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Thor’s hammer (Mjolnir) on stand / From Thor 2011 © 2017 MARVEL

Thor premiere hammers home Queensland’s screen success

The Australian premiere of international blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok on the Gold Coast marks another major achievement for Queensland’s screen industry, Queensland Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said today.

17 Oct 2017
Gerhard Richter, Germany b1932 / Abstract painting (726) 1990 / Oil on canvas / 2 canvases / Collection: Tate. Purchased 1992 / © Gerhard Richter 2017.

‘Gerhard Richter: the Life of Images’ opens at GOMA

An exhibition of more than 90 works by Gerhard Richter, one of the world’s most influential artists, opens exclusively at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from tomorrow until 4 February 2018.

13 Oct 2017

New appointments to Queensland Performing Arts Trust Board

Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced new appointments to the Queensland Performing Arts Trust (QPAT) Board, including a new Chair and four new members.

6 Oct 2017

Winners of prestigious Queensland Literary Awards announced

Queensland’s literary talent was tonight (Wednesday 4 October) recognised at the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards (QLA) ceremony at the State Library of Queensland (SLQ).

5 Oct 2017

Marvel proves record breaking success for GOMA

The blockbuster exhibition Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe closed yesterday as the best attended ticketed show ever staged at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). 

7 Sep 2017

Saint-ly memorial for punk rock pioneers as Queensland makes a big sound over contemporary music

Legendary Queensland punk rock band The Saints will be immortalised through a large-scale inner-city Brisbane mural, celebrating their lasting contribution to the local and international music scene 40 years after the release of their ground-breaking first album.

6 Sep 2017

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) 2017-18

In 2017-18 the Queensland Government, through Arts Queensland, has allocated $2.08 million towards RADF and will leverage around $2 million from local governments, resulting in approximately $4 million available to support Queensland arts and cultural projects.

5 Sep 2017

Cremorne Theatre reborn following $2.3 million refurbishment

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Cremorne Theatre doors reopen today (4 August 2017) to host its first exciting performance following the recent completion of a $2.3 million upgrade.

4 Aug 2017

Magical new series begins filming in Queensland

Premier and Minister for the Arts, Annastacia Palaszczuk welcomed the cast and crew of brand new children’s series The Bureau of Magical Things as it begins filming today on the Gold Coast.

17 Jul 2017

Eighth Cairns Indigenous Art Fair opens with new Premier’s Award

One of Australia’s most highly anticipated annual Indigenous arts and cultural experiences, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, opened tonight with a vibrant display of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and performance in front of more than 1200 guests at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal.

13 Jul 2017