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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.

Kezia Hayter, Unidentified women of the convict ship, HMS Rajah, ‘The Rajah quilt’, 1841. National Gallery of Australia, gift of Les Hollings and the Australian Textiles Fund 1989. Image: Supplied. A patchwork quilt with floral motifs and lettering on the bottom centre.
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Fashion, craft and design calendar 2024

What’s on in fashion, craft and design this year, including exhibitions, fashion festivals, art trails and makers' markets.

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Gold, glitz and history on show in the State of Victoria gold jewellery collection

Fifteen highlighted pieces of newly acquired goldfield jewellery are on display in a glittery pop-up exhibition at the Melbourne Museum.

Anna Kolusniewski, visual arts teacher and costume and jewellery designer. head and shoulders of woman with shoulder length hair and a fringe, looking knowingly at the camera against a purple background with the words 'so you want my arts job?' in white.
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So you want my arts job: Art Teacher, Costume and Jewellery Designer

Anna Kolusniewski runs a successful business teaching art classes for children and adults, while also creating stunning wearable pieces on…

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Spice up your calendar with craft and design this month

ArtsHub’s pick for Sydney Craft Week, 2023 Craft Contemporary, Geelong Design Week, plus more exhibitions to inspire and workshops to…

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Largest loan of Egyptian artefacts from British Museum to land in Australia

NGV’s 2024 winter blockbuster ‘Pharaoh’ will showcase ancient Egypt’s creative ambition and those who helped realise it.

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Complicating Vietnamese diaspora stories for the better

A look into how the ‘MÌNH’ exhibition challenges notions of a monolithic Vietnamese identity through art and writing.

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Rise in the cost of living impacting artists

Hikes in living costs are putting the pinch on studio practice – artists offer their advice on soldiering on through…

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Exhibition review: Discovering Ancient Egypt, WA Museum Boola Bardip

Magic spells, ancient rituals and eternal life abound in this truly exceptional exhibition experience.

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Melbourne Design Fair 2023: expect the unexpected

This year's Melbourne Design Fair is a visual feast of art, design, jewellery and craft.

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