Composers write wickedly infectious music

ARTISTIC director and chief conductor of the Canberra Wind Symphony, Geoff Grey, is never given to understatement, describing the lively ensemble as "outstanding", "captivating",...

Arts / What’s on in Canberra this weekend?

Events: “ART, Not Apart 2017” in the New Acton precinct and surroundings is a huge day of live art, roving performances, multiple music stages, book...

Botanic Gardens opens a new garden of endangered plants

A new Conservation and Research Garden featuring a living collection of threatened plant species was opened today at the Australian National Botanic Gardens just...

Arts / Ausglass summit builds awareness of glass

 “(R)EVOLVE” is the tantalising name of the 18th biennial Ausglass conference running this weekend in Canberra. Ausglass, the principal body promoting contemporary glass in Australia,...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Review / ‘Moving’ art captures Australian tragedy

visual art / “Black Mist Burnt Country”. At the National Museum of Australia - until 18 November. Reviewed by JOHN LANDT

Arts / Graduate art reflects society

MORE than 140 artworks created by graduating students of the ANU School of Art and Design have today gone on display in one of...

ACT Architecture Awards go virtual

What’s happening where… it’s all in HELEN MUSA’s weekly “Arts in the City” column.

Arts / Joey Park stops to ‘smell the flowers’

THE popular sculpture “Stopping to Smell the Flowers” by artist Jimmy Rix has been installed in the new recreational park on Bettong Avenue, Throsby....

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Monday’s the day for art possibilities

APPLICATIONS for arts projects in 2018, and nominations for the ACT Book of the Year will open this Monday, June 26. “This is a...

Tommy writes his way to top theatre award

The $25,000 Australia Council Award for Theatre has gone to Queanbeyan-born playwright Tommy Murphy, it was announced at last night’s (March 9) 2020 Australia Council Awards held in Sydney’s Eternity Playhouse.

Famous faces gather at last in Parliament House

AUSTRALIA'S prime ministers are meeting in Parliament House for the first time — in a manner of speaking. Even as the Museum of Australian Democracy...

Arts / QL2 gets a new general manager

NEWS is out that the new general manager of QL2 Dance, replacing Gary Barnes, will be Mary Kendell. Chair of QL2 Dance, Richard Refshauge says Kendell,...

Parliament House turns 30 with a big party

NEXT week on May 9 it will be 30 years since the opening of Australian Parliament House in 1988. To celebrate this milestone, Ken...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

What’s on in the arts this weekend?

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

Arts / Photos of devastation and regeneration

Arts / Tolwong Road: A Story of Fire, Stephen Hartup. X Gallery, Bungendore. To October 9. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY

Local glass artist wins national award

Canberra region glass artist Kirstie Rea is the winner of the inaugural Klaus Moje Glass Award.

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