Celebration of Chinese culture past and present at the NGV

Ancient Chinese culture will come together with dynamic contemporary art in the National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) next Melbourne Winter Masterpieces blockbuster Terracotta Warriors | Cai Guo-Qiang. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley announced the exhibition today, which will be the centrepiece of…

Once-in-a-generation transformation of our Arts Precinct

Melbourne will become home to Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery as part of a once-in-a-generation transformation of the arts precinct that will deliver new public space, better theatres and thousands of local jobs. Premier Daniel Andrews joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the Arts…

Walk with a survivor: Jewish Holocaust Centre

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the development of a new virtual reality exhibition that tells the stories of survivors of the Holocaust. Premier Daniel Andrews announced a $30,000 contribution for Melbourne’s Jewish Holocaust Centre to develop the new exhibition during a visit to Yad Vashem in…

Victoria hosts Tech Leaders on future of our museums

Victoria will this week host more than 250 innovators from across the globe to discuss new ideas to engage future generations in the world’s museums at the global MuseumNext conference in Melbourne. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis today welcomed the large international…

Southbank site for world-class conservatorium

Melbourne’s Southbank is set to become one of the world’s best training grounds for the arts, with the construction of a new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music to add to the best cultural precinct in the nation. Acting Premier James Merlino today announced the project – a partnership between the…

MoMA Melbourne bound for NGV Winter Masterpieces

The biggest and most significant collection of masterworks to leave New York City’s prestigious Museum of Modern Art is coming to the National Gallery of Victoria. Visiting the famed gallery during his official tour of the US, Premier Daniel Andrews joined MoMA Director Glenn D Lowry and NGV Director Tony Ellwood…

Melbourne Game Makers top US charts partnered with Disney

Victorian-made games are making waves across the globe with Melbourne studio Hipster Whale’s latest title Disney Crossy Road hitting the number one slot on the US iPad and iPhone charts in its first day of release. A collaboration with entertainment giant Disney, the mobile game is a fresh take on Hipster…

Victorians take on world’s biggest Games event

With the help of the Andrews Labor Government, Victoria’s digital games industry is planning to make a major splash at the world’s largest video game event – the 2016 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. Creative Victoria officials will lead a delegation of 57 Victorian game developers,…