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Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism

Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 13 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Free

For Sidney Nolan, his boyhood home of the Melbourne bayside suburb of St Kilda was ‘My kitsch heaven’.The memory of...

2021 Canberra International Music Festival

2021 Canberra International Music Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

30 Apr 2021 to 9 May 2021

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: $25.00

Vienna. The city where Schubert and Strauss were born. The place where Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven made history. The opera...

Nan Goldin 'Nan and Brian in bed, NYC 1983, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra purchased 1994

The Body Electric

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 26 Jan 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Free

The Body Electric presents work by women artists on the subjects of sex, pleasure and desire. The exhibition features some...

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Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 26 Apr 2021

Distance from: 4.5 kms | Price from: Free

This stunning exhibition takes you on a journey, travelling on board the ship with Cook and for the first time...

Walkers head toward Black Mountain in the Aussie Peace Walk

Rotary Aussie Peace Walk

Community Event

26 Mar 2021 to 28 Mar 2021

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

Two-day walking festival in Canberra with walks ranging from 7kms to 42kms on the Saturday and 7km to 21km on...

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Birds of Paradise: Ellis Rowan in New Guinea

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 8 Mar 2021

Distance from: 3.5 kms | Price from: Free

Ellis Rowan (1848–1922) is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists. Best known for her striking wildflower paintings, Ellis Rowan also...

Yours Faithfully

Yours Faithfully

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 30 Apr 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

In an age of pithy one liners, text messages and FaceTime, letter writing might seem redundant. Yet rediscovering this lost...

Dirkswirks Timber Mosaics

Dirkswirks Timber Mosaics

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 31 Jan 2021

Distance from: 6.2 kms | Price from: Free

A sculptural feast of three dimensional decorative wood mosaics by Dirk Lejeune. Inspired by his fascination of the Australian bush...

Life Through the Lens

Life Through the Lens – Photographic Display at the NFSA

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 30 Jun 2021

Distance from: 5.3 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...

Julia Morris

Julia Morris: I’m Not Even Joking

Concert or Performance

2 May 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Julia Morris – I’m Not Even Joking.In her 30th year of stand up comedy, there is no doubting our beloved...

Così

Così

Concert or Performance

8 Apr 2021 to 24 Apr 2021

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: $20.00

Join with REP as they present this poignant Australian comedy. Set in a Melbourne mental hospital in 1971 the semiautobiographical...

Caribe Havana Return

Caribe Havana Return

Concert or Performance

28 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $32.00

Cuban Jazz, Dance, Chanting, Story Telling and Participation.Caribe’s Havana Return crafts Cuban traditional and classic forms in a contemporary Framework...

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Canberra Fashion Food Wine Market

Markets

21 Mar 2021

Distance from: 1.4 kms | Price from: Free

Discover new and pre-loved fashion, including designer labels and a wide range of styles. New is a growing food and...

Rainbow Flag

Democracy. Are You In?

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 20 Jun 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

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

The Miriam Lieberman Trio

The Miriam Lieberman Trio

Concert or Performance

27 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $29.00

The Miriam Lieberman Trio will perform at The Street marking the release of Miriam’s single Just Transforming in the lead...

Teeny Tiny Stevies

Teeny Tiny Stevies

Concert or Performance

13 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

RescheduledBased on advice from the Australian Commonwealth and ACT Governments regarding the containment of COVID-19, the decision has been made...

Wattle Day

Australian Wattle Day @ the Old Bus Depot Markets

Markets

5 Sep 2021

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: Free

National Wattle Day has been officially celebrated since 1992 across Australia.Before then, Australians in different States and the territories celebrated...

Robert Drewe (in the swell) (detail), 2006 by Nicholas Harding

This is my place

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 22 Feb 2021

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: Free

After months spent in isolation at home, take a fresh and intimate focus on the places that define who we...

'Angels in Orbit' fashion parade, 1969

Out of This World: Australia in the space age

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 14 Mar 2021

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: Free

Welcome to the dawn of the space age. From the 1950s through to the 1970s, Australia was gripped with excitement...

Charles Teo, 2012 by Adam Chang. © Adam Chang

Portrait Allsorts

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 31 Mar 2021

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: Free

A delectable selection of treats awaits visitors in this celebration of the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Offering portraiture in all...

EVENT Here I Am: Art By Great Women – Exhibition Avenue

EVENT Here I Am: Art By Great Women – Exhibition Avenue

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 28 Feb 2021

Distance from: 6.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Inspired by the Know My Name movement and in a cultural partnership with the National Gallery of Australia, HERE I...

Consumer Tasting, Albert Hall

Canberra International Riesling Challenge Riesling Experience

Food and Wine

24 Oct 2020 to 16 Oct 2021

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Canberra International Riesling Challenge is the largest single varietal wine show in the Southern Hemisphere, annually assembling one of...

Canberra Craft Beer Festival

Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival

Food and Wine

20 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.8 kms | Price from: $18.00

Australia's premier craft beer and cider festival is held in the grounds around the heritage Mercure Canberra hotel.Featuring over 50...

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

Essence of Cloud

Exhibition and Shows

25 Mar 2021 to 8 May 2021

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Free

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

Sign of the Times

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 20 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Free

Sign of the Times is an exhibition of Canberra signs representing a history of life in the capital, from the...

Seeing Canberra

Seeing Canberra

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 17 Jul 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Free

As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly...

The Blade: Australia’s love affair with lawn

The Blade: Australia’s love affair with lawn

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 20 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Free

Australians love grass; kicking a footy, running under a sprinkler, having a barbeque in the backyard and spending time in...

Bruce Mathiske: Guitar Artistry, Live Music & Live Art

Bruce Mathiske: Guitar Artistry, Live Music & Live Art

Concert or Performance

26 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $37.00

An exciting concert experience, featuring Bruce Mathiske's Virtuoso Guitar and Didgeridoowith special guest Adam Manning on Percussion and live art.World...

Jimmy Barnes at The Coogee Bay Hotel 1984 (detail), 1984 by Grant Matthews © Grant Matthews

Pub Rock

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 14 Mar 2021

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: Free

Your backstage pass to 70s and 80s sounds and scenes.Celebrate the people, places and sounds of Australian pub rock and...

PlayUP

PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 30 Apr 2021

Distance from: 3.1 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...

John Mackey: Melting Pot – Waves Length Suite

John Mackey: Melting Pot – Waves Length Suite

Concert or Performance

5 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $32.00

John Mackey’s World Premiere of the Wave Lengths Suite is an improvised series of movements dedicated to the ever-changing nature...

Wine Club

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

17 Dec 2020 to 18 Feb 2021

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: $85.00

Wine Club is a monthly event held at Workshop POP, led by wine aficionados Freddie Raimbaud and Emma Shaw. Freddie...

Truth, Power and a Free Press

Truth, Power and a Free Press

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Rapidly changing technology creating a 24-hour news cycle, the rise of citizen journalists and a constant battle for truth. Media...

Christopher Pease (Minang/Wardandi/Ballardong/Nyoongar peoples) Target 3 2017, purchased 2019

Belonging: Stories of Australian Art

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 30 Jun 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Free

This major collection presentation recasts the story of nineteenth-century Australian art. Informed by the many voices of Indigenous and non-Indigenous...

Melinda Schneider: A Farewell To Doris

Melinda Schneider: A Farewell To Doris

Concert or Performance

23 Apr 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Following the recent passing of the legendary Doris Day, acclaimed Australian singer Melinda Schneider pays tribute to her childhood idol...

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Australian Dreams: Picturing our Built World

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 31 Jan 2021

Distance from: 3.5 kms | Price from: Free

For over 200 years, painters, printmakers and photographers have been in a creative conversation with the built environment. Reflecting progress,...

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Canberra Kids Market

Markets

30 Aug 2020 to 7 Mar 2021

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra Kids Market is "the" place to find new, handmade and pre-loved, clothing, toys, books, games, accessories and equipment for...

Marty Sheargold

Marty Sheargold

Concert or Performance

22 May 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

An Encore performance of Marty's sold out 2019 tour. Don't miss the opportunity to laugh live with the star of...

Anne Wallace 'She Is' 2001, National Gallery of Australia, purchased 2002

Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 31 Jan 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Free

Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now showcases art made by women. It brings together more than 300...

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Ink in the Lines, Special Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 27 Jan 2021

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: Free

Behind every tattoo is a story of remembrance, mateship, identity and healing.Many members and veterans of the Australian Defence Forces...

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Three Sixty Fashion Market

Markets

7 Mar 2021

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

The Three Sixty Fashion Market is a truly unique, niche Canberra-based market dedicated to sustainable fashion. This mostly recycled fashion...

Canoes, Cool Climate Wines & Canapés

Food and Wine

27 Feb 2021

Distance from: 4.3 kms | Price from: $195.00

Paddle the waters on Lake Burley Griffin as you sip champagne in our custom-built canoes. Add in delicious local canapés,...

Finger Painting Class for Adults

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

13 Jan 2021 to 3 Feb 2021

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: $75.00

Get in touch with your inner child and let loose with a lively night of finger painting! This class is...

APIA

APIA Good Times Tour

Concert or Performance

3 May 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Based on Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 controversial best-selling novel American Psycho and the 2000 film of the same name, this...

Crafting Canberra

Crafting Canberra

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 26 Jun 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Free

Bringing together works of art and social history objects from the CMAG collection, Crafting Canberra explores how the Canberra community...

Make a Zine About Your Feelings Workshop

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

28 Nov 2020 to 25 Feb 2021

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: $60.00

Want to learn how to make a zine about your feelings? This Canberra workshop will let you explore your mood...

Daniel Sloss

Daniel Sloss

Concert or Performance

27 Apr 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

International superstar Daniel Sloss returns to Australia with a brand new show. 2019 was a huge year for Daniel with...

Before hand: the private life of a portrait

Before hand: the private life of a portrait

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 21 Mar 2021

Distance from: 3.2 kms | Price from: Free

A new exhibition revealing the backstories behind iconic works from the National Portrait Gallery collection and the creative and social...

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A Taste of Ireland 2021

Concert or Performance

3 Apr 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ will make you laugh, cry and jig into the night with...

Marét Live

Marét Live

Concert or Performance

13 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $29.00

Marét presents her most exciting live performance yet, premiering songs from her most recent release EP02 as well as her...

Happy and Glorious

Happy and Glorious

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 20 Jun 2021

Distance from: 3.1 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,...

Joel Creasey

JOEL CREASEY – MESSY BITCH

Concert or Performance

13 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Joel Creasey, Australia’s Crown Prince of Comedy, returns for another season of sauce and sass with his latest stand up...

Statement Jewellery Workshop

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

30 Jan 2021 to 27 Feb 2021

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: $95.00

POP Canberra maker Leah Bartsch of Dressed for Sunday will be at the creative helm guiding you to create fun,...

Eishan Ensemble: Tea At Six – Album Launch

Eishan Ensemble: Tea At Six – Album Launch

Concert or Performance

13 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: $32.00

Led by acclaimed Persian-Australian tar player and composer, Hamed Sadeghi, the quintet Eishan Ensemble draws on contemporary and classical music...

Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Live!

Anh Do – The Happiest Refugee Live!

Concert or Performance

24 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

By popular demand Anh returns with his smash hit show.Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh...

Echoes of Pink Floyd

Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

Concert or Performance

20 Aug 2021

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australia’s largest scale Pink Floyd concept act Echoes of Pink Floyd will take audiences on a musical and visual journey...

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Canberra Beerfest

Festivals and Celebrations

13 Feb 2021

Distance from: 3.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Canberra Beerfest returns to JDL Lawns this February testing your taste buds and time management skills with an even bigger...

onetoeight

onetoeight: Australia’s first prime ministers

Exhibition and Shows

16 Jan 2021 to 20 Jun 2021

Distance from: 3.1 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...

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Concert or Performance

18 Feb 2021 to 6 Mar 2021

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: $20.00

Join REP as they present Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning tale about the dysfunctional but wealthy Pollitt family, be entranced by...

Cowboy Junkies

Cowboy Junkies

Concert or Performance

9 Feb 2021

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Canadian alt-country pioneers Cowboy Junkies will return to Australia and New Zealand for the first time in 20 years in...

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