Blacktown City Council Creative Arts Fund
The Creative Arts Fund is an initiative of Blacktown City Council, with $40,000 worth of grants awarded annually to local individual artists and organisations to encourage artistic excellence in Blacktown.
Applications for the 2021 Creative Arts Fund are now open. Click here to apply.
Blacktown City Art Prize
The annual Blacktown City Art Prize is a highly valued art prize, with cash prizes and acquisitive awards.
Entries for the 2021 Blacktown City Art Prize will open in July. Click here to sign up to our mailing list.
Blacktown City Art Prize | Young Artists Prize
The Blacktown City Art Prize celebrates the creativity of local young people through an environmentally-themed Young Artists Prize.
Entries for the 2021 Young Artists Prize will open in July. Click here to sign up to our mailing list.
Blacktown Arts Residency Program
The residency program supports artistic development and emerging arts practices across all forms through funding and/or access to our studios.
Solid Ground is a three-year strategy established in partnership with Carriageworks that provides pathways into the arts and cultural industries for young Indigenous people in Blacktown, Redfern, and Waterloo.
Image: Mary Thi Nguyen, a 2019 Blacktown Arts Residency Program recipient. Photograph by Joshua Morris.