Arts / Twitter Art Exhibit closes this weekend

THIS is the last weekend to help and support Pegasus ACT through the 2018 Twitter Art Exhibit. “#TAE18AUS” is the international postcard charity art...

‘Brilliant’ works confirm ST Gill’s art status

CURATOR, writer and art historian Sasha Grishin has always been mad about the colonial artist ST Gill and now in the National Library of...

A picture of their own: the Seekers

  WHAT a coup for the National Portrait Gallery! Next week  gallery chairman Helen Nugent and director, Louise Doyle, will be unveiling their latest portrait acquisition,...

Arts / Picasso maxim inspires judges in new art award

PICASSO’S maxim, “art is the lie that enables us to realise the truth”, was the inspiration for judges of the inaugural Empire Global Art...

New owners for Benedict House

IN what she billed as  the “Changing of the Guard at Benedict House,” retiring owner of the historic Queanbeyan former convent, Kate Shelton, yesterday...

Review: Enjoyable fusion of music, poetry and dance

dance "I Thought I Was Not Alone" Sidney Creswick and Fresh Funk At The Street Theatre until November 2. Reviewed by Samara Purnell
Andrew Sayers

Vale Andrew Sayers AM, 1957-2015

THE Canberra visual arts community has been saddened to learn of the death last night, October 11, at his Melbourne home of Andrew Sayers. Sayers,...

Hindmarsh to sponsor Glassworks

PROPERTY and construction company Hindmarsh has announced a three year sponsorship of Canberra Glassworks. The sponsorship will include the establishment of the inaugural Hindmarsh Prize...

New art prize for Tuggeranong

CANBERRA curator and critic, Peter Haynes, will judge Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s 12th annual Capital Chemist Art Award next month, which introduces a second art...

New life for Benedict House

HISTORIC  Benedict House in Queanbeyan has today announced the launch of the much-awaited Benedict Arts Precinct, a new centre for arts, design and music...

David’s artistic ways with wood

WOOD artist David Mac Laren was having it three ways when he decided to title his newest exhibition “Design Innovation Play”. For the show, billed...

Blah-blah blueprint for the arts

ARTS Minister Joy Burch today launched the ACT Arts Policy Framework that, she says, will guide the Government's arts policies for the next few years by providing a "renewed focus" for Government support for the arts in coming years, including strengthening whole-of-Government strategies to promote the local arts sector. However arts editor HELEN MUSA finds herself underwhelmed by the ACT Government’s new blah-blah blueprint for the future of local arts...

Arts / Obama ‘out of time’ in art installation

CANBERRA artist Barak Zelig has a talent for getting up people’s noses, and he’s done it again with his latest installation, “Time to go”,...

Bilk makes ‘foray’ into ceramics

BILK Gallery in Palmerston Lane Manuka is best-known as a contemporary metal and glass gallery, but is acknowledging the the 14th Australian Ceramics Triennial...

Longstaff loan to Assembly ‘a poignant reminder’

THE loan to The ACT Legislative Assembly by the Australian War Memorial of a celebrated World War I painting has been greeted with excitement...

Joan emerges from the shadows

WITH  over 100 paintings and sculptures sold to Australian and overseas patrons and a career stretching back over 18 years, Joan Costanzo feels that...

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...

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





Ram raiders rob five ACT retail outlets

Ram raiders have robbed five retail outlets across Canberra over the past two weeks.  


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