Art & Culture

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, Sydney. | Sydney

The Art Galley of New South Wales is open from 10.00am to 5.00pm each day with the exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day. Admission is free with the exception that some charges apply to special touring exhibitions. The Gallery has many famous permanent collections including Aboriginal Art, Australian Art, European Art, watercolours, contemporary art, Asian art, Melanesian art, photography and...

Brisbane City Administration Building | Brisbane

The picture shows the Administration Building, in Queens Park, to the east of Elizabeth Street.

Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Lyttleton Street. | Castlemaine

The Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum was founded in 1913 and has an impressive collection of Australian artworks and objects from Castlemaine and the surrounding district. The Gallery is housed in a heritage-listed art deco building designed by Percy Meldrum, one of the earliest examples of modernist architecture in regional Victoria. Castlemaine Art Gallery and Museum is considered ...

Mitchell Library, Macquarie Street, Sydney | Sydney

This is the State reference library, housed in one of the finest buildings in Sydney. It contains about 650,000 volumes and includes: a general reference department centred round one of the world's largest reading rooms; a circulation department for public libraries and country residents; the Shakespeare Tercentenary Memorial Library which contains the only copy of the First Folio in Australia; th...

Museum of Contemporary Arts, Sydney | Sydney

The Museum of Contemporary Art (abbreviated MCA) in Sydney, Australia is a museum solely dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art, both from across Australia and around the world. Housed in the Art Deco-style former Maritime Services Board Building on the western edge of Circular Quay, the MCA is one of the youngest of the chief cultural venues in Australia's largest...

Museum of Sydney, Corner Bridge & Phillip Streets, Sydney | Sydney

A modern museum built on the historic site of first Government House, built for Governor Phillip in 1788. The Museum of Sydney takes you on a journey exploring Sydney's people, places and cultures from dreamtime to modern times. It is a place of many layers: from the archaeological remains of the colony's first Government House built in 1788 to the award-winning sculpture 'Edge of the Trees', in...

Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art | South Brisbane

The Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are located 150 metres from each other, on the south bank of the Brisbane River. Entrance to both buildings is possible from Stanley Place, and the river front entrance to the Queensland Art Gallery is on Melbourne Street. The Galleries are within easy walking distance to the city centre and South Bank Parklands.

Sydney Opera House | Sydney

Opera Australia is the principal opera company in Australia and based at the Opera House in Sydney. The performance season runs for approximately eight months of the year, with the remainder of time spent in the The National Arts Centre in Melbourne. In 2004, the company gave 226 performances in its subscription season in Sydney and Melbourne, attended by more than 294,000 people. Like most oper...

Tenterfield Oracles of the Bush | Tenterfield

The Tenterfield Oracles of the Bush held at Tenterfield on the third Friday to Sunday in April is a celebration of Australian bush culture featuring theatre, bush poetry, literature, music and art. Enjoy performances by poets and balladeers, exhibitions, workshops and reenactments of historical events.

War Graves Cemetery, Adelaide River | Adelaide River

The War Graves Cemetery, in the town of Adelaide River, 185 kms south of Darwin, is a grim reminder that the Japanese bombed Darwin more than 60 times during World War II. It's a pleasant setting with green lawns, tropical shrubs, and trees.

Hou Wang Chinese Temple and Museum | Atherton

The Century-old Chinese temple dedicated to Hou Wang recently opened to the public. Located in Atherton, about one hour's drive from Cairns, the Temple was built by Chinese pioneers in the early 1900's. To ensure its preservation, a local Chinese family donated the Temple buildings and the site of Atherton Chinatown to the National Trust of Queensland. Built of local materials, rainforest timber...