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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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270 Articles

1 November 2014

Former Collingwood Tech to become an arts hub

The transformation of the former Collingwood Technical School site into a contemporary arts precinct is another step closer with the announcement that the Victorian Government has provided $4 million to kick-start the project.

30 October 2014

On track! 2014 Melbourne Art Trams bring moving art to the city

Melbourne’s tram network has been transformed into a roving art gallery with the arrival of the 2014 Melbourne Art Trams.

27 October 2014

SummerSalt Festival to turn Arts Precinct on its head

Melbourne’s Arts Precinct will be turned upside down and inside out when the SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival takes over in late January.

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.

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