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Regional Arts Fund: NOW OPEN

Applications are now being accepted for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF), an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in … read more

Exhibition: Abstraction by Frank Trent

Abstraction Frank Trent 31 May – 25 June Artisan on Lewis Mudgee   Big, bold and graphic abstracts will be filling … read more

Orana Region Writing

There are a variety of groups around the region for budding writers to share their work and hone their craft. Here … read more

Weaving Connections workshops

Arts Around the Region

What to know what’s happening in the Orana Arts region?  You can find a selection of fantastic arts events through our social … read more

CASP Art for Poetry's Sake Exhibition

CASP 2017 Project Announcment

The NSW Government has recently announced successful applicants of the 2017 Country Arts Support Program (CASP) for the Orana Region. This … read more

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The Orana Arts team has been gearing up for 2017 and with the excitement of new projects and networks comes the … read more

Fairview Artspace Mudgee

Fairview Artspace

Committed to cultural enrichment and improved wellbeing. Fairview Artspace boasts five gallery rooms, which in 2017 will each celebrate and exhibit a … read more

HomeGround Exhibition

At the Exhibition: Dhuuluu – Yala (talk straight)

The Orana Arts team attended the opening of Aleshia Lonsdale’s HomeGround exhibition at the Western Plains Cultural Centre and our Administration Officer Paris … read more

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Orana Artists: Justine Kuhner

Meet Dubbo singer-songwriter Justine Kuhner, who has been featured in a short film by local filmmaker Kellie Jennar as part of Createability 2016. … read more

In the Studio with Chester Nealie

Recently the Orana Arts team had the privilege of visiting potter Chester Nealie at his home and Administration Officer Paris Norton … read more

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Young Regional Artist Scholarships

The NSW State Government offers scholarships for young, regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities. … read more

Wellington SpringFest

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Wellington SpringFest will be on this year 22–24 September and will include market stalls, a street parade and art exhibitions. We … read more

Orana Artists: Kellie Jennar

Meet Dubbo-based filmmaker Kellie Jennar, who is currently making a film as part of Createability 2016. Tell us about your artistic … read more

Orana Artists: Denise Faulkner

Meet Gulgong’s Denise Faulkner: Tell us about your artistic practice: I am watercolour painter who focuses on painting the local wildlife, … read more

Social Saturdays: Get Crafty at Yummy Yarn and Co

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Yummy Yarn and Co in Dubbo hold Social Saturdays on the last Saturday of the month, to give knitters and crocheters … read more

Orana Artists: Kay Norton-Knight

Meet Kay Norton-Knight, a Mudgee-based artist who also runs the annual Sculptures in the Garden exhibition: Please tell us about your … read more

Local prizes and opportunities

As local opportunities pop up from our wonderful regional arts organisations we’ll post them here – but also make sure that you’re following … read more

Funding Opportunities

There are a variety of grants available across art forms throughout the year. Find the right grant for your project or … read more

Staging Stories

Orana Arts Secures Significant Funding for Aboriginal Stories in Regional NSW

ORANA ARTS SECURES SIGNIFICANT FUNDING FOR ABORIGINAL STORIES IN REGIONAL NSW $144,000 has been secured by Orana Arts through a competitive … read more

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Portraits of Language Project

Call for nominations. Orana Arts in partnership with Dubbo Language & Culture Nest is calling for nominations of Aboriginal Elders living … read more