Paper roll pavilion transforms Civic Square

An extraordinary pavilion constructed of paper rolls by staff and first year students at the University of Canberra, has temporarily transformed Civic Square.

Celebrity designer Alex Perry stars in M16 fundraiser

Celebrity fashion designer Alex Perry will talk the fashion talk and schmooze with arts patrons at M16 Artspace's increasingly popular swanky fundraiser at The Ottoman.

Around the Galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

‘Symbolic’ sculpture relates to Ginninderry’s wildlife

A large gathering of visual arts identities were on hand this morning (October 18) to see Suburban Development Minister Yvette Berry unveil a striking new sculpture commissioned by Ginninderry Estate.

Artist Linda Denning draws a winner

The winners in the 2019 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Art Awards were officially announced by the council’s Jacquelyn Richards on Tuesday (October 15) evening.

Skywhale comes home for good

Skywhale is returning home and this times it's for good, writes HELEN MUSA.

Artist paints Nova Peris for a ‘historic’ collection

The official portrait of Nova Peris, the first Aboriginal woman to become a federal parliamentarian and senator, was unveiled this morning (October 16) at Parliament House.

Exhibition ‘exposes’ the personal stories of photographers

After a 10-month journey of personal discovery with photographer Hilary Wardhaugh, 10 Canberra region photographers are showing off their skills and creativity in a new show called "Exposure".

Around the Galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

New space celebrates learning at national gallery

The new Tim Fairfax Learning Gallery and Studio was officially launched at the National Gallery of Australia this morning (Friday, October 11).

Dance and fashion joins at the ‘seam’

The Australian Dance Party's work “Seamless” will play alongside the launch of the “Women in Vogue: Celebrating Sixty Years in Australia” exhibition.

Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Around the Galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

‘Flashy’ art comments on the music industry

Romeo’s main target is the music industry and as a devoted fan of rock ‘n’ roll, he laments its demise as it’s been overwhelmed by hip-hop culture, writes HELEN MUSA.

Artists paint the beauty and danger of PNG life

The beauty and dangers of everyday life in Papua New Guinea feature in this invigorating exhibition of recent works by PNG artists, writes reviewer JOHN LANDT after seeing the new exhibition “Piksa Inap Tok (Pictures Can Talk): Contemporary Art from Papua New Guinea”.

Flowers blossom into Wiradjuri shield

A Wiradjuri shield from the National Museum of Australia’s collection was the inspiration for a unique Australian flowerbed design at this year’s Floriade.

Local glass artist wins national award

Canberra region glass artist Kirstie Rea is the winner of the inaugural Klaus Moje Glass Award.

Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

City art show draws in a big crowd

The Queanbeyan Art Society’s twelfth annual city art show, "In the Heart of "Canberra" is now in full swing in a big tent in Civic - and paintings are going like hot cakes, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Natalie Duncan wins war memorial art prize

The War Memorial’s $10,000 2019 Napier Waller Art Prize has gone to Natalie Duncan for her work, “You are in danger and I am far away".

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