What to see in Canberra this week - July 18


ANCA Gallery: Nature-Mâché. A solo exhibition by Canberra-based emerging artist Sui Jackson, featuring hand-made paper art. Until July 27. Open Wednesday to Sunday from noon-5pm. 1 Rosevear Place, Dickson. Ph: 6247 8736.

Belconnen Arts Centre: Patterns of the Past. By Duncan Smith. Until July 27. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen. Ph: 6173 3300.

Bungendore Fine Art: Louella McPaul. Lou's love of experimenting with pigments unleashes unexpected results, allowing both accidental and intentional fusions. Until August 30. Open daily, 10am-4.30pm. 42 Ellendon Street, Bungendore. Ph: 6238 1640.

Canberra Contemporary Arts Space: Proving My Existence. By Aaron Garlick. Until Sunday. Art Of Seduction. Curated by David Broker. Until August 9. Intimate Spaces Revealed. An exhibition by Caitlin Franzmann, Carol McGregor and Leena Riethmuller. Until August 9. Open Wednesday to Sunday 11am-5pm. 19 Furneaux Street, Manuka. Ph: 6247 0188.

Drill Hall Gallery: Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook: Storytellers of the Town. Until August 10. Open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-5pm. Kingsley St, Acton. Ph: 6125 4171.

Gallery@BCS: Munyana. A mixed media group exhibition of Aboriginal art. Until July 25. Open Monday to Friday, 9am-4.30pm. Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen. Ph: 6264 0232.


M16 Artspace: Japanese Encounter: Winter Garden. Winter Garden shows Japanese artists who reinvent everyday life to give new meanings to commonplace things. Until July 27. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon-5pm. 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith. Ph: 6295 9438.

Milk Factory Gallery: Oneness. By Anika Ekholm and Carlos Barrios. This exhibition will contain works with focus on the essence of human life. Until July 31. 33 Station Street, Bowral. Ph: 02 4862 1077.

National Gallery of Australia: Robert Motherwell: At five in the afternoon. An exhibition exploring the inventive imagery of Robert Motherwell, an abstract expressionist who combined printmaking with painting. Until October 26. Open times 10am-5pm. NGA, Parkes Place, Canberra. Ph: 6240 6411.

National Portrait Gallery of Australia: Beauty and Strength: portraits by Michael Riley. Influential indigenous Australian artist Michael Riley (1960-2004) created these portrait photographs between 1984 and 1990. Until August 17. National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes. Ph: 6102 7020.

Paintbox Fine Art: Cornucopia. By Diana Watson. Until August 3. Directors Choice. New works by Carole Foster and James Willebrant plus recent works from the stockroom. Until August 13. Open Wednesday to Sunday 11am-5pm. 32 Lonsdale Street, Braddon. Ph: 6162 1717.

Watson Arts Centre:EASS 2014. Features the work of four emerging ceramic artists who graduated from the ANU in 2013: Julie Barnett, David Leake, Tanya Roberts and Fran Romano. Until Sunday. Watson Arts Centre, Aspinall Street, Watson. See: canberrapotters.com.au. Ph: 6241 1670.

Queanbeyan Art Society:Members and Gallery Painters. An in-house exhibition by society members. Varied subjects and media. Until July 26. Open daily, 10am-1pm. 6 Trinculo Place, Queanbeyan, the gallery under the bridge at Queanbeyan. Ph: 0439 392 709.


Wesley Music Centre:Wednesday Lunchtime Live. Filipino-American pianist Jovanni de Pedro. July 23, 12.40pm. $5 on the door. Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest. Ph: 6232 7248.

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