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Check here for the latest news from the Minister for the Arts, Arts Victoria and the arts portfolio. For news and media releases prior to January 2011, please visit our News Archive. For more news from the State Government visit the Premier's media centre.

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22 October 2014

Latest VicArts Grants recipients announced

The first Indigenous Literary Festival and a project to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War are among the recipients of the latest round of Arts Victoria grants which will provide $1.4 million to artists and arts organisations across the state.

17 October 2014

Let’s get this show on the road: funding announced for arts touring projects

Minister for the Arts Heidi Victoria today announced over $550,000 in grants which will support twelve arts touring projects expected to take in more than 45 regional Victorian and outer metropolitan locations throughout 2015.

17 October 2014

Gertrude Contemporary goes regional for 30th anniversary

For the first time in more than a decade Gertrude Contemporary will be hitting the road to regional Victoria.

3 October 2014

From Moscow to Melbourne, innovation awards roll in for Scienceworks' Think Ahead

The newest permanent exhibition at Melbourne’s Scienceworks, Think Ahead, has bagged two prestigious awards – at home and abroad.

1 October 2014

First Melbourne art tram hits the tracks

Commuters can look forward to a dash of creativity with their daily commute as Melbourne’s latest art tram hits the tracks.

30 September 2014

Ballarat artist is the People's Choice

The people have spoken with Ballarat artist Joshua Muir voted the Arts Victoria People’s Choice Award winner at the 2014 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards.

30 September 2014

Victorian schools to benefit from $178,000 in arts education projects

Students at five Victorian schools will embark on innovative and ambitious arts projects in 2015 with some of the state’s most renowned arts organisations.

19 September 2014

Record year for Victoria's arts agencies

In a record year, Victoria’s state-owned arts and cultural institutions together attracted nearly 10.3 million visitors in 2013-14.

17 September 2014

Free concert to mark 35 years of China cultural ties

Music lovers of all ages are invited to a free concert at Melbourne Recital Centre by the internationally acclaimed Jiangsu Folk Music Orchestra.

10 September 2014

VicHealth and Arts Victoria Propel Arts into a New Era

An ambitious plan to boost the physical fitness of Victorians through the arts has been unveiled in Melbourne, as VicHealth and Arts Victoria team up to launch VicHealth’s Active Arts Strategy 2014-2017.


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