Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) Opening Ceremony – Friday 6 August 2021 at 6pm Exhibition opens Saturday 7 August at 10am and continues until Sunday 6 February 2022 Admission is free
Judges have announced 34 finalists from the Northern Territory, 14 from Western Australia, nine from South Australia, four from Queensland including one Torres Strait Islander artist, three from New South Wales and one Victorian artist.
Sunday 18 July 2021 From 6pm (with doors opening at 5.30) to approximately 8pm. Flazéda 68 Emu Bank Unit 4 Belconnen, ACT 2617
Presented by local artist Elise Miller, Sip and Sketch is an 18+ life drawing event for artists of all skill levels, centring on diverse bodies in art and connecting artists from intersectional backgrounds.
Saturday 24 July 2021 at 3pm Llewelyn Hall, ANU School of Music Conducted by Leonard Weiss Chorus Master Dan Walker
After a year of COVID enforced hibernation, this traditional annual collaboration of the Canberra Choral Society and the National Capital Orchestra features Brahms’s most personal work – a masterpiece that established his unmistakable musical voice and reputation.
The Street, Canberra Postponed until further notice because of COVID restrictions – check The Street website
The latest theatrical experience from acclaimed Western Australian theatre makers, The Last Great Hunt, New Owner mixes puppetry, animation, live performance and a soundtrack of original music to follow the story of Bart, a puppy from the pound adopted by Mabel, an elderly woman.
Running time 80 minutes Rating M Available to rent or buy on Apple TV, Google Play and Amazon Prime Video Also available on: Fetch, YouTube, Foxtel Store, PlayStation Store and Microsoft
In his debut feature length documentary film, Australian journalist and rugby player Eammon Ashton-Atkinson tells the story of the 2018 campaign by the English Kings Cross Steelers rugby club for the Bingham Cup – the world tournament of gay rugby.
Unable to play in the tournament because of injury,Ashton-Atkinson shot, wrote, edited, directed and narrated the film. He tells his own story about being bullied and outed at school, which led to loneliness and depression in his adult life, before he found happiness at the Steelers.
Gallery partners Ray Barnett, Jenny Becker, Roz Dibley, Sue Grieves, Val Le Maitre, Janette McGuffog, Sukhvinder Saggu Marion Schumacher present an exhibition depicting birds in styles ranging from detailed biological to the whimsical, humorous and expressionistic.
Now showing at Palace Electric and Limelight Cinemas, Canberra Family – Rated PG 81 minutes
This film is based on a popular chldren’s book, Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon by German author and playwright Gerdt von Bassewitz (1912), and is generally recommended for children from age 6 up.
Peter sets out on a magical journey to the moon rescue his little sister Anne, who wasn kidnapped by the evil Moon Man when she was trying to help a beetle, Mr Zoomzeman. Peter is helped in his quest by the sleepy Mr Sandman.
Kyeema Gallery, Hall, ACT Until 1 August 2021 Open Thursday to Monday 10.30am to 5pm Official opening by Tara Cheyne MLA, ACT Minister for the Arts and Member for Ginninderra on 3 July at 5.30pm (booking required)
Dee Copeland has had a lifetime interest in art. She is mainly a landscape artist using acrylic, watercolour, pen, pencil and charcoal mediums. This is Dee’s first Solo Art Exhibition featuring artworks based on her travels overseas and locally, most painted en plein air and later completed at home.
The Link, Ginninderry, 1 McClymont Way Strathnairn ACT 7 July to 15 August 2021 Bookings essential for official opening Saturday 10 July 2pm by Anne Masters, Director of Gallery of Small Things
We have come to expect a very high standard from these artists who work in miniature. The annual exhibition is always a celebratory event and is a huge temptation to purchase works, with such a variety of subject matter and styles on show.
Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th July 2021, 7:30pm Saturday 10 July at 3pm 60 minutes Q&A with Creative Team from The Good Room on 10 July at 6.30pm
I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You is a joyous and revealing one hour tell-all that tackles life’s big (and little) questions, designed in collaboration with, and performed by, young people.
The Street and Canberra Youth Theatre have joined to bring award-winning performance collective The Good Room to Canberra with their show full of questions asked by young people and answered by adults. Eighteen talented young people chosen from 50 auditioneesbring the voices and ideas of young Canberrans to the stage in a genuine exchange between generations.
Now showing at Dendy Cinemas, Canberra Comedy In Portuguese with English subtitles 94 minutes, Rated PG
Unfolding over the course of three consecutive summers from 2015, this film follows Madá, a fifty-something caretaker for a cluster of luxury beach-side condos owned by a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family.
Drama/comedy English with some subtitled Italian language Rated M, 94 minutes Now showing at Palace Electric, Canberra
Lawyer and automotive company executive Mark Gentile takes a stand against a corporate policy he finds unethical. He resigns his job and ecides to travel to his childhood home, the tiny village of Acerenza in Southern Italy, to visit the vineyard where he grew up, finding it in a state of disrepair.