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The Culture Centre website has been discontinued as of February 2013.
Please visit our new Culture page.


Japanese Art Scene

Japanese Art Scene Monitor

Bi-monthly newsletter on the Japanese contemporary art scene. It is delivered free by email to all interested persons. This newsletter is intended to provide Australians with information that will allow them to interact with and participate in the Japanese art scene in an informed, timely, constructive and ultimately successful way.

Cultural Festivals in Japan

Throughout the year, Japan hosts many international arts festivals. This list provides information on these festivals for those who are interested in being involved in the Japanese art scene.

Cultural Opportunities

This page provides Australian artists and art administrators with information about Cultural Opportunities in Japan including arts residencies, Japanese government funding and other art funding bodies. This information is designed to assist you in finding out about working in Japan, collaborating with Japanese artists and seeking funding for events in Japan or events with a Japan focus.

Cultural Information

This page provides information about Japanese arts institutions and is designed to assist Australian artists and art administrators who wish to explore possible future activities in Japan. It includes a Culture Map of Japan as well as information about museums and galleries, cultural events, arts search engines and other useful information.