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Canberra Night Noodle Markets at Enlighten Festival

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine Markets

28 Feb 2020 to 9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

As the Illuminations light up iconic attractions around the Parliamentary Triangle, visitors can tuck into authentic Asian eats. Work up...

2019 Artists-in-Residence at Stromlo Observatory, 2019.Photo: 5 Foot Photography

2019 Artist-In-Residence Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

26 Mar 2020 to 9 May 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Megan Watson | Michelle Hallinan | Sean Booth | Sabine Pagan | Rohan NicolThe annual Craft ACT: Craft + Design...

DressUP: Change the World

DressUP: Change the World

Exhibition and Shows

1 May 2020 to 30 Apr 2021

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Peek into the personal collections of five fascinating collectors. Diverse, rich and often surprising, these collections are brimming with stories....

Fob watch belonging to Henry Lawson

Treasures Gallery

Exhibition and Shows

8 Mar 2019 to 31 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

Experience some of the nation's most precious treasures and stories in this permanent exhibition at the National Library. Recently refreshed...

Calum Hurley, Grout frame (rendering)

Differing Perspectives

Exhibition and Shows

2 Jul 2020 to 22 Aug 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Calum Hurley | Jordan Leeflang Responding to photographs of metropolitan Japan, Calum Hurley and Jordan Leeflang shall create sculptural objects...

Bella Dower, Visible Absence, 2018, Anodised aluminium, copper, dental wire. Photo: Bella Dower

Wayfaring

Exhibition and Shows

26 Mar 2020 to 9 May 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Bella Dower | Sara Lindsay | Sarah Stubbs | Zoë VenessWayfaring is an exploration into ideas about memory and place...

Zoocation

Zoocation at the National Zoo & Aquarium

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

8 Jul 2019 to 9 Oct 2020

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: $80.00

Zoocation offers a unique experience for primary aged children. During a fun-filled day, children will get up close and personal...

Men and their horses and buggies outside Ginninderra Post and Telegraph Office

Re-Discovering Ginninderra

Community Event

16 Jan 2020 to 14 Feb 2021

Distance from: 13.7 kms | Price from: Free

For half a century during the 1860's, Ginninderra flourished and in it's prime boasted a church, two schools, store, Police...

John Mackey, Eliza Sanders, Andy McMillan posing at Albert Hall

Art, Not Apart

Festivals and Celebrations

14 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Free

Art, Not Apart is a free contemporary arts festival showcasing emerging and established artists from Canberra and beyond. It's a...

Shopping at Handmade Canberra

Handmade Market Canberra – Autumn

Markets

21 Mar 2020 to 22 Mar 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. Bringing together the most talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople...

Coffee at Handmade Canberra

Handmade Market Canberra – Spring 2020

Markets

26 Sep 2020 to 27 Sep 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. They bring together the most talented artists, designers, stylists,...

UWWCAN

Ultimate Womens Weekend

Exhibition and Shows

12 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: $5.00

Ultimate Women’s Weekend is an event dedicated to giving back and encouraging women (and men too!) to come down and...

Girl with Balloon

Canberra Day at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra is turning 105 this year! Join in the celebrations with a program bursting to the seams with live music...

A painting of a Rosella, waratah and grasshopper

Promiscuous Provenance

Exhibition and Shows

17 Jan 2020 to 1 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Free

Promiscuous Provenance encourages a re-examination of our relationship with our colonial past. Artist Anna Glynn creates a fantasy world, caught...

Five of the children of Robert and Mary Hatch, 1888. William Hatch (L) established “Rosewood’.

Selected Spaces. Settling the Ginninderra District

Exhibition and Shows

24 Mar 2019 to 29 Mar 2020

Distance from: 13.9 kms | Price from: Free

In the 1860's and 1870's - long before the suburbs came, "selectors" chose blocks of land to build a home...

#NONSTOP #MUSIC #DJ #DANCE #FOOD #DRINKS

Canberra Holi Mela 2020

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

1 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.0 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra Holi Mela & Colour Fun is back & bigger this year !! Colour the sky and enjoy with music.Enjoy...

Aboriginal art

Aboriginal Art Exhibition at 73 Northbourne

Exhibition and Shows

9 May 2019 to 31 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.7 kms | Price from: Free

Small collection of six aboriginal artworks, located in the ground floor lobby of 73 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra. Exhibit curated and...

Bob Hawke, 2012 by Luke Cornish

Primed: Some Prime Ministers

Exhibition and Shows

14 Sep 2019 to 9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Free

Only seventeen of Australia’s thirty prime ministers to date are represented in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Their portraits have...

Magna Carta

Magna Carta—An Australian Story

Exhibition and Shows

4 Jan 2019 to 30 Jun 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Magna Carta is one of the most famous and significant documents for democracy and human rights around the world.First written...

Rainbow Flag

Democracy. Are You In?

Exhibition and Shows

12 Dec 2018 to 31 Dec 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Democracy is a living system and it work best when there is a healthy balance between trust and distrust -...

Coloured drawing of adults dressed in 1960s era clothes drinking and dancing

Canberra and Region Heritage Festival

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

14 Apr 2020 to 3 May 2020

Distance from: 3.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

In 2020 there will be 20 days of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival for you to explore what makes...

018 Members Exhibition detail. Photo: 5 Foot Photography.

2020 Craft ACT Members Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

29 Oct 2020 to 28 Nov 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Curated by Craft ACT, this showcase exhibition demonstres the trends in contemporary craft and design in Australia by accredited practitioners...

Game Masters banner

Game Masters: The Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

27 Sep 2019 to 9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.6 kms | Price from: $0.00

Following a six-year international tour and more than 1 million visitors, Game Masters: The Exhibition makes its Canberra debut at...

Canberra Marathon start time

Australian Running Festival

Community Event Sporting Events

4 Apr 2020 to 5 Apr 2020

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Starting in beautiful Kings George Terrace, hit the road and enjoy views of Lake Burley Griffin, pass by some of...

Emerging Contemporaries. Photo: 5 Foot Photography

Emerging Contemporaries 2020

Exhibition and Shows

6 Feb 2020 to 21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Kristina Neumann | Nyx Matthews | Thomas O'HaraHow are objects made? It’s a question with almost as many answers as...

Seaman Alysia Spence and Able Seaman Paul Wosomo, Operation Pacific Assist 2015, Image S20150618

The Courage for Peace

Exhibition and Shows

22 Oct 2019 to 2 Sep 2020

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: Free

After the war is a new exhibition exploring the personal stories of hope, loss, and love of ordinary Australians whose...

Fireworks over Lake Burley Griffin

Skyfire at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

14 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.0 kms | Price from: Free

Skyfire 2018 delivers a magnificent display of fireworks set to a soundtrack simultaneously broadcast on Hit 104.7. Canberra lights up...

Roy Lichtenstein Reflections on Crash 1990

Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler collection at the NGA

Exhibition and Shows

7 Sep 2019 to 8 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Following World War II, master printer Kenneth Tyler was at the forefront of printmaking innovation in America, orchestrating the move...

onetoeight

onetoeight: Australia’s first prime ministers

Exhibition and Shows

4 Jan 2019 to 31 Jul 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Visually arresting, humorous and thoughtful, Canberra-based artist Alison Alder reinterprets and reinvigorates portraits of the first eight prime ministers in...

Wine Machine

Wine Machine – Canberra

Festivals and Celebrations

21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australia’s premium, bespoke, lifestyle, destination, winery event is back in 2020, announcing the dates for their 4th season of the...

Robyn Campbell, Contour (detail), 2017. Ceramic. Photo: Brenton McGeachie.

Transference

Exhibition and Shows

14 May 2020 to 27 Jun 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Jo Victoria | Robyn Campbell Transference is a group exhibition which features new works by Jo Victoria and Robyn Campbell....

Life Through the Lens

Life Through the Lens – Photographic Display at the NFSA

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

11 Feb 2019 to 24 Dec 2020

Distance from: 0.6 kms | Price from: Free

This photographic display highlights just a few of the 3,000 Commonwealth documentaries and educational short films in the Film Australia...

The Button Collective, National Folk Festival 2017

National Folk Festival

Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

9 Apr 2020 to 13 Apr 2020

Distance from: 6.0 kms | Price from: $0.00

5 days, 200 acts, 18 venues, diverse styles, over 750 individual events and concertsCelebrate the diversity of folk at the...

Alison Jackson, Teapot, 2017, Fine silver, acrylic. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.

Making: A Way of Life

Exhibition and Shows

27 Aug 2020 to 17 Oct 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Alison Jackson | Dan LorrimerThis exhibition seeks to create a vistual link and dialogue between stand-alone unique artworks, and small...

Marcel Hoogstad Hay, Aperture, 2018, Glass. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Craft ACT Glass Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

6 Feb 2020 to 21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Expanding on her innovative work combining industrial materials and processes with gold smithing, Phoebe Porter will be presenting a new...

Australian Parliament House front side image, with blue sky

Welcome to Parliament House tour

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

29 Aug 2019 to 28 Aug 2020

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: Free

See the most significant features of Parliament House in the company of an expert guide. Your tour will include: •both...

Stables

Canberra Racing Carnival 2020

Community Event Sporting Events

8 Mar 2020 to 9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 5.8 kms | Price from: $5.00

Black Opal Stakes Day is Canberra's premier race day. Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the...

Symphony at dusk stage 88

Symphony in the Park at Enlighten Festival

Concert or Performance

8 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.7 kms | Price from: Free

Symphony in the Park is not your standard symphony experience. Set in the tree lined landscape of the iconic Commonwealth...

Happy and Glorious

Happy and Glorious

Exhibition and Shows

4 Jan 2019 to 30 Jun 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Queen’s Visit in 1954. The phrase conjures up memories of a young Queen in summer dresses and ball gowns,...

Zine Lounge

Zine Lounge at MoAD

Exhibition and Shows

1 May 2020 to 30 Apr 2021

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Unleash your creativity in the brand new Zine Lounge—a place for young people to meet, read, and create. Relax on...

Craft in the space

#UDHRquiltproject

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

8 Feb 2020 to 15 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The #UDHRQuiltProject features never before seen work from a global craftivism project. Stitching in local and global stories; see the...

Paella

National Multicultural Festival

Community Event Concert or Performance Festivals and Celebrations

21 Feb 2020 to 23 Feb 2020

Distance from: 0.5 kms | Price from: Free

Eat, drink, laugh and dance around the world at the 2019 National Multicultural Festival. Celebrate difference, share traditions and see...

Mark Eliot, Cloud Essence bottles. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Essence of Cloud

Exhibition and Shows

2 Jul 2020 to 22 Aug 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Mark EliotEssence of Cloud is a multi faceted solo exhibition featuring glass artist Mark Eliot. This exhibition will be comprised...

A fun day is guaranteed

Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival

Festivals and Celebrations Food and Wine

21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.5 kms | Price from: $18.00

The 12th annual Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival will feature close to 200 beers and ciders for tasting from...

Flight testing in Tucana St Makerspace

Pi Jam – Maker meetup

Community Event

19 Oct 2019 to 1 May 2021

Distance from: 7.8 kms | Price from: $5.00

Meet interesting people in Canberra’s Maker community and see the cool stuff people are working on. Pi Jam is focused...

Southwell and Brown Premier Store Victoria Street, Hall

A Tale of Two Villages – An Exhibition

Community Event

24 Jan 2019 to 28 Jan 2021

Distance from: 13.5 kms | Price from: Free

A Tale of Two Villages tells the story of the Hall-Ginninderra district from Aboriginal times, through the early pioneer farming...

Participants on the Behind the scenes tour

Behind the Scenes tours at Parliament House

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Apr 2019 to 31 Oct 2020

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: $15.00

Discover the stories behind the building on a special tour of Parliament House. Learn how the building's impressive architecture is...

Crowd on lawns watching movies

Lights! Canberra! Action! at Enlighten Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations

6 Mar 2020

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Free

Filmmakers are given a list of ten items to include in their movie, with only ten days to shoot, edit...

Racing

Marymead Charity Race Day

Community Event Sporting Events

21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Handmade Canberra Market

Handmade Market Canberra – Winter

Markets

26 Jun 2020 to 28 Jun 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. They bring together the most talented artists, designers, stylists,...

Dress Code: Empire

Dress Code: Empire

Exhibition and Shows

4 Jan 2019 to 31 Aug 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

An old coat rescued. Sir Edmund Barton revealed. In this exhibition you will discover an intriguing tale of power, prestige...

Flight testing in Tucana St Makerspace

Maker meetup

Community Event

8 Oct 2019 to 29 Sep 2021

Distance from: 7.8 kms | Price from: Free

Meet interesting people in Canberra’s Maker community and see the cool stuff people are working on. The projects range from...

Sam Gold, River Bed (Group detail), 2019. Black stoneware and porcelain. Photo: Jordan Fowler

A Common Thread

Exhibition and Shows

14 May 2020 to 27 Jun 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Harriet McKay | Sam Gold The multidisciplinary collaboration between McKay and Gold encompasses the expanding painting field, installation and sculpture....

Get crafty daily from 10.30am to 12.30pm

PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

15 Dec 2018 to 30 Jun 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The imaginative family space has all-new hands-on activities to educate, excite and challenge young minds.Discover PlayUP – The Right to...

Mark Edgoose, Rail and Vessel No.1, 2011, Titanium and Niobium. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.

The Table Layer; window to worlds

Exhibition and Shows

27 Aug 2020 to 17 Oct 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Susan Cohn | Kynn Son | Mark Edgoose | Alison Jackson | Larah Nott | Joanna Zellmer | Andrew Last...

Children sitting during a guided tour

National Dinosaur Museum Public Tours

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

19 Nov 2016 to 14 May 2023

Distance from: 10.5 kms | Price from: $5.00

The National Dinosaur Museum offers free public tours (with the general admission entry price) every weekend and school holiday period...

Group of people walking around Lake Burley Griffin.

Canberra Walking Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

3 Apr 2020 to 5 Apr 2020

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: $10.00

Challenge yourself by walking from 5 to 42 km on the Canberra Walking Festival weekend. Enjoy a walk along the...

Wall of Honour

Hall WW1 Commemorative Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

1 Mar 2018 to 14 Feb 2021

Distance from: 13.8 kms | Price from: Free

"When Hall Answered the Call" - Visit the small community of Hall's School Museum and see their moving exhibition to...

Audience in seating

The Vinyl Lounge at NFSA – Girl’s Rock in March

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event Concert or Performance

7 Jun 2019 to 4 Dec 2020

Distance from: 0.7 kms | Price from: Free

Bring along your favourite records, share your music stories and hear what’s spinning on the NFSA’s turntables. The ultimate listening...

Women's cricket

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

Sporting Events

26 Feb 2020 to 28 Feb 2020

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Canberra has been selected to host five ICC Women’s T20 World Cup matches in 2020. This will be the first...

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