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June

Art

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PIN 7

PIN is back.

WHENRuns 28 June to 9 July
WHEREANCA Dickson
COSTFree
GOANCA

Workshop

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Natural Dyeing

This is a rare opportunity to learn the art of plant dyeing from one of Australia’s celebrated textiles artists, Sally Blake.

WHENThursday 29 June, 6PM
WHERECanberra Environmental Collective
COST$25
GOTIX

Art

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Bro..och

Bro..och - a collection of brooches.

WHENExhibition runs 16 June - 8 July
WHEREBilk
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Art

WO Arthur Streeton Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1995

Australian Impressionism

An exhibition of Australian Impressionist paintings from the likes of Tom Roberts, Charles Douglas Richardson and Arthur Streeton.

WHENFrom Saturday 24 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Manuel Álvarez Bravo El ensueño [The daydream] 1931, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1978

Mexican Modernism

Mexico after the Mexican Revolution and its subsequent independence from Spain. An exhibition of photographs that at once witnessed and created a new post-revolutionary identity.

WHENUntil Sunday 26 November
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

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Hoods

Hoods brings together four artists whose art practices investigate their urban environments, pop culture and sub cultures: Nicole Breedon, Sean Davey, Rowan Kane and Paul Williams.

WHENRuns 7 - 25 June
WHEREANCA Gallery Dickson
COSTFree
GOANCA

Art

WO Aviary 2

Aviary

A collection of works of birds - sculptures, paintings, prints and drawings. Jan Brown, Linda Davy, Nicola Dickson, Annie Franklin, Kevin Gilbert, Patsy Hely, Steven Holland, and Danie Mellor.

WHENUntil Sunday 30 July
WHERECMAG
GODeets

Art Fix and Make Workshop

WO Sally Blake 2

Making as Meditation: Patterns from plants 2

Meditative workshop with Sally Blake - making repetitive patterns using locally collected pressed plant matter to an original soundtrack by Dylan Martorell of sounds from the Botanical Gardens.

WHENSunday 25 June from 3PM to 4.30PM
WHEREMosaic room at Hotel Hotel
COST$45
GOTix

Art

Steph Hughes

Oi Oi Oi

Representations of the Australian landscape from a bunch of disciplines and social, political and environmental viewpoints.

WHENWednesday 14 June to Saturday 1 July
WHERETributary Projects
GOTP

Art Design

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Porosity Kabari

An exhibition by object designer Trent Jansen, artist/architect Richard Goodwin and design thinker Ishan Khosla of objects made from materials and craft sourced solely from Mumbai's junk markets.

WHENOpens on Friday 9 June at 6PM and runs until Sunday 9 July
WHERENishi Gallery
COSTFree

Film

WO Rasho02

Essential Kurosawa

Seven films by the great Akira Kurosawa selected by the great David Stratton.

WHENScreenings between 14 and 30 June
WHEREArc Cinema
COSTSeason pass $80/75
GOBook

Art

WO Archie Moore Aboriginal Anarchy 2012, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2013

Defying Empire

'Defying Empire' - the third national Indigenous art triennial.

WHENFrom Friday 26 May to Sunday 10 September
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GONGA

Art

Rodel Tapaya

Rodel Tapaya

A newly commissioned triptych by Filipino artist, Rodel Tapaya - 'The promise land: the moon, the sun, the stars' (2016), as well as paintings, works on paper and sculptural installations.

WHENUntil Sunday 20 August
WHERENGA, Contemporary galleries
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

Rist

Pipilotti Rist – ‘Worry Will Vanish Revelation’

The ever amazing Pipilotti Rist is in town with this immersive projection work that asks you to slow down, step inside the human, and dissolve your mind.

WHENUntil Sunday 20 August
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

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Frank Stella

An exhibition of work by the master printer, Frank Stella. His work is described as a 'spring-loaded' mix of colour and form. BYO sunglasses.

WHENUntil July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

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Within Without

A major Skyspace by American artist James Turrell. It's a beauty - a pyramid, a stupa, a viewing chamber, an offering to and from the sun gods.

WHENEvery day at sunset and sunrise
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Workshop

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Yoga with Odona

Yoga in the Shed. Classes are free for Hotel Hotel guests. Just ask for a code at reception and book online.

WHENMonday 6.15PM to 7.30PM. Tuesday 12PM to 1PM, Wednesday 6.45AM to 7.45AM. Thursday 6.15PM to 7.30PM. Saturday 8AM to 9.15AM.
WHERELevel 8, NewActon Nishi  2 Phillip Law Street, Canberra.
COST$18 / free for Hotel Hotel guests (just ask reception for a booking code).
GOYoga

July

Talk

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Shelter: Life on the Move talk with Rebecca Roke

In this lunch-time talk Rebecca Roke, author of ‘Mobitecture’ and ‘Nanotecture’ (published by Phaidon Press), will discuss mobile architecture in all its variety.

WHENWednesday 5 July, 12:30PM - 1:15PM
WHEREMosaic Room, Hotel Hotel
COST$25, includes lunch
GOTIX

Live

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Salt Room

From slam poets to experimental musicians, The Salt Room effortlessly weaves together performance and storytelling to showcase some of the brightest sparks in the national poetry scene.

WHENFriday 7 July, from 7:30PM
WHEREAGAC Main Hall
COST$10 / $15
GOTIX

Art

Birte Larson Euphony 2017 mini magnum sticks rubber quills polyester 80x73x30mm

PIN 7

PIN is back.

WHENRuns 28 June to 9 July
WHEREANCA Dickson
COSTFree
GOANCA

Art Music Party

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Sound and Fury: Cold Winter. Hot Party.

Sound and Fury combines music, theatre, dance, spoken word and song, in a melting pot of sights and sounds.

WHENSaturday 15 July, 8PM to late
WHERENishi Gallery
COST$20
GOTIX

Music

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Kids’ Cushion Concert with CSO

Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to NewActon for another instalment in the popular Kids' Cushion Concert series.

WHENTuesday 11 July, 10AM and 11.15AM
WHERENishi Grand Staircase
COST$10 kids / Free for supervising adults
GOTIX

Music

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Winter Strings in the Salon

Mozart, String Quintet in G minor, K516. In the Salon. By the fire. Choice of lunch or simple entry.

WHENSunday 23 July from 1PM to 3PM
WHEREThe Monster kitchen and bar in the Salon
COST$20/$70
GOTix

Art

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Bro..och

Bro..och - a collection of brooches.

WHENExhibition runs 16 June - 8 July
WHEREBilk
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Art

WO Albert Namatjira Mount Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges c 1957-59

Namatjira: Painting Country

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by the late Western Arrarnta artist Albert Namatjira of his Country.

WHENOpens 15 July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Arthur Streeton Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1995

Australian Impressionism

An exhibition of Australian Impressionist paintings from the likes of Tom Roberts, Charles Douglas Richardson and Arthur Streeton.

WHENFrom Saturday 24 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Manuel Álvarez Bravo El ensueño [The daydream] 1931, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1978

Mexican Modernism

Mexico after the Mexican Revolution and its subsequent independence from Spain. An exhibition of photographs that at once witnessed and created a new post-revolutionary identity.

WHENUntil Sunday 26 November
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Live

WO 1984-1

1984

April, 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

WHENTuesday 25 to Saturday 29 July
WHERECanberra Theatre
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Music

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The Hoodoo Gurus / You Am I

'The Hoodoo Gurus' and 'You Am I' are on tour.

WHENFriday 21 July at 8PM
WHERECanberra Theatre
COST$59/$79
GOTix

Art Talk

WO Hannah Quinlivan- Anatomy of a Drawing

Artist Talk: Hannah Quinlivan

Hannah Quinlivan will talk about her site specific installation 'Anatomy of a Drawing' and her artistic practice at the intersection of drawing and sculpture.

WHENThursday 6 July from 1PM to 2PM
WHERECMAG
GOMore

Art

WO Aviary 2

Aviary

A collection of works of birds - sculptures, paintings, prints and drawings. Jan Brown, Linda Davy, Nicola Dickson, Annie Franklin, Kevin Gilbert, Patsy Hely, Steven Holland, and Danie Mellor.

WHENUntil Sunday 30 July
WHERECMAG
GODeets

Art

Steph Hughes

Oi Oi Oi

Representations of the Australian landscape from a bunch of disciplines and social, political and environmental viewpoints.

WHENWednesday 14 June to Saturday 1 July
WHERETributary Projects
GOTP

Art Design

170410 Partition of the Mind by Ishan Khosla © Neville Sukhia1

Porosity Kabari

An exhibition by object designer Trent Jansen, artist/architect Richard Goodwin and design thinker Ishan Khosla of objects made from materials and craft sourced solely from Mumbai's junk markets.

WHENOpens on Friday 9 June at 6PM and runs until Sunday 9 July
WHERENishi Gallery
COSTFree

Film

WO MEdium Cool

The Reel McCoy Film Club

Cult classics, timeless classics, and fringe dwelling gems. A really good film club.

WHENUsually the second and last Sundays of each month at 1PM
WHERECMAG Theatre
COST$50 per annum
GOProgram

Art

WO Archie Moore Aboriginal Anarchy 2012, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2013

Defying Empire

'Defying Empire' - the third national Indigenous art triennial.

WHENFrom Friday 26 May to Sunday 10 September
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GONGA

Art

Rodel Tapaya

Rodel Tapaya

A newly commissioned triptych by Filipino artist, Rodel Tapaya - 'The promise land: the moon, the sun, the stars' (2016), as well as paintings, works on paper and sculptural installations.

WHENUntil Sunday 20 August
WHERENGA, Contemporary galleries
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

Rist

Pipilotti Rist – ‘Worry Will Vanish Revelation’

The ever amazing Pipilotti Rist is in town with this immersive projection work that asks you to slow down, step inside the human, and dissolve your mind.

WHENUntil Sunday 20 August
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Film

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Scandinavian Film Festival

Some of the best films coming out of Scandinavia - from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

WHENTuesday 18 July to Wednesday 2 August
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOTix

Walkabout

Three young people

The Vinyl Lounge

A safe place for vinyl addicts to come together share music and stories in pure analogue.

WHENThe first Friday of every month
WHERENational Film and Sound Archive
COSTFree
GONSFA

Art

WO_Frank Stella

Frank Stella

An exhibition of work by the master printer, Frank Stella. His work is described as a 'spring-loaded' mix of colour and form. BYO sunglasses.

WHENUntil July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

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Within Without

A major Skyspace by American artist James Turrell. It's a beauty - a pyramid, a stupa, a viewing chamber, an offering to and from the sun gods.

WHENEvery day at sunset and sunrise
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Market

Bicycle Market

Bicycle Market

Goodspeed bikes are all geared up for their monthly market. Second hand, spare, rare, collectable and vintage parts for sale.

WHENFirst Sunday of the Month
WHEREKendall Lane New Acton
GOGood

August

Art

WO Albert Namatjira Mount Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges c 1957-59

Namatjira: Painting Country

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by the late Western Arrarnta artist Albert Namatjira of his Country.

WHENOpens 15 July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Arthur Streeton Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1995

Australian Impressionism

An exhibition of Australian Impressionist paintings from the likes of Tom Roberts, Charles Douglas Richardson and Arthur Streeton.

WHENFrom Saturday 24 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Manuel Álvarez Bravo El ensueño [The daydream] 1931, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1978

Mexican Modernism

Mexico after the Mexican Revolution and its subsequent independence from Spain. An exhibition of photographs that at once witnessed and created a new post-revolutionary identity.

WHENUntil Sunday 26 November
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Music

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The Sarv Ensemble

The Sarv Ensemble are performing music from Persia.

WHENSaturday 12 August at 8PM
WHEREThe Playhouse
COST$40/$55
GOTix

Dance

WO Bangarra

Bennelong by Bangarra

The story of Woollarawarre Bennelong. A senior man of the Eora, from the Port Jackson area in Sydney. Performed by Bangarra, choreographed by artistic director Stephen Page, inspired by true events.

WHENThursday 3 to Saturday 5 August
WHERECanberra Theatre
GOTix

Art Talk

WO Glass

Floor talk: International Glass Market

Curator and writer Robert Bell will talk about the Australian glass art and how it has developed such a successful international reputation; in particular of glass work produced in Canberra with speci

WHENThursday 10 August from 1.15PM to 2 PM
WHERECanberra Museum and Gallery
GOFB

Fix and Make Workshop

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‘Making Do: Utility Wear with Annie Wu’

Annie Wu will teach you how to make a contemporary utilitarian uniform (that can be worn every day) - functional garments that reduce waste.

WHENSaturday 12 August, 10AM – 11.30AM and 2PM – 3.30PM
WHEREMosaic room, Hotel Hotel
COST$45
GOTix

Film

WO MEdium Cool

The Reel McCoy Film Club

Cult classics, timeless classics, and fringe dwelling gems. A really good film club.

WHENUsually the second and last Sundays of each month at 1PM
WHERECMAG Theatre
COST$50 per annum
GOProgram

Talk

WO cezanne.compotier-pitcher-fruit

Cézanne Lecture Series

A seres of seven lectures on Sundays about Paul Cézanne.

WHENFirst Sunday of each month (except July)
WHEREANU School of Art and Design Lecture Theatre
GODHG

Art

WO Archie Moore Aboriginal Anarchy 2012, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2013

Defying Empire

'Defying Empire' - the third national Indigenous art triennial.

WHENFrom Friday 26 May to Sunday 10 September
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GONGA

Art

Rodel Tapaya

Rodel Tapaya

A newly commissioned triptych by Filipino artist, Rodel Tapaya - 'The promise land: the moon, the sun, the stars' (2016), as well as paintings, works on paper and sculptural installations.

WHENUntil Sunday 20 August
WHERENGA, Contemporary galleries
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

Rist

Pipilotti Rist – ‘Worry Will Vanish Revelation’

The ever amazing Pipilotti Rist is in town with this immersive projection work that asks you to slow down, step inside the human, and dissolve your mind.

WHENUntil Sunday 20 August
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Film

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Scandinavian Film Festival

Some of the best films coming out of Scandinavia - from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

WHENTuesday 18 July to Wednesday 2 August
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOTix

Walkabout

Three young people

The Vinyl Lounge

A safe place for vinyl addicts to come together share music and stories in pure analogue.

WHENThe first Friday of every month
WHERENational Film and Sound Archive
COSTFree
GONSFA

Art

WO_Frank Stella

Frank Stella

An exhibition of work by the master printer, Frank Stella. His work is described as a 'spring-loaded' mix of colour and form. BYO sunglasses.

WHENUntil July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

150219-NGA-Turrell-Lee-Grant

Within Without

A major Skyspace by American artist James Turrell. It's a beauty - a pyramid, a stupa, a viewing chamber, an offering to and from the sun gods.

WHENEvery day at sunset and sunrise
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

September

Art

WO Albert Namatjira Mount Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges c 1957-59

Namatjira: Painting Country

An exhibition of watercolour paintings by the late Western Arrarnta artist Albert Namatjira of his Country.

WHENOpens 15 July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Arthur Streeton Golden summer, Eaglemont 1889, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1995

Australian Impressionism

An exhibition of Australian Impressionist paintings from the likes of Tom Roberts, Charles Douglas Richardson and Arthur Streeton.

WHENFrom Saturday 24 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Manuel Álvarez Bravo El ensueño [The daydream] 1931, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1978

Mexican Modernism

Mexico after the Mexican Revolution and its subsequent independence from Spain. An exhibition of photographs that at once witnessed and created a new post-revolutionary identity.

WHENUntil Sunday 26 November
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Film

WO MEdium Cool

The Reel McCoy Film Club

Cult classics, timeless classics, and fringe dwelling gems. A really good film club.

WHENUsually the second and last Sundays of each month at 1PM
WHERECMAG Theatre
COST$50 per annum
GOProgram

Talk

WO cezanne.compotier-pitcher-fruit

Cézanne Lecture Series

A seres of seven lectures on Sundays about Paul Cézanne.

WHENFirst Sunday of each month (except July)
WHEREANU School of Art and Design Lecture Theatre
GODHG

Art

WO Archie Moore Aboriginal Anarchy 2012, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2013

Defying Empire

'Defying Empire' - the third national Indigenous art triennial.

WHENFrom Friday 26 May to Sunday 10 September
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GONGA

Walkabout

Three young people

The Vinyl Lounge

A safe place for vinyl addicts to come together share music and stories in pure analogue.

WHENThe first Friday of every month
WHERENational Film and Sound Archive
COSTFree
GONSFA

Art

WO_Frank Stella

Frank Stella

An exhibition of work by the master printer, Frank Stella. His work is described as a 'spring-loaded' mix of colour and form. BYO sunglasses.

WHENUntil July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Film

WO like-crazy

Italian Film Festival

Crime dramas, comedies, biopics, leading Italian actresses and of course love stories. The Italian Film Festival is on.

WHENTuesday 19 September to Wednesday October 11
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOLIFF

Art

150219-NGA-Turrell-Lee-Grant

Within Without

A major Skyspace by American artist James Turrell. It's a beauty - a pyramid, a stupa, a viewing chamber, an offering to and from the sun gods.

WHENEvery day at sunset and sunrise
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

October

Art

WO Sam Jinks Woman and child 2010 (detail). Courtesy the artist

Hyper Real

Humanity amplified. From eerily lifelike sculptures to out-of-this-world virtual reality, this exhibition charts the evolution of hyperrealism into the 21st century and asks ‘what makes us human?’.

WHENFriday 20 October to Sunday 18 February
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Art

WO Manuel Álvarez Bravo El ensueño [The daydream] 1931, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 1978

Mexican Modernism

Mexico after the Mexican Revolution and its subsequent independence from Spain. An exhibition of photographs that at once witnessed and created a new post-revolutionary identity.

WHENUntil Sunday 26 November
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
GOMore

Film

WO MEdium Cool

The Reel McCoy Film Club

Cult classics, timeless classics, and fringe dwelling gems. A really good film club.

WHENUsually the second and last Sundays of each month at 1PM
WHERECMAG Theatre
COST$50 per annum
GOProgram

Talk

WO cezanne.compotier-pitcher-fruit

Cézanne Lecture Series

A seres of seven lectures on Sundays about Paul Cézanne.

WHENFirst Sunday of each month (except July)
WHEREANU School of Art and Design Lecture Theatre
GODHG

Walkabout

Three young people

The Vinyl Lounge

A safe place for vinyl addicts to come together share music and stories in pure analogue.

WHENThe first Friday of every month
WHERENational Film and Sound Archive
COSTFree
GONSFA

Art

WO_Frank Stella

Frank Stella

An exhibition of work by the master printer, Frank Stella. His work is described as a 'spring-loaded' mix of colour and form. BYO sunglasses.

WHENUntil July
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Film

WO like-crazy

Italian Film Festival

Crime dramas, comedies, biopics, leading Italian actresses and of course love stories. The Italian Film Festival is on.

WHENTuesday 19 September to Wednesday October 11
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOLIFF