ANCA GALLERY will be re-opening in Dickson from June 29, but meantime they’re presenting one last online show, “Bodies of Matter”, a collaborative exhibition and creative conversation between printmakers Julie Mia Holmes and Elaine Camlin, exploring media saturation, isolation and physical disconnection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Via anca.net.au until July 8.
MOTHER Tongue multilingual poetry, zooming from Canberra, is featuring a “Darwin Double” on Monday, June 29. Alexandra C Steffan will share poetry in German and English, while Djapu woman and 2018 Australian Poetry Slam champion, Melanie Mununggurr, will perform in Dhuwal (a Yolngu Matha dialect) and English. The event starts at 7pm, but the “doors” will open at 6.30pm. Join via Facebook.
THE Embassy of Colombia in Canberra is hosting an online conversation with the Colombian biologist Diego Calderon, director of the documentary “The Birders, A Melodic Journey through Northern Colombia” at 11am on Monday, June 29. Registration essential.
MELBOURNE Symphony Orchestra is holding a free virtual “Kids Marathon” featuring interactive music-making and stories for kindergarten and primary school-aged children, this Saturday, 27 June from 10am–1pm. There’ll be workshops, drawing to music, instrument-making, musical interludes, short interactive concerts, activity sheets and a specially-designed musical adventure map, alongside MSO programs “Jams for Juniors” and “Classic Kids”. Accessible at mso.com.au.
MEGALO Print Studio is staging a new online exhibition, showcasing a selection of contemporary artists working with screen printing on paper internationally, with a good line-up of Canberrans included. “Screen on Paper” until July 25.