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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:30 - Friday, March 31, 2017 - 17:00

Ralph Kiggell practises and teaches water-based woodblock printing, and participates in exhibitions and workshops in many different countries. He has a BA in Chinese Studies from SOAS, London University (1983), and an MA in Printmaking from Tama...

1/2017 Visual Arts Graduate Season

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 18:00 - Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 17:00

The School of Art & Design provides a stimulating and dynamic environment for Graduate Research students to extend their skills, practice and knowledge through interaction with peers, staff and visiting artists/academics.


Book launch: Spatial Painting by Claudia Chaseling

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 18:00 - 19:00

To be launched by Denise Ferris, Head of School, ANU School of Art & Design and Gordon Bull, Senior Lecturer Art History and Art Theory, ANU School of Art & Design. 

The monograph has been published by Verlag...

Public Lecture: Tony Ayres

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 18:00 - 19:00

Tony Ayres is an executive producer, showrunner, writer and director. Tony is the EP of Glitch (winner 2015 AACTA and Logie for Best Drama Series), The Family Law, Wanted, and Nowhere Boys s2 which won the 2015...

ANU School of Art & Design Ruby Ball

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 18:00 - Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 01:00

Save the date! This is no April Fools. The ANU School of Art and Design is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and for that, we need to party!

Whether you know it as Canberra School of Art, Canberra Institute of the Arts, National Institute...

Previous Events

Art Forum: Brian Gladwell

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 13:15 - 14:00

Brian Gladwell's work has been said to blur the lines between furniture and sculpture. His pieces—desks, tables, shelves, mirrors, cabinets—are constructed from a variety of materials. In the 1980s, Gladwell began using laminated...

Mike Parr at the National Gallery of Australia

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:00 - 14:00
National Gallery of Australia
12pm Meet at main reception for a walk through of the exhibition with Mike Parr
1.15pm Mike Parr lecture in the NGA small theatre...

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...


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...

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...

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