[ 21 February, 2012; 8:30 pm; ]
Cam has been in touch to remind us that the doco shot in and around Canberra Kangaroo Mob is going to be shown on the ABC this Tuesday night at 8.30 pm:
Over one year we follow mob leader Black Spot and kangaroo mum Madge with her two young joeys – mischievous Sonny and tiny [...]
[ 21 February, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] At the 21 February public meeting of the Belconnen Community Council, we will discuss Belconnen residents’ preferences for the type of recreational use of Lake Ginninderra as well as the maintenance of the health of the lake. All members of the public are welcome.
Recently, excessive levels of blue-green algae have closed other Canberran lakes. [...]
[ 21 February, 2012 to 9 March, 2012. ]
This has come across my desk and looks worthwhile:
A debut exhibition of paintings by Imogen McKenzie
Imogen McKenzie is a Canberra based artist who explores the nature of addiction through the medium of abstract expressionism. With a background in drug abuse and recovery, she derives her inspiration from the endless cycle of chaos through [...]
[ 16 February, 2012 to 26 February, 2012. ]
Local playwright Subhash Jaireth’s play “to silence” is getting a world premiere at The Street Theatre this February.
Connecting a 15the century Indian poet with Chekov’s younger sister certainly sounds like a wild ride.
More details on The Street website
[ 14 December, 2011 to 29 March, 2012. ]
The annual exhibit of political cartoons, Behind the Lines, opened yesterday at MAD.
This exhibition celebrates Australia’s wonderful tradition of political cartooning. Published in newspapers, journals and online, cartoons are part of the public record of a nation’s political life. Each cartoon is a snapshot of the major events and personalities of the last year. [...]
[ 3 December, 2011 to 26 February, 2012. ]
The ANU is letting us know a collection of their rare fossils will be on display at the Canberra Museum and Gallery.
The fossils come from the ANU’s collection and were gathered from the Wee Jasper area.
The exhibition will run from 3 December to 26 February next year.
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 26 November, 2011 to 18 March, 2012. ]
There’s very little on the National Library’s website about this yet but Andrew Barr has announced that he’s spending $200,000 promoting a pretty amazing sounding exhibition of handwritten manuscripts at the National Library:
The Handwritten: Ten Centuries of Manuscript – Treasures from Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin exhibition will feature manuscripts, letters, sketches and musical scores handwritten [...]
[ 9 December, 2011 to 9 April, 2012. ]
The National Gallery has unveiled its big summer series and it’s the works of the Accademia Carrara.
This unique exhibition offers audiences an unparalleled chance to see Early and High Renaissance paintings by some of the greatest European artists. Raphael, Botticelli, Bellini and Titian are represented among an amazing gamut of talent and creative splendour. More [...]
[ 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 [...]