​The City of Stirling is committed to supporting arts and culture in our community, through awards and competitions, funding, workshops, displaying of public artwork and developing our own art collection.

Blink Photographic Awards

Celebrating the art of photography, this juried and people's choice competition awards various prizes across multiple categories to the best of photographic submissions. Submissions will open this winter 2018. Watch this space for updates on how to submit your work.

Go to Blink Photographic Awards

Art Awards

Showcasing the best of local artists alongside well-established pros, the City of Stirling Art Awards welcomes open submissions from various mediums and styles for this event. With an acquisitive first prize, a people's choice prize and various other prizes up for grabs, the awards are a highlight of the cultural calendar. Watch this space in mid-2019 for updates on how to submit your work.
Public Art

Cultural Development Fund

The City of Stirling supports a number of not-for-profit organisations in running arts and cultural activities and events through the Cultural Development Fund.

Art Collection and Public Art

The City of Stirling manages a diverse art collection of artworks in various media including sculpture, photography, painting, maquettes, textile, and watercolour. The City also commissions and encourages a variety of public artworks to foster a sense of connection to place and for the enjoyment of residents.

Arts Workshops

Mind Your Arts is a series of workshops and programs aimed at engaging and encouraging artists and the general community to develop their skills and get involved in arts activities.