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Martians and fireballs descend on Gladstone for World Science Festival

It’s the only festival of its kind in the entire Asia Pacific region, and it is all starting in Gladstone this year, with talks from a Mars One astronaut candidate and street science demonstrations featuring fireballs and liquid nitrogen concoctions.

3 Mar 2018

GOMA set to glow with James Turrell light installation

Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) will soon realise one of its most ambitious projects yet – a James Turrell light installation that will transform the South Bank building.

22 Feb 2018

Queensland’s performing arts showcased to the world

Queensland is the hub for up to 1200 delegates from 39 countries with the 2018 Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) taking place in Brisbane this week.

21 Feb 2018

Queensland’s performing arts success celebrated at the Matildas

Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has congratulated nominees and recipients of the 2017 Matilda Awards after attending the performing arts awards ceremony at Brisbane Powerhouse this evening (6 February).

6 Feb 2018

Queensland Opera set to hit high notes with new state government funding

The Queensland Government today announced an injection of $2.16 million over four years to support Opera Queensland’s growth and secure its future sustainability.

3 Feb 2018

World Science Festival returns to captivate inquisitive minds

A super-charged celebration of science and arts will capture Queensland’s collective imagination when World Science Festival Brisbane returns in March for its third instalment.

1 Feb 2018

Finalists announced for 2018-19 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

Three Queensland playwrights are vying for the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announcing the finalists today.

30 Jan 2018
Data Lounge artwork created by artist Jane James as part of 2015 Artist in Residence Science residency in collaboration with scientists in the Remote Sensing Centre, Science Division

Queensland artists to be parachuted into environmental science labs

Queensland artists will get the chance to collaborate with some of the state’s leading environmental scientists as part of the Department of Environment and Science’s 2018 Artist in Residence Science (AIRS) Program.

30 Jan 2018

New works set for showcase at the Judith Wright Centre

The Queensland Government has bolstered its support for new and emerging artists with creative development projects to be supported at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts (JWCoCA) through the Queensland Arts Showcase Program, it was announced today.

29 Jan 2018

New arts infrastructure fund to assist organisations with upgrades

The Palaszczuk Government today (29 January) announced a new Arts Infrastructure Fund to help small-to-medium-sized organisations throughout the state improve their facilities.

29 Jan 2018