[ 21 September 2012 to 11 November 2012. ]
Your correspondent was invited to the launch of the Waterhouse Prize last night at the National Archives and duly trotted along to see what it’s all about.
The Waterhouse Natural History Art prize describes itself thusly:
The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize™ is Australia’s richest prize for natural history art, boasting a total prize pool of [...]
[ 20 September 2012 to 1 October 2012. ]
Now showing at FORM Studio and Gallery is a group show of abstracted landscape paintings by Claire Primrose and Lorna Crane and a series of ceramic sculptures by local artist Maxine Price. All three artists are responding to the concept of travelling through time in three separate, yet cohesive ways.
Maxine Price has responded [...]
[ 21 September 2012 to 23 September 2012. ]
Spring has sprung, the weather has turned, and the weekend is upon us.
What’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?
Just leave your thoughts in the comments.
[ 22 September 2012 at 11:00 am; ]
This just in:
Heide Smith will be signing copies of her new photography book A Portrait of Canberra and of Canberrans 1979-2012.
As part of the Canberra Centenary celebrations, Heide has published A Portrait of Canberra and of Canberrans 1979-2012. The images in the book record a third of the lifespan of Australia’s National Capital; it’s [...]
[ 22 September 2012; ]
This just in:
‘On the Air are Born’, concert featuring Bach to Lauridsen, Sat 22nd Sept, 7.30pm, University House. Tickets available at the door or via the website – www.resonants.org
[ 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 [...]
[ 14 September 2012 to 29 September 2012. ]
This in from Canberra Rep:
Duty, devotion, trust and love…
The fifth production for Rep’s 2012 80th Birthday season is Neil Simon’s Comedy Lost in Yonkers. Opening on 14 September the production continues until 29 September at Theatre 3, 3 Repertory Lane Acton. Directed by Angela Punch McGregor this wonderful memory play is as heart-warming as it [...]
[ 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, [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]