ACT art galleries and their FEBRUARY 2024 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Civic, Inner North

Australian National Capital Artists (ANCA) Gallery
1 Rosevear Place, Dickson 2602.
(02) 6247-8736.
Wed–Sun 12.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.
ANCA Gallery is a not-for-profit artist-run initiative.
The Gallery presents a professional program of art exhibitions and events, supporting critical approaches to contemporary arts practice.

Canberra Museum and Gallery
Cnr London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City 2600.
(02) 6207-3968.
Mon–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat–Sun 12.00 to 4.00. Closed some public hols, call to confirm.
Ongoing, Canberra/ Kamberri: Place & People.
To March 3 Madonna40: A Celebration.
To March 31 Guns & Flowers. eX de Medici | Sidney Nolan.
March 2 to Oct 20 Materiality – But not as we know it.

eX de Medici. Elizabeth x Han Solo (Shoot to Kill), 2021, watercolour on paper. Private Collection. Photograph: RDLI. Courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf

Craft ACT
Craft + Design Canberra
Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Canberra 2601.
(02) 6262-9333.
Wed–Sat 12.00 to 4.00 or by appt. Closed Sun–Tues.
Visit website for full exhibition program.

gallery of small things
27 Wade Street, Watson 2602.
Thurs–Sun 11.00 to 4.00, or by appt.

Nancy Sever Gallery
Level 1, 131 City Walk, Civic, Canberra City 2601.
(02) 6262-8448, 0416-249-102.
Instagram: @nancysevergallery
Wed–Sun 11.00 to 5.00.


Australian Centre on China in the World
CIW Gallery, China in the World Building, 188 Fellows Lane, The Australian National University, Acton 2600.
(02) 6125-9267.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00.

Drill Hall Gallery
Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive), Acton 2601.
(02) 6125-5832.
Free admission.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 5.00.

National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula 2601.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas Day.
To Feb 18 Belonging: Stories from Far North Queensland.

Foreshore, Southside

Beaver Galleries
81 Denison Street, Deakin, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6282-5294.
Directors: Martin & Susie Beaver.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
Beaver Galleries is Canberra’s largest private gallery. Three spacious galleries, plus a dedicated print room, sculpture garden and gallery shop feature outstanding work by contemporary Australian artists.
Feb 8 to 24 Glyphs – the poet’s garden works on paper and sculpture by G W Bot.
Also, Wrack porcelain by Shannon Garson.

Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Lakeside
44 Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes 2600.
Tues–Sat 11.00 to 5.00.

Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka
19 Furneaux Street, Forrest 2603.
Fri–Sun 11.00 to 5.00.

Canberra Glassworks
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 25 Built Geologies by Nicholas Burridge.

M16 Artspace
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-9438.
Wed–Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 18 Gallery 1: TRANS(AP)PARENCIES by Anthea da Silva. Gallery 2: un/spoken by Saskia Haalebos. Gallery 3: Glyph by Clare Martin.
Feb 23 to March 17 (opening Thurs Feb 22, 6–8pm) New Work by Martin Paull, and Absurd Frontier by Nathan Hughes. Also, CAPTCHA by Mathew Francis, and Cold Collations by Susan Chancellor.

Martin Paull, Bus Stop, 2024, oil on hardboard, 8 × 10cm. Photograph: Brenton McGeachie. Courtesy the artist and M16 Artspace

Nathan Hughes, Those With Eyes to Seethe (detail), 2023. Courtesy the artist and M16 Artspace

CAPTCHA, 2022, film still, 15:00 minutes. Directed by Mathew Francis. Australia: Postglacial. Courtesy the artist and M16 Artspace

Susan Chancellor, Cheese collations, 2023, ceramic and monotype, 2 × 8 × 14cm and 8 × 15 × 15cm. Photograph Rob Evans. Courtesy the artist and M16 Artspace

National Gallery of Australia (NGA)
Ngunnawal and Ngambri Country, Parkes Place, Parkes 2600.
(02) 6240-6411.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas Day.
To April 28 Emily Kam Kngwarray, and Jordan Wolfson: Body Sculpture.

Emily Kam Kngwarray, Anmatyerre people, Untitled (awelye), 1994. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased 2022 in celebration of the National Gallery of Australia’s 40th anniversary, with the assistance of the Foundation Gala Dinner Fund 2021. © Emily Kam Kngwarray/Copyright Agency, 2023. Courtesy National Gallery of Australia

To May 19 Deep inside my heart features work by Louise Bourgeois, Nancy Spero, Ana Mendieta, Lynda Benglis, Marlene Dumas, Kiki Smith, Bronwyn Oliver, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, and I Gusti Ayu Kadek Murniasih.

Lynda Benglis, Roberta, 1974. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, purchased 1975. © the artist, VAGA/Copyright Agency. Courtesy the artist and National Gallery of Australia

National Library of Australia
Parkes Place, Canberra 2600.
Visit website for opening times and exhibitions.

National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes 2600.
(02) 6102-7000.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas Day.

Manuka Arts Centre, 30 Manuka Circle, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-7810.
Tues–Sat 10.00 to 4.00.

Scott Leggo Gallery
33 Jardine Street, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6179-7422.
Mon–Thurs 10.00 to 5.30, Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
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