June 2018 Listings

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.

Civic Inner North

ANCA Gallery
1 Rosevear Place, Dickson 2602.
(02) 6247-8736.
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 Contemporary Art Space, Gorman Arts Centre
55 Ainslie Avenue, Braddon 2612.
(02) 6247-0188.
Tues-Sat 11.00 to 5.00.
To June 23 Obsessive Impulsion – 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.
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.
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.

Nancy Sever Gallery
Gorman Arts Centre, B Hall, cnr Batman and Currong streets, Braddon 2604.
(02) 6182-0055.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.

Acton NewActon

ANU Drill Hall Gallery
Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive), Acton 2601.
(02) 6125-5832.
Director: Terence Maloon.
Free admission.
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.

ANU School of Art Gallery
105 Childers Street, Acton 2602.
(02) 6125-5841.
During Main Gallery exhibitions Tues-Fri 10.30 to 5.00.
Closed Sat-Mon and public hols, unless advertised.

Nishi Gallery
17 Kendall Lane, NewActon 2601.
(02) 6287-6170.
Wed-Sun 11.00 to 3.00.
To July 22 The Inner Apartment – Shireen Taweel, Hoda Afshar and Leila El Rayes. Read more…

Hoda Afshar, Lit # 1. Courtesy the artist and Nishi Gallery

Foreshore Southside

Beaver Galleries
81 Denison Street, Deakin, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6282-5294.
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.

Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka
19 Furneaux Street, Manuka 2603.
(02) 6247-0188.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To June 10 Wayfinding by Annika Harding.
June 14 to 24 Alice, Interrupted by Brooke Leigh.
June 28 to July 8 On The Air by Ellie Chalmers-Robinson.

Canberra Glassworks
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6260-7005.
Free entry.
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

M16 Artspace
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-9438.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
June 14 to July 1 Gallery 1: CITY LIGHTS by Julie Spencer. Gallery 2: Australian Landscapes by Tim Brook. Gallery 3: Block by Block by Jenny Blake.

Julie Spencer, Rendezvous 9.00pm, 2018, oil on canvas, 56 x 40cm. Courtesy the artist M16 Artspace

Jenny Blake, Calm, acrylic on wood assemblage, 62 x 45cm. Photograph: Oliver Armstrong. Courtesy the artist M16 Artspace

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery
21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6232-6041.
Tues to Sat 9.30 to 5.00.

National Gallery Of Australia (NGA)
Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6240-6411.
Admission to the permanent collection is free.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 22 Cartier: The Exhibition.
To Dec Art Deco.
June 9 to Sept 24 Picasso: The Vollard Suite.
From June 30 Artists’ Faces and Places.

National Library of Australia
Parkes Place, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6262-1111.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.

National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes 2600.
(02) 6102-7000.
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

Greater Canberra

Belconnen Arts Centre
118 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617.
(02) 6173-3300.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Visit the gallery website for exhibition program.

Stirato Gallery
1/21 Iron Knobb St, Fyshwick 2609
T: 0430320757
Mon-Sat 8.30 to 6.00
June 19 to 30 Gallery One: Here and There From Canberra to the Coast by Jennifer Baird.

Jennifer Baird, Coogee, screen print and ink on paper, 42 x 59cm
Courtesy the artist and Stirato Gallery

Strathnairn Arts
90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615.
(02) 6254-2134.
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.

Tributary Projects
Unit 9 Molonglo Mall, 105 Newcastle Street , Fyshwick 2609.
Thurs-Sun 11.00 to 5.00, or by appt.