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Friday, September 2, 2016 - 09:00 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:05

Featuring works by Helen Braund, Leah Bullen, Tiffany Cole, Gosia Pilat and Lia Tajcnar.

This exhibition is based on the artists shared creative longing for the sea. Based in Canberra, visits to the sea offered the artists an inspiring...

Articulations of the Unknown

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 10:30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 17:00

Articulations of the Unknown


Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 17:00

To be opened by Alison Alder, Head Printmedia & Drawing, School of Art

Australia’s current investment in military defence is well over $100 billion, which includes significant funds being directed toward it...

EASS Margaret Munro Prize

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 11:00 - Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:00

Margaret Munro was a great supporter of the ANU School of Art and held an abiding fondness for our school. A staunch feminist, Margaret worked for the Women’s Electoral Lobby, the National Council of Women and for Senator Susan Ryan, in her...

2/2016: Visual Arts Graduate Season

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00 - Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 17:00

Opened by: Professor Tim Senden, Research School of Physics & Engineering

Erica Seccombe | Photography & Media Arts | Doctor of Philosophy

CALL OUT for Videowork

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 09:00 - 23:50

If you are a current student at the School of Art and have video work that you want to exhibit then let us know.

The School of Art Gallery will be holding a short screening of student video work. There isn’t much time so if we...

School of Art Annual Lecture – Nick Mitzevich

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 18:00 - 19:00

Nick Mitzevich has served since 2010 as the director of the Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide, where he has led numerous initiatives, including a diverse artistic program, significant attendance growth, the revitalisation of the building...

Foundations of digital printing in photography and the visual arts

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 14:00 - 18:00

Foundations of digital printing in photography and the visual arts
20 October 2016, 2pm — 6pm

Please note: this course is open to current registered ACT teachers. Your teaching ID number will be required.

4th Biennial Australasian Magic Lantern Society Convention

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 09:00 - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:00

Closed session for registered participants Saturday 22 October 9am to 5pm

Registration Cost $25 per head includes Tea/Coffee BBQ Lunch

Free Session Sunday 23 October 10am to 3pm Open to the Public For Registration Contact...

Object Therapy Panel Discussion

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 18:00 - 19:30

Object Therapy Panel Discussion

Object Therapy is a research and design project created to help us rethink our consumption patterns and reevaluate the broken objects that surround us. Developed in collaboration with Dr. Guy...

Previous Events

Magic Lantern Show Reenactment: The Tragic Drowning Fatality

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:00 - 23:30

This magic lantern show tells the story of an actual double drowning in the Shoalhaven River at Bundanon. Local actors will read newspaper reports and give the testimony of eyewitnesses that were published in the Shoalhaven Telegraph on Wednesday...

Video compositing with green screen

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 14:00 - 18:00

A digital compositing workshop covering lighting and video capture in the green screen studio, and matte creation in the computer lab. Software grading tools will be used to convincingly and creatively combine separate video layers into a...

Demonstration & Art Forum: Jen Elek

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 14:00 - 19:00
2 - 5pm Public demonstration in the Glass Hot Shop
6 - 6.45pm Art Forum SOA lecture theatre
All welcome to both events

Art Forum: David Walker

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 13:15 - 14:00

David Walker is the former head of crafts in the School of Art, Curtin University, and foundation coordinator of its internationally renowned jewellery and three-dimensional design courses. He is a contemporary jeweller and object maker, public...

Art Forum: Anne Marsh

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 18:00 - 19:00

Anne Marsh will give a talk on contemporary art and feminism in Australia. This is part of her new ARC Discovery project, which spans from 1970 to the present, and attempts to reconstruct the multiple voices at play in this arena. Although the...

Book launch: Kim Mahood

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 18:00 - 19:00

How do places shape people? In Position Doubtful, Kim Mahood explores the different ways in which white and Indigenous people conceptualise and experience Australian land. Journey to the heart of the writer’s relationship with...

Animated Gif production in Photoshop CC

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 13:00 - 17:00

Use Photoshop’s animation and video editing tools to produce three distinct animated Gif types. Learn techniques, strategies and processes for producing these exciting contemporary internet phenomena. Publish the results on a personal blog...

Personal Geography

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:30 - Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 17:00

A fresh new discussion about landscape art curated by Shan Crosbie featuring the work of: Grace Blake, Ned Bott, Lucy Chetcuti, Julie Delves, Anne-Marie Jean, Rachel Powell, Chris Ramsey and Sian Watson, Personal Geography will be an exciting...

Michael Taylor FLOOR TALK @ CMAG

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 13:15 - 14:00

FLOOR TALK: Michael Desmond and Derek O’Connor
Michael Taylor taught at the Canberra School of Art from 1971 to 1972. Join curator Michael Desmond, who was one of his students and Derek O’Connor, artist and...

SOA Art & Design Market

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:00 - 15:00

The SOA is pleased to announce our first ever Art & Design Market!

The SOA Art & Design Market provides an opportunity for SOA alumni to sell and showcase their goods, as well as sharing their professional insights. The market...

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