Sydney’s summer 'Culture Up Late'

Sydney’s summer of culture to stay up late

Immerse yourself in the country’s largest arts and cultural institutions for your mid-week culture-fix this summer Sydney’s major arts and cultural institutions launch Culture Up Late this Wednesday night when they turn on... Read more »
Art Gallery of New South Wales

Acclaimed International Artists announced for Sydney International Art Series

Sydney International Art Series will bring world’s most outstanding art exclusively to Sydney The first art exhibition in Sydney devoted to the Dutch golden age featuring masterpieces by Rembrandt, and a rare... Read more »
Young Regional Artists from Country NSW visit Parliament House

Young Regional Artists from Country NSW visit Parliament House

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant met young regional NSW- based artists who have been awarded $10,000 scholarships under a new Government scheme to nurture creativity The 2016 batch... Read more »
Ai Weiwei poses in his Letgo room – made of thousands of donated building bricks – at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Artist Ai Weiwei unveils much-awaited Lego Project in Melbourne

The centrepiece of new Warhol-Weiwei show features quotes and portraits of Australians including Rosie Batty, Peter Greste, Gary Foley and Julian Assange SYDNEY (Australia) – For the first time, new works by Ai... Read more »
Australian PM Tunbull with his wife Lucy (far right) and the American actor and director as they pose on the red carpet

PM Turnbull and Hollywood star Mel Gibson open performing arts school

Superstar Mel Gibson was greeted by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the opening of National Institute for Dramatic Art in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been spotted rubbing shoulders with... Read more »
Artist Yadegar Asisi stunning Great Barrier Reef panoramic art installation at the Panometer in Germany. (Photo: Yadegar Asisi)

Panoramic artwork of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef mesmerizes visitors

Artist creates stunning, immersive 360-degree art installation of Great Barrier Reef By Michael d’Estries (Mother Nature Network) Artist Yadegar Asisi, famous for his use of panoramic video and art, has brought the beauty... Read more »
About 450 objects from Catherine’s personal collection will be on display at the National Gallery of Victoria. Photo: Ellen Smith

Hermitage exhibition: Catherine the Great’s treasures come to Melbourne

Since it was first opened to the world in 1852, Catherine the Great’s remarkable collection of treasures has attracted art lovers across the world, with more than three million visiting the State... Read more »

NSW announces $50,000 fellowships to boost regional artists

The NSW Government is further strengthening opportunities for professional regional artists with ten $50,000 fellowships available over the next four years. The fellowships are part of a major new scheme delivered by... Read more »
Living mural, Sydney, Vivid Sydney Festival 2015. Opera House. Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Vivid Sydney 2015: Festival of light brightens Australia’s winter nights

Sydney was drenched in a kaleidoscope of colours last night when the switch was flicked on the city’s Vivid light and music spectacular SYDNEY – The streets of Sydney and its iconic... Read more »