Review / First-class figurative art

Art/ “Figurative Visions”, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, until July 23. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

Arts / Applications open for CAPO grants

CAPO, the Capital Arts Patrons’ Organisation, is in a state of excited anticipation with the launch of its 2017 season, which will begin with...

Arts / Avi’s artwork goes to Sydney

FORMER director of CraftACT, ceramicist Avi Amesbury, is living proof that administering art is no permanent barrier to creating it. Since retiring from CraftACT, Amesbury...

Arts / Canberrans shortlisted for Australian Dance Awards

EVEN as QL2 Dance prepares for its three-week production, “This Poisoned Sea”, at The Playhouse, news is to hand that its 2016 production “Connected”...

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

JAPANESE virtuoso and winner of the Second Australian International Chopin Piano Competition, Kotaro Nagano, will be back in town with a piano and harpsichord...

Arts / Plastic ‘resources’ used in art statement

SCULPTURE-lovers may be forgiven for thinking the most enduring art is to be found in stone, bronze and steel, but a new art installation...

Arts / ANU Pop-Up Village jumps to life

AS Brian Schmidt, the Vice Chancellor of the Australian National University, launched the ANU Pop-Up Reunion Village on campus last night (July 11) it...

Arts / Getting into the Gallic mood

OOH la la, Bastille Day is almost upon us and it’s time for Canberrans to get themselves into revolutionary mode to mark the storming...

Arts / Visiting singers rock the rafters

“SINGERS carry their souls on the outside”, Icelandic baritone Olafur Sigurdarson told the delighted crowds at the German Ambassador’s residence this morning (July 7)...

Review / Endless fascination in Moran portraits

Arts / "Doug Moran National Portrait Prize," at the Belconnen Arts Centre, July 1-23. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY

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

ILLUSION and Dance show, “Eclipse”, features master illusionist Anthony Street creating grand illusions, from levitations to baffling appearances. He’ll appear with a virtuoso cast...

Review / Brooches become excitingly fashionable

craft / “Bro.och – an exposition of brooches”, Bilk, Palmerston Lane, Manuka until July 15. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / Dutch music prize goes to the first woman ever

KATE Moore – ANU School of Music graduate and 2015 composer-in-residence at the Canberra International Music Festival – has won the Dutch Government’s €20,000...

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

ROALD Dahl’s “Jack and the Beanstalk” is a family musical staged by Pied Piper Productions that gives a young, enthusiastic cast the opportunity to...

Constitution Avenue awarded highest architecture honour

THE refurbished Constitution Avenue was tonight (June 24) awarded The ACT’s highest architecture honour, the Canberra Medallion, at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017...

Arts / ‘Mammoth’ Winter Glass Market breaks records

EXULTANT staff at Canberra Glassworks reports a “mammoth response” to this year’s Winter Glass Market and Hindmarsh Prize, while a "mammoth” glass sculpture won...

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...

Arts / Art meets environment in ASOC show

AN exceptionally human dimension to landscape painting greeted art patrons on Thursday night (June 22) at the opening of the Artists Society of Canberra...

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

CANBERRA painter Robert Boynes’ newest exhibition of work, “Modern Times”, curated by Terence Maloon, will officially be launched by the director of Geelong Gallery,...

Ramsay considers Ministerial Arts Advisory body

ACT Minister for the Arts, Gordon Ramsay, today (June 21) announced he will be seeking the views of the arts community on a proposal...




Tax cuts should follow proper process, officials tell government

Once again, the public servants are trying to force the politicians to do things by the book. But the government would prefer to cut the inconvenient corner, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin


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