Arts and Crafts
The Aarwun Gallery is positioned 20 minutes from the CBD in Federation Square, Nicholls.
This Canberra gallerly features a unique collection of alternate art by some of Australia’s top multi-award winning artists.
Exhibitions by local artists on display vary but include artworks such as paintings, glass, ceramics, models, jewellery, woodwork, and bronze sculpture.
The gallery also provides hanging services, appraisals, exhibits, holds an annual art auction each year.
|Where:||11 Federation Square, Nicholls|
|Phone:||02 6230 2055|
The Belconnen Arts Centre is a contemporary community facility situated on the foreshore of Lake Ginninderra in northwest Canberra.
Offering an extensive range of classes including dance, writing, art, and children’s programs, the centre is the hub of Belconnen’s creative community. From beginner to more advanced workshops, there is a class to spark everyone’s creative streak.
Showcasing high calibre exhibitions by local artists and featuring work across a blend of artistic mediums, there is always something new to appreciate or get involved in at the Belconnen Arts Centre.
Positioned in King Edward Terrace, the National Portrait Gallery features 400 portraits of noteworthy Australians, including the likes of James Cook, Dame Nellie Melba, Ian Thorpe, and Cathy Freeman.
Grab a bite to eat at the Portrait Café, tucked behind the Gallery, and admire the view of the stunning Lake Burley Griffin and surrounding park. Shop at the Portrait Gallery Store and choose from the range of books, art, design and photography.
Canberra school of Art Gallery of the Australian National University exhibits art works by students, school staff, visiting artists, and community groups.
In addition to the main exhibition space is a smaller gallery, and throughout the year there are a variety of works are displayed, with the annual graduate exhibition showcasing the finest work by ANU students.
The Nolan Collection Gallery contains a collection of works which have been donated to the community for education and outreach programs, and are housed permanently in the Canberra Museum and Gallery.
Art lovers viewing this iconic collection by Sidney Nolan will also appreciate 15 works from the Kelly series and the first of paintings by artists Burke and Will.
|Where:||Cnr. London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City|
|Open:||SEPTEMBER - MAY: Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Weekends: 12 - 5pm / Closed: Public Holidays / JUNE - AUGUST: Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm, Weekends: 12 - 4pm, Closed: Public Holidays.|
|Phone:||02 6207 3968|