Artsday / Mint goes high voltage to celebrate AC/DC

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THE Royal Australian Mint is celebrating the milestone anniversaries of six AC/DC albums with six coin tributes, a seven-coin set and a limited edition, silver frosted uncirculated coin. This year marks 45 years since AC/DC released their debut album “High Voltage”.  The Mint is also offering production coin dies to 14 fans who purchase any of the AC/DC coins and post on the Mint’s Facebook page.

Canberra pianist Stuart Long.

IN “A River Adventure”, Canberra pianist Stuart Long performs six preludes by Canberra composer Alan Hinde, as well as works by Australian composers, including Frank Hutchens, Miriam Hyde, Peter Sculthorpe and Mark Isaacs. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, Wednesday, October 14, 12.40-1.20pm, book here or call 6232 7248.

THE National Gallery of Australia is keen to recruit new members who, on joining, will receive a complimentary ticket to “Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London” from March to June 2021, as well as other benefits. Inquiries to membership@nga.gov.au or 6240 6528.

CANBERRA Union Voices are rising from the ashes under the directorship of Chrissie Shaw to hold sessions for term 4 at the Tradies Club/Quality Inn, Badham Street, Dickson on Wednesdays from 2-3.30pm, with songs like “If It Weren’t For The Union”, and “We Shall Not Give Up The Fight”. Starts on October 14. Email zipkow@optusnet.com.au to register.

Artist An Pan.

AARWUN Gallery is holding a ‘portrait painting in watercolour’ masterclass with China-born artist An Pan, whose works are in public and private galleries in Australia, Asia and Europe. 11 Federation Square, Gold Creek, 11am-4pm, October 24-25. Email aarwuncanberra@bigpond.com or call 6230 2055 to book.

 

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