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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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253 Articles

18 August 2014

Inaugural Director announced for Melbourne’s UNESCO City of Literature Office

A new chapter for Melbourne’s City of Literature status has begun with the appointment of the inaugural Director of the new Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office.

13 August 2014

David Bowie Exhibition to open in Melbourne

The life and times of David Bowie’s characters Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, and the Thin White Duke will be in the spotlight when a blockbuster exhibition opens in Melbourne as part of the 2015 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

21 July 2014

VCE student transforms Art Tram for Melbourne Festival 2014

VCE student Callum Croker is one of eight Victorian artists whose work will feature on a Melbourne tram as part of the latest round of the popular Melbourne Art Trams program.

18 July 2014

Melbourne’s West bands together for groundbreaking arts partnership

Arts West is an unique model of nine arts organisations in Melbourne’s west sharing marketing, professional and diverse audience development activities with the aim of collectively raising their profile, building audiences and expanding commercial opportunities.

16 July 2014

$180,000 program brings artists back to school

18 Artists in Schools projects to benefit young Victorian students

8 July 2014

Shortlist announced for 2014 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

35 artists have been shortlisted for the Victoria’s richest Indigenous art prize program – the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

3 July 2014

Vale – Lorraine Elliott AM

Arts Victoria is saddened to hear of the passing of Ms Lorraine Elliott AM.

30 June 2014

VicArts Grants: About to Warm Your Winter…

Each year Arts Victoria supports hundreds of projects through the VicArts Grants program, here’s just a few to look out for this month.

27 June 2014

VicArts Grants - latest recipients announced

The latest round of grants through the VicArts Grants program which will inject almost $1.5 million into Victoria’s arts sector and create opportunities for emerging and established artists.

17 June 2014

New light shed on the mysterious Madam Errazuriz

So just who is the woman in Sir William Orpen’s beautiful painting Madame Errazuriz (1915)?

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