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Latest news: Canberra arts

Canberra urban sketchers see the world one drawing at a time

In such a fast-paced world of instant gratification, it’s refreshing to see a global movement of more than 120,000 urban sketchers who capture the world one drawing at a time. Canberra has almost...

Canberra film enthusiast shares pivotal life moments in new festival

The Coming of Age Film Festival showcases some of life's defining moments through a collection of short films at Dendy Cinemas Canberra on Friday 14 July.

Canberra potter’s ‘little men’ remind us we are made

Meet local potter Wai Ling Yiu, affectionately known as Bling, who handcrafts her ‘little men’ to remind us that ‘We Are Made.’

That’s art and entertainment: grants, an award and a rebrand

Highlights this week include arts funding and the story of Canberra receiving national recognition.

It’s a long way to payday if you want to rock and roll

Imagine starting work, then clocking off, then discovering you’ve barely made enough money to cover petrol for the drive home. That’s the reality facing many musicians and the subject of an ANU...

Take 5 with Stephanie Bull, Director of MoAD

From the Australian War Memorial to the National Museum of Australia, Stephanie Bull has been curating Australian stories for nearly three decades. She recently stepped into the role of Director of Museum...

Matthew Trinca to step down as National Museum director

Director of the National Museum of Australia, Dr Matthew Trinca AM, has announced that this year will be his last with the institution.

Forget all your troubles, head Downtown with Queanbeyan Players

Queanbeyan Players bring the 1960s to life in Downtown: The Mod Musical at Belconnen Community Theatre from 24 February.

Australian artworks to add life and culture to your home

From Albert Namatjira to Cressida Campbell, Australia’s art world has produced renowned creatives. Check out these Australian artworks that will breathe life into your home.

Canberra-born duo Peking Duk creates non-alcoholic ‘Fake Magic Lager’

This weekend is your last chance to snatch up the limited-edition, non-alcoholic lager created by Peking Duk and Sobah Beverages. Canberra boys, Reuben Styles and Adam Hyde, are encouraging Aussies to get on...

That’s art and entertainment: Mixed ability in the spotlight

CW brings you the latest in arts and entertainment news from around the Canberra region. Highlights this week: Disability shining in the arts scene. 

Canberra artists transform vacant city space into creative hub

Creativity is alive and well in Canberra's City Centre thanks to today's launch of the Second Space program, set to activate and repurpose vacant tenancies and buildings in the CBD.

What’s on around Canberra this weekend 8-10 July

With so much happening around the Capital this weekend, 8-10 July, it’s hard to choose how to spend those precious days off.

What’s on around Canberra this weekend 1-3 July

The happiest time of the (mid) year is here! Christmas in July festivities are happening across the month, starting with the Christmas in July Festival at Parkes West Lawns this weekend.

Sissy: Local gem of Capital Film Festival

Who would have thought the Canberra bush would lend itself so well to horror? Devilish festival darling, Sissy, has made its rounds this year; from opening at South by Southwest Film Festival,...

That’s art and entertainment: From Frederick Wiseman to Decadence and Debauchery

Film maker Frederick Wiseman spent seven decades making what he called reality fictions, a type of uninterrupted documentary, ten of which will screen at the National Film and Sound Archive between now and the end of October.