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Category: Exhibitions

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.

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 from across Australia, the Percival Photographic...

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. Goulburn-based playwright and author Nigel...

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 the ACT Government’s Community Zero Emissions...

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.