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Open House Melbourne 2020

BY Jasmin | 9-Jun-2020
Open House Melbourne 2020

The 13th Open House Melbourne returns in 2020 “ but not as you know it. The 2020 program will not open the physical doors to the city's most significant buildings, but instead it will unlock the incredible enthusiasm, creativity and knowledge of many building hosts, architects and designers who support the program year-on-year. 2020 will be a time for reflection, for contemplation, and for reimagining our city.

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Together In Art Kids goes global with 'Special to me'

BY Art Gallery of New South Wales | 9-Jun-2020
Together In Art Kids goes global with - Special to me

The Art Gallery of New South Wales and media partner the ABC are pleased to announce the second round of Together In Art Kids, which is now inviting entries from children all over the world after the first instalment of the project drew 790 submissions from children around Australia.

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Artmarketspace Art-Auction with a significant Single-Owner Auction of Works from the Estate of David Boyd is taking place on June 14th at 5pm (AEST) art artmarketspace.com.

BY Lee Steer CEO & Co-Founder | 4-Jun-2020
Artmarketspace Art-Auction

Artmarketspace is excited to announce a single-owner auction of works from the Estate of David Boyd, consigned by members of the Boyd family. 49 artworks never seen before by the public will be auctioned on Sunday June 14th at 5pm (AEST). The public will get the opportunity to view this magnificent collection of artworks on the 12th, 13th and 14th June from 11am to 5pm at 409 Malvern Road, South Yarra, VIC 3141. The grand-daughter of David Boyd, Jesamine Boyd will be present from 3pm to 5pm on the 13th and 14th to answer questions relating to any of the artworks.

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A photo series 'Quarantine in the townships' in South Africa by Rubis Mécénat

BY Chloe Villefayot | 3-Jun-2020

Of Soul and Joy is a plateform for learning photography initiated by the endowment fund Rubis Mécénat in Tokoza, South Africa. The mentor and project manager of this socio-cultural programme, Jabulani Dhlamini, gave a photographic commission to the young photographers during the quarantine: the sanitary crisis in South Africa as seen from the townships of Johannesburg.

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Permission To Shine opens with Big Prizes and announces First Judges!

BY CarolineK | 3-Jun-2020
Permission To Shine opens with Big Prizes and announces First Judges!

Play It Forward, together with Dr Jonathon Welch AM, is thrilled to announce that round one of Permission to Shine is open. This online singing competition with a difference starts with three sections - Music Theatre, Rock and RnB and has prize money totalling AUS$10,500. Entries for round one close on June 30th. We are also excited to announce our first two Judges for Music Theatre are the incomparable TREVOR ASHLEY and BEV KENNEDY! Judges for Rock and RnB will be announced shortly. #SHINEComp20 @PermissionToShineOnline @playitforwardoz

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OUTSTANDING DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS AUCTION -MAJORITY TO BE SOLD UNRESERVED -LIVE ON INVALUABLE AUCTION SITE

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 1-Jun-2020
OUTSTANDING DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS AUCTION -MAJORITY TO BE SOLD UNRESERVED -LIVE ON INVALUABLE AUCTION SITE

Amanda Addams Auctions Pty/Ltd 251 Jasper Road McKinnon 3204 Sunday 7th June 2020 at 12.00 pm Viewing; Saturday 6th June 11 am to 5 pm. (Restricted viewing only 20 people at any one time) Auction will be held online with invaluable, not at the auction rooms. If you are registered with us, you may use your existing number. Includes the important remainder of the Robert Muir Collection- part 2, the Caroline Brunner collection -part 2, estates Brighton and Brighton East, also contents of homes: Caulfield North, Rowville, Bentleigh, and Kew.

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Kudditji Kame Kngwarreye & Idris Murphy exhibition

BY Sharon Mitchell | 29-May-2020
Kudditji Kame Kngwarreye and Idris Murphy exhibition

With the easing of restrictions and galleries welcoming back art enthusiasts, Mitchell Fine Art presents a vibrant exhibition from an artist born in the remote centre of Australia in the late 1920's “ Kudditji Kame Kngwarreye.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize responds to COVID-19 and affirms its support of artists

BY Monash Gallery of Art | 25-May-2020
CALL FOR ENTRIES: William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

In 2020 MGA celebrates its 30th anniversary and the Bowness Photography Prize marks its 15th year. Over the last 15 years, the Bowness Photography Prize has emerged as an important annual survey of contemporary photographic practice in Australia and one of the most prestigious prizes in the country. The MGA Foundation is proud to announce the 2020 Bowness Photography Prize will proceed this year. In 2020 the prize will continue to grow and adapt as it responds to COVID-19 and the significant impact this is having on artists. The MGA Foundation recognises the importance of supporting practicing artists at such a challenging time, and the heightened impact the $30,000 Bowness Photography Prize and $5,000 Smith & Singer People's Choice Award will have on the recipients. #bownessprize @mga_photography #australianhomeofphotography

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude

BY PalaisPopulaire | 25-May-2020
Christo and Jeanne-Claude

PalaisPopulaire presents what is probably the world's most famous artistic duo of our time: Christo and Jeanne-Claude. They succeeded in breaking through the narrow boundaries of the art business and attracting the interest of a broad public in their spectacular large-scale projects. Particularly impressive and unforgettable for many Berliners and visitors to this day is the Wrapped Reichstag. This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the project.

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Permission To Shine - a new online singing competition with a difference!

BY CarolineK | 25-May-2020
Permission To Shine

Play It Forward, created by founding artistic director Dr Jonathon Welch AM, is excited to announce the upcoming launch of Permission to Shine, which will be a true celebration of voice. "We have really embraced the opportunity to take our programs online and present this exciting new style of singing competition! It doesn't matter where you are in the world or what type of music you like to sing, pop or folk, blues, hip hop, music theatre or classical - there will be something for everyone of all ages to get involved in!" said Jonathon.

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Kalamkari Art: Elegance at an expense

BY Nivedita Menezes | 21-May-2020
Kalamkari Art: Elegance at an expense

Kalamkari, the intricate print that was once naturally dyed and manually handblocked, is witnessing a rapid change in its production, which comes at the cost of the artistes' health.

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Sharing The Joy album launched, THECHO!R conducted by Founding Artistic Director, Jonathon Welch AM release their 10th anniversary album

BY CarolineK | 21-May-2020
Sharing The Joy album launched, THECHO!R conducted by Founding Artistic Director, Jonathon Welch AM release their 10th anniversary album

THECHO!R, conducted by Dr Jonathon Welch AM, are thrilled to announce the launch of Sharing The Joy, recorded live at THECHO!R's tenth anniversary concert at Collingwood Town Hall, December 2019. Sharing The Joy is a sparkling retrospective of THECHO!R's work crafted by Jonathon, their founding artistic director. It celebrates a decade of extraordinary music making, friendship, community and joy. Jonathon comments There are so many fabulous moments and memories brought to life on this recording. It's an eclectic, exciting mix of pop, rock, gospel, folk and classical pieces."

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Artist at home - 2 weeks in lock down! DAY TWO

BY Running Duck Studio | 19-May-2020
Artist at home - 2 weeks in lock down! DAY TWO

Daily insights into life of an artist in lockdown. DAY TWO: Candles at sunrise, Art in the bathroom and beaches, plus a little bit of country. Each day a unique COVID Life Art is created documenting the experiences of the community at large in a humourous and emotion collection.

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New Normal International Film Festival 2020

BY Bronte Pitcher (Marketing/PR) | 17-May-2020
New Normal International Film Festival 2020

The New Normal International Film Festival has arisen in response to the unprecedented times we currently find ourselves in. Join us online from June 4-6 on various streaming platforms as we discuss 'the new normal'.

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New audio-led theatre experience for families to enjoy at home

BY Adelaide Festival Centre's DreamBIG Children's Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne, AWESOME International Children's Festival and HOTA, Home of the Arts | 14-May-2020
New audio-led theatre experience for families to enjoy at home

An adventurous new audio-led theatre experience, Mountain Goat Mountain, has been created during isolation for families across Australia to enjoy at home.

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