We look back at the 2013 exhibition ‘The Native Institute’ based on the history of the Blacktown Native Institution, featuring artists Daniel Boyd, r e a, Robyn Caughlan, Karla Dickens, Leanne Tobin and Jason Wing.
In 2015, Tina Barahanos was an artist-in-residence at the Main Street Studios, Blacktown. Two years on, we caught up with Tina to reflect on her experience of the program.
Visual artist Rhonda Dee is about to begin her residency at the Main Street Studios. We caught up with Rhonda to talk about the major themes of her practice, and the project she’ll be undertaking during her time in Blacktown.
Six key Sydney cultural institutions present a multi-arts program showcasing the contemporary art and cultural practices of the Philippines. It is one of the most significant explorations of Filipino art ever presented in Australia.
We have produced a series of bookmarks with Blacktown City Libraries featuring artworks acquired by Blacktown City Council. Choose your favourite, or collect all 10 when you visit the Centre or your nearest library.
If you’ve visited Charles at the pop-up barbershop at Blacktown Arts Centre (or the one in his actual garage), you’ll be familiar with his fine taste in music. Listen to Charles’ soul and RnB playlists on Spotify.