News: Arts

Cox Architecture’s work at Sydney Coliseum secures Interior Design Award

Cox Architecture's work at the Sydney Coliseum theatre has been named as a winner at the 2020 Australian Interior Design Awards - in the Public Design category. Announced last week,…

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Jun 3, 2020 Arts / Design / Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /


2020 Impact Report confirms public value of Perth Festival

The Perth Festival 2020 report has confirmed the Festival as delivering a significant boost to Western Australia’s social wellbeing, economy and hospitality industry. The Perth…

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Jun 3, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Reopening of cultural institutions coincides with Australian Government considering support for arts and entertainment sector

Today’s reopening of the National Museum of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, more than two months after their closure amid concern over COVID-19, has…

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Jun 2, 2020 ByNigel Benton Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


Sydney Festival names Olivia Ansell as new Festival Director for 2022

Sydney Festival has appointed Australian curator and producer, Olivia Ansell as their new Festival Director for 2022. Ansell, a highly accomplished arts professional with over two…

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Jun 2, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events /


Eastern Riverina Arts launches PLATFORM for improved accessibility at festivals and events

Eastern Riverina Arts has unveiled PLATFORM, a multi-sensory mobile art installation space adapted from a 20-foot shipping container, that allows festival and event organisers to easily…

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Jun 2, 2020 Access / Arts / Entertainment / Events / Wellness /


Darwin theatre becomes first in Australia to reopen following the lockdown

With no confirmed cases of community transmission of Coronavirus in the Northern Territory, the Brown’s Mart Theatre in Darwin is set to reopen this Friday (5th June), becoming the…

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Jun 1, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


Melbourne Music Week set to return in November

Live music venues will take centre stage for Melbourne Music Week in November, with the City of Melbourne announcing its aim that the festival will help spark post-Coronavirus recovery.…

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May 31, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Events /


New Zealand Government launches $175 million arts support package

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today announced a $175 million fund to support the arts and cultural sector recover from the damage incurred by the Coronavirus. The package…

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May 29, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


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