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Visitors at the Australasian Quilt Convention 2023. Photo: Supplied. People testing out a big sewing machine while quilts are on display in the background.
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What’s in a quilt convention?

The Australasian Quilt Convention offers a platform for showcasing the best quilters from around the world and encourages learning and…

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'
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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…

Sturt. Black and white image of several woman and a male teacher learning woodworking techniques.
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Australia’s oldest craft gallery and studios facing closure

Sturt Gallery and Studios has closed doors as it undergoes a review for its future viability.

First Nations garments. Image is a row of scarves hanging down and depicting kitsch images of Aboriginal people and culture.
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How First Nations artists are reclaiming colonial objects and celebrating culture through garments

While 'Aboriginalia' and 'Koori Kitsch' are popular terms, 'First Nations garmenting' is an emerging trend adopted by many artists whose…

AIDS quilt on view at ‘Bloodlines by The Huxleys’. Photo: Supplied. A large quilt hangs inside a darkened gallery space with portrait photos of the many who lost their lives in the AIDS epidemic.
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Exhibition review: Bloodlines by The Huxleys, Abbotsford Convent

An incredibly moving exhibition that pays tribute to artists who lost their lives in the AIDS epidemic.

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School activities review: Slow Art Collective: Pavilion 2024, Abbotsford Convent

A free, immersive and creative workshop experiences for kids.

Rows of colourful handpainted capes. Dennis Golding
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Touring exhibition teaches kids that we can all be superheroes

First Nations artist Dennis Golding offers lessons in finding power and pride, with his exhibition offering a healing space where…

LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA, installation view at Warrnambool Art Gallery. Photo: Supplied. An exhibition space partitioned with orange, dark turquoise and pink sheer curtains. In front of the curtains hang embroideries by Mirka Mora and clothing by Gorman x Mirka.
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Exhibition review: LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart, Warrnambool Art Gallery

A lyrical and symbiotic pairing of fashion design, sculptural installations, painting, embroideries and more by two Australian icons.

Hamilton Gallery Director Joshua White next to 'Lucretia' by Artemisia Gentileschi, installation view in Emerging From Darkness: Faith, Emotion and The Body in the Baroque at Hamilton Gallery. Photo: Madi Whyte. A figure with short brown hair, glasses and brown beard wearing a collared shirt and blazer stands next to a large painting depicting a women, half nude, sitting at the edge of her bed and gazing up.
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Regional exclusive Baroque exhibition signals vision, drive and potential

Hamilton Gallery’s world-class Baroque exhibition, 'Emerging From Darkness', reveals much about the vision and ambition of regional cultural tourism with…

NGV Triennial. Image is huge collaborative sandy coloured weaving works handing from a gallery ceiling.
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Exhibition review: NGV Triennial 2023

From robotics to textiles to sensational immersive video, the NGV Triennial offers a picture of making now, and an eye…

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