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  • Arts Victoria Director Appointed

    Today we announce the appointment of Andrew Abbott as the new Director of Arts Victoria.

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  • Audience Atlas Victoria launch

    Arts Victoria invites you to the launch of Audience Atlas Victoria

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  • Call for entries – Victorian Indigenous Art Awards 2014

    Entries are now open to one of the state’s most prestigious visual art awards programs, the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards.

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  • $90,000 to support new arts icon for Lilydale

    Lilydale will welcome a new icon in 2015 with the announcement of a $90,000 grant to support a new public artwork for the Castella Street precinct.

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As one of only five UNESCO Cities of Literature, Melbourne's literary heritage and culture is internationally recognised.

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Making Art with Communities

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Making Art with Communities: A Work Guide is a step-by-step guide for embarking on community arts projects.

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Melbourne Arts Precinct Blueprint

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The Melbourne Arts Precinct Blueprint: a road map towards an integrated precinct that connects the arts to people and people to the arts

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Keith Haring Mural

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A fading art treasure and a world renowned art figure…the story of Collingwood’s Keith Haring mural is as lively as the work itself.

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Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

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View a gallery of the finalists in the 2013 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

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