The Pilbara has an active arts and cultural community across all artforms. The region is home to a growing number of practicing visual artists, musicians, dancers and theatre artists.
The Pilbara has major cultural facilities and events, including the Matt Dann Cultural Centre in Port Hedland, the future Karratha Cultural Precinct, the Cossack Art Awards, the REAF festival and much more.
The Pilbara Development Commission is at the forefront of driving development in the Pilbara and achieve populations of 50,000 each in Port Hedland and Karratha establishing them as cities and 15,000 people in Newman by 2035.
The Commission is also passionate about seeing the other surrounding towns such as Tom Price, Onslow and Marble Bar developed as sustainable and vibrant communities.