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There are many opportunities available to be involved in arts and culture in the city ranging from grants funding to collaborative mural projects. Sign up to our e-newsletter 'Art in the City' to keep informed of upcoming public art opportunities & news, funding, exhibition openings and more!

Arts and Cultural Funding

The City of Adelaide's Arts and Cultural Grants Program offers the following funding categories:

  • Category 1: Artistic Development
  • Category 2: Public Art
  • Category 3: Community Programs and Events
  • Category 4: Quick Response
  • Category 5 Live Music Enterprise
  • Category 6 Cultural Promotion

Please visit our Arts and Cultural Funding website for more information.


Francis Street Smart Art and Music Residency

The City of Adelaide has an exciting opportunity for artists and musicians to collaborate in a paid residency program to develop ‘smart art’ for Francis Street in the Adelaide CBD. There are two opportunities for two teams of artists.

Teams will work together to develop a cohesive and interactive artwork with a visual and musical component for Francis Street. The artwork will integrate using mobile devices and augmented reality. The residency will be delivered from the Adelaide City Library and will include a community engagement component with library customers.

First Residency

Team of artists in-residence at City Library March - April 2019

Artwork exhibited May – July 2019

Second Residency

Team of artists in-residence at City Library April - June 2019

Artwork exhibited August - October 2019

Read the City_of_Adelaide_-_Artist_Brief_-_Francis_Street_Smart_Art_and_Music_Residencies_-_2019.pdf to find out more!

Applications close end of day, Sunday 10th of February 2019.

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