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Live Art Lab 2021

Published: Thursday, 9 September 2021

Welcome to A+G’s Live Art Lab 2021!
A program dedicated to the creative development of live art practice.

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Join us for Intertwine

Published: Friday, 6 August 2021

Intertwine Workshop Program with A+G – Expressions of InterestAre you an artist or nature play practitioner ready for some new ideas? Join us for Intertwine – a free workshop program for artists and nature play practitioners to skills share and collaborate. Facilitated by Selina Hardwicke and artist Bohie Palacek, the program is designed as a […]

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Kids X Art Resident – Michelle Day

Published: Thursday, 5 August 2021

Introducing our 2021 Kids X Art resident, sculptor and installation artist Michelle Day! Michelle has practiced as a sculptor and installation artist since 2009 graduating from the ANU School of Art and has worked throughout Australia, Asia and New Zealand. Fascinated with the organic and mechanical workings of micro-organisms Michelle’s work is comprised of mixed […]

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Calling fabulous Canberra LGBTI+ Elders!

Published: Thursday, 8 October 2020

Do you love a good natured boogie? Want something to do on a Sunday afternoon? Help us run LGBTQI+ Elders Dance Club! We’re seeking LGBTQI+ elders and allies to help us present the Canberra LGBTQI+ Elders Dance Club with All The Queens Men (ATQM), Meridian and Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres (A+G), right here in our nation’s capital! […]

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Hawthorn Tree


Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2020

As we see an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases around Australia and here in the ACT, we would like to share with you the steps that we are taking at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres to continue to provide a safe working environment for all staff, residents and patrons. While we enjoy hosting […]

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Gorman Office Open

Published: Monday, 13 January 2020

The main office at Gorman Arts Centre has reopened and has resumed normal office hours from 10am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday. The Ainslie Arts Centre Office has remained closed until further notice.

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Gorman Office Closed

Published: Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Given the unpredictable hazardous smoke in Canberra, and our inability to guarantee safe indoor air quality, unless otherwise advised we will be extending our office shutdown until 10am Monday 13 January, when the majority of our staff, residents and hirers will return. Essential staff will be on site intermittently during the week, and some residents […]

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Ralph Indie 2019: The Artists

Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

The Ralph Indie Development Residency Program at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres (A+G) supports ACT based (or ACT connected artists) in the development of original performance works. We encourage risk taking and a multi-disciplinary approach to performance making, where all artistic disciplines are broadly considered including theatre, dance, physical theatre and circus, literature, music, film, […]

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Ahead of the Game: Reflections

Published: Thursday, 10 October 2019

Tristan Meecham “The first week of ‘Ahead of the Game Queer Arts residency’ was designed to introduce artists to a range of queer and community arts practices, locally and nationally. The aim of this first week intensive was to connect artists who hadn’t previously worked together, finding mutual reference points and connections to help build our […]

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Ahead of the Game: The Players

Published: Monday, 12 August 2019

Ahead of the Game is a residency that engages the diverse LGBTIQ+ community as it explores the nature of sporting culture in Australia. It’s time to begin the first round of workshops where the players will be collaborating with Tristan Meecham of the inclusive Melbourne arts company All The Queens Men, to create a ‘queer’ […]

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