Culture Hunter is the Hunter's online arts directory and information hub. Track down an excellent artist, sniff out an ideal venue or scout out events coming up in the Hunter.
Produced by Octapod since 2006, Culture Hunter exists to showcase the diversity of the creative sector across the Hunter region. Browse the Culture Hunter DIRECTORY to find artists, venues and organisations. Find news, opportunities, and events through the NOTICEBOARD and the WHAT'S ON calendar.
Culture Hunter is the place for artists and arts organisations to build their profile by creating a DIRECTORY ENTRY, promote their events on the WHAT'S ON page or add an opportunity to the NOTICEBOARD.
Membership to the site is free and is open to artists and arts organisations based in or presenting work in the Hunter region of New South Wales.
Culture Hunter is the place for anyone with an interest in arts and culture to find out the latest arts news and events from across the region.
THE OCTAPOD ASSOCIATION
The Octapod Association is a non profit organisation dedicated to supporting a vibrant, diverse and sustainable arts community in the Hunter region. In addition to producing Culture Hunter, it produces This Is Not Art (TINA) and PODspace (an exhibition and education program), as well as delivering a Creative Access Program that supports participation in the arts by people with disability.
Arts NSW is the NSW Government’s arts policy and funding body. Arts NSW aims to foster a spirited arts and cultural environment, which values our artists and our heritage, builds community, excites our imagination and inspires our future. It funds key arts organisations, manages a portfolio of properties used for cultural activities and advises the Government and arts sector on effective support for the arts. It also encourages participation in, and broader access to, the arts and supports artists and cultural organisations to create and present exciting and innovative work.