17 July 2017
PPCA and Australia Council today announce the recipients of five grants of $15,000 offered under an innovative partnership between the two organisations.
17 July 2017
The Australia Council for the Arts has today released the state and territory level results from the third National Arts Participation Survey.
27 June 2017
The Australia Council for the Arts has today released the findings from the third National Arts Participation Survey. The findings confirm the significant and increasing personal value Australians place on the impact of the arts, and the ways in which they make our communities stronger and more cohesive.
26 June 2017
Applications will open on the 1 July for the Macquarie Group First Nations Emerging Curator Award. The Award, part of a new partnership between the Macquarie Group Foundation and the Australia Council for the Arts, will provide work and development opportunities for a First Nations emerging visual arts curator.
06 June 2017
Twelve Australian artists have been announced as recipients of the 2017 Marten Bequest scholarships, worth a total of $600,000.
27 May 2017
The Australia Council for the Arts celebrates four extraordinary artists who will be honoured at the 10th National Indigenous Arts Awards (NIAA) tonight at the Sydney Opera House.
26 May 2017
The Australia Council for the Arts has today released a summary of new research into Australian book reading habits which reveals Australians rank reading as their favourite leisure activity and they still prefer a printed book in their hands.
16 May 2017
The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced more than $7 million to support 270 projects delivered by individuals, groups and small-to-medium organisations through the first of three grant rounds for 2017.
10 May 2017
Evoking tantalising, open-ended narratives, MY HORIZON comprises two new series of large-scale photographs, Body Remembers and Passage, and two new video works, Vigil and The White Ghosts Sailed In, which use carefully constructed scenarios while drawing upon inspirations as diverse as television news reports, poetry, Surrealist painting, documentary photography, Hollywood cinema and the artist’s personal memories.
09 May 2017
The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced more than $2.8 million from the February Grant round for three arts touring programs – Playing Australia, Contemporary Music Touring Program and Contemporary Touring Initiative – all with a significant focus on touring in regional and remote areas.