[ 23 March 2012 to 24 March 2012. ] Radio New Zealand brings word Canberra is playing host to Australia’s largest Maori festival this week:
Maori living in Canberra are this week hosing the Australian regional kapa haka festival during which the top performers will be selected for the prestigious 2012 Matatini Kapa Haka Festival in Rotorua.
The ACT Maori Performing Arts Corporation won the right [...]
[ 14 March 2012 to 11 April 2012. ]
“A captivating new generation of French filmmakers will showcase their productions in
the Nation’s Capital”(Phillipe Milloux, Alliance Française’s Chief Representative in Australia and Canberra’s
French Film Festival Director)
14 March – 1 April
Australia’s most successful touring film festival returns, with the NFSA’s Arc Cinema again co-hosting Canberra
screenings with the Greater Union Manuka cinemas, with [...]
[ 24 March 2012; 1:00 pm; ] Heya all,
Just a quick note to let you fellow beer nerds know that The Durham in Green Square, Kingston, will be hosting another food and beer matching lunch on Saturday 24th March from 1pm. These events are great fun with lots of info about food, beer, brewing and craft beer in Australia.
The five beers [...]
[ 8 March 2012 to 25 March 2012. ]
This has come to me and sounds interesting:
The Real & Ideal is an exhibition conceived by two emerging Canberra curators, Katrina Osborne & Grace Carroll. Inspired by their shared desire to facilitate creativity and promote talent, a medium was chosen – photography and video art; a gallery was found – M16 Artspace; and the dream [...]
[ 29 February 2012 to 30 June 2012. ]
FOYER GALLERY, National Film and Sound Archive
McCoy Circuit, Acton
Blizzards, radio waves, penguins, gramophone records and fi lm makers, this exhibition celebrates 100 years of Australian Antarctic Expeditions and the anniversary of Sir Douglas Mawson’s 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
[ 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. [...]
[ 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 [...]