisations through the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re releasing an extra $1.5 million in community services grants. These grants are to help provide food, digital assistance and social connection to vulnerable people.

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Quick Response - City of Sydney

To help individuals and organisations through the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re releasing an extra $500,000 in quick response grants. These are rolling grants – there is no application deadline.

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Individual Artist - Arts, Festivals and Events Stream Grants 2020 (Round 1)

Individual artists can apply to lead community-based arts/cultural projects up to $5,000.

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Creative Community - Arts and Culture

Applications for the Annual Community Strengthening Grants close April 13. 

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OPEN CALL 2020 /// ZK/U Residency

The residency program offered by ZK/U - Center for Art and Urbanistics in Berlin is open to artists, scholars, practitioners and professionals of various fields whose practice or approach relates to the exploration and questioning of urban reality.

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Marketing & Development Manager

The successful candidate will take a lead role in developing and implementing new and innovative ways for Performance Space to engage our audiences and stakeholders in these changing times.

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Call for Entries: $300,000 Southern Way McClelland Commission

McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery and Southern Way have announced the sixth call for entries for the 2021 Southern Way McClelland Commission valued at $300,000.

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Call for Artworks: Arts Access Australia

Arts Access Australia is on the hunt for professional photographs of artistic works to be featured on our website and social media channels. Winning submissions will be paid an award rate fee for the use of their artwork.

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Aesthetica Art Prize

Aesthetica invites UK and International artists to enter the Art Prize 2021.

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Gordon Darling Foundation Visual Arts Grant

The Gordon Darling Foundation is a perpetual public charitable trust, established in 1991 to "support Australia-wide, activities of importance in the Visual Arts."

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COVID-19: Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP)

The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland.

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Medium Creative Hobart Grants

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Small Creative Hobart Grants

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Creative Hobart Quick Response Grants

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Small Project Grants

Applications are now open for the Small Project Grants 2019/2020 round. 

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Barbara Tribe Travelling Art Scholarship

The Barbara Tribe Travelling Art Scholarship valued at $25,000 is awarded every two years, beginning in 2020, to an Australian female sculptor in conjunction with the studio residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris.

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Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

The Brett Whiteley Studio, administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, awards an annual travelling art scholarship to a talented artist aged 20-30 with an established body of work who is best able to demonstrate the use and benefit of the scholarship to further their art education in Europe.

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Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship

In memory of Eva Breuer, one of Australia’s most loved and prolific art dealers who made a signification contribution to Australian art in the 1980s and 90s, The Breuer Foundation has established an annual scholarship to be awarded to a young Australian female artist for the purpose of travel and study in Paris.

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International Arts Strategy Outcomes Fund

The International Arts Strategy Outcomes Fund supports opportunities that directly arise from strategic initiatives delivered by the Australia Council in the target international regions under the International Arts Strategy: Europe, North America, North Asia, South and South East Asia.

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Rage Against the V(irus)

HOTA Artist Fund – Rapid Response Expressions of Interest

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Northern Beaches Council Arts and Creativity Grants

Grants are available to artists, arts and cultural organisations, and creatives of all kinds. The program will fund a range of projects and initiatives that bring significant benefit to the Northern Beaches community.

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COVID-19 Individuals Fund extra assistance

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HOMEFRONT - funding for Canberra artists

The ACT Government recognises the immediate support needed for Canberra artists who have lost their income and ability to maintain their arts practice as a result of COVID-19.

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Creative Communities - Professional Development stream *for individuals

Do you want to attend an arts, culture or heritage Professional Development opportunity, but are struggling to afford it?

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Expressions of Interest for Arts Organisations Collaboration Grants

Arts Organisations’ Collaboration Grants of up to $100,000 for major arts and cultural organisations and the small-to-medium sector and independent artists to achieve employment outcomes, explore new ways of working together, create and develop work and engage with audiences.

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Creative Communities - Quick Response stream *for groups only

Grants of up to $1,500 to support urgent arts, culture and heritage projects whose timelines prevent the applicant from applying within the main Creative Communities Grants round. 

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Director Communications - Powerhouse Program

Exciting opportunity to lead the communications and stakeholder engagement for the renewal of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Industry News March 2020

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, March 2020. 

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Head of Curatorial & Learning

 The Head of Curatorial and Learning, as part of the Trust’s executive leadership team, will play a key role in the development of an expanded narrative for Bundanon as a significant contemporary arts and cultural centre in Australia.

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Joyce Spencer Fellowship

The Joyce Spencer Fellowship is to support a regional NSW textile artist or collective to deliver a new artwork or exhibition. 

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The Calleen Art Award is an acquisitive art prize that encourages originality and artistic merit, established in 1977 by Mrs Patricia Fagan OAM. 

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Castaways Sculpture Awards

The City of Rockingham’s Castaways Sculpture Awards is Rockingham’s signature arts and culture event, celebrating artistic innovation and environmental awareness.

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Call for entries: Sculpture@Shaw

Entries are now open for Australia’s prestigious new outdoor sculpture prize with a prize pool of $25,000.

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Breaking Ground 2021 Applications Now Open

Since its launch in 2012, the Visual Arts Professional Development award Breaking Ground has provided South Australian visual artists with the unique opportunity to develop their skills and broaden their professional experience.

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Maitland City Council Creative Streets Grants

The Creative Streets Grants program sees Maitland City Council partner with the community to co-create, reimagine and creatively transform places around Maitland through temporary and semi-permanent projects.

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Call for Entries: 2020 Camden Art Prize

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Paul Guest Prize 2020

The Prize was initiated by former Family Court Judge and Olympic rower, The Honourable Paul Guest OAM QC and encourages artists from across Australia to engage with the important medium of drawing in contemporary art practice.  

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Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award

Entries are now open for the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award 2020.

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Public Art EOI - Ballarat

Lovell Chen and Pellicano builders are seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from suitably experienced artists who wish to create a contemporary artwork as part of the implementation of heritage interpretation at the redeveloped Ballarat Railway Station Precinct. 

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Associate Lecturer

UNSW Art & Design is an internationally recognised centre for arts-led transdisciplinary research in science and technology. 

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Chief Executive Officer

Expressions of interest are sought for an Executive Officer to lead a dynamic multi arts organisation located in the Barkly region of the Northern Territory. 

Interview with Milo Tse: Hong Kong Artist Union 香港藝術家工會

In this interview NAVA spoke to Milo Tse of Hong Kong Artist Union about the challenges artists have faced in the current political landscape in Hong Kong, and the ways HKAU are supporting artists wanting to enact direct political change. 

Industry News January 2020

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, January 2020. 

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Regional Arts Victoria Quick Response Grants

The Quick Response Grant program is open to applications on an ongoing basis throughout the year. 

Industry News November 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, November 2019. 

Developing Arts Criticism

Conversation on developing visual arts criticism in Australia, Sunday 24 November at PARI, Parramatta NSW

Industry News October 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, October 2019.

Industry News September 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, September 2019.

Industry News August 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, August 2019.

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Industry News July 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, July 2019.

Industry News June 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, June 2019.

Industry News May 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, May 2019.

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Elections are now open for one Elected Representative - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Director

Recently the NAVA Board sought nominations for the elected Board representative position: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Director.

Industry News April 2019

Latest industry news from the visual and media arts, craft and design sector, April 2019.