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Queensland Music Festival (QMF) – Music Trails

Queensland Music Festival (QMF) is set to bring music experiences to some of Queensland’s most spectacular remote regions.

19 May 2021
Artist impression of Hoisted. Image courtesy inkahoots.

BAD – Brisbane Art and Design

Brisbane Art and Design (BAD) is set to showcase eight amazing creative installations and activations by local artists in unexpected neighbourhood places across Brisbane, as part of the 2021 festival.

13 May 2021
Arts Queensland investment helping to transform artists’ careers

Arts Queensland investment helping to transform artists’ careers

In a new initiative supported through Arts Queensland, the Regional Arts Services Network Creative Business Hub is connecting Creative Business Champions with Queensland artists and arts workers.

3 May 2021
Arts Sector Information Session and One-on-one Support

Arts Sector Information Session and One-on-one Support

Far North Queensland based artist, arts workers and organisations are invited to a free information session about funding opportunities in the region.

22 Apr 2021
Live Music Support program

Live Music Support, Creative Business Champions and Touring

The Live Music Support program offers contestable grant funding to Queensland-based indoor live music venues to offset revenue losses and stabilise business operations.

12 Apr 2021
Are You Lonesome Tonight 2021 Regional Tour

Opera meets beef in the latest tour for Opera Queensland

At Beef Week preview on 23 March, Opera Queensland showed a prime cut of their new touring production Are You Lonesome Tonight, which will premiere at Rockhampton’s Beef Week 2021 (2 – 8 May 2021).

29 Mar 2021

Memories of historic Brisbane art gallery recognised in UNESCO world register

The State Library of Queensland (SLQ) has become home to yet another UNESCO Australian Memory of the World item as the Johnstone Gallery Archive (1948–72) and Arthur Davenport Photographs (1955–92) are now recognised in the UNESCO register.

26 Feb 2021

Creative Together 2020-2030: A 10-Year Roadmap for arts, culture and creativity in Queensland 

A new 10-year roadmap for the arts, cultural and creative  in Queensland is set to help revitalise creative industries and power the state’s economy in the wake of COVID-19 and beyond.

1 Oct 2020

Venues re-open under COVID-19 restrictions

The Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Venue Pilot Program, delivered by Arts Queensland supported COVID-safe re-openings and programming in six statewide venues.

18 Sep 2020
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Funding announced for Play Local and the first Creative to Go projects

Play Local and Creative to Go will see home-grown performers set to hit stages across the state with over $965,000 in funding as part of the first outcomes from the $22.5 million Arts and Cultural Recovery package.

21 Aug 2020