12-13 October 2019 Canberra High School, Bindubi Street, Macquarie
This display will
feature high quality bonsai from the collections of CBS members, including some
created by local artists who are currently represented in the National Bonsai
and Penjing Collection of Australia at the National Arboretum, Canberra. It
will include both traditional exotic plant species and Australian species.
Narrated by award-winning British actor Robert Lindsay Dendy Canberra: 26 Sept 10am; Sept 27 at 1pm: Sept 28, 1pm Palace Electric: Sept 28 at 12pm.
To mark the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death and the Year of the Dutch Golden Age, Exhibition on Screen presents Rembrandt. Filmed in exquisite detail, the camera offers a privileged view of the once-in-a- lifetime 2015 Late Works exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and London’s National Gallery.
Friday 20 September 2019 – 7pm, St Mary’s Cathedral Crypt, Sydney (n.b. Crypt rather than main Cathedral Saturday 21 September 2019 – 7pm | Verbrugghen Hall, Conservatorium of Music, Sydney (n.b.. change of venue)
In a celebration of the Vernal Equinox, The Song Company presents the second pop-up concert featuring the resplendent Thomas Tallis’s 40-part motet Spem in alium.
National Film and Sound Archive 27 September 2019 to 9 March 2020
Game Masters is an interactive journey through five decades of video game history, offering both a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process behind the world’s most popular characters and franchises, and a chance to play them.
Hall School Museum and Heritage Centre 6 October to 15 December 2019
Non-indigenous settlement of the Ginninderra district began in the 1820s. This exhibition features eight early district properties within the parishes of Jeir, Wallaroo and Ginninderra, supplemented by accounts of the heritage of each building.
Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen 1 – 18 October 2019, Mon to Fri 9am-5pm Opening celebration 5:30pm Wednesday 2 October by Shane Rattenbury MLA Minister for Mental Health
This mixed media community exhibition in celebration of Mental Health Month features works by people in the mental health and disability sector who use art to explore and express their creativity and imagination.
It will showcase a variety of artworks by People with Disabilities, Mental Health Consumers and support persons. Artists have been invited to submit up to two pieces per person/group.
Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest ACT Saturday 28 September 2019 at 3pm Guest Director Harry Ward
Popular for new and returning audiences alike, the four concerti comprising the ‘Four Seasons’ are probably the most well-known pieces of the Baroque repertoire. Noted for stylistic brilliance, each demonstrates a true mastery of melody and orchestral colour, particularly showing off the soloist in passages of dazzling musical nuance.
Strathnairn Arts 90 Stockdill Drive Holt ACT Until 13 October 2019
Jenny Blake uses reclaimed wooden
bocks found in a builder’s skip to produce stunning three dimensional
landscapes. It is her way of restoring the environment block by block, making
discarded materials into something beautiful.
Strathnairn has an open day 10am to
4pm on Saturday 21 September. All studios will be open and you can buy a
hand-crafted bowl full of soup. The members’ exhibition also opens in the
The Fitters Workshop, Kingston Foreshore Until 4pm on 15 September 2019
More than 300 works including wall works in oil, pastel, pencil and acrylic and a small collection of beautiful sculpture await visitors to this year’s Spring exhibition by members of the Artists’ Society of Canberra.
Palace Electric Canberra 24 September – 16 October 2019
The 20th Italian Film Festival features 26 recent films and two retrospectives including Bertolucci’s five-hour epic, 1900.
It opens with The Champion, set in in the world of professional, millionaire footballers, and finishes with the Australian premiere of Ron Howard’s biopic Pavarotti, the tenor who became an international superstar from the early 1960s until his death in 2007.