‘On-country’ painting captured in photographs

Five senior artists from Tjungu Palya art centre in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands of SA have been painting not just "in" country but directly "on to" country, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Leading professor says music moves minds

A leading world authority on music and neurophysiology is coming to the ANU School of Music this week, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Arts / ‘Explosive’ art event brings people together

“DO you wanna dance and hold my hand?" members of the Australian Dance Party were asking a large crowd outside the Nishi Hotel today...

Arts / Renowned calligrapher comes to the Arboretum

CELEBRATED Japanese calligrapher Tairiku Teshima is in town to exhibit his works at the National Arboretum. Organised by the International Art Foundation and sponsored by...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Local sculptors (and their work) head to Perth’s sea

MURRUMBATEMAN sculptors Michael Le Grand and Stephen Harrison are among the many artists who’ve made the trek across the Nullarbor to exhibit in the...

Arts / Penelope’s poems shortlisted for big award

CANBERRA poet Penelope Layland has been shortlisted for the $30,000 Kenneth Slessor Prize for 2019 for her latest collection, “Things I've Thought To Tell...

Arts / Free Rain takes on hit musical

FIVE fairly flat-chested "angels" were to be seen on the stage of The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, this morning (February 28) sashaying to...

Arts / What’s on this weekend?

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts, events and shows in Canberra

Review / Big sculpture artists think small

craft / “Glass Miniatures”, Bilk, until March 23. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Naomi’s eucalyptus leaves adorn Denman

AN ANU student’s sculpture of bright red, steel pieces shaped like eucalyptus leaves are now adorning the front of the Denman Village Shops in...

Arts / Greta’s ‘peaceful reflection’ wins top portrait prize

THE winning portrait in this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize marks a return to the National Portrait Gallery’s early practice of contesting the very...

Arts / Musa faces spears in virtual reality film

“DANCE is actually the first language of our people,” explains dancer David Gulpilil when talking about the new virtual reality film “Carriberrie”. It's accessible to...

Arts / What’s on this weekend?

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts, events and shows in Canberra

Arts / New book looks at grassroots Islam

IN his heyday, teaching at the ANU, Indonesia scholar George Quinn had the reputation of being able to produce students who were more or...

Review / Music brings famous paintings to life

music / “Love & Desire”, National Gallery of Australia, February 15. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / ‘Powerful’ photo wins portrait prize

PERTH photographer Elizabeth Looker has won the Art Handlers’ Award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize. Awarded for her portrait “A calm so...

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Art projects boosted in funding round

The names of successful recipients in this year’s first round of "Arts Activities Funding", (formerly known as project grants) have been released today (May 21).

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