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1 October 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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.
4 September 2014
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Tim Bull last night awarded the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing to Melissa Lucashenko at an awards ceremony at the Wheeler Centre.
28 August 2014
Young Victorian musicians will be able to take the next steps in their careers at the 2014 Face the Music Conference, thanks to Government funding
27 August 2014
Six writers have been shortlisted for the 2014 Award for Indigenous Writing, a $20,000 prize presented as part of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
23 August 2014
Bellbrae artist Jenny Crompton has taken out the state’s richest Indigenous art prize, the $30,000 Deadly Art Award at the 2014 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
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