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Category: Exhibitions

National Museum reschedules Ancient Greeks blockbuster to 2021

The National Museum of Australia has rescheduled the planned blockbuster Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes for December 2021.

Where You Are Festival guide for weekend of 29-30 August

As Canberra’s Where You Are Festival enters its final weeks, the festival has one of its biggest weekends planned for weekend, 29-30 August.

Archive set to reopen with insightful new exhibition

After months of closure, the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) will reopen on Saturday 1 August with a new permanent exhibition called Hive, which will highlight the breadth of work the Archive does.

What’s on around Canberra in July

Now that restrictions are easing and the arts community is re-emerging from isolation, here’s a little taste of what’s on offer in the Canberra region July.

Krystal Hurst a NATSIAA finalist again

Canberra-based Indigenous artist and jewellery maker, Krystal Hurst, has once again been named a finalist for NATSIAA, after being first nominated in 2019.

Canberra Theatre launch free streaming service

The Canberra Theatre's new free streaming service utilises their facilities, supports local artists, and allows Canberrans to engage with the arts.

Local photographer snaps up three spots in The Percivals

Canberra photographer Eva Schroeder recently had three works unveiled as finalists in the City of Townsville’s biennial Percival Photographic Portrait Prize. An acclaimed Prize that receives submissions...

Local team keeps music Live in Ya Lounge

For punters and musicians you can’t beat the energy of a live gig, but Live in Ya Lounge founder Rob Cartwright has come very close with his new venture.

New local theatre work to be First Seen online

The idea that creativity benefits from working under pressure isn’t new, but is certainly apt for many creatives who have moved to using technology during the current pandemic.

Youthful vision of a sustainable future

A new short film competition is offering some isolation inspiration, encouraging young filmmakers to express their ideas for a sustainable future in Canberra. SEE-Change received funding from...

Canberra arts go digital in the COVID-19 era

Over the course of the last month, the ramifications of the COVID-19 public gathering requirements have caused a shake-up in the Canberra arts scene.

What’s (not) on in Canberra right now

With most tourist attractions and galleries closing their doors, many are expanding their online offerings and encourage virtual visits.

Paddock to plates

There’s an intrinsic connection between food and the ceramic tableware upon which it’s presented. For chefs and restaurant owners at the top of their...

International Women’s Day events guide

International Women’s Day (IWD) is held annually on 8 March – an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements and contributions, locally and globally. CW has compiled a list of what’s happening...

Famous firies’ fridge on display

A beautiful symbol of humanity and community spirit in the thick of the summer’s bushfire crisis went on display at the National Museum of Australia (NMA) last week. Many Canberrans...

National Multicultural Festival well attended

A celebration of cultural diversity that attracts hundreds of thousands to the centre of Canberra for music, dance and food, this year’s National Multicultural Festival was on par with previous events.

Cook breaking the mould

Writing and starring in your own work is a creative opportunity most actors only dream of. Canberra’s Street Theatre has provided a bevy of...

‘Something for everyone’ at the Show

The ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show is back for 2020, with the promise of the usual favourites and a few new exciting additions to the program.

Local cinema relic dusted off

Later this month, a little known, curious piece of Canberra’s cinematic history will be screened for the first time in decades. Shot locally...

Glebe Park added to festival footprint

Glebe Park is set to feature as a new location within the footprint of this year’s National Multicultural Festival (NMF) in a move to provide more family-friendly areas for patrons.

HMS Pinafore to dock at The Q

Widely regarded as one of the precursors of modern musical theatre, an acclaimed production HMS Pinafore is coming to Queanbeyan’s The Q in February.