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Queensland designer in international leadership program

Queensland designer Francoise Lane has been named as one of six 2016 recipients for ACCELERATE, the British Council and Australia Council for the Arts’ annual leadership skills development program with support from Arts Queensland's Backing Indigenous Arts program.

16 Aug 2016
Ghost net artwork from Erub Arts

Island way makes for unique success

Darnley Island's artists collaborative approach to art marking has opened up a world of artistic and commercial opportunities and experiences far beyond the Torres Strait.

8 Aug 2016

Animation draws international film practitioners to Brisbane

Brisbane will host the Asian Animation Summit from 22-24 November as part of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) and the Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF).

3 Aug 2016

Collusion creates new arts experiences

Collusion creates new arts experiences with funding from Arts Queensland.

18 Jul 2016

Indigenous artists showcase art and culture at home and overseas

Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists are garnering national and international acclaim with a series of successes in 2016.

15 Jul 2016

New dancing spider named for dancing icon

Queensland Museum scientist Dr Barbara Baehr has paid tribute to one of the world’s most iconic dancers, Li Cunxin, by naming a new species of peacock spider in his honour.

11 Jul 2016

Brisbane Festival 2016

Brisbane Festival 2016 (3 - 24 September) puts the focus on YOU with three weeks of participatory shows and engaging events.

1 Jul 2016

Arts funding supports new work for Queenslanders

State Government funding will create new arts experiences for Queensland audiences with investment from the Queensland Arts Showcase Program.

29 Jun 2016

Insider's guide to Out of the Box

Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct will transform into a dynamic hub of colour, activity and excitement as the biennial children’s festival returns to the river city from 21-28 June 2016.

21 Jun 2016

State Budget activates cultural tourism to deliver economic benefits

The Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced an additional $41.8 million investment in Queensland’s arts sector over the next four years to generate regional arts activity and cultural tourism opportunities.
14 Jun 2016