Museums & Galleries

Aussie Indie Artists: Leon Holmes on the life of a travelling oil painter

September 21, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes. You’ll never see dull, grey gravel in a Leon Holmes painting, it’ll be flecked with mint, royal blue, […]

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Aussie Indie Artists: Tania Malkin on her abstract aerials, artistic inspirations, and Fujifilm project

August 31, 2023

Aussie Indie Artists is a series of interviews with lesser known Aussie creators across all forms and fields. The goal is to share exciting new works, find new angles towards the art, and peek behind the scenes. You could easily mistake the brilliant swirling colours, and twisting alien shapes of Tania Malkin’s photos for abstract […]

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Benjamin Knock

Australian artist Benjamin Knock launches his newest exhibition Terra-Therma at No Vacancy Gallery

July 14, 2023

Friday 14th July will see internationally acclaimed Visual Artist and Multi-Sensory creator Benjamin Knock opening his Terra-Therma exhibition at No Vacancy Gallery in Melbourne. The artist travelled through Iceland with a videographer and sound recordist to capture incredible footage of the landscape. This new work acts as both a research project and a multisensory exhibition […]

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Celestial Gardens: The Secret Sounds of Plants where plants come to life

March 5, 2023

One of the more unusual Fringe events this year is the Celestial Gardens: The Secret Sounds of Plants. Set in the Adelaide Botanical Garden Bicentennial Conservatory, plants are wired with bio-sensors to create sounds. Visitors are invited to stroke and interact with the plants to create music. The whole conservatory is lit up and artworks […]

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You can now sit in the cockpit of a retired British Airlines Concorde in New York City

January 25, 2023

One of the most recent attractions to open its doors at the Intrepid Air & Space Museum on the waters of Manhattan in New York City, is an updated experience for one of the 20 Concorde jets built in the 70s and retired in 2003. The British Airways jet – a record breaking Concorde Alpha […]

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Sydney Festival Review: Frida Kahlo: The Life of an Icon brings flowers, colour and fruit to Oz, oh my!

January 5, 2023

If you’re going to The Cutaway at Barangaroo make sure to wear some flowers in your hair. As part of Sydney Festival, this will host A wonderful and immersive exhibition about Mexican artist and icon, Frida Kahlo. The result is a dazzling array of kaleidoscopic colours as we walk through a powerful homage to this […]

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10 of the Most Immersive Experiences in America

December 20, 2022

From Disneyland in California to Broadway in New York, America has long catered to those looking for an immersive experience, and few do it better. Here’s just ten of my favourite places to visit in the U.S.A. when looking to escape reality; immersing yourself in art, music, scenery, cowboys (you’ll see what I mean) and […]

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Sydney Jewish Museum

The memory of Holocaust survivors kept alive through the Sydney Jewish Museum’s new exhibition

December 19, 2022

2022 is the thirty-year anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Jewish Museum. The tagline for the museum is ‘Where History Has a Voice’, and this mission statement is perfectly encapsulated within their new exhibition, Reverberations: A future for memory. With the assistance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), visitors to the exhibition can experience an intimacy […]

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Review: Tutankhamun gets his own projection-based immersive exhibition with Nat Geo’s Beyond King Tut

September 28, 2022

By now, I’m sure you have had the chance to hear about, or see for yourself, the “immersive” art exhibitions that have seemingly popped up in every corner of the globe. Popularised, in part, by their ability to be adjusted for social distancing guidelines in recent years – even becoming a drive through experience – […]

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Five museums in the USA you need to visit (that opened during the pandemic)

September 26, 2022

As we led into 2020, we were excited about a number of museums and attractions opening around the world. Of course, due to the pandemic, many saw delays, and others still haven’t opened to this day. And many that did missed out on much of the fanfare you might have otherwise expected, due to a […]

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Explore the Australian Museum after dark with Nights at the Museum

May 18, 2022

Museum-goers will finally be able to live out their Larry Daley dreams, with the Australian Museum keeping the doors open a little later every Thursday throughout May and June. Not only will you be able to explore the AM’s current exhibitions after dark, but Nights at the Museum will also be offering a stacked roster […]

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Picasso follows Van Gogh as “Imagine Picasso: The Immersive Experience” arrives in Vancouver, Canada

November 16, 2021

Millions around the world have already experienced Imagine Van Gogh – a reimagining of the way we immerse ourselves in the pieces of an adored artist, usually limited by the finite nature of their work. 3.5 million tickets have been sold in North America alone, and the concept is currently in Brisbane as it tours Australia […]

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Kengo Kuma: From the Japan National Stadium to public toilets, good design is universal

August 28, 2021

The creator of the 2020 Olympic/Paralympic centrepiece is building stylish public toilets and looking at the city like a cat. With the Olympics and Paralympics proving a welcome distraction from the current issues impacting our daily lives right now, Kengo Kuma, is a man you should know. He’s the Japanese architectural icon behind the Japan […]

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Summer in San Diego: 7 things to do in 2021 in the Southern Californian city

June 23, 2021

With San Diego turning 250 in 2019, the city and its surrounds have been shaping up a massive year of openings, new attractions and familiar favourites that ensure the coastal Southern Californian destination remains at the top of everyone’s vacation lists, as we head into Summer 2021. Here’s a guide to what you need to […]

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Quirky museum of love & disappointments will open at QT Gold Coast in time for Valentine’s Day

January 28, 2021

More than 8,000 love stories and break up mementos have been sourced by the eternally playful folk behind QT Hotels & Resorts for a temporary museum dedicated to relationship relics of the past. Twisting the idea of Valentine’s Day, QT Gold Coast will turn into “Heartbreak Hotel” from 1st to 21st February, showcasing a pop-up […]

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Know Before You Go: Van Gogh Alive is Sydney’s new “it” exhibition

September 23, 2020

With COVID-19 cases low, more people in Sydney are looking to get back to a sense of normalcy, alongside, of course, common sense practices to avoid further restrictions and keep the community safe. And that’s great news for Australian company Grande Exhibitions, who have created and, across 50 cities, shaped the innovative, multi-sensory art experience […]

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Win a double pass to see Van Gogh Alive at Royal Hall of Industries in Sydney

September 1, 2020

Van Gogh Alive is a large-scale, multi-sensory experience that has been seen by over 6 million people across 50 cities around the world including Rome, Milan, Berlin, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Moscow and many more. Finally, it comes to Sydney as a massive socially distanced, COVID-safe event. Van Gogh Alive will be held at Royal Hall […]

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the AU interview: Alana Hunt (Western Australia)

October 18, 2013

Tea is commonly thought of as a sweet and calming beverage. We do not immediately associate it with salt, death, and the political upheaval in Kashmir, because we do not speak about it — but that is exactly what artist Alana Hunt is trying to change. “Cups of nun chai; a memorial” is a work […]

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