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Category: Exhibitions

NLA exhibition a ‘settler-colonial view’ of 19th century Australia

The National Library's new exhibition, A Nation Imagined: The Artists of the Picturesque Atlas, shows Australia presented 135 years ago.

10 quirky things to try in Canberra

The cliché of roundabouts and politicians haunts the national capital, but it’s important to remember that Canberra is anything but boring. Here are 10 quirky Canberra food, art, outdoor and instore experiences to...

NGA dazzles with unprecedented blockbuster ‘Botticelli to Van Gogh’

Four years in the making, the NGA's new blockbuster Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London opens 5 March.

ACT Heritage Library exhibition: The Art of the Story Circle

The ACT Heritage Library is hosting its first exhibition since the arrival of the pandemic, showcasing more than 100 Canberrans' stories.

‘A poetic rendition of the heart form:’ new installation opens at the National Portrait Gallery

At the National Portrait Gallery, a wall of glass hearts produces a field of colour and movement, mirroring the responsive nature of the human heart. Commissioned as a centrepiece to Australian Love Stories,...

Female patronage supporting women in the arts

HERE I AM festival showcases some of Australia’s best contemporary female creative talent, celebrating the importance and power of patronage.

New exhibition celebrates Australia’s leading First Nations creatives

Australia’s first major survey of contemporary Indigenous textiles and fashion officially opened at the National Museum of Australia today, marking a significant moment in Australia’s history. On display in Canberra from 20 February...

Emerging artist illustrates connection to nature at Craft ACT exhibition

An earthy, palpable portrayal of Australian wildlife in response to last summer’s bushfires is one of 79 works being shown as part of Craft ACT’s Emerging Contemporaries exhibition.

New exhibition celebrates love in all its guises

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article may contain images of deceased persons. The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is celebrating love in all its guises, from the romantic to the...

Australians of the Year showcase significant objects

The National Museum of Australia’s 2021 Australian of the Year exhibition is open, displaying an object of significance from each recipient.

‘Her Sound, Her Story’ inspiring women in music

A powerful documentary about the history and future of female participation in the Australian music industry will screen at Kambri Cinema as part of HERE I AM: Art by Great Women.

Volunteers honoured as National Museum takes in NSW SES uniform

The National Museum of Australia today took an SES uniform into its collection for the first time, while also launching a new website.

Kambri’s summer-long festival showcases diverse female artists

The festival, HERE I AM: Art By Great Women, will showcase the work of a long, diverse list of female-identifying Australian creatives.

Behind the Lines 2020 helps make sense of a ‘dog’s breakfast’ year

A collection of works by Australia’s political cartoonists depicts the “dog’s breakfast” that's been 2020 in MoAD's Behind the Lines 2020.

Know My Name showcases the often forgotten art of Australian women

A celebration and showcase of Australia’s female artists from 1900 to present, the first instalment of the National Gallery of Australia’s new flagship exhibition Know My Name features more than 350 works...

DESIGN Canberra 2020 festival launches

With over 200 events spanning across Canberra including open studios, talks, public art, and tours, DESIGN Canberra 2020 launched today.

After the flames: Fire and conversation

The National Museum of Australia (NMA) has acquired the melted remains of NSW costal town Cobargo’s public phone booth; lost to last New Year’s Eve devastating bushfires. The phone booth is just one...

Woroni retrospective exhibition celebrates 70 years

An exhibition celebrating 70 years of iconic ANU student publication, Woroni, has opened at the ANU’s aMBUSH Gallery, Kambri.

Goulburn museum wins travellers’ choice award

Goulburn’s Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum has received a Tripadvisor 2020 Travellers’ Choice Award, ranking it in the top 10% of tourist attractions worldwide.

National Museum announces ‘largest ever’ $8 million purchase

The National Museum of Australia has committed to its largest ever purchase at over $8 million from businessman Trevor Kennedy’s collection.

Canberra Glassworks ‘thrilled’ to reopen fully this week

From Wednesday 16 September, the entirety of the Canberra Glassworks will reopen to the public for the first time since late March.
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