News: Arts

Townsville artist commissioned for North Queensland Stadium sculpture

Townsville artist Jane Hawkins has been commissioned to sculpt a bronze life-sized statue of NRL star Johnathan Thurston (JT) to stand in the northern entry plaza of the new North…

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Sep 20, 2019 Arts / Sport / Venues /


Study to investigate cultural precinct option for Monash

Victoria's Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) and Wheelers Hill Library have launched a feasibility study which focuses on the potential for an innovative arts, cultural and learning centre.…

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Sep 19, 2019 Arts / Culture /


Sydney music venue receives multi-million dollar funding boost

The City of Sydney has confirmed $4.2 million in funding for the City Recital Hall, one of Sydney’s most celebrated live music venues as it prepares to mark its 20th anniversary. The…

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Sep 19, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Venues /


Unauthorised ticket resales hit Greater Shepparton’s Riverlinks venue

Ticket scalping and unauthorised resales, generally associated with major events and venues, has impacted the Riverlinks facility in the Victorian city of Shepparton. In a statement…

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Sep 17, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Tarnanthi Festival program announced

Taking place in in exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) and venues across South Australia, as well as an art fair, the program for Tarnanthi, Australia’s largest…

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Sep 16, 2019 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism /


Study shows local government behind more than a quarter of Australia’s arts and cultural investment

Local Government contributes more than a quarter of total national expenditure on Australian arts and cultural activities, according to a new study. Demonstrating the increased importance…

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Sep 15, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Events / Finance /


No Government commitments to back new South Australian Arts and Culture Plan

South Australia’s newly released Arts and Culture Plan, the state’s first arts policy since 2000, envisages alternative funding sources, collaborations and indigenous art as…

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Sep 14, 2019 Arts / Consultants / Entertainment / Finance / Government /


Cairns Performing Arts Centre sees rise in attendance and ticket sales

Over 55,000 people attended the new Cairns Performing Arts Centre (CPAC) in its first six months of operation, generating more than $2.5 million in ticket sales. Since its gala opening on…

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Sep 13, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


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Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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