Blue Mountains City Council

City of the Arts
City of the Arts

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Cultural Services

Cultural development in the Blue Mountains encompasses a number of interactive areas including, people, networks, places, physical assets and buildings - where participation in and an appreciation of the arts, creativity and cultural heritage occurs.


A major part of cultural development comprises Council managed major cultural facilities for the arts and the programs delivered by those facilities. This includes the:


Within this section of Council, guidance and management of Council’s substantial heritage portfolio and the heritage of the City as a whole is provided.


The broader cultural life of the community is also encompassed through cultural grant programs, cultural information, online digital platforms as well as facilitating and promoting events and festivals.


Council liaises with government agencies and the private sector on behalf of, and with, Blue Mountains arts, creative and heritage organisations to support the growth of a robust and dynamic cultural sector contributing to the social fabric of the community and the creative identity of the region.


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