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About

We are passionate about the arts in regional communities. We contribute directly to the arts and cultural lifeblood of the Border region by working directly with individuals, communities and local government to assist them in developing the arts and cultural life of their communities. Murray Arts is one of 14 Regional Arts Boards in NSW and also part of the Regional Arts Victoria Cultural Network. We service the local government areas of AlburyCity, Greater Hume and Federation in NSW and Wodonga City, Indigo and Towong in Victoria. Our aim is to actively assist the ongoing development of, and participation in arts and culture throughout the Border region. ‘Smart Arts’ is a program of skills and professional development workshops which runs throughout the year for artists, community organisations and in schools. To find out more about the workshops running in your community. Click here Are you looking for funding for your project? Do you need some help in developing a grant application? Murray Arts offers one on one grant advice, a database of funding opportunities and grant writing workshops throughout the year. Find out more by visiting our grants database. Murray Arts is the information hub on arts and cultural activities in the Border and North East. You can find out what’s happening in the region, get the latest news, or be a feature artist all in the one place! Click here Did you know our e-newsletter is delivered each month to a huge subscriber base right across the region? Don’t miss your opportunity to get information on your event out to a regional audience by promoting your activities through the e-newsletter – click here to find out deadlines and subscribe. Subscribe here Murray Arts works in partnership with communities and organisations to deliver strategic projects in our region. To get the latest information on our projects. Click here

Our Region

Our footprint borders the Indigenous Nations of Dhuduroha, Yaithmathang, Bangarang, Wiradjuri, Yorta Yorta & Wavaroo and encompasses the local government areas of Albury City, Greater Hume, Federation, City of Wodonga, Indigo & Towong.

We Value

Just as the Murray is the lifeblood of the region served by Murray Arts, for 14 years the organisation (Regional Arts Board Albury Wodonga from 1996-2003) has served the arts and cultural communities of the Border region.

At Murray Arts we value:

  • Artistic endeavour, creativity and integrity.
  • The arts as a medium to challenge us and explore our humanity.
  • The opportunity to participate, express ourselves and access all artforms.
  • Community wellbeing through the arts.
  • The ability of the arts to connect us.

The Murray Arts Strategic Plan 2015-2018 has identified the following key strategic priorities:

  • Information and Communication
  • Forging Strong Partnerships
  • Building Community Capacity
  • Strategic Project Delivery
  • A Sustainable Organisation

Our Core Partnerships

2018 Core Funding Partner:

Local Government Partners:

Local Government Partners:

Peak Regional Arts Bodies: