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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 November 2014, please visit our News Archive.

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27 March 2015

Melbourne Vfx Talent Makes A Splash With Spongebob

The world-class visual effects of Melbourne animation studio Iloura are on display with The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water now in cinemas.

27 March 2015

Slipstitch Opens in Ararat

Slipstitch is an Ararat Regional Art Gallery and NETS Victoria touring exhibition that explores the uptake of embroidery by a new generation of artists.

26 March 2015

Priceless Chinese Treasures On Display At NGV

More than 120 priceless artefacts from Beijing’s prestigious Palace Museum have gone on show at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in the latest exhibition A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795).

26 March 2015

Info Session: Extended School Residencies

Creative Victoria is holding an information session for Victorian arts and cultural organisations that are interested in applying to the Extended School Residencies program for 2016.

25 March 2015

Federal Grants for Asia Engagement

The Federal Government has called for applications to three separation grants programs, supporting projects in Korea, China and Japan.

25 March 2015

Supermodel Sculpture Unveiled In Lorne

Lorne has welcomed its own supermodel this week with the unveiling of a new public artwork by Melbourne artist Louise Paramor.

24 March 2015

Melbourne Comedy Festival Opens

Melbourne is set to become a laughter capital of Australia with the launch of the nation’s largest ticketed cultural event, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

24 March 2015

Awards Celebrate Victorian Screen Success

The Victorian screen sector gathered last night for Film Victoria’s 2015 Seen & Screened event, an annual awards evening that recognises the achievements of the Victorian projects commercially released in 2014.

23 March 2015

2015 Jazz Festival Launched

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival will well and truly live up to its name in 2015 with artists from ten countries set to perform alongside local stars in a ten day celebration of jazz in all its forms.

23 March 2015

Craft’s Fresh Exhibition Turns 21

Fresh! – Craft’s annual exhibition of new works by graduating artists – celebrates its 21st birthday in 2015.


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