Events

Asia Pacific Architecture Forum highlights announced

21 Feb, 2018

Presented at venues across Queensland from 10 to 23 March, the 2018 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum explores the opportunities and challenges of the Asian century through a range of free and ticketed events. The exhibitions, symposia, lectures and workshops will engage anyone interested in architecture and design, including educators, professionals,…

Lorne Sculpture Biennale’s inaugural conference announced

16 Feb, 2018

In March 2018, the sixth Lorne Sculpture Biennale (LSB) hosts its inaugural conference, Creating Utopia, a three-day exploratory journey investigating the 2018 LSB theme Landfall, with speakers from across Australia and overseas reflecting powerfully upon the intersections of art, culture and the natural environment. Two keynote and 10 invited speakers…

2018 Good Design Awards entries are open

14 Feb, 2018

Celebrating its 60th year, Australia’s prestigious Good Design Awards will showcase the best of Australian and international design with an awards ceremony at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday 17 May 2018 and a free public exhibition charting the award winners over the last 60 years at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger…

The Artbank Open House Melbourne

12 Feb, 2018

Artbank will launch its new Collingwood premises by opening its doors to all on Saturday 24 March, offering the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and view one of the largest collections of contemporary Australian art in the world. The Artbank Open House is designed to promote the accessibility of the Artbank…

Lorne Sculpture Biennale returns for 2018

9 Feb, 2018

Held from 17 March until 2 April, the 2018 Lorne Sculpture Biennale (LSB) celebrates the best in contemporary Australian and international sculpture in a free, vibrant festival that enriches and transforms the stunning Lorne foreshore and surrounds on the Great Ocean Road. Over three weekends, Victoria’s most prestigious sculpture festival,…

ADC exhibition delves inside artists’ minds

6 Feb, 2018

What compels a maker to create? Why this technique or material? Why that concept? How does the mind of a maker work? Australian Design Centre presents its major touring exhibition for 2018, Obsessed: Compelled to make. These are the stories of 14 Australian artists – stories that are at the…

Green Cities to host tour of Melbourne

5 Feb, 2018

In March, Australia’s largest green building conference, Green Cities, heads to Melbourne. And some of the city’s most sustainable buildings are opening their doors for inspection. Check out Medibank’s office at 720 Bourke Street, and see how sustainability and productivity collide in one of the nation’s healthiest workplaces. Medibank’s people…

The Design Co-Op showcase event announced

2 Feb, 2018

In the true spirit of collaboration, Anne-Claire Petre from Anaca Studio and Elizabeth Bull from One Fine Print have united over 13 local Melbourne design businesses to create an exciting bespoke event: The Design Co-Op. Spread over three days in March 2018, The Design Co-Op will celebrate the blending of…

Ballarat to host bonsai exhibition

1 Feb, 2018

Chojo Feature Trees and The Art Gallery of Ballarat collaborate to exhibit a collection of Australia’s most advanced bonsai mixed with a collection of antique Asian ceramics. Gordon Morrison, the long-time curator of the National Gallery of Victoria has been at the helm in Ballarat since 2004 and has rounded…

Summer blooms in Sydney

29 Jan, 2018

Summer blooms are brightening 14 of the city’s most frequented public spaces as thousands return to work in the CBD following the holiday period. The summer edition of the City of Sydney’s biannual Living Colour display is now underway – featuring more than 100,000 plants. Flower varieties including yellow marigold,…