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Artists Toolkit: Skills Night

Published: Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Come and work with our mentors in a skills-based workshop focusing on your needs as an artist. We will brainstorm ways to overcome any barriers in the way of making a strong funding application and begin to identify other opportunities for your projects. This session is part of an ongoing initiative funded by artsACT designed […]

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Talks, Tours and Screenings at SUMMER REVEL

Published: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Interrogate, approach and be intrigued by artist talks, daring films and insightful tours. Talks and tours You Are Here Interrogated Artists talk with Christus Nóbrega, Alison Alder and David Broker Botanical Tardis Tour with Joseph Falsone Screenings Super 8 shorts screenings with live sound from local musicians curated by Louise Curham Screening of Dan Tepfer’s […]

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Activities and Games at SUMMER REVEL

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Renounce your high-brow artistic leanings for a moment and revel in games, activities and play! Bring the kids. Activities Tunnel Book Making with Caren Florance Ten Seconds or Less, Films for Everyone – make your own 16mm scratch film with Louise Curham Come and Sing with Tobias Cole presented by Music for Canberra Drawing Workshop […]

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Music and Performances at SUMMER REVEL

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Sit back and let the sounds of the Canberra summer wash over you, with musical performances curated by Mulgara DIY. Prepare to be surprised by pop-up performances from community organisations and roving entertainers. Music: curated by Mulgara Jamie Leone Buddy Dingo Hamish Hastings Cathy Diver The Burley Griffin Performances ‘The Shy Little Star Who Was […]

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Food, Drink and Markets at SUMMER REVEL

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Indulge in Summer’s food offering. Grab a locally-brewed beverage and weave your way through enticing market stalls. Food + Drink Mr Papa (Peruvian Street Food) Papa Laci (Hungarian Lángos) Loose Gourmet Churros Capital Woodfire Pizza Bellair Coffee Super Bao Summer Revel Bar Market stalls Mulgara (local band merch) NEONPOINT (Vintage clothes) Cat Mueller (vintage clothes […]

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Art, Exhibitions and Open Studios at SUMMER REVEL

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Stumble upon intriguing work from Gorman Arts Centres’ permanent galleries and resident artists as well as enigmatic installation works commissioned especially for Summer Revel. Exhibitions New Paintings by Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever Gallery Labirinto by Christus Nóbrega, and NEWSCRAP by Alison Alder at Canberra Contemporary Art Space B-Block Corridor Exhibition Installations Backyard Inventions by […]

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SUMMER REVEL

Published: Thursday, 1 November 2018

Revel in art, music, local food, performance and… SUMMER! SUMMER REVEL is Canberra’s free family festival featuring food and craft market stalls, open artists studios, dance, poetry, garden games, interactive art, and the sound of summer, supplied by local bands, DJs and community music groups. You can download a schedule for the day and map […]

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Artists Toolkit

Published: Friday, 21 September 2018

ACT artists! Do you… have an emerging practice and want to learn about applying for arts funding? have a new idea for work or a project and need to find what resources will help you get it underway? have little success in applying for grants and other opportunities, and want to understand why? feel as […]

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Never Trust a Creative City

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

NTACC program Part TED talk comedy routine, part strategic-planning-day-gone-wrong, Never Trust a Creative City takes a searing look at the idea that art + city = gentrification. Embark on a journey through rising rents and social dislocation, arts-led urban renewal, pop-up galleries and ‘really dumb things on the internet’. Supported by Arts House through CultureLAB; the ACT Government through […]

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Elisa Jane Carmichael

Published: Friday, 20 October 2017

In 2017, A + G is partnering with Big hART to bring visual artist, Elisa Jane Carmichael, who belongs to the Quandamooka people of Moreton Bay, Queensland, to Canberra during October and November. Elisa’s practice traverses a range of mediums including textiles, paints and fibres. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally […]

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