Artists, writers and entertainers converge in the City of Glen Eira for the ninth edition of the ‘Glen Eira Storytelling Festival’ from 22 June to 7 July 2019. Fascinating narrations of the past and present will be seen and heard with exhibitions, screenings, comedy, theatre, writing workshops, panel discussions, artist talks and more. Events include ‘Talking Indigenous Digital Storytelling’ at Glen Eira City Council Gallery on 22 June, where an exhibition of contemporary Indigenous artists works are also on view. ‘Writers Victoria’ is set to present a series of Author readings at Glen Eira Town Hall on 26 June, and on 3 July ‘Open Mic’ at The Royal Bar in Glen Huntley invites poets, playwrights, singers, comedians, performers and other storytellers to take the stage.
We congratulate artists Kaye Shumack, Julie Thornton, Caitlin Turner and Isabella Zammit as the winners of the 10th annual ‘Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing’.Read more
The '2019 OUR MOB Emerging Artist Prize’ has been awarded to Ngarrindjeri, Nurungga, Ngadjuri woman and artist Sonya Rankine.Read more
From 400 entries for ‘The Lester Prize’ this year, 40 artists from around Australia have been selected as finalists for the exhibition at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.Read more