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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

$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 ...

Reclaim

Friday 4 September, 2020 - Sunday 13 September, 2020 6.00pm

FREE

Reclaim A celebration of the marriage between creative art and people ...

National Theatre Live – Frankenstein

Thursday 24 September, 2020

Frankenstein returns to international cinemas to mark the 200th anniversary of ...

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 ...

Insurance

Octapod can cover your Public Liability Insurance (PLI) when you are mentored by us or deliver a creative project auspiced by us. This service is available to Octapod LEGEND ...

Out Of The Box

Wednesday 1 July, 2020 - Friday 31 July, 2020

FREE

Out of the Box This July, Curious Legends is working with ...

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 ...