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2016 Billy Thorpe Scholarship 2016 finalists

Billy Thorpe Scholarship finalists revealed

Congratulations to Babaganouj, FOREVR, Leanne Tennant, and Luke Peacock.

8 Feb 2016
The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair. Image by Darcy Grant, courtesy of Bleach Festival.

Queensland producer Kate McDonald swings into APAM

In the lead up to the Australian Performing Arts Market this month, we chat to The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair's Kate McDonald about their creative process, and what we can expect from their immersive theatre performance.

8 Feb 2016
Katie Noonan

Katie Noonan appointed as Artist Director

Internationally renowned singer-songwriter Katie Noonan announced as new Artistic Director of the biennial state-wide celebration, Queensland Music Festival.

7 Feb 2016

When do we go up again? – Girrungun Aboriginal Art Centre

A helicopter ride has given Queensland artists from the Girrungun Aboriginal Art Centre in Far North Queensland the opportunity to create a special artwork series titled Survival in a Changing Land.

20 Jan 2016

Organisations Fund 2017-2020 EOI now open

Queensland-based arts organisations will, for the first time, be able to apply to receive four-year funding under the Queensland Government's revamped Organisations Fund.

18 Jan 2016

16 Queenslanders to watch

At Arts Queensland, we’re always on the lookout for ways to promote Queensland talent. So we’d like to kick off 2016 by bringing you a starting list of Queensland people and independent institutions that are worth checking out on social media this year! 

14 Jan 2016
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Arts Queensland

13 Jan 2016
Li Cunxin, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Lady Potter AC

Investment secures Queensland Ballet’s leap to great heights

Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a funding boost for Queensland Ballet to fast track the company’s growth and support its vision of becoming an Asia Pacific powerhouse.

10 Dec 2015
Melati Suryodarmo

Contemporary art triumph in Gallery's 8th Asia Pacific Triennial

Queensland will be the focus of the international contemporary art world with The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) officially opened tonight by Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk. 

20 Nov 2015
QPAC Hamburg Das Reingold

Queensland to build the case for new performance venue

Premier Palaszczuk announced that the State Government would commission a $1.3 million business case for a 1500-seat theatre, to report back in 12 months. 

 

16 Nov 2015