COVID-19 Update

Given the unfolding situation relating to COVID-19 in Australia and across the world, here at the City of Charles Sturt we want to be proactive and clear about how we can stay healthy and are making changes to the way we do things. We will continue to provide updates to the services and events that are impacted along with the latest information and recommendations from WHO, SA Health and the Government.

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Artist opportunities

The City of Charles Sturt has a strong commitment to the development and provision of arts and cultural opportunities that are progressive, innovative and embrace a variety of stimulating approaches, mediums and scales.

In recognising this, the City of Charles Sturt has adopted a Public Art Policy and Guidelines to assist the community to create and install public art within the city.

Throughout the year, the City of Charles Sturt also offers a variety of opportunities in the arts, including, public art commissions, exhibition spaces, film competitions, community and public art projects, Arts & culture grants, events and festivals sponsorships, artist-led workshops and book launches to name a few.

We're supporting local artists, musicians and arts organisations adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic through our Economic Support and Stimulus Package.

Our arts and culture support stream provides funding opportunities through our live and local initiative and our creative cities program.

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The City of Charles Sturt is seeking expressions of interest from Artists to design and install a creative seating, planter box and road art project on East Terrace, Henley Beach.

Applications open 7 September 2020 to 6 October 2020.

Attachments to include with your Expression of Interest:

  • Artist(s) bio (max. 2 pages per Artist)
  • Artist resume
  • Up to 5 jpeg images of work
  • Brief overview of intended approach to the project
  • Budget breakdown
  • A valid copy of public liability insurance coverage ($20 million)

Please read the Artist Brief for this opportunity before applying.

All submissions should be directed via email to Place Leader Sarah Maddock.

Funded by the City of Charles Sturt Creative Cities Fund, Fleeting Moments is a resident led initiative to project works of local artists within various businesses across our City in October 2020.

The event organiser is currently seeking local artists to be involved in the project.

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Local artists are welcome to exhibit artwork at no cost at our Civic (Woodville), Hindmarsh or West Lakes Libraries. We have space for artworks and sculptures large or small, indoors or outdoors.

Art in the Libraries

The City of Charles Sturt is committed to delivering a leading and liveable City that is vibrant, friendly and inclusive.

Events provide a mechanism in delivering a leading and liveable City by providing social, physical and economic benefits to its businesses and residents.

Our Events and Festivals Sponsorship is just one way we are supporting those in delivering small scale local events and larger scale state events to benefit our entire community.

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Thinking of setting up a creative business in Charles Sturt?

Our team is here to help make your journey as easy as possible, with a range of support services and networking events. Find out more here.

For more information contact the Placemaking team on 8408 1111 or