News: Arts

Sydney Modern art gallery extension in doubt as builders walk away from another NSW Government project

The NSW Government has been forced to reopen another major tender process to build the $344 million Art Gallery of NSW expansion after another dispute over costs with builder Lendlease.…

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Aug 2, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Finance / Government / Venues /

 
 

10th anniversary program released for Sydney Fringe Festival

Sydney Fringe Festival, New South Wales’ largest independent arts festival, has released what is considered to be its most ambitious program. The 10th anniversary will be celebrated…

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Aug 2, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events /

 
 

Fundraising effort for Wellington National Music Centre hits $18 million

Fundraising for the planned National Music Centre in Wellington’s Te NgÄkau Civic Square is well on track, with the total now at $18 million. The campaign has been boosted with…

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Aug 1, 2019 Arts / Education / Entertainment / Venues /

 
 

PAC announces finalists for 2019 Drover Awards

Performing Arts Connections (PAC) Australia has announced the finalists for its 2019 Drover Awards. PAC Australia's Drover Awards recognise excellence in the field of regional…

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Aug 1, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Venues /

 
 

NSW Tourism Minister talks of backing for new Sydney theatres

Sydney’s abandoned Theatre Royal which, after years of neglect has been the focus of campaigns for its reopening, has reportedly been subleased to a commercial operator who will…

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Jul 30, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /

 
 

Melbourne’s Regent Theatre set to be transformed

The Victorian Government is supporting a major transformation of Melbourne’s Regent Theatre with a contribution of $14.5 million towards the $19.4 million upgrade, which will renew…

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Jul 29, 2019 Arts / Design / Entertainment / Venues /

 
 

Recognising ancient culture sees land added to Murujuga National Park

Murujuga National Park, home to the world's highest concentration of rock art engravings, will be expanded to include a 221-hectare parcel of land previously zoned for industrial use,…

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Jul 28, 2019 Arts / Culture / Environment / Parks /

 
 

Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art generates millions for Brisbane tourism

A major international art exhibition held over five months at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) pumped $35 million into the economy and generated 1.5 million visitor nights…

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Jul 28, 2019 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

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