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Octapod Executive Manager to depart

Octapod Executive Manager David Couri will step down in his role at the end of September.   Octapod Board Chair Lauren van Katwyk made the announcement today, also announcing ...

Octapod awarded grant for COVID-19 Response

We are thrilled to announce that Octapod has been confirmed as a recipient of funding support from Create NSW COVID-19 Response ‘Digitise’ Initiative. The grant will see us provide ...

This Is Not Art 2020 – Programming Announcement

In light of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and in the interest of safety, TiNA live programming has been cancelled for 2020. Our annual programming that usually takes place ...

$25,000 national art prize launches in Lake Mac

A new $25,000 national acquisitive art prize has launched in the region with leading artists from across Australian expected to submit works. The Lake Art Prize, unveiled by the ...

Art About Not Making Art: Paid Opportunity for Emerging / Early-Career Artists

At this time of the year, Tantrum would normally be launching Trajectory Residency to provide local emerging artists with space, time and support to make new creative works. In ...

Octapod gets a new home

Octapod is thrilled to announce our new home at Newcastle Art Space located in Islington. Established in 1983 as the Newcastle Community Arts Centre (NCAC), Newcastle Art Space is ...

NEWCASTLE EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE 2020

Entries for this year’s annual Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize (NEAP) are now open, boasting over $9,500 in prizes to be won. It reviews the emerging art of today over ...

Notice of AGM | Call for Board Members

Octapod believes that arts and culture are critical to the social and economic health of our local community. Our vision is of a diverse and thriving arts and cultural ...

Octapod seeks new Executive Manager

Octapod is seeking to appoint a new Executive Manager to lead the organisation into its next phase. Our organisation Octapod believes that arts and culture are critical to the ...

Staging Colours – Call out to performers

STAGING COLOURS AT THE RIVERLINK Calling all performers. From 27 March to 18 May 2019 The Riverlink at The Levee, Central Maitland will host a small stage that is ...

ARTIST CALL OUT: Tea Gardens Public School’s 42nd Easter Art & Craft Expo

Tea Gardens Public School Call Out for artists and artisans for 2019 Easter Art and Craft Expo. We are celebrating our 42nd year, and would like to invite new ...

Creative Opportunities and Paid Intership with Tantrum Youth Arts and Branch Nebula

If push came to shove and things were shaken up, what’s precious to you and what could you do without? As Tantrum’s BIG project in 2019, The Shake Up ...