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2018 Sydney Eisteddfod: Call for entries

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 23-Feb-2018
Sydney Eisteddfod is now accepting entries for its 2018 Festival held May through to September at various venues. A full list of events and conditions are available at https://sydneyeisteddfod.com.au #sydneyeisteddfod @sydeisteddfod

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YAJA is getting better with age! Big news for 2018

BY YAJA (Young Art Journalism News Feed + Awards) | 19-Feb-2018
YAJA 2018 open for submissions - Awards night with MINA & YAJA @ Swinburne University - YAJA partnering with School of Film & TV at Swinburne University - Calling Universities to incorporate YAJA into the curriculum - Join our YAJA LinkedIn Group - and more ...

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8th edition of the MINA's International Mobile Innovation Screening

BY MINA | 14-Feb-2018
In its 8th edition MINA, the Mobile Innovation Network and Association, will present a public screening of smartphone, mobile and pocket films in Melbourne, Australia and at Ngā Tonga Sound and Vision (New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound) in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Judges announced for the John Fries Award 2018

BY morey media | 06-Feb-2018
The Copyright Agency today announces its esteemed judging panel for the 9th Annual John Fries Award 2018, for which the call for entries is now open.

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Fantastic Fine Findings For Fossicking Collectors on February 5th

BY Amanda Addams Auctions | 30-Jan-2018
What can we say but have worked extremely well throughout January to find you stunning and rare offerings in next weeks auction

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KIDS Drama Classes in CLIFTON HILL. Run by highly established drama school.

BY Drama With A Difference | 22-Jan-2018
Clifton Hill- Saturday morning drama classes for kids aged between 7 and 12. Run by Drama With A Difference- one of Australia's leading, independent drama schools and the launching pad of many successful actors, most of whom began with us when they were young. Ideal for the budding young actor, but we are equally committed to providing classes for children for recreational purposes- Drama is a wonderful self-esteem tool for all kids, regardless of what they think they want to become in their futures! We provide a safe environment for all children to access their innate creativity and no experience is required.

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Jeremy Kibel at Mars Gallery

BY Andy Dinan - Mars Gallery | 31-Oct-2012
Jeremy Kibel / New Works, 2012. Free event to the public
Join Jeremy Kibel in his floor talk presentation, Saturday 24th November, 3.30pm

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Perth Festival 2013

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
2013 Advanced Highlights Release. With just a month to go before our 2013 program launch we are excited to give you a sneak peek at the 2013 Perth Festival, with four stand-out events from four continents, including two Australian exclusives. This is just a taste of what’s in store - our full program will be announced 8pm, Wednesday 7 November and ticket sales for Friends of the Festival open that night.

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Seven Psychopaths - Presented by Hopscotch Films

BY Hopscotch Films | 31-Oct-2012
From the team who created In Bruges, comes Seven Psychopaths, an inventive, violent, hilarious film that retains the deft writing and comically twisted creativity about moralistic criminals that made In Bruges a cult classic.

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Border Art Prize

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
The 2012 Border Art Prize will be exhibited at Tweed River Art Gallery from Friday 30 November 2012 to Sunday 13 January 2013.

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Sydney Design Awards 2012 - Finalists Announced

BY Mark Bergin - design100 | 31-Oct-2012
Congratulations to the 92 Sydney Design Awards finalists. Stage One voting for finalists saw over 3000 votes with over 2000 from industry peers including the 15 strong judging panel and 1200 from the design marketplace. Stage Two voting for winners is now underway with voting closing 12 November.

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Little Treasures exhibition at Pepper Street Arts Centre

BY Alex Thorpe | 31-Oct-2012
Handmade art and craft at affordable prices for Christmas. 25 November - 22 December 2012 Community Launch Event Sunday 25 November 2 pm - 4 pm Free Sausage Sizzle by Eastern Region Men’s shed Free Caricatures by Cartoon Guy - Allan Addams Christmas carols performed by Dolce Recorder Group Artist demonstrations Christmas sweet treats for sale.

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here and there - Prints by Damon Kowarsky

BY On Behalf Of Damon Kowarsky | 31-Oct-2012
The Australian High Commission Islamabad and Rohtas Gallery are pleased to present here and there... Prints by Damon Kowarsky. To be officially opened by HE Mr Peter Heyward, Australian High Commissioner

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WetlandCare Australia - National Art and Photography Competition

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 31-Oct-2012
WetlandCare Australia invites artists and photographers to enter our 6th annual National Art and Photography Competition. Help us promote wetlands and exhibit your work at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Newcastle to celebrate World Wetlands Day on Saturday 2 February 2013.

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Youth Short Dance Fest opens 14 November

BY Geoff Sirmai | 31-Oct-2012
FAST+FRESH DANCE 2012. YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHTS FRESH TALENT! The best and brightest dancers and choreographers in NSW strut their stuff when Form Dance Projects and Riverside present the fifth annual Fast+Fresh Dance Festival this month.

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Nothing Amatuer About Community Theatre

BY Romina Cuello | 30-Oct-2012
After successful productions of Jerry’s Girls in March and Seussical, Jr. in July, Bankstown Theatre Company has embarked on the production of Cosi. This challenging masterpiece by Australian playwright Louis Nowra, under the direction of Arthur Pickering, will be BTC’s final show for 2012.

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Rae Bolotin 'Family Silver' opening soon

BY Sarah Vandepeer | 30-Oct-2012
RAE BOLOTIN has an affinity for metal and her latest pieces incorporate treasured heirlooms – the family silver. BOLOTIN repurposes antiques, converting them according to a contemporary visual language. Elements of line, volume, space, rhythm and structure are explored to create unified and poetic abstract forms. Like the cutlery set they once were, these contemplative objects are mannered, elegant and refined.

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Manyung at Mount Eliza - November Exhibitions

BY Manyung Gallery Group | 30-Oct-2012
We invite you to celebrate an anticipation of summer with our November exhibitions! Showcasing a dynamic collection of works, from high profile artists recognised for their superior talents through national awards and commissions, our November exhibitions are not to be missed.

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Blacktown City Art Prize - Artists' Talks

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 30-Oct-2012
The artists’ talks provide a great chance to hear and question some of this year’s leading artists as they discuss their prize-winning artworks and the judges’ comments about their work.

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Blacktown City Council Artists' Studio Residencies

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 30-Oct-2012
Artists’ studio residencies in Blacktown CBD are available from January 2013. Two studios are available for short term or long term occupancy.

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NDIS – Show your support for artists with disability

BY Arts Access Victoria | 29-Oct-2012
We congratulate Government on its commitment to making the NDIS real in 2013, but we still need your support. Are you an artist or supporter of the arts? Show your commitment to the inclusion of artists with a disability by getting behind this once in a generation reform to the disability system. Your support for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) could make the difference that enables artists with a disability to take part on an equal basis in Australia’s cultural life.

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Adelaide Airport Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures - Entries close October 30th

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 29-Oct-2012
The Adelaide Airport Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition will be run from Wednesday 23rd January to Sunday 3rd February 2013 at Brighton Surf Life Saving Club, Esplanade, Brighton, South Australia.

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Funny, inspiring, outrageous!

BY Catherine Day | 28-Oct-2012
The Award Winning Australian Play by LOUIS NOWRA. What a truly amazing night. I approached the evening with a very open mind and little knowledge of the play. You can imagine my concern when in the opening moments the issues of mental health and Mozart appeared in the opening scenes. I am truly in awe of the director Arthur Pickering for his amazing direction and for the ability of the actors to portray the humanity of the characters.

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Upcoming comedy Bachelorette presented by Hopscotch Films

BY Hopscotch Films | 26-Oct-2012
A group of best friends since high school reunite in Manhattan for the wedding of their pal Becky (Wilson), who they cruelly nickname Pig Face. There's the competitive, Princeton-grad ice-queen Regan (Dunst), who begrudgingly accepts her role as maid of honour despite her horror that her less-attractive friend is getting married before her; cynical wild-child Gena (Caplan), who's determined to confront her high school ex who broke her heart; and the ditzy Katie (Fisher), who is all bubbly exterior until you scratch the surface.

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Faure Requiem - Sing for a Cure

BY CarolineK | 26-Oct-2012
Please join us for this special commemorative fundraising concert for St Vincent's Hospital Cancer Research Centre with the glorious music of Faure Requiem.

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Theatresports® Cranston Cup 2012 Grand Final

BY Geoff Sirmai | 26-Oct-2012
The fresh young bloods of impro comedy are set to challenge the champions of the ‘old guard’ when the Theatresports Cranston Cup reaches its hilarious climax this year. The wittiest, quickest comic minds in the business go nose to nose and toes to toes when at the Enmore Theatre this November 24. But this year the lead-up has featured the best of the new generation as well as former champions. Will the old dogs have new tricks?

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Creative Spaces website in Sydney

BY Jacqui Bonner Marketing | 26-Oct-2012
In their ongoing work to assist artists and the creative industries in finding space, the City of Sydney today announced that it has become the first licensee of the Creative Spaces website, www.creativespaces.net.au

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Kaleidoscope Gallery Presents - Conversations

BY Kaleidoscope Gallery | 26-Oct-2012
Conversation is the cornerstone of human existence. The desire to mark milestones, memories and transitions both physically and symbolically is part of being human. Mary van de Berk

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RED INK ON TOUR WITH NEW SINGLE - EMPTY TOWN

BY Emma Wiking | 26-Oct-2012
Since Red Ink’s first single ‘Audrey’ burst onto the airwaves, MTV and Channel [V] barely three years ago their ascension has been rapid. Blitzing stages locally at Pyramid Rock Festival, Stereosonic, Playground Weekender and internationally at The Great Escape and Liverpool’s Sound City. As well as sharing the stage with Biffy Clyro, Miami Horror and British India, Red Ink have perfected a raucously compelling live show.

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Voices of the Body

BY Fusion | 25-Oct-2012
Fusion Vocal Ensemble, founded by Debra Shearer-Dirié in 2009, has become known around Brisbane for its performances of diverse repertoire with exceptional beauty. Always eager to bring interesting music selections to new audiences, the group's final performance for the year, entitled Voices of the Body, is a collection of choral music inspired by the body, mind, heart and soul, including William Byrd's Ave Verum Corpus (Hail, True Body), and Arvo Part's I Am the True Vine, as well as music by Claudio Monteverdi, John Dunstable, Gerardo Dirié and more.

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Melbourne Sustainability Jam

BY Melbourne Sustainability Jam | 25-Oct-2012
The Melbourne Sustainability Jam is part of a global non profit initiative that will gather people from around the world who are passionate about sustainability, design thinking and collaboration. Fifty cities have already registered to participate. Jams are about DOING, NOT TALKING!

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Gorgeous Festival - November 24th 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 24-Oct-2012
Gorgeous Festival is an annual boutique music, food and wine festival. Gorgeous Festival will commence in McLaren Vale on the Fleurieu Peninsula in 2011 and returns on Saturday November 24th 2012. Like its name Gorgeous Festival is exactly that for the audience member. Not simply a music festival it is an experience of the abundance of our region.

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Give a fine gift this Christmas & support local handmade

BY The Fine Design Market | 24-Oct-2012
Start your Christmas shopping off in style this Christmas at The Fine Design Market. If you are looking for something unique or special for a loved one, family member or friend that will be sure to put a smile on their dial then head down to The Fine Design Market at MC² in Doncaster on Sunday 11 November 2012 & Sunday 9 December 2012.

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ILLUSTRATORS AUSTRALIA AWARDS 2013

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 22-Oct-2012
Illustrators Australia and Australian Creative Magazine proudly present the third Australian & New Zealand Illustration Awards. The awards aim to present the very best of regional illustration and will be judged by top professionals in the fields of advertising, design, publishing and illustration.

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Illustrators Australia Annual 9X5 exhibition "CARNIVALE"

BY Jody Pratt | 22-Oct-2012
Join us for the annual Illustrators Australia 9x5! Starting off with an opening / silent auction and carnivale performances on Friday November 9, 6 - 9pm and continuing with the exhibition and, for the first time, an Illustrators Market on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 (11am - 3pm). Don't miss this amazing opportunity to see original works on 9X5 inch wood under the one roof! For more information and for bidding online go to the IA website.

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2012 Sydney Design Awards Night and Design Christmas

BY design100 | 22-Oct-2012
The Sydney Design Awards represent the diversity and culture of the Sydney design industry. Sydney as a recognised global design city, features both local and international design activity, and the shortlisted entries in the Sydney Design Awards represent an annual snapshot of the sophisticated design culture in the Sydney marketplace.

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Painter awarded prestigious NSM Basil Sellers Creative Arts Fellowship

BY Kara Cutajar | 22-Oct-2012
The National Sports Museum (NSM) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) today announced Melbourne-based artist Louise Hearman as recipient of the biennial NSM Basil Sellers Creative Arts Fellowship.

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Josie and the Emeralds at Glebe Music Festival 18 Nov

BY Geoff Sirmai | 22-Oct-2012
Viol Consort Meets Modernity. Music by a Renaissance Master is followed by modern works when Soprano and Viol Consort Josie and The Emeralds present Gibbons and the New at November’s Glebe Music Festival.

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Affordable Art Fair | London | Oct. 25th-28th

BY Kareem Rizk | 20-Oct-2012
I’m excited to announce that I will be represented at the Affordable Art Fair: London, Battersea from Oct.25th-28th.

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The Art Expo 2012 is on this weekend!

BY Fab Art Events | 19-Oct-2012
Looking for something to do this weekend? Come to "The Art Expo" at the University of Western Australia.

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Madjuri Art Exhibition October 24th – The Black Hole Collection

BY Charles - one hundredth gallery | 19-Oct-2012
We are pleased to announce the highly anticipated opening of Madjuri Art’s solo exhibition, The Black Hole Collection. Madhu has carved a distinctive niche for her work that will culminate in her first solo exhibition in the sumptuous surrounds of FOG in October 2012. The Black Hole Collection is her latest body of work to go on display, rupturing the boundaries between love and hate, life and death, revenge and clemency. INVITATION ONLY.

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Brisbane Bicycle Film Festival 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 19-Oct-2012
In its first year the BFF buzzed with National Press and sold out shows. It has not stopped since. Brendt Barbur, Founding Festival Director, was compelled to start the Bicycle Film Festival when he was hit by a bus while riding his bike in New York City. He insisted on turning his negative experience into a positive one.

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Cockatoo Island Film Festival 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 19-Oct-2012
Get ready because Cockatoo Island is about to add yet another chapter to its colourful history. For five days in October, the jewel of Sydney Harbour’s crown will be transformed into a state of the art cinema complex and cultural precinct. From October 24-28, Australian and International filmmakers and celebrities will converge upon Cockatoo Island to share their work with each other and an audience of over 40,000 film lovers. 1,000 of those patrons will have the opportunity to camp on-site and immerse themselves fully in this unparalleled cinema event, which includes nightly red carpet galas, glamorous parties, live music and the inaugural Cockatoo Island Classic yacht race.

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Rocker Johnny Zapp Takes To The Highway With Black And White Film

BY Dan Brown | 18-Oct-2012
If it's creative, Johnny Zapp is doing it! And that's exactly what we love about him. What better way to combine his love of black and white photography, motorcycles, culture and fresh air than to strap his vintage Canon across his chest, stuff his pockets with rolls of film and take off on his 1964 Harley.

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Safety, Speed, Comfort. Vintage Travel posters 1920-1950.

BY Gallery ZEITLOS-BERLIN | 18-Oct-2012
Safety, Speed, Comfort. Vintage Travel poster 1920-1950. Exhibition at design gallery ZEITLOS – BERLIN from 13 October to 9 December 2012. As starting signal for the Design Mile, ZEITLOS – BERLIN in stilwerk presents Safety, Speed Comfort, early travel posters from two exquisite private collections. With its extensive collection of the period between the roaring Twenties and the unburdened Fifties, the Berlin design gallery provides the perfect frame for these precious icons of emerging tourism.

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Jackman Gallery, St. Kilda. Opening 3pm Sun 21 Oct.

BY Manfred Krautschneider | 17-Oct-2012
"Suburban Reflections" New photogrphs - Please join us for drinks with the artist at Jackman Gallery, St. Kilda. Opening Sunday, October 21, from 3:00 to 5:00pm Manfred Krautschneider (aka “Man Fred”) “Suburban Reflections” These photographs, flickering at the edge of consciousness and crackling with energy, sparking unexpected tension.

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