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The Waterhouse Prize at the National Archives

By 21 September 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
The Waterhouse Prize at the National Archives

[ 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 [...]

TIME TRAVELLERS, A group show of beautiful abstracted landscape paintings and ceramic sculptures by Maxine Price Lorna Crane and Claire Primrose

By 20 September 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
TIME TRAVELLERS, A group show of beautiful abstracted landscape paintings and ceramic sculptures by Maxine Price Lorna Crane and Claire Primrose

[ 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 [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 21 September 2012

By 20 September 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 21 September 2012

[ 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.

Divine worlds, Indian paintings at the National Gallery

By 31 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
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 [...]

Canberra Rep to bring us Lost in Yonkers

By 20 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
Canberra Rep to bring us Lost in Yonkers

[ 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 [...]

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

By 16 August 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
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 FEATURED ARTICLE
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 FEATURED ARTICLE
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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