More than ever, it’s important to support our artists, creatives and cultural workers so we’ve curated a handy list of resources, funding and support to keep you up to date.
Creative Community Support Grants
To support the local creative community impacted by COVID-19, Council is now offering one-off Creative Community Support Grants from $500 to $3000.
This quick turn-around grant program will fund eligible Northern Beaches artists and small arts organisations to adapt their creative practice to the new social-distancing guidelines, establish new creative networks and help the community reconnect and rebuild through arts and creativity during COVID-19.
Applications close 31 May 2020. Apply now or find out more
Arts & Creativity Grants
As part of our response to support our arts community, our new Arts & Creativity grants have an extended closing date of 30 June 2020, delivery dates for projects funded in the 2020/2021 program have been extended to 31 December 2021 and we encourage applicants to consider alternative ways they can deliver their projects rather than face-to-face.
Find out more and get support with your application at our grants page.
Assistance for creatives during COVID-19
Support for Australian-based artists and creatives during COVID-19
Opportunities and income for artists
Centre for Projection Art – opportunities
United Nations – call out for Creatives
Connect and create
Facebook groups for connecting arts practitioners:
- Art in the Pandemic
- Immunity of the Arts
- Arts Tasker – work, skill, and community sharing during COVID-19
- 107 Projects – community arts organisation
- Online Paint and Sip Class
Information and Cultural Exchange ICE - Quarantine Diaries
Performing Lines – COVID-19 Edition
Creative Capital Resources – arts resources during COVID-19
Brand X – online opportunities
Art Est Art School and Gallery – online art classes for children and adults
Artist Richard Briggs - drawings to colour in
Quarantine Art Club - Carson Ellis
List of Live Concerts - watch/listen
Engaging local communities
Museums and Galleries NSW – places to engage during social distancing
Biennale of Sydney – online
Sydney Opera House – online
ACMI – online
MCA Virtual - online
Sydney Theatre Company – online
23 Arts Works - online
Art and environment
Tips for Going Digital - emerging writers festival
Theatre and dance
The Space – culture to your couch
Creative Kids Online
Online creative lessons, activities and workshops, through the Service NSW Creative Kids Program.
Check out these local registered online providers on the Northern Beaches.