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29th April

Today

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

Design

WO Peter-Bollington

Curious Tales – A Journey Through Form

Solo exhibition by mid-career, Canberran furniture maker Peter Bollington which looks to engage the user/viewer through function, colour, shape and form.

WHENUntil Saturday 13 May
WHERECraft ACT
GOCA

Art

WO Bill_Gates

The ANU’s Art Collection

As you can imagine, over the past decade or so, the ANU have amassed a pretty epic art collection.

WHENFriday 21 April to Sunday 28 May
WHEREDrill Hall Gallery, ANU
GOANU

Art

WO Vee-Malnar-HE-SLEEPS-IN-A-PRAM-2

Woman in a Wash Basket

Vee Malnar paints portraits of household objects. With them come reflections on mothering and multi-tasking, on identity in the chaos of housework.

WHENUntil Sunday 30 April
WHEREBelconnen Arts Centre
GOBAC

Art

artsACT_Sally Blake_Held in Tension_2017_Ink rain and burns on paper_155 x 106 cm_Photo courtesy the artist. copy 2 (1)

Fire and Rain

Sally Blake’s solo exhibition at ANCA Gallery exploring the elements of fire and rain.

WHENExhibition runs 12 April – 30 April
WHEREANCA Gallery
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Art

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The Lady Botanist

A exhibition of etchings and screenprints based on contemporary scientific vision by Erica Seccombe.

WHENExhibition runs Thursday 6 April - Saturday 29 April
WHEREMegalo
COSTFree
GOMegalo

Art

Siying Zhousml.website

Chinese Whispers and Other Stories

Four emerging female artists of Chinese descent explore the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migrant stories in ‘multicultural' Australia.

WHENExhibition runs 27 April - 21 May
WHEREPhotoAccess
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Music

WO Maria+Yudina

Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

View of Black Mountain. Photograph by Kathy Eyles

Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Art

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New Works by Kristina Neumann

Hand made, wearable objects in response to the built environment.

WHENRuns 7 - 30 April
WHEREKIN Gallery
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Art

170309_Luke-Chiswell-Lee-Grant-14

‘Borrow Tomorrow’ by Luke Chiswell

A new body of work by Luke Chiswell that continues his exploration of objects within space, abstracting perception and scale.

WHENOpens Friday 7 April at 6PM.  On show until Sunday 7 May 2017.
WHERENishi Gallery
GOFB

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

Screen-Shot-2017-03-03-at-9.33.33-am

Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

Philip-Myers-TomELewisbyPhilipMyers-640x427

National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

Art

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Not Wow

Melbourne’s Mr Kitly presents ‘Not Wow’ by Kirsten Perry. It’s a series of totems of moments that hold personal significance alluding to folk craftsmanship and subconscious spiritual rituals.

WHENSaturday 11 March – Sunday 30 April
WHEREHotel Hotel Cabinets
COSTFree

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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

WO_Great War

Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
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

Workshop

yoga

Yoga with a view

Yoga with a view. 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

30th April

Tomorrow

Art

WO Bill_Gates

The ANU’s Art Collection

As you can imagine, over the past decade or so, the ANU have amassed a pretty epic art collection.

WHENFriday 21 April to Sunday 28 May
WHEREDrill Hall Gallery, ANU
GOANU

Art

WO Vee-Malnar-HE-SLEEPS-IN-A-PRAM-2

Woman in a Wash Basket

Vee Malnar paints portraits of household objects. With them come reflections on mothering and multi-tasking, on identity in the chaos of housework.

WHENUntil Sunday 30 April
WHEREBelconnen Arts Centre
GOBAC

Art

artsACT_Sally Blake_Held in Tension_2017_Ink rain and burns on paper_155 x 106 cm_Photo courtesy the artist. copy 2 (1)

Fire and Rain

Sally Blake’s solo exhibition at ANCA Gallery exploring the elements of fire and rain.

WHENExhibition runs 12 April – 30 April
WHEREANCA Gallery
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Art

Siying Zhousml.website

Chinese Whispers and Other Stories

Four emerging female artists of Chinese descent explore the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migrant stories in ‘multicultural' Australia.

WHENExhibition runs 27 April - 21 May
WHEREPhotoAccess
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Music

WO Maria+Yudina

Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

View of Black Mountain. Photograph by Kathy Eyles

Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Art

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New Works by Kristina Neumann

Hand made, wearable objects in response to the built environment.

WHENRuns 7 - 30 April
WHEREKIN Gallery
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Art

170309_Luke-Chiswell-Lee-Grant-14

‘Borrow Tomorrow’ by Luke Chiswell

A new body of work by Luke Chiswell that continues his exploration of objects within space, abstracting perception and scale.

WHENOpens Friday 7 April at 6PM.  On show until Sunday 7 May 2017.
WHERENishi Gallery
GOFB

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

Screen-Shot-2017-03-03-at-9.33.33-am

Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

Philip-Myers-TomELewisbyPhilipMyers-640x427

National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

Art

stack thumb

Not Wow

Melbourne’s Mr Kitly presents ‘Not Wow’ by Kirsten Perry. It’s a series of totems of moments that hold personal significance alluding to folk craftsmanship and subconscious spiritual rituals.

WHENSaturday 11 March – Sunday 30 April
WHEREHotel Hotel Cabinets
COSTFree

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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

WO_Great War

Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
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

1st May

Monday

Music

WO Maria+Yudina

Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

View of Black Mountain. Photograph by Kathy Eyles

Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Music

NGA-Turrell

Music in Turrell’s Skyspace

A newly commissioned piece for double bass by Benjamin Drury played by Rohan Dasika. Sunset. At James Turrell's 'Within Without' Skyspace. Mwah. Yes.

WHENMonday 1 May to Friday 5 May at 5.10PM
WHEREJames Turrell's Skyspace at the NGA
COSTFree
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

Screen-Shot-2017-03-03-at-9.33.33-am

Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

Philip-Myers-TomELewisbyPhilipMyers-640x427

National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

WO_Great War

Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
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

Workshop

yoga

Yoga with a view

Yoga with a view. 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

2nd May

Tuesday

Design

WO Peter-Bollington

Curious Tales – A Journey Through Form

Solo exhibition by mid-career, Canberran furniture maker Peter Bollington which looks to engage the user/viewer through function, colour, shape and form.

WHENUntil Saturday 13 May
WHERECraft ACT
GOCA

Music

WO Maria+Yudina

Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

View of Black Mountain. Photograph by Kathy Eyles

Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Music

NGA-Turrell

Music in Turrell’s Skyspace

A newly commissioned piece for double bass by Benjamin Drury played by Rohan Dasika. Sunset. At James Turrell's 'Within Without' Skyspace. Mwah. Yes.

WHENMonday 1 May to Friday 5 May at 5.10PM
WHEREJames Turrell's Skyspace at the NGA
COSTFree
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

Workshop

WO_Chickens

Keeping Backyard Chooks

Fresh eggs for breakfast.

WHENTuesday 2 May, 6PM - 8PM
GOFacebook

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

Screen-Shot-2017-03-03-at-9.33.33-am

Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

Philip-Myers-TomELewisbyPhilipMyers-640x427

National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

WO_Great War

Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
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

Workshop

yoga

Yoga with a view

Yoga with a view. 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

3rd May

Wednesday

Design

WO Peter-Bollington

Curious Tales – A Journey Through Form

Solo exhibition by mid-career, Canberran furniture maker Peter Bollington which looks to engage the user/viewer through function, colour, shape and form.

WHENUntil Saturday 13 May
WHERECraft ACT
GOCA

Film

The Killing Fields (1984)
Directed by Roland JoffÈ
Shown from left: Haing S. Ngor, Sam Waterston

Voices Against the Vietnam War

Counter-culture hits combining protest with heart, wit and mayhem.

WHENScreenings between the 3 to the 31 May
WHEREArc Cinema
GONFSA

Art

WO Bill_Gates

The ANU’s Art Collection

As you can imagine, over the past decade or so, the ANU have amassed a pretty epic art collection.

WHENFriday 21 April to Sunday 28 May
WHEREDrill Hall Gallery, ANU
GOANU

Party Talk

WO_Noted

Noted Writers Festival

Noted Writers Festival is an independent celebration of words and writing for anyone and everyone who loves to write. The festival runs 3 - 7 May and all events are free.

WHENRuns 3 - 7 May
WHEREVarious locations around Canberra
COSTFree
GONoted

Art

Siying Zhousml.website

Chinese Whispers and Other Stories

Four emerging female artists of Chinese descent explore the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migrant stories in ‘multicultural' Australia.

WHENExhibition runs 27 April - 21 May
WHEREPhotoAccess
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Music

WO Maria+Yudina

Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

View of Black Mountain. Photograph by Kathy Eyles

Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Music

NGA-Turrell

Music in Turrell’s Skyspace

A newly commissioned piece for double bass by Benjamin Drury played by Rohan Dasika. Sunset. At James Turrell's 'Within Without' Skyspace. Mwah. Yes.

WHENMonday 1 May to Friday 5 May at 5.10PM
WHEREJames Turrell's Skyspace at the NGA
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

170309_Luke-Chiswell-Lee-Grant-14

‘Borrow Tomorrow’ by Luke Chiswell

A new body of work by Luke Chiswell that continues his exploration of objects within space, abstracting perception and scale.

WHENOpens Friday 7 April at 6PM.  On show until Sunday 7 May 2017.
WHERENishi Gallery
GOFB

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

Screen-Shot-2017-03-03-at-9.33.33-am

Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

Philip-Myers-TomELewisbyPhilipMyers-640x427

National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

WO_Great War

Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
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

Workshop

yoga

Yoga with a view

Yoga with a view. 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

4th May

Thursday

Design

WO Peter-Bollington

Curious Tales – A Journey Through Form

Solo exhibition by mid-career, Canberran furniture maker Peter Bollington which looks to engage the user/viewer through function, colour, shape and form.

WHENUntil Saturday 13 May
WHERECraft ACT
GOCA

Art

WO Bill_Gates

The ANU’s Art Collection

As you can imagine, over the past decade or so, the ANU have amassed a pretty epic art collection.

WHENFriday 21 April to Sunday 28 May
WHEREDrill Hall Gallery, ANU
GOANU

Party Talk

WO_Noted

Noted Writers Festival

Noted Writers Festival is an independent celebration of words and writing for anyone and everyone who loves to write. The festival runs 3 - 7 May and all events are free.

WHENRuns 3 - 7 May
WHEREVarious locations around Canberra
COSTFree
GONoted

Art

Siying Zhousml.website

Chinese Whispers and Other Stories

Four emerging female artists of Chinese descent explore the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migrant stories in ‘multicultural' Australia.

WHENExhibition runs 27 April - 21 May
WHEREPhotoAccess
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Music

WO Maria+Yudina

Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

View of Black Mountain. Photograph by Kathy Eyles

Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Music

NGA-Turrell

Music in Turrell’s Skyspace

A newly commissioned piece for double bass by Benjamin Drury played by Rohan Dasika. Sunset. At James Turrell's 'Within Without' Skyspace. Mwah. Yes.

WHENMonday 1 May to Friday 5 May at 5.10PM
WHEREJames Turrell's Skyspace at the NGA
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

170309_Luke-Chiswell-Lee-Grant-14

‘Borrow Tomorrow’ by Luke Chiswell

A new body of work by Luke Chiswell that continues his exploration of objects within space, abstracting perception and scale.

WHENOpens Friday 7 April at 6PM.  On show until Sunday 7 May 2017.
WHERENishi Gallery
GOFB

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

Screen-Shot-2017-03-03-at-9.33.33-am

Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

Philip-Myers-TomELewisbyPhilipMyers-640x427

National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

WO_Great War

Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
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

Workshop

yoga

Yoga with a view

Yoga with a view. 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

5th May

Friday

Music

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Agency Dub Collective

Agency Dub Collective are playing to happy happy their 12 inch LP 'Bang 4 your Buck'. Dance it up.

WHENFriday 5 May at 8PM
WHERETransit
COSTFree
GOFB

Design

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Curious Tales – A Journey Through Form

Solo exhibition by mid-career, Canberran furniture maker Peter Bollington which looks to engage the user/viewer through function, colour, shape and form.

WHENUntil Saturday 13 May
WHERECraft ACT
GOCA

Art

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The ANU’s Art Collection

As you can imagine, over the past decade or so, the ANU have amassed a pretty epic art collection.

WHENFriday 21 April to Sunday 28 May
WHEREDrill Hall Gallery, ANU
GOANU

Walkabout

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Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Nights

Come star gaze.

WHENFriday 5 May from 7PM - 9PM
WHEREMt. Stromlo Observatory
COSTGold coin donation
GOTIX

Party Talk

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Noted Writers Festival

Noted Writers Festival is an independent celebration of words and writing for anyone and everyone who loves to write. The festival runs 3 - 7 May and all events are free.

WHENRuns 3 - 7 May
WHEREVarious locations around Canberra
COSTFree
GONoted

Art

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Chinese Whispers and Other Stories

Four emerging female artists of Chinese descent explore the complex and shifting nature of cultural difference, identity and migrant stories in ‘multicultural' Australia.

WHENExhibition runs 27 April - 21 May
WHEREPhotoAccess
COSTFree
GOFacebook

Music

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Canberra International Music Festival

The CIMF theme this year is 'Revolution' - music from the barricades of time. With twenty curated concerts, talks and dinners.

WHENThursday 27 April to Sunday 7 May
WHEREAll around Canberra
GOCIMF

Art Talk Walkabout

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Heritage Festival

The Heritage Festival peeps are exploring ‘Questions and Change’; the festival will facilitate conversation around Indigenous inclusion and recognition through art, architecture and the bush.

WHENTuesday 18 April to 7 May
WHERELots of different locations
GOProgram

Music

NGA-Turrell

Music in Turrell’s Skyspace

A newly commissioned piece for double bass by Benjamin Drury played by Rohan Dasika. Sunset. At James Turrell's 'Within Without' Skyspace. Mwah. Yes.

WHENMonday 1 May to Friday 5 May at 5.10PM
WHEREJames Turrell's Skyspace at the NGA
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

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‘Borrow Tomorrow’ by Luke Chiswell

A new body of work by Luke Chiswell that continues his exploration of objects within space, abstracting perception and scale.

WHENOpens Friday 7 April at 6PM.  On show until Sunday 7 May 2017.
WHERENishi Gallery
GOFB

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

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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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Spanish Film Festival

Dramas, romances, thrillers and major box-office hit comedies from across Spain as varied as the ceramic tiles on a Gaudi masterpiece. Pair with a glass of Cava.

WHEN19 April - 7 May
WHEREPalace Electric Cinema
GOWebsite

Art

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National Portrait Prize

49 works chosen from 3000 entries - choosing the final 49 would have been a super hard job. Photographic portraits taken by Australian photographers - this is definitely one to go to.

WHENSaturday 1 April to Sunday 18 June
WHERENational Portrait Gallery
GONPG

Walkabout

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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

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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 June
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Art

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Artists of the Great War

Wartime as remembered through art – featuring work by Official War Artists, soldiers and civilians.

WHENUntil June 2016
WHERENational Gallery of Australia
COSTFree
GONGA

Music

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The Whitlams

Time flies. Those Whitlam boys are celebrating their 25th anniversary. To celebrate they are bringing along an orchestra.

WHENFriday 5 May
WHERECanberra Theatre Centre
COST$80/$90
GOTix

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