Arts / Aboriginal Memorial turns 30

THE Aboriginal Memorial stands proud at the entry to the National Gallery of Australia and this year it’s celebrating its 30th anniversary in style. Conceived...

‘Silvery Moon’ fun as arts centre celebrates

IT’S all go at one of our busiest southside community arts hubs as Tuggeranong Arts Centre gears up for its silver anniversary event– the...

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...

Arts / Greenaway honoured at Art Music Awards

CANBERRA composer Sally Greenaway was one of the many Australian musicians honoured tonight (August 22) at the seventh annual Art Music Awards. The winners, from...

Arts / What’s on this weekend

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

Artsday / Running amok online at ANCA

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares another daily roundup of the arts in Canberra.

Arts / Two local schools win national awards

TWO local school's have won national awards in Australia's largest performing arts event, Wakakirri, which is an Aboriginal word meaning "to dance a story". ...

Arts / Schools Reconciliation Challenge launched

A LARGE triptych painting created by hundreds of Canberra school children and their families provided the centrepeice at this morning‘s launch in Canberra Museum...

Arts / Theatre platform helps makers be ‘seen’

APPLICATIONS are now due from local playwrights for “First Seen”. That’s The Street Theatre’s season of new works on the journey from conception to full...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / What’s on in Canberra this weekend?

 Events: “VERSE”, is the second of six emerging arts showcases to be run in Canberra by "RAW: natural born artists" in 2017, bringing together over 30...

Arts / What’s on and where in Canberra this weekend?

TOBIAS Cole’s Handel in the theatre will bring the words and music of a great composer to life on stage, in English, in a...

Skywhale comes home for good

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

Arts / Canberra catches the dance bug

By Samara Purnell

Arts / Musica Viva season to empower young musos

"MUSICA Viva in Schools" is heading for another success as it announces its 2019 season, which will again take live music and educational resources...

Artsday / Contemporary art shows will go on

Arts editor HELEN MUSA rounds up another day in the arts in Canberra.

Arts / Douma’s confronting work wins big prize

FROM a short list of 35 entries, a confronting artwork highlighting a 2011 incident in Afghanistan has won the $10,000 inaugural Napier Waller Art...

Arts / Pride opens exhibition featuring women artists

“A MOMENT of real pride” is how National Portrait Gallery director Angus Trumble introduced the newest exhibition of fine work done by 10 selected...

Local musos sing out from home

What's happening where… it's all in arts editor HELEN MUSA's weekly Arts in the City column.

Record number of short films in this year’s festival

The Canberra Short Film Festival received 387 submissions – a 20 per cent jump on last year — of which 155 will be screened across 13 screening events.





Trial labelled a ‘success’ despite all bettongs dying 

The ACT government is defending its decision to commit $600,000 to a trial involving the release of 67 Eastern bettongs into the wild, despite all of them dying.


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