September/October 2020 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 holidays.
Oct 7 to 25 Common Threads – Marilou Chagnaud, Lucia Dohrmann and Kate Little. Curated by Saskia Scott.
Nancy Sever Gallery
Gorman Arts Centre, B Hall, cnr Batman and Currong streets, Braddon 2612.
Open by appt only until further notice.
ANU Drill Hall Gallery
Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive), Acton 2601.
Director: Terence Maloon.
Wed-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 27 James Rogers: Tunnelvision.
81 Denison Street, Deakin 2600.
Directors: Martin & Susie Beaver (member of ACGA).
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.
Sept 24 to Oct 11 Judy Holding – sculpture.
Also, Flight by John Pratt – works on paper.
Oct 15 to Nov 1 Thornton Walker – paintings.
Also, Kirrily Humphries – paintings.
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
Entry by donation.
Fri-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Check website for updates.
To Sept 27 Duty of Care by Tony Albert. Albert’s latest exhibition Duty of Care features all new works conceived and produced at Canberra Glassworks. Featuring stained glass windows and re-cast items of Aboriginalia, Albert reminds us that duty of care is a social contract, an obligation we all share to ensure the safety of others. In the 250th year since Captain James Cook changed the history of this continent forever, Albert urges his audiences to recognise the invisible forces that bind us and participate in urgent and necessary conversations that reckon with the past and path a way into our future together. Read more…
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
Wed-Thurs 12.00 to 5.00.
Sept 24 to Oct 11 Gallery 1a: Away From Here by Ellen Shields.
Gallery 1b: SCAN by Chris Holly.
Gallery 2: Kirsten Biven.
Gallery 3: In case of emergency underpass name by Brenton Mcgeachie.
Oct 15 to Nov 1 Gallery 1: FACETS… by Manuel Pfeiffer and Eva van Gorsel.
Gallery 2: I’VE HAD NIGHTMARES THAT MAKE MORE SENSE THAN THIS by David Hempenstall.
Gallery 3: MAKE IT DARKER by Jodi Woodward.
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.
Admission to the permanent collection is free.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.
National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes 2600.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To Sept 27 National Photographic Portrait Prize 2020.
Also, Darling Portrait Prize.
Scott Leggo Gallery
45 Jardine Street, Kingston, 2604.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
Premium Australian landscape photography artworks and gifts.
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Belco Arts Centre
118 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed public hols.
To Oct 25 e v o c a t i o n by Julie Bradley. Working with collaged Japanese papers, gouache washes and line, Bradley plays with illusions of space and the formal elements of the image to create multilayered works on paper.
Also, It’s Elementary by David Roberts, inspired by the elements known to the ancients as earth, water, air, and fire.
To Oct 25 Kamberra: Many Nations One Country by Marissa McDowell and Lisa Fuller, a new media exhibition celebrating the beauty of Ngunnawal and Ngambri Country.
To Nov 1 Postcards from Gungahlin – a diverse look at the Gungahlin region, from the perspective of those who know it best, bringing to light many special treasures that may be little known outside this area.
Strathnairn Arts Galleries
90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Aug 27 to Sept 20 Mixed media by Helene Walsh.
Sept 24 to Nov 1 Gallery 1: A Stilled World by Kim Shannon.