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The Benefits of Art for the Body and Soul

When asked what art is, many of us reply that it is “a form of expression”. However, art can be much more than merely expressing who you are as an artist, dreamer, individual, member of society, etc. Art, like any other form of entertainment, can have positive effects on the mind and body. The follow […]

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Importance of Arts In a Child’s Development

A child’s development is something that is very important during the process of growing. Art is simply perceived to be games as well as fun and in exploring arts and its activities, a parent should know that a child is learning many things. Therefore, in order for children to be acquainted with adequate skills in […]

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YPAA: Empowering the Youth Through Artwork

YPAA is an acronym that stands for Young People and the Arts Australia. This is an organization that is aimed at engaging the young people in arts. The organization was formed in the early 1970′s. It is composed of various art workers, educators and practitioners from all over the world. What is YPAA All About? […]

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The Many Must Sees of Queensland

A fun outing for the whole family need not only be a seaside holiday. Especially if it is in Queensland, Australia, it could well be one of the many museums open to visitors. With a history of over 150 years, The Queensland Museum and Sciencentre has a large range of exhibits, most of which are […]

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ExxonMobil: Powering Australia

Many Australian citizens know ExxonMobil mostly as the local Mobil lube change center and store where they get their routine car engine oil change. However, what many Australian citizens do not know is that ExxonMobil works hard throughout their country each day to ensure that hundreds of different refineries, plants and other petroleum centers are running smoothly, efficiently and safely. Every day, the company provides thousands of jobs and produces millions of dollars in revenue for the local Australian economy.

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Insurance for Art & Craft

If you have invested a lot of money in your art & craft supplies, like most hobbyists, you would be devastated if your art & craft supplies were destroyed by a natural disaster or accident, such as your plumbing pipes bursting, or if they were stolen. You can purchase insurance coverage for your art and […]

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Museums and Galleries in Australia

Australia is a treasure trove of art and culture, much of which can be seen in the museums and galleries which are spread throughout the country. While many are located in the cities of Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth, others are in more rural areas. The National Gallery of Australia, located in Canberra, near the Australian […]

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Knowledge and Culture

Buku-Manapanmirr “Meeting Together and Sharing Yolngu Knowledge and Culture” A celebration of cultural sharing through traditional and contemporary interpretations of ‘Raark’ painting, carving and weaving, by the artists of Milingimbi arts centre in Arnhem Land. exhibition dates: 1 July ~ 6 August 2011 exhibition opening: Friday 8 July 2011, 6.30pm – 9.30pm Bunggul Ceremonial Dance […]

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Master art classes

Ross Franzi master art classes start in September Take a trip with renowned artist, Ross Franzi, to his home region of Cape York in Queensland from 29 September to 13 November.  Ross will teach intermediate and advanced level artists a variety of subjects including light, light intensity, shadowing, colour, texture and composition. In week three, […]

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Brisbane heats up this winter

(9 June 2011, Issue 16 Tourism Australia) From 1 June, the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) will open its doors to Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams. Straight from the Paris Centre Pompidou, the exhibition includes more than 180 works by 56 artists.  Gracing the stage of the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Doctor Zhivago will dazzle […]

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