January/February 2021 Listings
ACT art galleries and their 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
1 Rosevear Place, Dickson 2602.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.
Jan 27 to Feb 14 Pinched Paintings by Abbey Jamieson and Rowan McGinness. Jamieson and McGinness produce a playful landscape of painted ceramic objects.
Feb 24 to March 14 Supernatural Light Affinity – Yvette Hamilton, Ali Noble, Lisa Sammut and Helen Shelley, come together to share a collective veneration for their internal and external worlds.
Canberra Contemporary Art Space
44 Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes 2600.
Tues-Sun 11.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 28 The Unsolicited Proposals Unit – Roy Ananda, Jacqueline Bradley, Saskia Haalebos, Bernadette Klavins, Raquel Ormella, Margaret Richards and James Tylor. Curated by Eleanor Scicchitano.
Canberra Museum and Gallery
Cnr London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City 2600.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.
CMAG is closed until Jan 10.
Jan 23 to May 15 Unequal Hours by Anna Madeleine Raupach.
81 Denison Street, Deakin 2600.
Directors: Martin & Susie Beaver (member of ACGA).
Gallery re-opens Jan 19: Tues-Sun 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 11 to 28 axis assemblages by Alex Asch.
Also, Journey prints and works on paper by Dean Bowen.
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
Entry by donation.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. See website for updates.
Jan 13 to March 14 The Redemption of Colour by Scott Chaseling. From architecture to fashion, has contemporary life become too monochrome? Chaseling investigates our complex relationship with colour and what colour symbolises today. By using transparent coloured glass in geometric formations, he creates pieces that shift, change and evolve only through physically experiencing them in person.
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
Jan 14 to 31 Gallery 1 Double Standard – group show. Gallery 2 M16 Chairs’ Prize: Amy Powell (EASS award). Gallery 3 Melbourne Fragments: Phil Page.
Feb 4 to 21 Gallery 1 Pattern/Pleat by Al Munro. Gallery 2 Looking forward looking back by Luna Ryan. Gallery 3 Colony meets Colony by Karynne Ledger.
Feb 25 to March 14 Gallery 1 PANTONE 311 – Marsden Arts Group. Gallery 2 Framework of Injustice by Melissa Beowulf. Gallery 3 I am Strong by Angharad Dean.
Megalo Print Studio + Gallery
21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
Megalo has partially reopened the studio doors, to members only. Visit their website for online exhibition programming.
National Gallery of Australia (NGA)
Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra 2600.
Timed entry. Bookings are essential and conditions apply.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To July 4 Know My Name Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now. Free.
Visit website for full exhibition program.
118 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
To Jan 31 L I Q U I D – a survey exhibition of glass and ceramic artists applauding the beauty and sense of intimacy experienced when using an exquisitely crafted vessel. Read more…
Also, Shimmering – a selected exhibition by eight members of the Eurobodalla Fibre Textile and Artists Group (EFTAG), inspired by one of Australia’s leading fibre artists, Mona Hessing, who sadly passed away in 2001.
Also, (In)visible: Belonging – this online exhibition aims to create a sense of shared identity and belonging and give disability a positive, vibrant and visible presence.
Strathnairn Arts Galleries
90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Feb 11 to March 4 Gallery 1: Ceramics by Annie Parnell. Recipient of the 2019 ANU School of Art EASS Award.