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The Best of What’s On in Canberra in June

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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).
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