Sally Pryor ANU School of Art professor Helen Ennis has been appointed to the Sir William Dobell Chair of Art History in recognition of her work as an art scholar, writer and curator.
Sally Pryor As Canberra settles into another spectacular autumn, it's hard to imagine that the city was once a dusty and inhospitable plain.
Sally Pryor When Sir David Attenborough first saw the paintings of birds of paradise he immediately asked to meet their creator.
Sally Pryor It is a shadow that still looms 100 years later, as Australia gears up to mark the Anzac centenary next year.
Sally Pryor Arts Editor It's a classic Canberra tale - at least in the art world.
Sally Pryor The National Museum finally has a new director.
Sally Pryor Imagine you're new to Canberra, and you visit Gorman House for the first time.
Sally Pryor National Gallery director Ron Radford says Canberra's much maligned winter should be it's big selling point.
Sally Pryor Daniel Ballantyne may have taken the scenic route when it comes to his latest job, but in many ways his new role was written in the stars.
Sally Pryor If you tweeted your way through Australia Day this weekend, your exploits could well have ended up in the National Museum of Australia, to be gazed at in wonder by future generations.
Sally Pryor The china was monogrammed, the teapots solid silver and the fittings art deco, but this was no posh city home.
Sally Pryor If the idea of the cosmos is all a bit of an abstraction to you, you're not alone.
Sally Pryor If you sleep in, you can still see the sunrise.
Sally Pryor Ben Quilty has always tried to inject humour into his work, but when he returned in 2011 from his assignment in Afghanistan as an official war artist he couldn't see anything funny anywhere.
Natasha Rudra and Sally Pryor Russell Crowe stood before Canberrans and declared himself a ‘‘map geek’’ on Wednesday night.
Sally Pryor If a picture is worth 1000 words, how much should 50 lines of words be worth?
Sally Pryor When it comes to glamorous black-tie events, Canberra is known only for one - the Press Gallery Midwinter Ball.
Sally Pryor There are many ways to express what is sacred when you're an artist.
Sally Pryor When Robert Foster first started his own design company, he had a vague dream of creating something distinctive.
Sally Pryor A new exhibition celebrates how indigenous people use generations of knowledge to manage Australia's land, rivers and oceans.