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Arts sector to receive $35m in new support

A charity for musicians, performers and crew will receive a $20 million funding boost as calls for help spike on the back of lockdowns.

Creatives to flourish at IF Maitland festivals

Film, poetry, publishing, music, and art is set to shine at this weekend’s IF Maitland festivals. The creative collaboration between the IF Maitland Indie Festival and IF Maitland Art Fest will see the...

Chloe’s turning Indigenous culture into child’s play

Every time she picks up a paintbrush Chloe Sumner has one goal in mind - to share her culture with the next generation. Through her business ‘Barka Arts’, the talented 29-year-old has found...

BIG, BOLD & BRIGHT: Exhibition about finding self

Emerging Branxton artist Kim Lundy is hosting her first solo exhibition this month. BIG, BOLD & BRIGHT will feature at the Hunter Artisan Gallery and Café in East Maitland until April 25. The work...

Festival to launch city onto national stage

Novocastrians already know what makes their city a great place. So, hosting an annual arts festival is about letting the rest of the country in on the secret. Speaking in the lead-up to the...

Christmas pop-up to support local artists

Novocastrians searching for a unique creative Christmas gift can also show their support for local artists by purchasing from the Blackstone Gallery’s Pop-Up Christmas Emporium this weekend. Exclusive lino prints, festive cards, handmade...

Library museum plans unveiled in Lake Macquarie

Plans for a combined library and museum have been released by Lake Macquarie City Council. The proposed Sugar Valley Library Museum is slated to be constructed next to the newly opened Cameron Park...

Silo art idea on the rise, thanks to Big Picture Fest

The Big Picture Festival has done more than just add a splash of colour to the former steel city. Held across the Labour Day long weekend in October, the three-day event has reignited...