Arts and Cultural Services
Murrumbidgee Council is a member of Western Riverina Arts (WRA), a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the development and promotion of the arts in Griffith, Leeton, Narrandera and Murrumbidgee. Formally launched in 2011 WRA is part of a network of 14 Regional Arts Boards in NSW, coordinated by Regional Arts NSW. Western Riverina Arts is funded by the NSW State Government through Arts NSW, and works in partnership with member councils: Narrandera Shire Council, Leeton Shire Council, Griffith City Council and Murrumbidgee Council.
Local Artists Exhibitions are regularly held at the Griffith Regional Art Gallery. Visit their website below for details:
Near & Far: Yearning / Community / Connection official opening
Sunday 9th September, 2pm - Narrandera Arts Centre
Western Sydney-based curator Ebony Secombe has been working with artists from her own community to create this exhibition, and Near & Far: Yearning / Community / Connection will provide a sampler of work by artists from diverse practices and backgrounds across Western Sydney.
Artists such as Linda Brescia, Hedar Abbas Abadi and Shivanjani Lal reflect on personal experiences in regards to what it means for them to exist within and on the peripherals of communities in Western Sydney through the selection and presentation of new and old works.
Where: Narrandera Arts and Community Centre, 31 Cadell Street, Narrandera
When: Sunday 9th September, 2pm
Visit the Facebook event here
The exhibition will be open daily, 10am – 4pm until Sunday 23rd September. Entry to the exhibition and events is free, donations to Western Riverina Arts are welcome. ‘Activating Narrandera Arts’ and the current exhibition Near & Far: Yearning / Community / Connection have been made possible by a grant from the Regional Arts Fund and Regional Arts NSW.
TIRKANDI INABURRA CULTURAL & DEVELOPMENT CENTRE INC
Coleambally NSW 2707
Phone: 02 6954 4800
Tirkandi Inaburra Cultural and Development Centre is an Aboriginal community run centre offering Aboriginal boys aged 12-15 a culturally-based residential program aimed at reducing future contact with the criminal justice system by strengthening the boys’ cultural identity, self-esteem and resilience.
For more information, please visit the Tirkandi Inaburra Cultural and Development Centre Website.