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Arts Development – Small Grants

This is a new prototype service currently under development at Octapod. This project is supported by Create NSW   Octapod is pleased to announce a new grants program opening ...

Free Professional Development Workshops

This is a new prototype service currently under development at Octapod. This project is supported by Create NSW   Octapod is pleased to present the following free online workshops ...

Income Lost – Small Grants

GRANT ROUND IS NOW CLOSED If you are in a position to give, we’re asking for donations to assist us to hand out more grants like this one to ...

Income Lost – grant recipients announced

Income Lost Small Grants was a program which aimed to support emerging and experimental practitioners in the Hunter region, across all creative disciplines. The grant, which provided a half ...

About Us

Our vision is to help every creative take off or take a risk. Our mission is to provide professional services, support and investment for experimental and emerging artists and ...

Contributors Announced: Octapod x StoryCasters – Podcast Project

Interviews are underway for our collaboration with Diversity Arts Australia – the Octapod X Storycasters Podcast project which will see eight unique stories from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) ...

Our Work

For twenty one years Octapod has been the place where hundreds of emerging artists, curators, arts administrators and managers have launched their creative careers and where dozens of innovative ...

Board

Our board is made up of dedicated individuals with expertise in strategic, financial, marketing and business management, a commitment to Octapod’s values and a passion for our community cultural ...

StoryCasters x Octapod – Podcast Project

  Octapod is delighted to collaborate with Diversity Arts Australia (DARTS) to present an exciting podcast project during August. We are offering paid opportunities to eight culturally and linguistically ...

Octapod Association

Organisation or Business

Octapod is an arts organisation based in Newcastle with a vision of a diverse and thriving arts and cultural sector in the Lower Hunter region. We provide leadership and cultural development ...

This is Not Art

Organisation or Business

This Is Not Art Festival has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading independent arts festivals. Since its inception 1998, This is Not Art festival has been dedicated to ...