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Arts Queensland supports international arts opportunities in Asia

An artist and a curator from Queensland will further their careers in the Asia Pacific through the prestigious Asialink Arts Residency Program in 2016 with support from Arts Queensland.


19 Feb 2016
Carnival of the Animals by Circa. Photo by Justin Nicolas, Atmosphere Photography

Circa brings animal kingdom to APAM

Circa's ground-breaking circus works have been seen in 33 countries. The company toes the line between humans and animals for their new show at the 2016 Australian Performing Arts Market in Brisbane.

18 Feb 2016

Townsville turns 150

On 15 February 1866, Townsville was declared a municipality. Fast forward 150 years and Townsville has become a dynamic hub with a vibrant arts and cultural scene.

15 Feb 2016
The Stance, Choreography by Liesel Zink. Photography by Fenlan Chuang.

Liesel Zink takes a stance at APAM

Brisbane choreographer Liesel Zink reveals why public spaces are the perfect setting to stage her new dance and sound project The Stance.



12 Feb 2016

Queensland welcomes international production Jungle

Queensland is opening its doors to another major film production with Arclight Films and producer Dana Lustig starring bringing the thriller Jungle, starring Daniel Radcliffe.

11 Feb 2016
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