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The excitement for La Scala’s exclusive simulcast enthralled Queenslanders everywhere

More than four and half thousand regional Queenslanders witnessed the artistry of the magnificent Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company performing Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote via live simulcast from Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on Saturday 10 November.

16 Nov 2018
Mephisto at the gates of the Exhibition Building Queensland Museum at Bowen Hills, Brisbane, 1919

Anzac history has a home in Queensland Museum’s new gallery

Personal Anzac stories, experiences and memories of the First World War will join the state’s most significant war relic when the Queensland Museum’s new Anzac Legacy Gallery opened today.

10 Nov 2018

Curtain rises on La Scala’s exclusive Brisbane ballet season

After six years in the planning, Italy’s Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company will open its first-ever Australian season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre tonight with the performance of Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote.

7 Nov 2018

Funding helping Queensland artists take off

Twelve home-grown artists are focused on the next level in their careers with a new round of arts funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

4 Nov 2018

Queensland investment supports 15 diverse arts projects

The Palaszczuk Government is investing over $500,000 into 15 original arts and cultural projects in the latest funding rounds of the Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP).

2 Nov 2018
'Mephisto' World War One German tank - photo courtesy of Queensland Museum

Mephisto takes centre stage at new Anzac Legacy Gallery

The newly restored “Mephisto”, the World War One German tank familiar to generations of Queensland Museum goers, is the centrepiece of an outstanding new permanent exhibition, the Anzac Legacy Gallery.

30 Oct 2018

2018 Queensland Literary Award winners show off local talent

The Palaszczuk Government has congratulated this year’s line-up of talented writers at the Queensland Literary Awards, including the winners of the prestigious Queensland Premier’s Awards.

24 Oct 2018

Creativity takes centre stage in plan for Queensland’s future

The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Queenslanders and the arts sector to help inform the future for the state’s arts, cultural and creative sector, following the release of a discussion paper today.

23 Oct 2018

Queensland still sold short with federal arts funding framework changes

Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has called on the federal government to play a larger role in arts funding for Queensland.

15 Oct 2018

New theatre a fitting tribute to Queensland stage icons

The newly-refurbished Bille Brown Theatre has come to life tonight, with an official opening at Queensland Theatre.

11 Oct 2018