Regupol Australia Pty Ltd offers a comprehensive range of recycled rubber fitness and leisure flooring surfaces. Their range of products include everroll rubber flooring, Regupol elastic…read more
Tasmanian Theatre of the World exhibition now an international success
The Tasmanian Government is to consider supporting more international art exhibitions after the Parisian success of the Theatre of The World exhibition.
The Theatre of The World exhibition, which, when staged last year at Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), was Australia's largest art collaboration between a public and private museum, has just closed in the French capital. While open in Hobart it attracted 350,000 visitors.
The exhibition brought together pieces from the collections of MONA owner David Walsh and previously unseen pieces from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
The Paris season was the brainchild of renowned French curator Jean-Hubert Martin, and saw the exhibition on display for three months La Maison Rouge, one of the Paris' most exclusive art galleries.
The Tasmanian Government is pleased with the outcome and the influence it may have on increasing international arts and tourism interest in the state.
Tasmanian Premier and Arts Minister Lara Giddings told the ABC "Hobart has already been selected as one of the top 10 destinations in the world (in 2013) by travel websites Lonely Planet and Trip Advisor (and) the Theatre of the World exhibition is another opportunity for Tasmania to shine on a global stage.
Hosting the exhibition in Paris was through an international media hosting program and was backed by Federal and Tasmanian Government funding.
Premier Giddings added "the Government provides grant support to help foster individual artists and arts organisations, including helping them to peruse international opportunities.
"The Government would be happy to pursue similar opportunities in the future, with costs to be considered on a case-by-case basis."
2nd April 2013 - UPGRADED TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY REOPENED
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
The Jump Pad is a safe, flat inflatable made in a variety of sizes which can be used indoor or outdoor. From 3mx3m up to a whopping 9mx21m. Markets include Indoor and outdoor playgrounds, schools,…read more
Leisure Concepts brings the world’s leading fitness equipment brands to Australasia - these include True Fitness, Atlantis Strength, Merrithew (Stott Pilates), Intenza Fitness,…read more
Hidroplay welcomes you to the exciting world of children's Playscapes, waterslide's and Water Attractions. Appealing to families, Hidroplay increases patronage in your facility during those…read more
Over the past 10 years Debitsuccess has been providing expert billing services to businesses across Australia. Debitsuccess is now the largest full service direct debit provider in Australasia,…read more
Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…read more
SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…read more
Trisley's Hydraulic Services P/L (THS) are a specialised pool company dealing with all aspects of the commercial swimming pool industry, including the installation and servicing from the smallest…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!