Review / Wood works of beauty and awe

Craft / “Furniture 2018”. At Bungendore Wood Works, until January 31. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Review / Life and death in works of feeling

Visual art / “Love and Desire: Pre-Raphaelite Masterpieces from the Tate”. At the National Gallery of Australia, until April 28. Reviewed by JOHN LANDT.

Arts / Swimming in the sounds of jazz

TO mark Canberra Museum and Gallery's current exhibition, “EuroVisions”, jazz musicians Ben Marston and Hugh Barrett will perform a recital tonight (December 14) that...

Arts / Former diplomats gift ‘rare’ artefacts to Pakistan

A TRIO of rare stone artefacts from Pakistan’s ancient culture has been gifted to the high commission to the people of Pakistan by the...

Review / Artists making fools of machines

Art / “A Magic Stranger than Death”. At Tuggeranong Arts Centre until December 21. Reviewed by CAREN FLORANCE.

CIT art students find their voices

“FIND your own voice” is the advice art lecturer at the Canberra Institute of Technology, Bernie Slater, gives to incoming students. Right now, at the...

Trumble goes out on a high note

LIVE wire National Portrait Gallery director Angus Trumble ends his five-year tenure today (December 7) on a high note. Melbourne born-and-bred, Trumble, who came to...

Bumper year for Queanbeyan Art Society

THE 2018 Queanbeyan Art Society's opening party for the Christmas Art Competition/Exhibition was held on Sunday to a record crowd, including interstate visitors. Spilling out...

Arts / Love and desire amid some much-loved paintings

WHEN Tate Britain gets together with the National Gallery of Australia to present this summer blockbuster at the NGA, “Love & Desire: Pre-Raphaelite Masterpieces...

Arts / Drawing prize extends understanding

THE winners of M16 Artspace’s annual Drawing Prize are Waratah Lahy, Tony Curran and Frances Feasey. The prize is for drawing in either traditional drawing...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / CMAG dives into Euro-art

“EUROVISIONS: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection” is a new exhibition at Canberra Museum and Gallery offering a "deep dive" into the art of...

Arts / Society awards a range of local artists

THE Artists Society of Canberra’s 2018 Spring Exhibition ran over the weekend at the Fitters Workshop in Kingston and was "a great success" according...

Arts / MoAD goes mad with cartoon show

THERE were exceedingly strange things going on at the Museum of Australian Democracy at old Parliament House this morning (November 16) with the launch...

Arts / Namarari takes author on a trip through ‘country’

A NEW biography of an important Western Desert Aboriginal artist had its Canberra launch this week at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery. “The Master from...

Arts / ‘Ethereal beauty’ in Hanley’s silverpoint drawings

VETERAN Brisbane artist, Gordon Hanley, is staging a unique exhibition at Aarwun Gallery in Gold Creek. Billed as ‘a golden opportunity in art’, this new...

Review / Tragedy and quiet beauty in Stevens’ art

Visual art / “Kate Stevens – Drones over Aleppo”. At Canberra Contemporary Art Space, until November 17. “Kate Stevens – Scenes from an Afternoon”. At Nancy Sever Gallery, until November 18. Reviewed by JOHN LANDT.

Arts / Canberra meets Belgium in art show

AN adventurous young pair of self-styled "Antipodean” artists have created a unique exhibition now showing at the Embassy of Belgium. Launched yesterday (November 8) before...

Arts / New PhotoAccess director takes up position in a flash

PHOTOACCESS has announced the appointment of Kirsten Wehner as its new director, following the departure (for family reasons) of former director Jan Falsone. Dr Wehner...

Arts / Kuma’s ‘sea cucumber’ launches DESIGN festival

AS the unmistakable strains of “Some Enchanted Evening” played on the National Carillon, the DESIGN Canberra Festival, now in its fifth year, was launched...




Fire burns through Page home

A house in Page has been largely damaged after a fire blazed through it this morning (March 21). 


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