Arts & cultural program

Created at Blenheim House

The third round of Created at Blenheim House will activate historic Blenheim House with art and entertainment over the last two weeks in February (see dates below). The opening night is Thursday 16 February from 6pm to 8pm and will be an informal event which is open to the public and where you can relax and enjoy the exhibition with some light refreshments.

Dates and times for Created at Blenheim House

  • Thursday 16 February, 6pm to 8pm (opening night, everyone welcome)
  • Friday 17 February, 11am to 3pm
  • Saturday 18 February, 11am to 3pm
  • Sunday 19 February, 11am to 3pm

and in the following week,

  • Thursday 23 February, 6pm to 8pm
  • Friday 24 February, 11am to 3pm
  • Saturday 25 February, 11am to 3pm
  • Sunday 26 February, 11am to 3pm.

Exhibition works from local artists include photography, sculpture, trompe l'œil, music and song, installation art and a human poetry jukebox.

Artists and performers include Blair Greenberg, Cat Jones, Harpe Diem, Jack McLain, Leanne Ridgeway, Maya Stocks, mcdermottbaxter, Natalie Bateman, Nicola Smith, Nicolas Witte, Paris Rosemont, Rosemary Strachen, Stefania Riccardi & Alexandra Mills, and Zoe Marni Robertson.

  • Blair Greenberg will perform on Sunday 19 and Friday 24 February from 2pm to 2.30pm
  • Harpe Diem (a duo of Cinzia Montresor and Karen Hickmott) will perform on Sunday 19 February from 12.30pm to 1.40pm
  • Paris Rosemont will perform Sunday 26 February from 11am to 12pm

Get Creative celebrates the start of the transformation of Blenheim House from historic residence to arts and culture centre.

If you have any questions contact Avril Jeans, Supervisor Venues and Cultural Programming on 0427 071 729 or

Arts and culture COVID-19 support

Council understands that artists, performers and creatives have been hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions. Now more than ever, it’s important to support our arts and cultural sector. At the Council meeting held on Tuesday 25 March, we endorsed a $2.3 million COVID-19 community support package which included the Arts and Culture sector. The list below will help you to navigate the variety of resources, funding and support which is available and to connect with fellow artists and creative.

Resources, Networking & Help

APRA AMCOS - Advice for live music streaming licensing during COVID-19

Australian Festival Association - Federal and State stimulus and resources

Arts Law Centre of Australia - COVID-19 FAQS for artists

Arts and Creative Industry - Digital support group

Australia Council - Creative Connections webinar series

Australian Music Association - opportunities for workers in the music industry

Centre for Projection Art – online mentorship opportunities

Create NSW - webinars

Creative Plus Business - COVID-19 survival webinars

Diversity Arts Australia

Google - guide for artists to live performance online during COVID-19

Live Music Office - information and support

Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance - advice and support

Museums and Galleries of NSW - resources and tips for NSW Museums and Galleries

Music NSW – supporting live music opportunities in Australia

Performing Arts Connections - advice and resources

SIMA - free space and mentorship opportunities

Surveys & Advocacy

Ausdance NSW - survey - petitions & contact lists

I Lost My Gig - quantifying loss of revenue

Sector Networking

Art Tasker - work and skill sharing via Facebook

Australian arts amidst COVID-19

Doctors without babysitters meet artists without work

Freelance Jungle - online social group for creatives

Healthcare parents meet artists with childcare skills

Lean In - performing arts Australia coping with COVID-19

Mental Health Support

Arts Wellbeing Collective

Entertainment Assist - mental health support

Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service - 1800 512 348

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Support Act - 1800 959 500 available 24hrs a day

Last Updated: 14 February 2023
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