[ 30 September 2011 to 29 January 2012. ]
Once again, the good burghers of Canberra are being treated to a spectacle of fine art from China. My first memory of Chinese art was when the Terracotta Warriors visited the National Gallery of Australia in about 1984. The NGA once again got the scoop with Inside Out: New Chinese Art in 2000 (the most [...]
[ 7 October 2011 to 10 October 2011. ]
Here we go Rioters, it’s your chance to impress members of your preferred gender with your wit and perspicacity!
Just tell us in the comments what’s worth seeing and doing around and in Canberra this weekend!
[ 10 October 2011; ]
Poetry will be brought to life through film in Canberra when the best films of the Poetry in Film Festival take to the screens the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia on October 10.
Hot off the heels of the Awards Night in Melbourne, Canberra is the first stop in PIFF’s national tour showcasing this [...]
[ 6 October 2011 to 23 October 2011. ]
Geoff from Lushpup is one of the most talented photographers in Canberra (and very generous in sharing his work with us.
He’s sent in this note about an upcoming exhibition at M16 Artspace featuring new works by printmaker and artist Nicci Haynes and himself which has certainly got me intrigued:
Just a quick note to invite [...]
[ 1 October 2011 to 15 October 2011. ]
No less a body then The Australian is taking a look that the new play by Alana Valentine opening at the Street Theatre on 1 October:
Canberra’s Street Theatre commissioned the award-winning playwright to create a work for local audiences. MP premieres on October 1, and its season coincides with parliament, so members can attend.
The fictional [...]
[ 12 August 2011 to 6 November 2011. ]
The National Gallery is kicking off a new exhibition tomorrow showcasing the work of Fred Williams.
Fred Williams is one of Australia’s greatest painters. He created a highly original and distinctive way of seeing the Australian landscape and was passionate about the painting process itself. This is the first major retrospective of Williams’ work in [...]
[ 8 July 2011 to 1 April 2012. ]
The National Gallery have announced their next exhibition “Out of the West”:
Out of the West is the first survey exhibition outside Western Australia to present a large sample of artists from the past to the present from Western Australia. It takes a unique look at the art from Western Australia from pre-settlement until today.
The works [...]