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The arts news you may have missed this week

What's on, what's in the headlines, and the latest program releases – to put you ahead of the game this…

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Some practical steps to truth-telling in museums

Calls for First Nations truth-telling are growing louder in Australian politics. What does that look like within the museum sector?


Japanese avant-garde ceramicists test the limits of clay

Documenting a shift from function to form, Catherine Speck looks at AGSA’s latest exhibition on Japanese ceramics.


Library showcases how craft advances science

Combining contemporary commissions with a historic collection, State Library Victoria rethinks the intersections between craft and science.


Vale painter Ms D Yunupiŋu, mother of the Rirratjiŋu nation

The Yirrkala community lost a bold and individual talent with the passing of Ms D. Yunupiŋu.

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Exhibition review: Bruce Munro: From Sunrise Road

Shimmering installations, Morse code and colour as symbols of place and time, Munro’s first Australian museum show brings together the…

Gallery of suitcases suspended with red string by artist Chiharu Shiota.

Unravelling Chiharu Shiota’s threads of humanity

Studying in Australia played a huge part in shaping the career of internationally celebrated installation artist Chiharu Shitoa, currently showing…


ARIs 'worried about their livelihoods' as pandemic drags on

What concerns are artist-run-initiatives in Adelaide and Canberra facing post lockdowns?


Opportunities and awards

National Arts and Disability Awards open for nominations, research fellowships on offer plus winners of 2022 Fifty Squared Art Prize…


Exhibition review: Transforming Worlds, NGV International

An exhibition that looks at change and tradition - as well as COVID - in contemporary Indian art and society.

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