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Palaszczuk Government funds 10 new arts projects

Arts, music and cultural festivals around Queensland as well as a statewide music mentoring program for emerging female contemporary musicians are some of the latest projects to receive state government arts funding.

10 May 2018

Team effort brings story of 2015 NRL Grand Final night to stage

A collaborative theatre work centred around the showdown of the all-Queensland 2015 footy final is set to tour the state following its opening tonight in Cairns, Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch has announced.

4 May 2018

Arts partnerships cultivate creativity

The $200,000 Artists in Residence (AIR) program 2017-18, supported through Arts Queensland and Education Queensland, will see artists and arts organisations work with students and teachers in communities experiencing disadvantage.

17 Apr 2018

$128,000 in funding for Far North Queensland artists

Arts and cultural projects in Far North Queensland and Cape York have been awarded a combined $128 000 in funding from the Queensland Arts Showcase Program.

13 Apr 2018

Entries open for 2018 Queensland Literary Awards

Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch said Queensland would soon be celebrating home-grown literary talent, with nominations now open for the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards.

10 Apr 2018

Queensland artists centre stage at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch has congratulated the amazing Queensland artists and creatives who shared their unique talents to an international audience as part of the spectacular Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

4 Apr 2018
Photo of Willie Prince - image credit Joe Ruckli

State Library in sporting celebration as Baton relay comes to South Bank

Sporting heroes and Queen’s Baton secrets are being revealed at the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) as it celebrates the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay relay tomorrow.

30 Mar 2018
Patricia Piccinini, Australia b.1965 / The Bond 2016 / Silicone, fibreglass, human hair, clothing  / 162 x 56 x 50cm / Courtesy of the artist, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney; and Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco

Exclusive Patricia Piccinini exhibition opens at GOMA

A field of more than 3000 specially created flower sculptures will be among a range of immersive must-see artworks premiering in an Australian-exclusive exhibition Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from tomorrow.

23 Mar 2018

Science hits Brisbane streets for World Science Festival

Minister for Science and the Arts Leeanne Enoch today joined World Science Festival co-founder and renowned physicist Professor Brian Greene to celebrate the start of an explosive weekend of science in Brisbane with turtles, robotics, star gazing and new insights into spirituality and the brain.

23 Mar 2018
Street Science Steve and Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch showing science is fun!

Palaszczuk Government secures World Science Festival for 3 more years

Baby turtles, space telescopes, bugs and drugs and explosive science experiments are hitting Brisbane this week as part of World Science Festival, and Minister for Science and the Arts Leeanne Enoch has announced this one-of-a-kind Festival has been secured for Queensland for the next three years.

21 Mar 2018