Vincent Namatjira wins the 2020 Archibald Prize

Congratulations to Vincent Namatjira on winning this year’s Archibald Prize with his portrait of Adam Goodes, ‘Stand strong for who you are’! ‘We share some similar stories and experiences – of disconnection from culture, language and Country, and the constant … Continued

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival is a go!

Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival has announced that the ten-day festival will go ahead from 30 October to 8 November, with live events taking place in various venues across the city. The festival will feature artists including Mahalia Barnes, Elysian … Continued

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues announced

The Board of the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues has confirmed the 2020 festival will proceed as a streamed online event from Friday, 30 October to Sunday, 1 November. The festival celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, and will … Continued

Sydney Opera House commissions new work

The Sydney Opera House has commissioned a new work by Sydney artists Rainbow Chan, Eugene Choi and Marcus Whale to be presented as part of its free weekly digital program, From Our House to Yours. In the Mood, A Love Letter … Continued

Meyne Whyatt wins the 2020 Archibald Packing Room Prize

The Art Gallery of New South Wales recently announced Wongutha-Yamatji actor, playwright and artist Meyne Wyatt winner of the 2020 Archibald Packing Room Prize for his self-portrait Meyne. The $1,500 Packing Room Prize is awarded to the best entry in … Continued