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Harriet and Pierce find 11 ways to #BreaktheInternet

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2016

Harriet Gillies and Pierce Wilcox took some time out from rehearsing They’ve Already Won to bring you this informative listicle. 1. Apple is forced to hack their own software. Using a 227-year-old piece of legislation, an accommodating judiciary, and a US distracted by Donald Trump’s hair, the FBI has ordered Apple to build a backdoor into […]

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Applications now open for Double Exposure artist residency!

Published: Monday, 28 December 2015

  Application are now open for Double Exposure, a residency program offering one interstate mid-career artist a nine-month opportunity to produce new work for an exhibition and public program in 2016. Produced by PhotoAccess in partnership with Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres (AGAC), Double Exposure supports the creation of new and innovative photo-based work. Priority will […]

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Photo: Adam Thomas

Farewell to the Gorman House Markets as Arts Centre embarks on a new chapter

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2015

This Saturday 23 May we say goodbye to Gorman House Markets in its current form. Much loved for many years, and renowned in its heyday as Canberra’s favourite Saturday meeting-place, the markets were established and managed by Gorman Arts Centre in the 1980’s. Operated by the arts centre itself for close to 20 years, the […]

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Know your rights

Published: Monday, 21 December 2015

On Wednesday 28 October, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres partners with the Arts Law Centre of Australia to present a series of free legal clinics for artists. Artists working across all platforms will have the opportunity to meet with Robyn Ayres, Director of Arts Law, in a 30 minute appointment to discuss legal matters surrounding […]

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Workshop Recap: Crowdfunding your Creative Project

Published: Tuesday, 15 December 2015

On Sunday September 13, we joined crowd-funding expert, Anna Maguire, in a jam packed two hour workshop at Gorman Arts Centre that illuminated the ins and outs of creating a successful crowdfunding campaign. With over 25 years’ experience in publishing and digital strategy, Anna Maguire is Australia’s foremost crowdfunding expert and we are very pleased to have […]

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Opening Party Preview: Alex Asch

Published: Wednesday, 9 December 2015

With our massive Opening Party happening tomorrow, we caught up with artist Alex Asch to talk about  his practice and the new work he has created for the event: Hi Alex, we’re so pleased to have you on board for our Opening Party, tell us a little bit about what you have planned. The window […]

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Opening Party Preview: Mariana Del Castillo

Published: Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Mariana Del Castillo is a Canberra based artist who will be exhibiting new installation work in the Ainslie Arts Centre this Friday as part of our Opening Party! We caught up with Mariana to find out more: Hi Mariana, we’re so pleased to have you on board for our Opening Party! Tell us a little […]

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Opening Party Preview: Alexander Boynes

Published: Monday, 7 December 2015

Canberra artist Alexander Boynes will be showing his incredible installation and video work at our Opening Party this Friday! We caught up with Alexander to find out more: Hi Alexander, we’re so pleased to have you on board for our Opening Party, tell us a little bit about what you have planned I’ll be exhibiting […]

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Opening Party Preview: Faux Faux Amis

Published: Sunday, 6 December 2015

Have you got your tickets to our Opening Party yet? Celebrating the completion of first stage of Capital Works, unveiling the Ainslie Main Hall and kicking off our 2015 Artistic Program, the Opening Party is a multi-arts extravaganza that brings together some of Canberra’s finest artists, performers and musicians. We caught up with Luke McGrath, […]

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Opening Party Preview: Los Chavos


The countdown is on on until our Opening Party, a multi-arts extravaganza to be held at Ainslie Arts Centre on 10 July 2015. We caught up with Andy Jauregui from Los Chavos, who are headlining the event, to give you an insight into what to expect! Hi Andy, in 3 words, how would you describe Los […]

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