Gallery & Museums

Casula Powerhouse Summer Season

On November 18 the Casula Powerhouse will re-emerge from a short hibernation for an explosive summer series of shows, workshops and prizes. Entering the main Turbine Hall visitors step across the Koori Floor, a public artwork by Judy Watson that has just undergone an extensive refurbishment. Gil Farla was a major emerging local artist and […]

National Hero’s Journey Art Prize

The aMBUSH Gallery is set to host the National Hero’s Journey Art Prize. The exhibition will feature posters on the subject of COVID-19. Sights, sounds and survival tales driven by feelings of angst, depression, frustration, guilt, need, loneliness, despair, and also the prevailing need to never lose sight of hope. This is a time when […]

Culture At Work – Tarli Bird

Culture At Work is an artist-led Australian creative hub with a mission and vision to connect art and science through artists and scientists to inspire future generations of creative thinkers through collaborations. In September Culture At Work welcomes Tarli Bird as an artist in residence. By collaborating with her uncle, Professor Trevor Bird, Tarli aims […]

Curatorial+Co

It’s so uplifting to hear of a company in the arts that hasn’t been experiencing anxiety during COVID-19. When so many traditional art galleries were closing down, others were scrambling to fast track their online presence during the lockdown. But Curatorial+Co were already operating a digital platform, and were set up as a virtual gallery […]

Sydney Jewish Museum – Spotlight on Human Rights Issues

Sydney Jewish Museum has recently pushed out an educational program to give us a better understanding of current human rights issues in Australia in 2020. Spotlight On Human Rights Issues 2020 is a series of five online talks, diving into the question: What are human rights and its relation to health, racism and media in […]

Re-opening Of The Maritime Museum

Under Southern Skies is one of four exhibitions that will feature at The Australian National Maritime Museum for it’s grand re-opening on June 22nd. Kevin Sumption, CEO and Director explained, “All four exhibitions are part of the museum’s Encounters 2020 program to mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s 1770 voyage ‘from the ship’ and ‘from […]

Carriageworks Revival Plan Revealed

The Berejiklian government will soon reveal the fate of Sydney’s much loved arts centre, Carriageworks. The Packer family has pledged $240,000 to Carriageworks’ multi-million dollar revival plan, joining other high profile philanthropists, as new documents reveal the organisation’s over budgeting of key projects in the lead up to its collapse. The COVID-19 restrictions also contributed […]

Virtual Train Travel

COVID-19 has stopped travel. People have been reduced to setting up tents in their own backyards, and travel agencies have been forced to change their refund policies. All travel plans have been officially post phoned. Even Scott Morrison has stayed put in Australia. Virtual travel is all we have left, and virtual train trips have […]

Art Gallery Of New South Wales Announces Reopening

Amidst the loosened restrictions in NSW, the Art Gallery of New South Wales(AGNSW) is planning a reopening on June 1. AGNSW will reopen in the Domain, and the Brett Whitely Studio in Surry Hills. They have implemented measures to ensure the health and safety of all staff and visitors. These include limiting visitor numbers, timed […]

What’s Next For Carriageworks?

Major Sydney arts venue, Carriageworks, announced last Monday it would enter into voluntary administration due to “irreparable loss of income”. This comes after the cancellation or postponement of big ticket events including the Sydney Writers’ Festival and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week from which Carriageworks derives three quarters of their income. Government arts body Create NSW provides […]