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 April 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. firstname.lastname@example.org www.anca.net.au
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To April 8 Paper, Scissors, Rock – recent works on paper by Julie Bradley, richly layered with meaning and symbolism stones have been used to represent strength and permanence, as well as to celebrate and memorialise. Bradley’s images contrast the ephemerality and permanence of stones.
Julie Bradley, Stone Upon Stone, 2017, mixed media, 76 x 57cm. Courtesy the artist and ANCA Gallery
April 11 to 29 (opening Wed April 11, 6pm) Why painting and why photorealism? by Patrick Larmour – through painting installation and video, Larmour explores our various relationships to ephemeral consumer objects and the claims they lay on our time and bodies.
Patrick Larmour, Why painting and why photorealism? (made in vietnam), 2017, engraved text on tin, 35 x 15cm. Courtesy the artist and ANCA Gallery
Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Gorman Arts Centre
55 Ainslie Avenue, Braddon 2612.
(02) 6247-0188. email@example.com www.ccas.com.au
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To April 14 Blaze Twelve – Luke Aleksandrow, Riley Beaumont, Rowan Kane, Sanne Koelemij and Mei-Lynn Wilkinson, curated by Alexander Boynes.
April 27 to June 23 Obsessive Compulsion – Jodie Cunningham, Michele England, U.K Frederick, Ann McMahon and Suzanne Moss, curated by David Broker.
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.
April 7 to Sept 30 Tiki takeover: Tikis from the collection of Nicky Gallagher.
ANU Drill Hall Gallery
Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive), Acton 2601.
(02) 6125-5832. firstname.lastname@example.org dhg.anu.edu.au
Director: Terence Maloon.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To April 8 Incommensurable. Also, Jacqueline Bradley.
April 13 to June 3 Missing in action by Peter Maloney.
17 Kendall Lane, NewActon 2601.
(02) 6287-6170. email@example.com newacton.com.au/place/nishi-gallery
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
April 20 to July 22 (opening Fri April 20, 6pm) The Inner Apartment is an exhibition of contemporary Australian Muslim art that explores the fractured beauty of the sacred and mundane featuring works by Shireen Taweel, Hoda Afshar and Leila El Rayes. The Inner Apartment explores the ways in which ordinarily private, spiritual and deeply personal matters of the heart and mind have been turned inside-out and compelled into the public domain. Curated by Nur Shkembi. Presented in association with the National Museum of Australia.
Hoda Afshar, Twofold, 2014
81 Denison Street, Deakin, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6282-5294. firstname.lastname@example.org www.beavergalleries.com.au
Directors: Martin & Susie Beaver (members 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.
April 12 to 29 Causeway paintings by Judith White.
Also, studio glass by Jeremy Lepisto.
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6260-7005. email@example.com www.canberraglassworks.com
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
April 5 to June 3 (opening Wed April 4, 6pm) Genius Loci – a group exhibition. The landscape is a rich starting point for the exploration of a broad variety of topics. From the connection to Country of Australia’s First Peoples through to the contemporary re-imagining of what a landscape is, artists celebrate the beauty, power and fragility of the natural world. In this exhibition the artists share a common interest in landscape. Working with glass they respond in a variety of ways to challenge the viewer’s perception of what is often regarded as a stylistically rigid genre.
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-9438. firstname.lastname@example.org www.m16artspace.com.au
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To April 8 Gallery 1: Up We Go by Phillip Frankcombe. Gallery 2: ArtFlux – Trevor Lewis, Jeanette Zvargulis, Lee-Anne Jeffcoat, Jo-Anne Hogan, Jacqui Wilkinson and Christine Jarrett.
Christine Jarrett, Fluccs, 2017, still from video loop. Courtesy the artist
Also, Earth Dreaming by Barbara Hiscock-Laszuk.
April 12 to 29 Gallery 1a: Perception by Kate Bender and Janet Angus. Gallery 1b and Gallery 2: Unreal – Casey Crockford, Chloe Gray, Alex Hobba, Kon Kudo, Josh Owen, Luis Power and Rebecca Worth. Gallery 3: Bird Years by Ellen Sleeman-Taylor.
National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes 2600.
(02) 6102-7000. email@example.com 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. Read more…
To Sept 9 Express Yourself – this collection draws attention to portraits of Australians whose unique life experiences symbolise social and cultural themes.