15 April 2014
The Music section of Australia Council for the Arts sees over $1.8m funded to artists in first two months of 2014.
02 December 2013
A series of field laboratories for sustainably creating networked arts projects in remote natural environments. This project was supported by the ArtLab initiative.
26 June 2013
Australian contemporary dance packed a punch with Irish audiences at Dublin Dance Festival, from 14 to 26 May 2013, in an initiative titled 'Small Island: Big Island'.
04 December 2012
Acclaimed Indigenous dancer Gary Lang has been named the recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts Dance Board Fellowship: a prestigious $100,000, two-year grant.
29 October 2012
The Australia Council for the Arts welcomes todayâ€™s release of the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper, by the Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Lowy Institute.
16 October 2012
Over the past 20 years Acme Studios, London, has hosted 70 Australian artists in residence, supported by the Australia Council for the Arts, resulting in an extraordinary body of work and career building opportunities.
23 November 2011
The Australia Council for the Arts today announced the architects shortlisted for the redevelopment of the Australian pavilion in Venice. The shortlist completes the first of a two-stage selection process endorsed by the Australian Institute of Architects. Find out which architects were shortlisted >
14 October 2011
The Expressions of Interest stage of the development of the Australian Pavilion in Venice, Italy has now closed. 67 submissions were received. Find out more about the redevelopment process >
04 October 2011
The 5th World Summit of Arts and Culture kicked off earlier this morning with over 450 delegates from 74 countries gathering at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Find out more about the Summit >
03 June 2011
The Australia Council for the Arts and the International Network for the Contemporary Performing Arts (IETM) are pleased to announce the final projects taking place in 2010-2011.
01 June 2011
As Australia opens its doors to its exhibition at the 54th Venice Biennale – Hany Armanious The Golden Thread - Australia Council announces plans for a new Australian pavilion in Venice.
01 June 2011
The Australia Council officially opened the Australian exhibition for the 54th Venice Biennale - Hany Armanious The Golden Thread - this morning at a press conference in Venice.
23 May 2011
The Australia Council for the Arts and the Australian arts community deeply mourn the passing of Dr Ann Lewis AO.
03 May 2011
Innovative Sydney artist Hany Armanious will be farewelled tonight by the Australia Council for the Arts at the Museum of Contemporary Art before setting off to represent Australia at one of the world’s most prestigious contemporary art exhibitions – the 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.
02 March 2011
Australian author and illustrator Shaun Tan has received an Academy Award this week for his 15 minute animated short film, The Lost Thing.
23 February 2011
James Strong AO, Chair of the Australia Council for the Arts, today announced that Simon Mordant will be the Commissioner for the Australian exhibition at the 55th National Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2013.
04 February 2011
The Australia Council congratulates Adelaide’s Windmill Theatre for winning the illustrious people’s choice honour – the Victor Award - for its production of Grug at the International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) Showcase.
27 January 2011
The Australian Export Strategy for Latin America aims to broker and develop sustainable partnerships in the performing arts between Australia and Latin America, with a specific focus on Mexico and Brazil.
20 December 2010
Groups of artists and/or scientists are invited to submit an application for the creation of a new artwork conceived in the context of climate change. The budget is $A30,000.
07 December 2010
The Australia Council for the Arts today announced that high-profile US curator Anne Ellegood has been selected to curate artist Hany Armanious’ 2011 Venice Biennale exhibition.
22 October 2010
Artists and organisations from Australia and Europe will collaborate in 2010-2011 through artist-residency programs, producer placements, a one-off commission, workshops and a special ‘green’ project.
09 July 2010
The Australia Council for the Arts is giving 10 Australian bands the opportunity to take their music across the oceans through its International Pathways initiative, assisting contemporary musicians with the cost of touring internationally.
26 May 2010
The Australia Council for the Arts’ Market Development department announces a new initiative supporting career Australian independent performing arts producers to conduct their business internationally.