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Naturally Yours

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:30 - Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 17:00

An exhibition of work addressing environmental issues by early career researchers at the Australian National University School of Art & Design

Changes to the natural environment and speculation on its possible demise are conspicuous in...

Conceived Ground

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:00 - Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 17:00

Ema Shin is a Japanese born Melbourne based artist who participated in the artist-in-residency program at the ANU School of Art and Design Textiles Workshop from 24 April to 10 June 2017. In her art practice she aims to create a composition that...

Random 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 10:30 - Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 17:00

Random is a celebration of art. Open to all friends of the art community to exhibit your works at the ANU School of Art & Design.


Deliver your work to the ANU School of Art & Design Foyer...


Friday, August 11, 2017 - 09:00 - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 17:00

Celebrating the outstanding design work of Canberra's year 11 & 12 students

Design has a vital role in shaping a fast-moving world: it’s about applied creativity, engagement and collaboration, as well as the art and craft of...

Conference: ACUADS 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 09:00 - Friday, September 29, 2017 - 17:00

The 2017 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) conference will be held at the ANU School of Art & Design.

Previous Events

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...

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...

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