News: Arts

Wairau Māori Art Gallery announces inaugural Director

Two months after its opening, Wairau Māori Art Gallery has appointed Larissa McMillan as its inaugural director. The Wairau Māori Art Gallery (WMAG) sits within the Hundertwasser Art…

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May 1, 2022 Arts / Culture / Education / Tourism / Venues /


Art Gallery of NSW’s Sydney Modern expansion to open in December

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has announced that its new $344 million ‘Sydney Modern’ expansion is to open on 3rd December. Set to nearly doubling the museum’s…

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Apr 29, 2022 Arts / Attractions / Education / Venues /


Tasmania’s Dark Mofo organisers urgently look for venues

Organisers of Tasmania’s winter festival, Dark Mofo have issued an urgent call-out for access to any and all unused venues in greater Hobart that could possibly be used for upcoming…

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Apr 29, 2022 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Arts and Cultural Exchange partnership launches new regional festival in Bourke

Arts and Cultural Exchange are partnering with Bourke Aboriginal Corporation Health Service to launch the inaugural MAYI Festival (28th May) in Bourke, NSW as part of a new community…

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Apr 29, 2022 Arts / Culture / Events /


Construction completed on Eurobodalla Shire’s Bay Pavilions arts and aquatic centre

The Bay Pavilions arts and aquatic centre has officially opened with community members having to wait another few weeks while centre managers, Aligned Leisure, complete the fit-out and…

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Apr 28, 2022 Aquatics / Arts / Fitness / Venues /


Queensland Symphony Orchestra names Yarmila Alfonzetti as its Chief Executive

Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) has appointed Yarmila Alfonzetti, one of Australia’s leading arts professionals, as its new Chief Executive. Currently Executive Director of…

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Apr 27, 2022 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /


Screen Queensland appoints Dr Belinda Burns as new Chief Creative Officer

Dr Belinda Burns has been appointed by Screen Queensland as their Chief Creative Officer to drive the agency’s creative strategy and further grow Queensland’s reputation as a…

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Apr 27, 2022 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Marketing /


Hamilton City Council decides to transform Founders Theatre site

Hamilton City Council has decided to proceed with its long-held plan to transform the Founders Theatre site into a multi-purpose park and community performance space. Council’s…

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Apr 27, 2022 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Recreation / Venues /


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