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Cairns Indigenous Art Fair launches 2016 program & event app

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has launched this year’s program, along with the CIAF 2016 event app, presented by Artistic Director Janina Harding.


6 May 2016

Great expectations: Megatrends and the arts

Ever-changing social, economic and technological trends impact how audiences engage with the arts and how the arts sector produces and presents creative work.

Significant megatrends are predicted to play out over the coming years. But which of these will impact Queensland’s arts sector the most?

6 May 2016

Artists head to Guam for the largest regional cultural gathering in the Pacific

Queensland Indigenous artists Bianca Beetson, Delvene Cockatoo-Collins, and Mau Power, and organisations Naygayiw Gigi Indigenous Corporation and Digi Youth Arts, are among the Australian delegates to represent our country at the upcoming Festival of Pacific Arts.

4 May 2016

Propel your arts career with ACCELERATE 2016

Are you an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who is looking to take your arts career to the next step? Apply now for the ACCELERATE 2016 program. 

29 Apr 2016

Dinosaurs stomp into the record books and back to the Queensland Museum

Record-breaking exhibition Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous returns in June to Queensland Museum at South Bank

27 Apr 2016

Holiday hit inspired by Brisbane boy heads overseas

A new production at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts based on the life of a Brisbane boy and his experiences living with Asperger Syndrome garnered local, national and international attention earlier this month.


22 Apr 2016
Blue King Brown at Yarrabah Band Festival

Banding together in Yarrabah

Witness the power of music to bring people together in this short film from the Queensland Music Festival showcasing the third Yarrabah Band Festival.



19 Apr 2016

APT8 a hit for Queensland Art Gallery

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) came to a close on Sunday, with more than 600 000 people experiencing the critically-acclaimed exhibition since it opened in November 2015

12 Apr 2016

Bonjour to Ballet Preljocaj!

The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) International Series 2016 presents an Australian exclusive season from France’s Ballet Preljocaj performing only in Brisbane at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 2 to 11 September 2016.

11 Apr 2016
Professor Brian Greene and his namesake spider

Brisbane’s Supercharged, Super-successful Celebration of Science

Over 120,000 people converged on Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct in March to share in the wonder of science during the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane presented by the Queensland Museum.

24 Mar 2016