All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘street art’

Architecture, Art, artist, Cities, community, festival, street art, sydney, tourism, travel

Snapshot of Artist Opportunities

So COVID-19 has certainly impacted the creative industries yet there are a number of artist opportunities and events arising. Here’s a list of projects on our radar which may be of interest. Artist resources created by artsACT  https://www.arts.act.gov.au/funding/useful-links-for-artists NSWRegional Arts NSW Grants Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants Quick Response Grants Country Arts Support Program (CASP) http://regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/ Burwood Council – […]

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Art, Cities, community, creative industries, urban planning, urban renewal

Port Stephen’s Team Visits Newcastle

On Friday 1 December I was lucky enough to take the Strategic Planning Team from Port Stephen’s Council out on a city adventure from Newcastle East to (nearly) Cooks Hill. It was positively rejuvenating to meet such an outgoing and vivacious team who had so many questions around the process of engaging artists and commissioning creative projects. Starting in Newcastle […]

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artist, Cities, Placemaking, street art, tourism

Cooks Hill Walking Tour

Come along on Saturday 9 September to explore Cooks Hill and the street art hidden down laneways and back streets near Darby Street. Street Art Walking leads you through the streets of Cooks Hill sharing stories about the artworks, how they came to be, about the artists behind the murals and techniques used to create them. We will wander around […]

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Palace Theatre Paste Up in Swansea, Wales

Today a lucky wall near High Street in Swansea, Wales will be pasted up with Palace Posters as part of the Gŵyl Troublemakers’ Festival which is happening from July 13 – July 16. Street Art Walking received over 35 posters to be part of the Paste Up project and today the amazing people at Volcano Theatre will begin pasting them to […]

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Architecture, Art, artist, Cities, curating, event, Exhibition, pop up

OPEN CALL OUT EXTENDED – Palace Theatre Paste Up Project

We believe this theatre deserves to operate again and this project is your chance to wonder on what it might have been like when it was first launched in 1888, or when operated as a theatre until the 1970’s or what will it look like when it’s renewed from disrepair? The Pavilion Theatre of Varieties opened in 1888. It was […]

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Architecture, Cities, community, creative industries, curating, street art, tourism, urban planning, urban renewal

Newcastle Street Art Musings

Many of those in Newcastle would know there has been a huge community response to the painting over of the Guido Van Helten mural this week. This has raised a number of questions from a range of people, such as, what rights do the community have in privately owned spaces that face and impact the public domain and what exactly is […]

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Street Art Walking in Sydney

Just a quick post to let everyone know that I have been located in Sydney since 2014. Street Art Walking has still been doing tours in Newcastle, including a few murals, so you can still get in touch if you need a dose of street art in The City of Newcastle. This also means Sydney can expect some new exciting projects. Simone has […]

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Art, event, street art, tourism, travel

Street Art Walking Tours

Come with us, on foot or bike, as we lead you through the streets of Newcastle sharing stories about the artworks, how they came to be, about the artists behind the murals, techniques used to create them and our role in in the burgeoning street art scene of Newcastle, Australia. As Simone takes you along the SAW history you will […]

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Art, artist, empty spaces, festival, Placemaking, Uncategorized

Now Based in Sydney

As many of our serious followers will know, late last year I moved to Sydney to pursue some personal career goals. It was all a bit of a hectic time as I was also working on This Is Not Art Festical as Director. We didn’t really have time to reflect or share the news, just quickly pack up our stuff […]

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Street Art Festival Volunteers Needed

Hit The Bricks are looking for helpers from Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th. SAW is helping them coordinate some on the ground stuff and we would love to see some of our friends come along and be part of the festival. There are roles as Site Marshalls (which entails being on site with an artist to assist with duties such […]

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