Newcastle public meeting called

Next Monday at Newcastle City Hall, Felicity Biggins will convene a public meeting to discuss the recent dismissal of Gallery...

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The Arts & Cultural Development Program

A new arts and cultural development program will be introduced from 2015 to replace the Arts Funding Program, Minister for...

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The best of Broken Hill

We’re so lucky to have opportunities to visit museums around NSW. Last week, we visited Broken Hill and discovered fascinating...

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Biennale of Sydney imagines new worlds

From 21 March with the opening of the 19th Biennale: You Imagine what you Desire, Sydney will become a playground...

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Caring collections: Westmead Hospital art collection

The Westmead Hospital art collection is just over 32 years old and its history is an interesting one. Born in...

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Collections prevent crime

Everyone knows that the Australian Museum does great work. They’re across all things beasts and bones; they present our natural...

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Meroogal Women’s Art Prize 2014

Call for Entries: Meroogal Women’s Art Prize 2014 Sydney Living Museums announces the return of the Meroogal Women’s Art Prize....

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Airport art welcomes you in Wagga Wagga

Airports can make interesting exhibition spaces. To start, there’s high visitor rotation, one group with time on their hands, the...

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At Home: Woven in wire, shaped in steel

At Object’s New Weave, the audience is treated to a view of an artistic landscape so varied and strewn with...

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Artists’ studios: open doors

Europe may well have the immersive chaos of Francis Bacon’s studio in Dublin, the catalogued remains of the Giacometti...

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The real cost of freedom of expression

The unfolding story of the Biennale boycott has left many in the art community reeling. Not just from the...

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Newcastle City Council sacks staff

Newcastle Council’s Future City Director Judy Jaeger and Newcastle Art Gallery Director Ron Ramsey have been sacked by Newcastle City...

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Harvesting the Value of Tourism

On Tuesday 11 March I had the pleasure to address the 2014 Local Government NSW Tourism Conference – Harvesting the...

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Striking Contrasts unpacked

Rapture (silent anthem), by Angelica Mesiti, gained significant media attention as an entry for the Blake Prize for religious art in...

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Dug in, down under with larrikin humour

The Bunker Cartoon Gallery is Australia’s only cartoon gallery, its name a nod to the disused World War II...

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Director does Dallas

Brett Adlington, the director of Lismore Regional Gallery, embarked on a NSW Government Fellowship with the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA),...

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Lover of butterflies?

Are you a lover of butterflies? Then you’ll fall love this great little app—The Art of Science: butterfly and...

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Standards has started!

Last week, representatives from 6 museums and a gallery from the NSW mid-north coast met at the Bunker Cartoon Gallery...

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New Museum Director steps up

The Australian Museum has appointed its first female director since it opened its doors in 1827. Last week, Minister for...

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Lismore needs fun-seeking artist

Lismore Regional Gallery & Splendour In The Grass are seeking artists to submit proposals to present work in 2014. $10,000 will fund the...

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