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Arts education takes flight with AIR

Students and teachers across the state will work with professional artists in 2017 as part of a Queensland Government program to boost children and young people’s engagement with arts and culture.

9 Dec 2016

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe comes to Queensland

Marvel’s super heroes will descend on Queensland next year in a world-first, large-scale exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA).


30 Oct 2016

Brisbane arts companies explore new options for future growth with ABIF

Business innovation in the arts sector is on the rise as two Brisbane–based arts companies explore new revenue streams and broaden their business models with support from the Arts Business Innovation Fund (ABIF).

11 Oct 2016

$4 million arts funding for regional communities

Regional communities throughout Queensland will be able to access up to $4 million in arts funding thanks to a partnership between the Queensland Government and 59 local councils throughout the state.

15 Sep 2016

Premier’s awards celebrate Queensland literary talent

Queensland’s rich talent pool of writers was recognised tonight and the shortlist for two 2016 Queensland Literary Awards announced at the opening of the Brisbane Writers Festival. 


9 Sep 2016

Girringun artist in major national art award

Alison Murray at the Shepparton Art Museum with the Bagu installation of her work in the 2016 Indigenous Ceramic Art Awards.  Photo Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre

7 Sep 2016

Organisations Fund 2017-2020Four year funding a first for Queensland’s arts sector

Queensland Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk announced increased core funding for more small to medium arts and cultural organisations through the $30.55 million Organisations Fund 2017–2020.

5 Sep 2016

Ballet Preljocaj touches down in Brisbane for Snow White production

Premier and Minister for the Arts Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones today welcomed Ballet Preljocaj exclusively to Queensland, announcing a three-year agreement to secure some of the world’s finest performing arts companies for the state.

2 Sep 2016

Win an on-set role in Thor: Ragnarok on the Gold Coast

One lucky movie buff will rub shoulders with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with a walk-on role in the blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today.

29 Aug 2016

Queensland designer in international leadership program

Queensland designer Francoise Lane has been named as one of six 2016 recipients for ACCELERATE, the British Council and Australia Council for the Arts’ annual leadership skills development program with support from Arts Queensland's Backing Indigenous Arts program.

16 Aug 2016