Peace Notes

Working for Peace Through the Arts

2022 Peace Award at the Fringe

2022 Peace Award at the Fringe

Calling all 2022 Fringe Artists! Applications are now open for the 2022 Peace Award at the Fringe. Apply online here. The Peace Foundation offers this award to Fringe artists whose work promotes peace, human rights, social justice and/or environmental sustainability....

People’s Choice Community Lottery

People’s Choice Community Lottery

Buy your tickets today and support the Graham F Smith Peace Foundation.   Every dollar from your purchase will go to the Peace Foundation and support our grants and awards working for peace through the arts. Plus, there are some amazing prizes up for grabs!     Early...

UN International Day of Peace

UN International Day of Peace

Each year the United Nations International Day of Peace is observed around the world on the 21 September. In 1981 the UN General Assembly declared this a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, within and among all nations and peoples. The first observance...

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

With the Doomsday Clock at 100 seconds to midnight, we remembered the inhumanity and devastation of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. The Peace Foundation joined with Adelaide’s Romero Community for the annual 6 August commemoration...

Artist in Focus: Garry Stewart

Artist in Focus: Garry Stewart

Garry Stewart has been the artistic director of the Australian Dance Theatre since 1999. During this time he choreographed more than 20 works which have become renowned for their ambitious artistic collaborations, rigorous research and a compelling movement...

Kaurna Reconciliation Walk: Pathways to Peace

Kaurna Reconciliation Walk: Pathways to Peace

Celebrating Reconciliation Week as part of the SA History Festival, the Peace Foundation presents a guided tour of the Kaurna Walking Trail with Kaurna elder, Frank Wanganeen. This is a unique opportunity to reflect on shared histories and learn about Kaurna culture...

Adelaide Park Lands Art Peace Award

Adelaide Park Lands Art Peace Award

After a long and unavoidable wait due to COVID 19, the Finalists Exhibition for the 2020 Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize were announced at the Exhinition Opening Night and VIP Preview at Adelaide Festival Centre on Friday 19 March. The Peace Foundation awarded a $1,500...

Peace Rules in 2021

Peace Rules in 2021

Peace Rules is an opportunity for secondary school performing arts students to address the question “What can I do to contribute to peace?” Promoting understanding, tolerance, inclusivity and care for our environment, students and teachers are offered the opportunity...

2020 Community Lottery

2020 Community Lottery

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who bought People’s Choice Community Lottery tickets to benefit the Peace Foundation. Were you a winner?  Read more …. We hope some Peace Foundation supporters were amongst the prize winners. Check out the full list of winning tickets...

Our 2020 Peace Award and Major Grant

Our 2020 Peace Award and Major Grant

We are pleased to announce that this year's recipient is Reckless Eye Productions for the documentary BEYOND SORRY (in production) about Aboriginal and settler descendants coming together to confront legacies of violence from Australia’s pastoral frontier. Read more …...