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Divine worlds, Indian paintings at the National Gallery

By 31 August 2012
Divine worlds, Indian paintings at the National Gallery

[ 1 September 2012 to 11 November 2012. ]

The National Gallery is giving notice of their new exhibition of Indian painting:

Divine worlds brings together masterpieces of Indian painting from the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Dating from the 15th to the 20th century, the paintings range from exquisite intimate miniatures to vast hunting scenes, monumental pilgrimage maps and brilliantly coloured devotional [...]

Bart Freebairn headlines Comedy Club

By 20 August 2012
Bart Freebairn headlines Comedy Club

[ 5 September 2012; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

Bart Freebairn has been around the comedy scene for a little while with appearances on Triple J, Abc and The comedy channel. No stranger to the Australian Comedy circuit Bart has brought his fresh left of centre style to Melbourne comedy festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival. People who work at [...]

Canberra Skeptics presents: An Evening with Lawrence Krauss

By 18 August 2012

[ 5 September 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] World-renowned theoretical physicist and science-communicator Professor Lawrence Krauss will the guest-of-honour at a Q&A session of Canberra Skeptics.

If you want to learn about everything from the Higgs Boson to the Mars Curiosity Rover, religion to public policy, come along and probe the mind of the one the most well-known names in science.

Professor Lawrence M. Krauss [...]

Sydney Long, The Spirit of the Land at the National Gallery

By 16 August 2012
Sydney Long, The Spirit of the Land at the National Gallery

[ 17 August 2012 to 11 November 2012. ]

The National Gallery have announced their latest exhibition:

The National Gallery of Australia today opened Sydney Long The Spirit of the Land, the first major gallery retrospective of this important Australian artist. Sydney Long is Australia’s foremost Art Nouveau artist and created a highly distinctive style which often depicted the Australian landscape as haunting and mysterious, [...]

Local Feats, a retrospective of local feature films 1971-2010

By 3 August 2012
Local Feats, a retrospective of local feature films 1971-2010

[ 16 August 2012 to 20 December 2012. ]

This in from New Acton and sounding very interesting:

Local Feats is a retrospective of local feature films made in Canberra between 1971 and 2010.

Starting 1971, screened from an old 16mm projector, we will travel through the years each fortnight with the director and one of his/her short films. After a talk and the screenings, the [...]

HUNG: Canberra street artist exhibit

By 31 July 2012
HUNG: Canberra street artist exhibit

[ 2 August 2012 to 30 September 2012. ]

We’ve been informed of a free art exhibit showcasing the work of Canberran street artists at Soju Girl gallery:
Hung: Featuring ABYSS – HOUL- JESSMESS – GIBBS – WALRUS – BYRD – KOOK – SWERFK – DALE – ZEDAR

Local artist Dale Newbery has assembled a collection of works by some of Canberra’s best street artists to be [...]

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