Tapestry to celebrate Canberra’s Centenary

THE design for the Canberra Centenary Community Tapestry has been launched by Greens MLA and Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly, Shane Rattenbury. The Canberra...

??Minister rejects Greens’ Kingston proposal

ACT Arts Minister Joy Burch has responded angrily to an announced proposal by ACT Greens MLA Caroline le Couteur of a funding boost of...

Hydo says thanks in paint

THERE will be no shortage of people giving the Queen her gifts, from diamonds and pearls to paintings, on her visit to Australia. Aarwun Gallery,...

Wine, roses and the Canberra district

IT’S TIME for the annual “Wine, Roses & All That Jazz Festival” this weekend. The festival features, at last count, 22 participating wineries, all...

Arts in the city: Tumultuous marriage put to song

• “THE Last Five Years” is a contemporary, intimate musical about a tumultuous marriage, first staged in New York during 2002. Performed some years ago...

Talented Knobloch back for masterclasses

  IT'S always good to catch up with talented Canberrans making good on the world stage, but few are quite as loyal to the old...

Better business for busy artists

THE Australia Business Arts Foundation, AbaF, is teaming up with Queanbeyan City Council to run a free Woodside “Better Business seminar” on generating income...

Review: ‘Before Midnight’ (MA) ****

THE third in Richard Linklater’s film chronology about Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) – whose brief relationship began in “Before Sunrise” (1995)...

Centenary sculpture show in Tuggeranong

 “LAKESIDE” is one of 51 community projects funded through the Community Centenary Initiatives Fund. The large outdoor sculpture exhibition will be unveiled at the...

Sculptor helps save Gundagai’s ‘tuckerbox dog’

The Dog on the Tuckerbox statue is having some R&R in Canberra, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Arts / Canberra sculptors exhibit by Perth’s sea

WHETHER in the east at Bondi or the west at Cottesloe, Sculpture by the Sea always attracts Canberra region artists, and a recent trip...

Artworks enhance new Queanbeyan Library

WITH council election only two weeks away, Queanbeyan’s current Mayor, Tim Overall, is taking advantage of any opportunities to bask in the light of...

Ancient cultures meet modern art

AN unusual exhibition at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery brings together the work of two painters from two ancient cultures, Angelina Pwerle of Australia...

Flicks in pursuit of beauty

"IT'S always a challenge putting together film festivals,” Simon Weaving says. He should know. He’s been doing it for several years as former director of...
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New public art to delight the drivers of the Tuggeranong Parkway

JOY Burch has joined Japanese artist Kozo Nishino to announce two new artworks will be installed at the National Arboretum Canberra (NAC). The two...

Final year students win annual ‘Assembly’ award

THIS year’s winners of the Legislative Assembly’s annual award for emerging artists are two final year students from the ANU School of Art and Design’s graduating exhibition of 2019.

Battle of the (video) Anzacs: do your duty

WHEN the National Portrait Gallery, emails you about what they call “a matter of national pride,” you know there’s something funny going on. And so...

Kuhnen wins top German art and design award

JOHANNES Kuhnen, co-director of the Bilk Gallery for contemporary metal and glass in Manuka, has just been awarded the Bavarian State Award in Munich...

Canberra under the spotlight

FOR the fourth year running, buildings in the Parliamentary Triangle are destined to leap into life as Canberra’s next “Enlighten” festival shows Canberra “in...

Art popping up in Lonsdale Street

AT 27 Lonsdale Street in Braddon, “Lonsdale Street Traders”, is THE latest address for art around town, and it’s filling up fast. Last night that...

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