On Thursday 24 August 2023 the Australia Council became Creative Australia; a bigger, bolder champion and investor in arts and creativity. Learn more.
Music and Games 2023 Benchmark
The first of its kind, this study documents the new and innovative ways in which Australian composers and musicians are working within and alongside the digital games sector.
Photographer: Casey Horsfield (courtesy Orchestra Victoria)
Australians turn to arts and culture to improve their wellbeing
The 2022 National Arts Participation Survey provides insights into Australians’ arts engagement following the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, reinforcing just how important arts, culture and creativity are for helping us through difficult times.
Image: Gammin Threads, Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2023. Photo: Dylan Buckee
Celebrating the inaugural Creative Australia Award recipients
We are delighted to present the eight recipients of the inaugural Creative Australia Awards.
Welcome to Creative Australia!
A bigger, bolder champion and investor in arts and creativity.
Mordant Family x Creative Australia Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome
A two-month residency in Rome open to established visual artists with a significant record of exhibitions in public institutions and galleries.
Photo: Lynne Roberts-Goodwin.
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Archie Moore and Ellie Buttrose are the artist and curator commissioned by the Australia Council for the Arts to exhibit at the Australia Pavilion for the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
Explore and develop digital practice across six months of mentoring, workshops and collaboration, with $10,000 funding.
Develop your professional practice over three months in Paris, with $12,500 support. Four residencies are on offer, open to artists working across any art form.
With $12,500 in funding, this three-month residency program offers time and space for open-ended research and experimentation.
Facilitating exchange of ideas, catalysing new perspectives and supporting the seeding of future projects and collaborations.
Supporting performing arts tours to reach regional and remote communities across Australia.
Providing up to $50,000 investment to support design, production, marketing and development.
The August 2023 results from Patternmakers and WolfBrown’s Audience Outlook Monitor are now available, shining a light on how audience behaviour has evolved in 2023.
We’re collaborating with Diversity Arts Australia to present Governance Conversations; a series of 6 free, monthly webinars exploring contemporary issues in arts governance.