News: Arts

Arts venues receive funding boost in regional Western Australia

Western Australia’s Regional Arts Venues Support program (RAVS) will see 11 regional performing arts venues and 11 regional public art galleries benefitting from up to $70,000 per…

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Jun 24, 2024 Arts / Finance / Venues /


Playing Australia set to present arts performances to audiences in 81 locations

Creative Australia will invest over $1.7 million in 10 performing arts tours, set to reach over 81 unique locations and cities nationwide. The investments through the Playing Australia…

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Jun 22, 2024 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


White Bay Power Station contributes to success of 24th Biennale of Sydney

The 24th Biennale of Sydney, titled ‘Ten Thousand Suns’, closed on Monday 10th June, having attracted more than 771,000 visitors over a record breaking three months. White Bay…

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Jun 21, 2024 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism / Venues /


‘Pharaoh’ exhibition opens at NGV marking 20th anniversary of Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series

The National Gallery of Victoria has this week opened ‘Pharaoh’ – the largest ancient Egyptian exhibition to be held in Australia and which marks the 20th anniversary of…

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Jun 20, 2024 Arts / Culture / Education / Events / Tourism /


2024 Darwin Pride Festival looks to celebrate the ‘difference that connects us’

A colourful programme of music, theatre, dance, and cabaret will be delivered for the 2024 Darwin Pride Festival, celebrating the Top End’s LGBTQIA+ community this weekend with a…

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Jun 20, 2024 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events /


La Trobe University investigates effectiveness of violence against women campaign at 2018 Commonwealth Games

A paper published this week in international journal 'Event Management', reveals the findings of La Trobe University researchers who investigated the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth…

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Jun 20, 2024 Arts / Events / Marketing / Safety / Sport /


Geelong Arts Centre Trust appoints Rhys Holden as new Chief Executive and Creative Director

The Geelong Arts Centre Trust has appointed Rhys Holden as their new Chief Executive and Creative Director. With an impressive background as an arts leader, general manager and producer,…

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Jun 19, 2024 Arts / Culture / Venues /


NSW budget backs arts, night-time economy and tourism

The NSW Government has made a significant commitment to tourism, nightlife and major events in its 2024/25 state budget with $1.66 billion set aside for the industry. In his second…

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Jun 19, 2024 Arts / Entertainment / Environment / Government / Tourism /


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