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

ANCA Gallery
1 Rosevear Place, Dickson 2602.
(02) 6247-8736.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00. Closed public holidays.
To Oct 25 Common Threads – Marilou Chagnaud, Lucia Dohrmann and Kate Little. Curated by Saskia Scott.

Marilou Chagnaud, Open form, 2019, silkscreen print, each panel 152.5 x 56cm. Courtesy the artist and ANCA Gallery

Canberra Museum and Gallery
Cnr London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City 2600.
(02) 6207-3968.
Mon-Sat 10.00 to 5.00.

Craft ACT
Craft + 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.

Nancy Sever Gallery
Gorman Arts Centre, B Hall, cnr Batman and Currong streets, Braddon 2612.
(02) 6182-0055.
Open by appt only until further notice.


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.

Nishi Gallery
17 Kendall Lane, Canberra 2601.
(02) 6287-6170.
Instagram: @nishigallery
Wed-Sat 11.00 to 6.30.

Foreshore Southside

Beaver Galleries
81 Denison Street, Deakin 2600.
(02) 6282-5294.
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.
To Nov 1 Thornton Walker – paintings.
Also, Kirrily Humphries – paintings.

Canberra Glassworks
11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6260-7005.
Entry by donation.
Fri-Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Check website for updates.

M16 Artspace
21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith 2603.
(02) 6295-9438.
Wed-Thurs 12.00 to 5.00.
To Nov 1 Gallery 1: FACETS… by Manuel Pfeiffer and Eva van Gorsel.

Eva van Gorsel, Fowlers Bay 3, 2020, archival inkjet pigment print on Ilford smooth pearl paper. Courtesy of artist and M16 Artspace

Gallery 3: MAKE IT DARKER by Jodi Woodward.

David Hempenstall, Etty Bay, Far North Queensland, 2014, silver gelatine (toned), 12.5 x 19cm. Courtesy the artist and M16 Artspace

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery
21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 2604.
(02) 6232-6041.
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.
(02) 6240-6411.
Admission to the permanent collection is free.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Visit website for exhibition program.

National Library of Australia
Parkes Place, Canberra 2600.
(02) 6262-1111.
Free entry.
View website for opening times and exhibitions.

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

Scott Leggo Gallery
45 Jardine Street, Kingston, 2604.
(02) 6179-7422.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 3.00.
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Scott Leggo, Morning Fog. National Carillon, Aspen Island, Canberra, Australia. Courtesy the artist and Scott Leggo Gallery

Scott Leggo, Red Serenity. Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australia. Courtesy the artist and Scott Leggo Gallery

Greater Canberra

Belco Arts Centre
118 Emu Bank, Belconnen 2617.
(02) 6173-3300.
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.

David Roberts, Desert Night (detail). Courtesy the artist and Belconnen Arts Centre

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.

Leah Brideson, Country Illuminated (detail). Courtesy the artist and Belconnen Arts Centre

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.

Julie Bradley, Autumn Equinox. Courtesy the artist and Belconnen Arts Centre

Strathnairn Arts Galleries
90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615.
(02) 6254-2134.
Thurs-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
To Nov 1 Gallery 1: A Stilled World by Kim Shannon.

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