Talented students lead graduate exhibition at UC

Until Thursday (November 21) the University of Canberra’s refectory will be transformed into an gallery for the Canberra community, featuring works by graduating students in the arts, built environment, design, and communication and media programs.

Canberra artist wins in Young Archies

A YOUNG artist from Narrabundah is among the winners in the third annual Young Archie competition, one of the most popular events at the...

Threads, dreams and theatre

Arts in the city • CANBERRA theatre artists Camilla Blunden, Liliana Bogatko, Raoul Craemer and Noonee Doronila, styling themselves “the Threads Collective”, are all what...

Arts / Sad but vital look at Tasmania’s Black War

IT’S not often a major exhibition is described as necessary, vital, essential and demanding of attention, but so it is with the newest exhibition...

New sculpture prize from Shaw

Winemaker Graeme Shaw has joined with the newly-rebranded Belco Arts Centre to present a new, professionalised sculpture prize, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Arts / Sculptors go back to school

AS Canberra Grammar School’s Gallery celebrates its 25th birthday, the school has just opened its gates to a whopping outdoor sculpture festival, a follow-up...

Arts / ‘Remarkable’ kids get a show of their own

THE young people who access Belconnen Youth Centre are a remarkable  bunch, so talented that the Belconnen Community Services Youth Engagement Team have devoted...

Haynes win Drawing Prize at M16

THERE are many people – though not "CityNews" readers of course – who are happy to relegate the art of drawing to the role of...

Important look at the forgotten river

“Barka the Forgotten River” is full of art and artefacts that tell an important story of the Darling River, known as the Baraka by the Barkindji people from around Wilcannia in NSW, says reviewer ROB KENNEDY.
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Tom Roberts anyone? A national survey finds the line in art appreciation

Tony Bennett, Western Sydney University ON DECEMBER 4, The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) opens its exhibition of Tom Roberts' work as the centrepiece of...

Glass artist joins ‘CityNews’ in award

THE highlight of the 24th ACT Arts Awards coming up this Tuesday at the Canberra Museum and Gallery is bound to be the announcement...

Barbie and other dolls at CMAG: ‘little receptacles of meaning’

TODAY, Canberra Museum and Gallery assures us, Barbie can range from a glamorous bit of eye candy to an astronaut, but even having a...

Mysterious forces in at work in CMAG’s Gallery 4

AS YOU swing by Canberra Museum and Gallery’s outside Gallery 4 on Civic square, you’ll see a large, gold and inflatable object on show. Part...

Review / Moon’s ‘robust’ pots draw on foreign traditions

craft / “Milton Moon: A Potter’s Pilgrimage”, Watson Arts Centre. Until April 15. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

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.

Romantic put into context

WHETHER for his soaring, romantic impressions of Australia or the scientific detail in his paintings, Eugene von Guérard is acknowledged as Victoria’s (and probably...

Images mix the sacred and the secular.

TUCKED away on the first floor of the ACT Legislative Assembly in its exhibition room is a striking exhibition by recent ANU painting and textiles graduates, Toni Hassan and Kerry Martin.

Arts in the city: Williamson shines again

• MAYBE you missed David Williamson's “Let the Sunshine” when it came to the Canberra Theatre a few years back. Not to worry, it’s on...

Sexy looks when art meets wheat

“ELEANOR, you make wheat look really sexy,” a colleague told artist Eleanor Gates-Stuart the other day. She couldn’t be more pleased. Gates-Stuart has just installed...

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,...





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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