2013 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards

Thornbury artist Ray Thomas has taken out the state’s richest Indigenous art prize, the $30,000 Deadly Art Award at the 2013 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards. Minister for the Arts Heidi Victoria said the Victorian Indige...

Isherwood to leave Arts Centre Melbourne

Victorian Arts Centre Trust President Mr Tom Harley has announced that Ms Judith Isherwood will step down as Chief Executive of Arts Centre Melbourne. Ms Isherwood has been Chief Executive since late 2009. Mr Harley prai...

Big West Festival – radical and spectacular

Big West Festival is a leading biennial ten-day contemporary arts festival in Melbourne’s inner western suburbs from late November with the theme, construction, space and territory – celebrating the unique political ener...

Frank Moorhouse honoured by Australia Council

The Australia Council for the Arts has recognised the outstanding contribution of writer Frank Moorhouse AM by awarding him the 2013 Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. Australia Council Chief...