News: Arts

Carriageworks receives funding for independent future but some creditors not happy

The future of Carriageworks, a multi-arts precinct in Sydney, has been secured with financial support from a group of benefactors and commitment to providing a 10 + 5 + 5 year precinct…

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Jul 22, 2020 Arts / Culture / Finance / Venues /


One in four audience members have returned to cultural attractions and events

New released data shows that Australian audiences are embracing opportunities to return to arts and cultural events, with 24% nationally saying they attended a museum, gallery, cinema or…

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Jul 21, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Safety /


Development commences on expanding Lachlan Valley Sculpture Trail

The Forbes Art Society (FAS) with support from Evolution Mining and the Forbes and Lachlan Shire Councils have commenced a large scale art project in the Lachlan Valley NSW which will see…

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Jul 20, 2020 Arts / Culture / Environment / Recreation /


Victor Harbor Council purchases Victa Cinema to reactivate town as arts destination

Victor Harbor Council has purchased the Victa Cinema as a part of its plans for an Arts and Cultural Centre in the South Australian town. The cinema purchase forms part of the…

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Jul 19, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism / Venues /


Sydney Fringe announces highlights for inaugural Global Fringe  

Sydney Fringe has today announced the first international and local highlights for the inaugural Global Fringe program, streamed live this September 2020. The inaugural program developed…

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Jul 15, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events /


Funding boost for four New Zealand cultural events

Four celebrated Māori and Pasifika events will receive up to $100,000 each in funding from New Zealand’s new Creative and Cultural Events Incubator fund. The four events that were…

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Jul 13, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism /


Philanthropists’ multimillion-dollar lifeline to save Sydney’s Carriageworks arts hub

Multimillion dollar backing from a group of philanthropists is to ensure the future operations of Sydney arts and events venue the Carriageworks, with the NSW Government supporting the…

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Jul 10, 2020 Arts / Events / Finance / Venues /


Concept designs underway for new Court Theatre in Christchurch

Concept designs by Athfield Architects are underway for the new Court Theatre to be built in Christchurch’s Performing Arts Precinct. The new theatre - to be built on the corner of…

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Jul 10, 2020 Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Events /


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