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14 May 20
27 Jun 20
Sam Gold, River Bed (Group detail), 2019. Black stoneware and porcelain. Photo: Jordan Fowler

A Common Thread

Craft ACT

Harriet McKay | Sam Gold The multidisciplinary collaboration between McKay and Gold encompasses the expanding painting field, installation and sculpture. The work in ‘A Common Thread’ is...

6 Dec 19
29 Nov 20
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Behind the Lines: The year's best political cartoons 2019

Museum of Australian Democracy

The new iteration of Behind the Lines invites visitors to be thunderstruck by Australia's leading political cartoonists as they amp up the satire on the most significant political moments of the...

15 Feb 20
18 Jul 20
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Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story

Canberra Museum and Gallery

The fingerprints of the ‘Jennings Germans’ are all over Canberra – but who were they? This exhibition explores the lives and legacy of the 150 German carpenters who came to Canberra in the...

28 Apr 20
31 May 20
Elizabeth (detail), 2019 by Anthea da Silva

Darling Portrait Prize

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Portrait Prize is the newest portrait painting prize in the country, held at the home of Australian portraiture. The inaugural 40 finalists are alongside the...

12 Dec 18
31 Dec 20
Democracy. Are You In?

Democracy. Are You In?

Museum of Australian Democracy

Democracy is a living system and it work best when there is a healthy balance between trust and distrust - but that balance is tipping. Distrust is on the rise, and confidence in our political and...

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