Council recognises the value and place of creative expression, cultural facilities, innovative arts activities and embraces a strategic direction to facilitate progressive cultural development across the City.
The Shoalhaven Arts Board contributes to and develops strategy and policy both for the Shoalhaven City Council as well as in alignment with the Region. They develop and implement policy, planning and vision for the arts within existing resources and use a co-opted panel of peers for professional advice. Areas they cover include Visual Arts, Heritage and Museum Sector, Literature and Performing Arts.
Shoalhaven Arts Board Grants 2018/19
The Shoalhaven Arts Board is encouraging local art practitioners to apply for funding under the Board's Annual Grant funding program. The first category is Developing the Arts for a sense of place with two (2) grants of up to $5000 each. The Board envisages projects that build a sense of place for the Shoalhaven through artistic and creative collaborations.
The second category offers a funding opportunity for projects that seek to create and install public art throughout the city with a grant available under this category of up to $10,000. Applicants are encouraged to refer to the document Developing Public Art - Themes and a Sense of Place for ideas of appropriate themes and locations.
Applications close on Friday 31 August 2018 and can be downloaded here: Arts Board Grant Application 2018/19 , along with the Guidelines.