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Resources for Artists

Arts news and opportunities

We help members of our creative communities to access relevant, sector-wide opportunities as they arise via our fortnightly arts e-bulletin and via our Facebook page and website. News about exhibitions, opportunities, funding, resources, education and experiences is listed regularly.

To subscribe to the e-bulletin email:


Connect Greater Bendigo

CONNECT Greater Bendigo is a community website where you can find, join and connect with a range of local community clubs, groups, organisations and events. It’s easy and it’s free to use!



Community grants

Support for artists is available through the City of Greater Bendigo Community Grants program.

To find out about grant categories, applications, assessment and funding agreements go to City of Greater Bendigo: community grants


Other grant programs

Grant programs that may suit local art projects include:


Other organisations

Other organisation that support arts include:

  • NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts)            
  • APRA AMCOS (Australasian Performing Right Association and the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society)                             
  • Arts Wellbeing Collective    
  • Audance                                           
  • Auspicious Arts Projects    


Creative Spaces

There are a number of creative spaces operating within the City of Greater Bendigo, including spaces managed by the City, Temporary Art Spaces, Community and Educational Spaces and Commercial Galleries.

This page has information about spaces managed by the Creative Communities Team, as well as Creative Spaces in Greater Bendigo, a compilation of creative spaces found in Greater Bendigo.


BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past present and emerging.