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Impressions at the Portrait Gallery

By 25 November, 2011

[ 25 November, 2011 to 4 March, 2012. ]

The National Portrait Gallery has announced their new exhibition: Impressions: Painting light and life.

At what point does an artist’s ‘impression’ of colour, light and form become a work sufficiently finished to show to someone else? At what point does an ‘impression’ of a certain look on a certain face become a portrait of a [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 25 November 2011

By 24 November, 2011

[ 25 November, 2011 to 27 November, 2011. ]

The whole world might be coming to an end but that’s no reason not to dance.

What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra this weekend?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

CYT presents Artists Unite 22 – 26 Nov

By 9 November, 2011

[ 22 November, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 23 November, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 24 November, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 25 November, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 26 November, 2011; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] A series of 4 World Premiere productions written by emerging playwrights, directed by emerging directors and designed by emerging set, costume, lighting and sound designers.   Each play has its own creative team, mentored by professionals in their field.

Silver Gelatin by Camilla Sheather-Neumann
A photographer attempts to capture the beauty of a blind model in this hauntingly [...]

The Phoenix comes of age this November

By 3 November, 2011

[ 21 November, 2011 to 27 November, 2011. ]

The Phoenix have sent through their events listing for November, complete with the very exciting news that the bar is turning 18!

A Way Hip Antelopes re-union is not to be missed.

Ruinous pints of cider and guiness all round.

(Click poster below for larger version)

King O’Malley at CMAG

By 28 October, 2011

[ 29 October, 2011 to 4 March, 2012. ]

If not for King O’Malley we could all be in Deniliquin right now.

So it should be of some interest that the titan of Federation politics is getting his first museum exhibition, at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.

Few politicians in Australia’s history have been as colourful, and none so enigmatic, as King O’Malley. O’Malley [...]

STARSHIP ODYSSEY featuring Jay Laga’aia this November

By 25 October, 2011

[ 25 November, 2011; 7:00 pm; 26 November, 2011; 7:00 pm; ]

‘Space: the final frontier………to boldly go where no man has gone before.’ Captain James T. Kirk

For centuries man has been obsessed with staring skyward and wondering. Through Science Fiction we have been provided with an imaginative insight into what could be out there.

Come aboard the Starship Odyssey as the crew take you on a journey [...]

A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art – a review of sorts

By 7 October, 2011

[ 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 [...]

Out of the West exhibition at the National Gallery

By 24 March, 2011

[ 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 [...]


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