Kilgour Finalists Picked

Finalists revealed as KILGOUR PRIZE 2021 attracts record entries. Three local artists have made the cut from a record number of entries vying for honours in this year’s prestigious KILGOUR PRIZE. Newcastle Art Gallery received 476 works from artists across every state and territory in Australia, an increase of more

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Wicked Night Out

Newcastle Grammar School’s Wicked flies into Newcastle in a magical production to enthrall all ages. Wicked, the hit Broadway musical that follows the extraordinary adventures of the witches of Oz, will be presented by Newcastle Grammar School at the Civic Theatre from March 10 to March 13. This is the

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Images of Culture

Photographer Mervyn Bishop celebrated by new Canberra exhibition. The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will celebrate Mervyn Bishop, one of Australia’s most prolific and influential photographers, with a new exhibition opening in Canberra on 5 March. Mr Bishop’s Images of culture, politics and people have significantly influenced

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Badu by ERTH

Journey into the wild wonders of our ocean with an immersive experience that features beautiful puppetry, visual effects and multi-media. The magic of ERTH visual and physical theatre returns to the Australian National Maritime Museum this summer with the brand new family show Badu. ‘Badu’ is an Indigenous word meaning

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Domesticated Ceramics

Newcastle Art Gallery celebrates the bliss of domestic life. Newcastle Art Gallery is encouraging audiences to view everyday household items in a whole new light with the launch of its exhibition, DOMESTIC BLISS: functional works from the collection. Honor Freeman’s “tupperware”. Drawn exclusively from its nationally significant ceramics collection, the Gallery will display works of art from

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ICAN and City to Lobby APH Inquiry

City advocates for creative industries affected by COVID-19. City of Newcastle is collaborating with the Independent Creative Alliance Newcastle (ICAN) at upcoming parliamentary inquiry. A restored Victoria Theatre is potentially a commercially viable yet community affordable mid-sized theatre to complement existing venues such as the Civic Theatre.  Concept image ScottCarver

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