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$8.7m invested in three years of QLD Arts Showcase Program

A Palaszczuk Government arts program has successfully reached another milestone, with $8.7 million invested in 270 Queensland cultural projects over three years.

4 Oct 2018

Altogether fabulous Brisbane Festival comes to a spectacular end

More than three weeks of arts and cultural celebration – featuring 160 sell-out performances and eight world premieres – has concluded with a superhero-themed Sunsuper Riverfire finale bursting across Brisbane’s skyline.

29 Sep 2018

Pipeline of new Indigenous works to showcase in Queensland

New contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance works will be developed and showcased to audiences of almost 40,000 with investment from the Queensland Government, through Arts Queensland. Funding assistance of $430,000 will support the creation of four exciting new productions through the first round of Backing Indigenous Arts – Performing Arts’ (BIA-PA) New Commissions.

28 Sep 2018

Toowoomba’s alive with school holidays arts and learning experiences

When it comes to fun and engaging STEM and early literacy activities this school holidays, Toowoomba children and families are spoiled for choice.

24 Sep 2018

New $9.4m Sparklab Sciencentre connects Queenslanders to science

Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch invited Queenslanders to experiment, explore and engage with science as the new Sparklab Sciencentre at Queensland Museum South Bank opens its doors to the public tomorrow (Monday).

16 Sep 2018

Regional Arts Development Fund 2018-19

In 2018-19 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 a host of respected arts, cultural and heritage projects across the state.

10 Sep 2018

CelebrateBrisbane spectacular set to light up Brisbane Festival 2018

Brisbane Festival 2018, one of Australia’s major international arts festivals, opened tonight with a dynamic art-meets-technology water, light and laser celebration that will wow festival audiences and visitors to the River City.

8 Sep 2018

Brisbane Writers Festival shares stories

Rich with new ideas, the Brisbane Writers Festival has kicked off and will deliver an array of events that will inspire new passions, spark conversations and share engaging stories.

7 Sep 2018

Big names and ideas showcased at BIGSOUND

BIGSOUND 2018, Australia’s largest gathering for the contemporary music industry, is bringing together thought-leaders, delegates and artists from across the globe.

5 Sep 2018

They’re great poets, and now they know it

The Palaszczuk Government has congratulated the winners of the poetry awards that were announced last night at the opening of the 2018 Queensland Poetry Festival.

24 Aug 2018