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Funding news, long awaited Margel Hinder exhibition, art trail celebrates 150 years of Children's Hospital, new dates for MAMMA MIA, and more arts news.
From design festivals to solo exhibitions, we take a look at what the craft and design sector has planned for 2021
The award-winning building in Chippendale will host new digital commissions featuring a diverse group of collaborators, including Sydney Dance Company and many more.
Craft symposium announced, MCA collection rehang, Experimenta Triennial of Media Art news, Mona kids picture book, and more arts news and opportunities.
From state galleries to the small to medium sector, and with a focus on survey exhibitions and First Nations works, visual arts editor Gina Fairley takes a look at what will shape 2021.
From pop up galleries in empty shops, using trams and traffic barriers, billboards and pocket urban parks and laneways - Sydney and Melbourne are flourishing outside 'the white cube' of the conventional gallery, post COVID.
A cutting edge $3.5 million multimedia arts facility on Lake Macquarie is set to open in 2021, designed by an architecture student and on track to boost tourism by $15 million.
This year’s summer holiday programs offer something for everyone from arty bushwalks to new partnerships in changed times, so what is some of the thinking behind creating them?
The dates are in and 2021 is shaping up nicely for the arts, despite the possibility of pandemic postponements.
Unveiling MONA's summer shows, Kids activities on tour in VIC, Piccinini's Skywhalepapa set to fly, Old Town cast announced, plus more news and opportunities.
From American Doug Aitken, to Van Gogh's Sunflowers to Australian favourite Clarice Beckett, 60s fashionista Mary Quant and the return of The National and the Indigenous Triennial – we plot the blockbusters for 2021.
2021 will see over 14 new galleries and museums appear or extend across Australia, including major refurbishments and a swag of others on the table.
Outcomes from DESIGN Canberra and AGNSW annual reports; Powerhouse Parramatta pop-up; new commissions for NPG, ACMI and Fed Square; Myer Music Bowl is back, new for Canberra Theatre and more opportunities and news.
The Ian Potter Foundation pledges the largest grant in its long history of philanthropy with $20 Million to spearhead the NGV Contemporary project.
We salute the lives and careers of the artists, performers and patrons who took their final curtain call in 2020.
The National Art School received over $18 million from the state government for critical maintenance of its 200-year old building's stonework.
After two summers that couldn’t be more different – from drought and fires to heavy rain – conversations about the Anthropocene, and artist activism around climate change, are ripe for new resolutions.
While online material has changed what librarians do, they're specific knowledge and skillset can certainly never be replaced. Library Manager of Museums Victoria Hayley Webster, tells us what it takes to excel in this position.
New collaborative work at an Aboriginal cave in eastern Victoria shows the stark difference between contemporary archaeological research and that conducted in the 1970s.
Cultural Entrepreneur Emilya Colliver has written a book targeted at developers and corporates, to assist in navigating board room discussion and planning pitches, and to ensure the role of the artist is kept in sight.
What does it mean to make and engage with art when the physical doors are closed? Archie Plus is a an immersive, responsive curatorial project that offers an answer.
‘I’ve learned so much from my mistakes, I’m thinking of making a few more!’
Who's hot in 2021? We asked seven curators to name the visual artists who are on their radar for the year ahead.
We asked ten of our major collecting institutions nationally what they acquired in 2020, as a document of this incredible year and its impact on the visual arts.
From the scandals, the censorships, the funding wins, gender re-balance, staff cuts, new museum openings, and the big exhibitions that made a mark – we take a look at the big news of 2020 in the visual arts.
Australia's Craft and Design community will be severely impacted by the implementation of proposed cuts to the Australian National University's School of Art and Design rolling out in 2021.
From the '80s to now, artists and art historians unpack the thwarted terrain of gender equity in our museums, in our art histories and our future, at the recent Know My Name conference, led by Griselda Pollock and Genevieve Grieves.
As Victorians emerge from lockdown, cartoonist David Blumenstein thinks governments need more artists to help them focus on how they are talking about the pandemic. And it’s not another flow chart.
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Solid conceptual framing, but does it get lost in festival fever? Artspace focuses on First Nations conversations for Sydney Festival with a curious pairing.
Wendy Sharpe’s exhibition possesses an undeniable, animal vibrancy, giving breath to shared anxieties, frustrations and ennui.
At a time when many of our art schools nationally face perilous cuts and closures, this exhibition curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham couldn’t be more timely.
At the heart of Hughes' work there is a calm, a still point, drawing the viewer into a quiet space on which to mediate.
Making art in the pandemic directly affects the work itself. This exhibition is both history and direct reflection of lived experience, cleverly displayed to reflect the impact on galleries as well.
Anni Doyle Wawrzynczak offers a deep dive into Canberrra's local visual arts landscape, tracking its jostle against big muscle national agendas, and a growth that was clearly artist-led.
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