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Woman dressed in pink standing in from of political campaign vehicle. Bec Mac.

Artist turns politician: is this the way to impact arts policy?

Q&A with Bec Mac – a creative running for Council.

Bus Stop at the Melbourne Holocaust Museum. Image is a red framed square on a red pole with a grid of writing on it.

German artists Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock to launch installation at Melbourne Holocaust Museum

A reconstruction of a Berlin installation to commemorate the victims of Nazi concentration camps.

A dramatic close-up of a drop of water falling into a pool of water and the resulting splash and ripples.

On the move: latest arts sector appointments

Geelong Arts Centre farewells CEO, new Director at the National Museum of Australia, and more.

People point to news on laptop screen. Arts news.

This week's arts news and trending topics

We break it – you read it. This week's top arts news stories.

Three young circus performers wearing clean white clothing perform acts on a stack of milk crates. One is holding the crates while another is performing the human flag, and a third is climbing on top of the tower. In the background is a wall of crates in black, green, red and blue, with the back wall covered with newspapers.

Daring and intergenerational circus acts on the festival circuit

Circus shows from performers ranging from youths to sexagenarians are heading for MICF and Adelaide.

Anniversaries. Sculpture of big silver pillow on crowded beach.

Who's celebrating significant anniversaries in 2024?

Surviving in the arts is hard. ArtsHub speaks with organisations celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

Two of Blak and Bright festival guests, Deborah Cheetham Fraillon and Tony Birch and Festival Director Jane Harrison. Photos: Supplied.

Blak and Bright is back

The literary festival that platforms and celebrates First Nations artists returns with conversations, workshops and pitching opportunities.

L-R: Project Alchemy artist Sue Norman and Colleen Weir, collaborators on 'Nye River of Life'. Norman has short grey hair and she is holding up the cover of her book, featuring rows of different colours. Weir is speaking and gesturing towards the book. They are booth sitting down behind a table covered with black cloth.

Making space for collective healing through the regions

Rebus Theatre brought together 15 artists to embark on collective journeys to help heal bushfire-devastated communities.

Quilt work from the exhibition 'Quilts: The Fabric of War 1760-1900' at The David Roche Collection. Photo: Supplied. A harlequin quilt pattern with red, pink, yellow, blue green, white, purple and black diamond patches. It features various emblems, the US flag, the union jack and the words 'IN GOD WE TRUST'

Quilts by men: fabrics of war

Significant and rarely seen quilts from 1760-1900 will be on display in Adelaide, offering insight to their makers' lives and…

Black and white photo of a woman with curly hair and glasses wearing a black dress. Stella Day Out.

Stella's Big Day Out

The next stop for Stella's free one-day festival is Hobart.

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