Around the galleries

• KIDS take note. Canberra Museum and Gallery has an intriguing pair of exhibitions in “Mirror” life-like collage constructions exhibition telling the stories of two...

Round-the-clock summer painting

IT was round-the-clock painting at the shiny new Kingsford Smith school last week as the Artists’ Society of Canberra (NASA), Canberra’s oldest art society,...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

“On the Staircase” is on the move to Gorman House

JOY Burch says the much loved public artwork "On the Staircase" will be relocated to the Gorman House Arts Centre later this year. "The...

Review: Lively journey into wonderland

dance “In Wonderland” Created by James Batchelor Courtyard Studio Season April 3-6 Reviewed by Samara Purnell

Arts / Children with disability benefit from Twitter art

THE figures are in from Twitter Art Exhibit 2018, which just closed at Strathnairn, and the good news is that the venture raised $18,100,...

Review: ‘Barbara’ (M) ****

GERMAN writer/director Christian Petzold’s film, exploring the dilemma of personal satisfactions competing with moral obligations, has few of the elements that automatically proclaim box...

Painting liberation at Manuka

Canberra Contemporary Art Space in Furneaux Street Manuka kicked off  on January 19 with “Psychedelia & Sexuality,” paintings by James Rowell and psychedelic flashback...

Arts / Sutton’s historical painting goes on display

A NINE-metre long painting created during the Commonwealth Games has today (September 11) gone on display at the Royal Australian Mint. Designed and executed by...

Beat generation comes to life

THE NATIONAL Portrait Gallery comes to life tonight with a retro evening of entertainment, “Howl from the Fifties.” Music tonight will be performed by the...

South Sudan ‘face’ wins popular acclaim

THE National Portrait Gallery has just  announced that the People’s Choice award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize goes to Melanie Faith Dove...

Capturing familiar faces of Canberra

THE familiar faces of Canberra – from politicians to window washers – have been captured in a new exhibition by local artist Barbara van...

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...

Theatre season celebrates classics and fun!

  WITH hardly a backward glance, the Canberra Theatre has put a year of earnest experimentation behind it and gone for a 2014 “Collected Works”...
monkey at the NLA

Monkey business at the National Library

AN ANU School of Art graduate has built a giant statue to commemorate the Chinese Year of the Monkey and raise awareness about pollution. Measuring...

It’s official: Toulouse-Lautrec for Canberra!

THERE'LL be more than a little bit of Paris in Canberra from December 14, when the National Gallery of Australia’s new summer exhibition, “Toulouse-Lautrec:...

Tjala arts – remarkable adaptations

KRISTIAN Pithie, owner of Chapman Gallery in Manuka, has continued the gallery’s long-standing tradition, established by its founder, the late Judith Behan,  of bringing the...

Review: Big Leap into connectedness

dance “Hit the Floor Together” QL2 presents Quantum Leap At The Playhouse until August 3 Reviewed by Samara Purnell

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

‘RAW’ patrons high on art

LAST night, “CityNews” dropped in on RAW Canberra’s second showcase for this year at the Uni Pub in Civic, transformed beyond belief into a...




Sharing lunch with an old friend

"The Urban Pantry menu has great variety and focuses on local produce and flavours that are anything but wimpy, writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON.


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