Hurstville City is enriched by the diversity of our community in terms of multiculturalism, religion, age, outlook and ability. Hurstville City Council is committed to improving residents' quality of life and wellbeing by acknowledging and celebrating the contributions individuals and groups make to our community.
COMMUNITY ARTS AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (CACD) STRATEGY
The Hurstville City Council Community Arts and Cultural Development Strategy, provides a framework for Council’s commitment to the development of community wellbeing, social cohesion, and cultural vitality, using arts and cultural tools.
You can view or download the Strategy via this link: HCC Community Arts and Cultural Development Strategy (1.87MB)
Council works closely with local community organisations to create opportunities for people to celebrate Hurstville City's rich and diverse culture. Our Cultural Development Officer provides local community groups and organisations with advice and support in:
- developing and presenting cultural activities
- sourcing and writing cultural grant applications
- finding and employing appropriate community artists
- managing and documenting cultural activities.
1 Oct – 5 Nov 2016
Festival of Community Arts showcases a range of creative initiatives that local
community groups have developed during the year leading up to the spring
festival period of October and November. This year we look forward to an
hilarious play , “Grandma’s Getting Married” from Australian Macedonian Theatre
of Sydney; a new screening event from our local film club, The Film Seen; an
Indian theatre festival featuring plays in Hindi, Tamil and English from
Abhinay School of Performing Arts; a second Australian-Macedonian Film
Festival at the Civic Theatre; the Hurstville Discovery Writers Group’s
Community Writing Afternoon at the new Mortdale Community Centre; a
visual art Exhibition and art workshops at St George Creative Art & Craft
Centre in Penshurst, the third St George Arts and Cultural Development
Network’s Artists’s Forum; and the Fiestaville Multicultural Cabaret Café
and Bazaar in the courtyard of Hurstville Museum Gallery. Further
details, flyers and booking guidelines will be posted here closer to the
Discovery Festival period as they become available.
An exhibition of
To highlight REFUGEE WEEK
2016, Hurstville City Council and Advance Diversity Services (formerly St
George Migrant Resource Centre) will present an art exhibition at the
Hurstville Museum Gallery in June 2016. We are inviting people from
across the St George region to submit artworks for this special exhibition
which reflect upon perceptions and lived experiences of refugees.
A detailed information flyer can be downloaded
here as well as the artists registration form in a word format:
Flyer - REFUGEEZ! (2.20MB)
REFUGEEZ! Artwork Registration form (1.62MB)
further information contact Council’s Cultural Development Officer, Anne-Marie
Wiles P: 02 9330
0411 744 730 E: firstname.lastname@example.org