The Australian Heritage Festival is Nearing: Here’s Why It Matters

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History is nothing more than information about the past. Heritage, on the other hand, is everything that we have inherited from previous generations. Therefore, heritage is all our cultural traditions, our communities, our music, our language as well as the architecture in our towns...

The National is a time capsule of new Australian art in uncertain times

Sam Cranstoun, Utopia, The National, Carriageworks. Zan Wimberley The National is an ambitious name for any exhibition of contemporary Australian art. In this case it is justified by the inclusion of artists from every state and territory. The bald statistics of the media release note...

Listen To Older Voices : Honorene Olsen – Part 2

Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of the program is to promote the concept of...

Sunday essay: death on the Darling, colonialism’s final encounter with the Barkandji

An Aboriginal flag planted on the riverbed in front of the last stagnant pools of water that are now the Darling River at Wilcannia. John Janson-Moore Driving the 200-kilometre round trip from Broken Hill to Wilcannia, the country opens up before us; the sky fills...

Missing in action: a vision for the arts in the 2019 budget

Dancers perform a scene from the Sydney Dance Company’s WOOF: the arts are one of the ways we make sense of our place in an increasingly confusing, and confused, world. Joel Carrett/AAP It says something about the place of the arts in Australian...

HELP US TO DRIVE CREATIVITY

We were thrilled to have re-launched the gallery late last year with two stunning exhibitions by leading midcareer artists Julia deVille and Natalie Ryan. We want to build upon our return to our St Kilda home and realise some significant projects for Linden. In...

Arts Centre Melbourne announces 2019 Families Winter/Spring program

Enjoy entertaining, inclusive and culturally diverse performances for families at Arts Centre Melbourne this winter and spring! Families are invited to experience an array of engaging and ambitious theatrical adventures and interactive experiences from Australia and beyond as part of Arts Centre Melbourne's 2019 Winter/Spring...

Leonardo da Vinci revisited: was he an environmentalist ahead of his time?

Leonardo da Vinci, Landscape drawing for Santa Maria della Neve on 5th August 1473. Wikimedia commons Leonardo’s notebooks are filled with illustrations of nature, both plants and animals, their interactions with humans and in local ecosystems. Did his deep engagement with the natural world...

Great Music Venues To Know When Moving To Melbourne

When relocating to a new place, you’d want to find the best places to eat, to walk, to park and to socialise. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best venues around Melbourne for those new to the place; the kind of...

TooT Artspace St Kilda presents

YOU ARE HERE An Exhibition by  Emma De Clario TooT Artspace, St Kilda is delighted to present  YOU ARE HERE An Exhibition by Emma De Clario Join us for the Opening: Saturday 30 April 4.30-6.30pm Emma is a practicing Melbourne-based visual artist, whose practice explores the tenacious yet fragile human spirit. De Clario has exhibited...