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COVID-19

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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Ralph Indie 2019

Published: Monday, 15 July 2019

The Ralph Indie Development 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, music, film, visual arts […]

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Disability Inclusion Action Plan

Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Disability access and inclusion survey Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres and its resident arts organisations are writing a plan to make our centres and programs more accessible and inclusive for people living with disability. The planning process has been made possible with the support of a Disability Inclusion project grant from the ACT Government, and […]

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Ahead of the Game EOI

Published: Friday, 24 May 2019

AHEAD OF THE GAME: EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OUTLINE What is Ahead of the Game? Together with All The Queens Men, a dynamic, inclusive Melbourne based arts company, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres (AGAC) are going to make a new queer sport. Or at least, that’s the invitation to the field (and the starting blocks). We use […]

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Emerging DJs set to take over Gorman today

Published: Saturday, 19 May 2018

AUTUMN REVEL is finally upon us! That means Dj Dot, Arabella, MC Phee, Sala and WZRDGRL are all gearing up to person the decks at Gorman Arts Centre’s Wisteria Stage. Self-professed sparkly DJ rap beatz goddess queen, WZRDGRL, caught up with us ahead of the day, and had some sage advice for fellow up-and-comers. Who […]

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