We play a significant role in developing the city as a platform for creative activity and expression. We are working with the community to harness and foster arts and culture across Shellharbour through creative initiatives outlined in our arts and cultural development strategy, Make, Play Grow 2015-2019.

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Make, Play, Grow Creative Strategy & Review

This strategy outlines our creative objectives and visions from 2015-2019. Discover our achievements and outcomes in the Wrap Up.
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Urban Art Project

The Urban Art Project identifies areas impacted by graffiti and invites artists to create large-scale artworks in those spaces.
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Weave Artists Directory

A space for our creative community to come together, to connect, collaborate, promote and support.
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Opportunities for Artists

Check out the range of opportunities for artists and creative practitioners that arise throughout the year.
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Evolve - Creative Events Production & Management

Evolve is a development opportunity for young people living and working in the Illawarra aged 15-25 years
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Public Art Strategy

Read our Public Art Strategy online
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The Imaginarium

This space is the perfect blank canvas for artists, musicians, designers and creatives to use.
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Art in Shellharbour

Public art enlivens our streets and public places. Click here to explore our public art and discover our unique and fascinating collection.  
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Activity sheets

Explore our public art activity sheets and be inspired by our public art collection.
Last updated : Mon 18 Feb 2019