ACT art galleries and their JUNE 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.
Also at 96 Hoskins Street, Mitchell 2911.
(02) 6247-8736.
Wed–Sun 12.00 to 5.00. Closed public hols.

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, Kamberri/ Canberra: Place & People.
To July 17 Duntroon Estate: work with all your might.
To Sept 1 Backyard Archaeology.
To Oct 20 Materiality . . . but not as we know it.
June 15 to Nov 17 Hannah Gason.

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
Facebook + Instagram: @nancysevergallery
While the physical gallery at City Walk is now closed, Nancy Sever Gallery continue to operate online.


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

Drill Hall Gallery
Kingsley Street (off Barry Drive), Acton 2601.
(02) 6125-5832.
Free admission.
Closed until mid-2024. Visit website for updates.

National Museum of Australia
Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula 2601.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00. Closed Christmas Day.

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.
June 13 to 29 Voyagers’ Tales – Louis de Freycinet paintings by Nicola Dickson.
Also, Balance sculpture by Denese Oates.

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.
(02) 6260-7005.
Wed–Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To July 27 Robert Fielding: Nyaru. Following a Glassworks supported residency in 2023, this exhibition of works pushes the aesthetic and conceptual boundaries of central desert art in the medium of glass. Co-curated by Erin Vink and Aimee Frodsham.

M16 Artspace
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-9438.
Wed–Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To June 9 Creating Apart, Together – Angela Coleman, Bev Moxon, Cheryl Jobsz, Christine Appleby, Deb Faeyrglenn, Fiona Bowring, Gay Hodder, Jenny Manning, Karyn Fearnside, Ola Robertson, Pinal Maniar, Rozalie Sherwood, Sandra Obst, Steve Tomlin, Susan Hey, Valerie Kirk, Yasmin Idriss, Liz Perry, Monique van Nieuwland, Dotti Le Sage, and Linda Elliott.
Also, Field of Vision by Lee Leibrandt, and Monuments by Emma Pattenden.

Lee Leibrandt, Heady Scents, 2023. Photograph: Grace Costa. Courtesy the artist and M16 Artspace

June 14 to July 7 (opening Thurs June 13, 6–8pm) On Show – Sustainability – Canberra Art Workshop.
Also, Women Who Rendered Blind by Sepideh Farzam, and Life in the System by Melanie Olde.

Sepideh Farzam, Loosing Eyes for Freedom, 2023. Courtesy the artist, Mehran Danaie and M16 Artspace

Melanie Olde, Evolve, 2024. 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 July 21 Vincent Namatjira: Australia in colour.
To July 28 Jordan Wolfson: Body Sculpture.
To Aug 25 A Century of Quilts.

Kezia Hayter (designer), Unidentified women of the HMS Rajah convict ship (makers), The Rajah quilt, 1841. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra, gift of Les Hollings and the Australian Textiles Fund, 1989. Courtesy National Gallery of Australia

June 8 to Sept 22 Anni and Josef Albers.
June 29 to Oct 7 Gauguin’s World: Tona Iho, Tona Ao.

Anni Albers, Sirocco Screenprinters, Red meander, 1969. National Gallery of Australia, Kamberri/Canberra. Purchased 1978. © Anni Albers. ARS/Copyright Agency. Courtesy 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.
June 22 to Sept 22 Darling Portrait Prize 2024, and National Photographic Portrait Prize 2024.

photo access
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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