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Model of a funerary boat, wood, 12th dynasty, Egypt. © Trustees of the British Museum (2015). All rights reserved.

Queensland Museum gets mummified

Six Egyptian Mummies will make Queensland Museum their home until August 2018. 

Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch today officially launched the Queensland Museum exhibition, Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives, which includes 200 objects and has come to Queensland exclusively from the British Museum.

15 Mar 2018

New Allison Baden-Clay scholarship supports young dancer’s dreams

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today [10 March] announced Brisbane dance student Tajuddin (Taji) Hennessy will pursue her dreams of a professional career through a new Queensland Government ballet scholarship to honour the memory of Allison Baden-Clay.

10 Mar 2018

Festival activities for Queensland kids are Out of the Box

Playing with air, creating self portraits and showcasing children’s connections to culture are just some of the events lined up for this year’s Out of the Box Festival, and Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch said tickets were now on sale for this fantastic event.

7 Mar 2018

2018 Individuals Fund Round One now open

The Fund is open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists and cultural workers (emerging and established) to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities.

5 Mar 2018

Martians and fireballs descend on Gladstone for World Science Festival

It’s the only festival of its kind in the entire Asia Pacific region, and it is all starting in Gladstone this year, with talks from a Mars One astronaut candidate and street science demonstrations featuring fireballs and liquid nitrogen concoctions.

3 Mar 2018

GOMA set to glow with James Turrell light installation

Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) will soon realise one of its most ambitious projects yet – a James Turrell light installation that will transform the South Bank building.

22 Feb 2018

Queensland’s performing arts showcased to the world

Queensland is the hub for up to 1200 delegates from 39 countries with the 2018 Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) taking place in Brisbane this week.

21 Feb 2018

Queensland’s performing arts success celebrated at the Matildas

Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has congratulated nominees and recipients of the 2017 Matilda Awards after attending the performing arts awards ceremony at Brisbane Powerhouse this evening (6 February).

6 Feb 2018

Queensland Opera set to hit high notes with new state government funding

The Queensland Government today announced an injection of $2.16 million over four years to support Opera Queensland’s growth and secure its future sustainability.

3 Feb 2018

World Science Festival returns to captivate inquisitive minds

A super-charged celebration of science and arts will capture Queensland’s collective imagination when World Science Festival Brisbane returns in March for its third instalment.

1 Feb 2018