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The Young Ones Exhibition at the Front

By 9 April 2013
The Young Ones Exhibition at the Front

[ 9 April 2013 to 14 April 2013. ]

Emerging artists and photographers are being showcased at the Front in The Young Ones – an exhibition presented by Us Folk magazine in association with national Youth Week. It opens tonight and runs until Sunday so get down tot he Front to check it out.

The exhibitors are all Canberra locals aged 25 and under. The [...]

Boori Monty Pryor visits Woden Library

By 9 April 2013

[ 11 April 2013; ] Award winning author and Australian Children’s Laureate, Boori Monty Pryor, will visit Woden Library on Thursday 11 April 2013 for an hour of stories, singing and dancing.

Boori Monty Pryor will be making an appearance at Woden Library on Thursday the 11th of April for some singing, dancing and storytelling.

“We expect this special event will [...]

April at The Phoenix

By 1 April 2013

[ 1 April 2013 to 30 April 2013. ] This just in:

Monday 1st 8pm
CMC Presents The Bootleg Sessions
Reptile Park
The Burley Griffin
Magic Rob Universe
Briony Wills

Tuesday 2nd 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Trivia

Thursday 4th 9pm
Ten Volt Shock (Germany)
Revellers

Saturday 6th 9:30pm
Pat Capocci
The Fuelers

Monday 8th 8pm
2XX Local n Live Present The Bootleg Sessions
Party Gravy
Nozl
Moon Landing
Kid of Harith

Tuesday 9th 7:30pm
Tye and Damien’s “The Moving Image” Trivia

Thursday 11th 9pm
Machina Genova
Mark My [...]

Young photographers showcased in Belconnen

By 26 March 2013
Young photographers showcased in Belconnen

[ 5 April 2013 to 19 April 2013. ]

Challenges – An exhibition by young photographers across Canberra in celebration of National Youth Week will be on display in Belconnen Community Centre from the 5th of April.

This exhibition showcases photos of young people illustrating challenges of everyday life, such as: dressing up your pet dog without getting bitten; eating a hamburger without making a [...]

Ollman’s Canberra coming to New Acton

By 6 March 2013
Ollman's Canberra coming to New Acton

[ 14 March 2013 to 12 April 2013. ]

Martyo has been sending us amazing photographs for some time now.

He’s just sent in the exciting news he’s putting on an exhibition:

Ollman’s Canberra

Martin left traditional film photography 20 years ago – moved out of photo-
journalism into computing and the internet and never looked back. Then, a year ago, he submerged himself in the digital [...]

Design 29: Creating a Capital at the National Archives

By 28 February 2013
Design 29: Creating a Capital at the National Archives

[ 1 March 2013 to 8 September 2013. ]

In May 1912, the entrant 29 won the Federal Capital City Design Competition. This was of course Walter Burley Griffin, you’ve probably heard of him.

Design 29: Creating a Capital has collected a whole bunch of maps, paintings, and documents from the famous competition, including some pieces that have apparently not been displayed since the original [...]

Behind the Lines, political cartoons at the Museum of Australian Democracy

By 20 February 2013
Behind the Lines, political cartoons at the Museum of Australian Democracy

[ 20 February 2013 to 31 October 2013. ]

This looks like a good use of a Sunday Morning:

As the saying goes, a year is a long time in politics!

Behind the Lines 2012 looks back on the highs and lows of the political year through the eyes of Australia’s best cartoonists. Their observations of the personalities, parties and political power-plays are insightful, amusing [...]

Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

By 7 February 2013
Kastom, the art of Vanuatu at the National Gallery

[ 8 February 2013 to 16 June 2013. ]

The National Gallery have announced a new exhibition:

Vanuatu is very different from other Pacific nations. Traditional practices better known as Kastom remain strong even after a century of dual colonial religious influences. Kastom: Art of Vanuatu presents for the first time the unique collection of arts from this area held by the National Gallery [...]

Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

By 2 November 2012
Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

[ 1 November 2012 to 31 July 2013. ]

An intriguing exhibition up on the War Memorial website:

The small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines. For much of the First World War it was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the [...]

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