Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. ACT art galleries and their June 2018 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.
1 Rosevear Place, Dickson 2602.
(02) 6247-8736. email@example.com www.anca.net.au
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To June 10 Safe Operating Space by Amy Dunn – an exhibition of paintings on laser etched plastic that simultaneously explore painting and photography through the figure in the landscape.
June 14 to July 1 (opening Thurs June 14, 6pm) Locus by S.A. Adair – in this immersive installation, Adair will build a delicate network of web-like forms that glow iridescent blue and lead the viewer in around the gallery. Read more…
S.A. Adair, Locus (detail), 2017, dimensions variable. Photograph: Sarah Walker. Courtesy the artist and ANCA Gallery
Canberra Museum and Gallery
Cnr London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City 2600.
(02) 6207-3968. www.cmag.com.au
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 12.00 to 4.00.
To June 17 Celebration: 20 years of collecting visual art at CMAG.
Craft ACT Craft and Design Centre
Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Canberra 2601.
(02) 6262-9333. firstname.lastname@example.org www.craftact.org.au
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
To June 30 In These Hands: Mara nyangangka.
Also, ENGRAM: Sabine Pagan.
ANU Drill Hall Gallery
Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive), Acton 2601.
(02) 6125-5832. email@example.com dhg.anu.edu.au
Director: Terence Maloon.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 3 MIA by Peter Maloney.
June 9 to July 29 Hilarie Mais, John Nixon and Gail Nichols.
Hoda Afshar, Lit # 1. Courtesy the artist and Nishi Gallery
81 Denison Street, Deakin, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6282-5294. firstname.lastname@example.org www.beavergalleries.com.au
Directors: Martin & Susie Beaver (member of ACGA).
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 9.00 to 5.00.
Canberra’s largest private gallery featuring regular exhibitions of contemporary paintings, prints, sculpture, glass and ceramics by established and emerging Australian artists.
To June 10 land trace paintings and sculpture by Wendy Teakel.
Also, currents ceramics by Ulrica Trulsson.
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6260-7005. email@example.com www.canberraglassworks.com
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
June 14 to Aug 12 (opening Wed June 13, 6pm) Confluence – a group show highlighting the broad reach and appeal of glass as a contemporary medium. Many successful artists have forged their reputations with the assistance of other artists. This exhibition will showcase the fanciful, exotic and wildly realised dreams of some highly successful artists who have worked with well-known glass artists.
不 NOT, assisted by Luna Ryan, mid-Korea (installation), 2018, lead crystal, 144 x 60 x 36cm. Photograph: Dominic Lorimer. Courtesy the artist, Kronenberg Wright Artists Projects, Sydney and Canberra Glassworks
National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes 2600.
(02) 6102-7000. firstname.lastname@example.org www.portrait.gov.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To June 17 National Photographic Portrait Prize (NPPP) 2018 – an annual exhibition selected from a national field of entries of aspiring and professional portrait photographers.
To Sept 9 Express Yourself – this collection draws attention to portraits of Australians whose unique life experiences symbolise social and cultural themes.
June 29 to Oct 1 So Fine: Contemporary women artists make Australian history – ten women artists explore the possibilities of portraiture as a contemporary art form and reinterpret Australia’s past.
Juno Gemes, Marcia Langton, 2013, inkjet print, 58.3 x 44.7cm (sheet), 49.5 x 37.2cm (image). Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, purchased 2015. Courtesy National Portrait Gallery
Jennifer Baird, Coogee, screen print and ink on paper, 42 x 59cm
Courtesy the artist and Stirato Gallery
90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615.
Free entry, all welcome.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 1 Woolshed Gallery: Clay Stories – contemporary Indigenous ceramics from remote Australia. A Sabbia Gallery and Remote Communities Ceramic Network Touring Exhibition.
May 31 to June 24 (opening Sat June 2, 4pm) Nexus – Southside Camera Club.