Linking creativity across the five local government areas of Bogan Shire, Dubbo Region, Gilgandra Shire, Mid-Western Region and Warrumbungle Shire.
Orana Arts supports and advocates for arts and culture in the region through programs and projects that help communities participate in the arts and provide opportunities for artists, and through communicating opportunities for funding, collaboration and events through our social media channels.
“I am not an artist. I just believe in it. I need it to be a good citizen.”
— Alicia Leggett, Executive Officer
Seed Funding for Your Project
The Country Art Support Program is managed by Orana Arts through devolved funding from Create NSW and aims to support community arts and cultural development in regional NSW through small grants.
9 out of 10
people participate in arts and culture in NSW*
billion was spent in 2015 by cultural and heritage visitors to NSW*
of domestic regional tourism in NSW comprises intrastate tourists*
Aboriginal Arts Development
Orana Arts supports Aboriginal Arts development through informed consultation with Aboriginal artists and communities throughout our region.
We support the development and sustainability of a vibrant Aboriginal arts industry in the Orana region by supporting artists working in the region, providing opportunities for Aboriginal people to participate in creative activities and creating creative and professional development opportunities through project funding.