Arts / Artists paint prickly topics

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre’s animal theme for 2017 is central in the “Animal Hearts” exhibition now running. Curated by Narelle Phillips, it’s a group exhibition...

Rumsey’s dark keys

Arts in the city • “THE Dark Side of the Keys” is a great title for the recital of pianist Andrew Rumsey at the Wesley...

‘Woven treasures’ at the Rex

“Woven Treasures” is an exhibition of hand woven sarees on display at the Rex Hotel this weekend. Kushma Ram, a NSW fabric designer who spends...

CIT art students find their voices

“FIND your own voice” is the advice art lecturer at the Canberra Institute of Technology, Bernie Slater, gives to incoming students. Right now, at the...

Review: Capturing the the emotion of landscape

visual art “Marking Place” Works by G W Bot, Anita McIntyre and Wendy Teakel CMAG, until March 21 Reviewed by Johnny Milner

Arts / Final hours mark the end of ‘paradise’

THIS Sunday morning, April 29, it will be exactly three years since artist and convicted drug smuggler Myuran Sukumaran was executed by a firing...

Glass miniatures for connoisseurs

“CITYNEWS” popped in yesterday for a quick preview of Bilk Gallery’s likely-to-be-popular ‘miniature’ glass exhibition, opening tomorrow evening, April 16, with a celebration from...

Chanderi sarees in Canberra

DELHI fabric designer, Kushma Ram, is coming to Canberra this weekend with a collection of hand woven sarees that capture the traditions of various...

Arts / Swimming in the sounds of jazz

TO mark Canberra Museum and Gallery's current exhibition, “EuroVisions”, jazz musicians Ben Marston and Hugh Barrett will perform a recital tonight (December 14) that...

Hurray, vote for the NPG’s dance video

The National Portrait Gallery is at it again, having entered this year's international Museum ‘Dance-Off’ competition with their video clip, “Can’t get Hugh out...

Arts / Sukumaran exhibition inspires programs

IN an effort to stimulate discussion about a provocative art exhibition, Tuggeranong Arts Centre is staging a series of public programs called “The Human...

Review / Wearable and witty work at Bilk

craft / “Alternative Views". By Larah Nott and Jo Hawley, at Bilk Gallery, Palmerston Lane, Manuka until November 11. Reviewed by Meredith Hinchliffe

Public art festival for Canberra

CANBERRANS will need no persuading when you tell them that this is potentially a city of sculpture but that notion is about to take...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Chaplinitis and other arts this weekend

THE National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s Arc cinema program will stage a special tribute to the greatest of all movie stars, Charlie...

Review / Sukumaran paints ‘unsettling’ final moments

arts / "Another Day in Paradise”, paintings by Myuran Sukumaran, at Tuggeranong Arts Centre until April 29. Reviewed by JOHNNY MILNER.

Joy gives up on Laser Wrap

MINISTER for Arts Removal, Joy Burch, has announced she's giving up on another treasured piece of public art. LaserWrap, by artists Geoffrey Drake-Brockman and Richie...

Arts / Move over Archibald…

MOVE over Archibald—a new national portrait painting prize, the National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Portrait Prize, has been announced. Chairman of the gallery, Helen Nugent, says:...

Canberra architects build their way to national awards

THE revamped Monaro Mall at the Canberra Centre was one of only three Canberra buildings awarded at the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards...

Arts / Movie portraits on parade

  HAPPINESS abounded at the National Portrait Gallery yesterday morning (November 9) when gallery director Angus Trumble joined his counterpart, the new CEO of the...





Bendora region finally opens since Orroral fire

Following bushfire recovery and easing of virus restrictions, Mt Franklin Road, and Bendora and Coree regions are reopening this weekend. 


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