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Canberra aspires to be nation’s arts capital

The plan for the national capital to become the arts capital has been kicked off with a $10M budget boost.


Provenance, art and ethics: The ArtsHubbub episode 17

Who owns art and when should it be returned? NGA Director Nick Mitzevich speaks in our latest podcast.


$14M artwork commissioned by the National Gallery

National Gallery announces major commission of sculpture by artist Lindy Lee to mark 40th anniversary.


Supporting Indigenous Filmmaking with Australia's audio-visual heritage

The Morrison Government's new grant will allow the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) to commission an Indigenous…

Detail of repatriated Indian artwork from NGA Collection.

NGA repatriates 14 objects to India, valued at over $3M

Updated policy overlays ethical lens on collecting, with implications for First Nations collections, and ushering a next chapter for National…


Exhibition Review: Australian Love Stories, National Portrait Gallery, ACT

Over 200 portraits of love in its all myriad forms.


Music review: Do I Matter?, Canberra International Music Festival

Do I Matter? distills the thoughts of some 200 women to a confidential survey about their private thoughts, though the…


DESIGN Canberra embraces the live festival experience

Having arts festival withdrawals? DESIGN Canberra is offering over 200 events, from open studios and exhibitions to walking tours, putting…


New dementia program piloted by Canberra Symphony

The pilot program of Music and Memory combines the individualised experience of other dementia programs with a live concert, ensuring…


Canberra Writers Festival criticised for lack of diversity

An open letter from the ACT Writers Centre is one of several literary voices raising concerns about the lack of…

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