Creative in Residence program

The Creative in Residence program offers support for three NT artists to take up a residency at a cultural venue as a professional development opportunity.

Participating artists will spend 3 to 6 months at one of the following cultural venues in the Northern Territory:  

The Creative in Residence program is part of the NT Arts Grants Program and supports all of the following:

  • creatively activate NT’s cultural venues and collections
  • increase development and showcasing opportunities for NT artists
  • work with the cultural venue to provide new arts experiences for audiences and the community.

Each residency has funding support of up to $30,000.

Who can apply

You can apply for this program if you are an artist and meet the general requirements of the NT Arts Grants program

Your proposed residency must be between 3 and 6 months in duration.

Your proposal may involve support and collaboration with other participants, groups and organisations.

When you can apply

This program will open in 2018. More information will be available then. 

Before you apply

You should read the complete NT Arts Grants Guidelines for detailed information on applying for NT arts grants.

To apply for the Creative in Residence program you will need to submit: 

  • CV/s or biographies for all key participants (max 2 pages) or links online
  • relevant examples of recent work or links online
  • letters or emails of support 
  • participation forms for all key participants (other than applicant) or email confirming the commitment of key participants
  • budget support material for expenses (using grant funds) over $1 000.

How to apply

Information on the application process will be available when the program opens.


For more information contact Arts NT.

Last updated: 28 November 2017