Culture of Fear

Censorship is the ugly underbelly of the arts world, with many instances of censorship being driven by fear rather than reality

Glass Art Prize 2020

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery’s acclaimed National Emerging Art Glass Prize will be on display at the National Art Glass Gallery from 14th March to 21 June 2020. The Prize is a biennial competition launched in 2010, and was established to reward and promote innovation and excellence in contemporary glass within the emerging sector. The NEAGP will be…

John Fries Award Finalists

The John Fries Award is a $10,000 non-acquisitive award recognising the talents of early career visual artists from Australia and New Zealand. After previewing 400 entries into the 2020 John Fries Award curator Miriam Kelly reduced the final list to 17 entries from which the judging panel selected the following finalists:• Darcey Bella Arnold, Melbourne,…

Cost Control

Cost control within your arts organisation is better practice than cost reduction

Matisse and Picasso

Matisse and Picasso on display at National Gallery of Australia, Canberra until 13 April

Love Stories

Love Stories, artworks from national portrait galleries of London and Canberra, on display from 20 June 2020


Water is on display this summer at QAGOMA and explores the vital element which sustains all life on Earth. Walk across a vast, rocky riverbed created by Olafur Eliasson. See animals from around the world gather togetehr to drink from Cai Guo-Qiant’s brilliant blue waterhole. Gaze at Peter Fischli and Davie Weiss’s snowman froen in…

Health Check

Free quick health check for nonprofit arts organisations

Elephant in the room

What do you do with an elephant in the room? You could just bury it beneath the rubble of an old building and leave it there for someone else to discover – say a couple of hundred years later. Thats kinda what happened and eventually lead to construction crews discovery of an elephant bone during…

Fake It, he'll never know. Opps!

Prince Charles is hit by a major counterfeit art scandal: Royal sends back £105m Monet, Picasso and Dali paintings lent by bankrupt businessman James Stunt as an American forger claims HE painted them. The Prince has become embroiled in a major art scandal following allegations that a painting at one of his favourite stately homes…

Koori Art Show 2019 Winner

Wergaia, Wemba Wemba artist Kelly Koumalatsos is the winner of the prestigious Koori Art Show currently on display at the Koori Heritage Centre, Federation Square, Melbourne. Kelly was announced the overall winner for her work show above and titled Sister in Laws: Wemba Wemba Great Aunty Frieda Steward and Wergaia Great Grandmother Eleanor Steward, 2019….