Poignant photograph wins student a trip to Timor Leste

A poignant reworking of Max Dupain’s 1937 photograph, “Sunbaker”, by Canberra Institute of Technology student Eunie Kim, has won her the United Nations Internship to Timor Leste. 

What’s on in the arts this weekend?

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

Canberra’s south prepares for a day-long party

“We’re a community that knows how to party,” said Tuggeranong Art Centre CEO Rauny Worm in the lead up to SouthFest.

National awards shine a light on a local ‘Empire’

The addition of twin pavilions to a Canberra home has received a national commendation for residential architecture for home alterations in this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards held last night (November 7) in Brisbane.

What’s on in the arts this weekend?

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

Airport blows up inflatable pods of possibility

“THE whole installation can fit into a pallet-size box, like a big suitcase,” said visiting Berlin technical advisor, Christoph Tettenborn, of “Twin Minigagarin”, a...

When the grieving nation put an end to Griffin’s original design

Among the 200 odd events at this year's DESIGN Canberra, is an unlikely contribution from the music world.

Paper roll pavilion transforms Civic Square

An extraordinary pavilion constructed of paper rolls by staff and first year students at the University of Canberra, has temporarily transformed Civic Square.

2020 CIMF program focuses on the magic of voice

Announcing the 2020 theme for the Canberra International Music Festival, “Giving Voice”, the artistic director Roland Peelman has declared himself determined to make the event “possibly our most adventurous yet".

What’s on in the arts this weekend?

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

Around the Galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Painter Julie Bradley tops the CAPO awards

PAINTER, mixed media artist, mentor and tireless advocate for the arts,  Julie Bradley is the 2019 CAPO Fellow. The award was announced tonight (October 26)...

What’s on in the arts this weekend?

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

Canberra’s own France celebrates 75 years

THE Alliance Française de Canberra is marking its 75th birthday in style this weekend. Celebrations kick off on Friday (October 25) when the French...

Torrens students swoop their way to second spot

Australia's largest performing arts event for primary and secondary schools has awarded Torrens Primary School this year’s runner for its entry “Swooping Season”. 

‘Symbolic’ sculpture relates to Ginninderry’s wildlife

A large gathering of visual arts identities were on hand this morning (October 18) to see Suburban Development Minister Yvette Berry unveil a striking new sculpture commissioned by Ginninderry Estate.

Artist Linda Denning draws a winner

The winners in the 2019 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Art Awards were officially announced by the council’s Jacquelyn Richards on Tuesday (October 15) evening.

Skywhale comes home for good

Skywhale is returning home and this times it's for good, writes HELEN MUSA.

Flash flooding disaster inspires local fundraising event

The Australia Indonesia Association (ACT), has joined the Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program to help primary school children in the province of Central Sulawesi whose school was hit by flash flooding in April this year.

Poetry festival takes giant steps across Canberra

Neil Armstrong’s famous words uttered when landing on the moon have been appropriated by the "Poetry on the Move" festival for its 2019 theme, “Small Leaps, Giant Steps”.

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