Arts / Weave an end to violence

THE Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House has reminded “CityNews” that the very last of its Sunday "Crafternoons" is coming up this...

No-fuss appointment of new NGA director

THE Turnbull Government has appointed the director of the Art Gallery of SA, Nick Mitzevich, as the director of the National Gallery of Australia. Mr...

New exhibition space opens at Namadgi

THE old conference room at the Namadgi Visitor Centre has been converted into the new Namadgi Community Access Exhibition Space. An exhibition of artworks...

Music award heads North in music’s big night

  ONE of Canberra most successful musical exports, the vocal ensemble The Idea of North, was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the MAMAs...

Artist Mick puts people in the picture

 MICK Ashley’s art shows Canberra as locals really know it – instantly recognisable, yet quirky, images of familiar coffee shops and the cycling subculture. “For...

Museums and indigenous Australians

IT'S still National Reconciliation Week until June 3, in which the focus is not just on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues and constitutional...

Review: ‘Monsters University’ (PG) ** and a half

PARENTS should not fear that the scary values in this Pixar animation might emotionally disturb their children, at whom it is most directed. Compared with...

Review: Pianist gives his best

music Daniel de Borah Wesley Music Centre, April 5 Reviewed by Clinton White

Review / In awe of nature’s power

Art / ‘Force Of Nature’, Catherine Woo and ‘The Sea And The Folded Cloth’, Thornton Walker. Beaver Galleries. 18 October - 4 November. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY.

Nostalgia at PhotoAccess

THE common thread of nostalgia links three exhibitions showing at PhotoAccess, Huw Davies Gallery until Sunday, April 29. Kerry Baylor, in “Saturday Morning Water”, shows...

Burley Griffins go on YouTube

THE Walter Burley Griffin Society, with the help of the National Archives of Australia, has today gone live with an eight minute web video...

Arts law advice seminars at Gorman House

THE Arts Law Centre of Australia is delivering three free seminars at Gorman House next week. Artform in Focus – Photography Monday April 28, 4.00pm to...

Review / “Melissa Cameron – Body Politic”

“Melissa Cameron - Body Politic” At Bilk, 12 Palmerston Lane, Manuka, until April 23, 2016. Open Wednesday to Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm Reviewed by Meredith Hinchliffe

Arts / Emerging artists awarded by Assembly

THE ACT Legislative Assembly’s annual award for emerging artists has this year gone jointly to two students in their final year at the ANU...

Romance with a Hollywood theme

• THERE’S romance in the air for Art Song Canberra’s next recital, “Hollywood’s Romantics”. Husband and wife duo, soprano Sonia Anfiloff and baritone Ben Connor...

New furniture inspired by native Australian timbers

WILDERCOYLE furniture and design is a partnership between furniture maker Nicholas Coyle and architect Sunny Wilder Architect, who collaborate design and construct anything from...

‘Beauty in little things’ – artist Rachel Corsini

EMERGING artist Rachel Corsini is exceeding exceedingly fortunate. For not only was she born with a lively creative imagination, but with a bit of...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

‘I AM’ in art

“I AM” is an annual exhibition coordinated by ACT Community Cultural Inclusion Officers, gives artists experiencing disability and disadvantage an opportunity in the ACT...

Popular art show at Radford

  THE annual Radford Art Show is one of the most popular events on the college’s calendar. With its focus on quality artwork by talented local...

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