Exhibitions archive

Futures: Mapping the Terrain of Creative Inquiry

Thursday, 06 June 2024 to Friday, 05 July 2024
This exhibition presents ongoing research from the Australian National University School of Art & Design, spanning climate change, digital heritage, maternal health, and the emerging arts of metabolism and digestion.

Working increasingly in collaboration, across disciplines, and with institutional and community partners, the School’s researchers show how knowledge-making in art and design reaches out to engage with the critical concepts and practical potentials of a shared future....

Turning Metabolism into Art : Fecal Attraction

Wednesday, 05 June 2024
Join us for a performative serving of the Fecal Attraction cocktail,* a recipe from After Eating: Metabolising the Arts, book by Lindsay Kelley.
To be officially launched by Katie Dyer, Senior Curator, Artspace, Sydney
4:00 - 5:00 pm, Wednesday 5 June
Limited number of signed books will be available for purchase on the night at a reduced price. This is a free ticketed event, bookings essential.


Food is widely depicted in the arts through different forms of creative...

A Proposition towards A Praxis of Treaty with International Country | Portals out of The Garden of Non by Jonathan Kimberley

Thursday, 02 May 2024 to Thursday, 23 May 2024
The exhibition will be opened by puralia meenamatta Jim Everett (plangermairreenner / pakana) & Gloria Andrews (pakana), elders of meenamatta country, lutruwita (Tasmania).

A Proposition towards A Praxis of Treaty with International Country | Portals out of The Garden of Non, is an artistic journey through the atemporal Originary of (Neolithic) petroglyphs at Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire, UK; and South Tyrol, Northern Italy; guided through the paragon portal of First Nations ‘meenamatta...

Gallery closed for roof repairs until May

Monday, 11 December 2023 to Wednesday, 01 May 2024
The Gallery will be closed until 1 May for roof repairs.

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For any enquiries please email Megan Hinton, Senior Gallery CoordinatorMegan.Hinton@anu.edu.au

2023 School of Art & Design Graduating Exhibition

Saturday, 02 December 2023 to Sunday, 10 December 2023
You are warmly invited to attend the2023 Graduating Exhibition Official Opening
6pm Friday 01 December
6.30pm Emerging Artist Support Scheme Awards announced

Enjoy live music by local DJ Micah Heathwood, food and drinks will be available to purchase from local vendors.
Exhibition continues 02 - 10 December.
Open Daily, 10am - 4pmwww.gradshow.com.au
Online Catalogue (live from 01 December)


The 2023 Graduating Exhibition is supported by the Visual Arts Endowment Fund.

The Data Imaginary : Fears and Fantasies

Thursday, 28 September 2023 to Friday, 27 October 2023
The Data Imaginary: Fears and Fantasies brings together eminent and emerging artists and designers to show how creative applications of data technology are crucial for a vital, inclusive and sustainable future.

The exhibition includes artworks and designs that engage audiences in critical, playful and agentic reflections on data and creative technologies. Through the exhibition, workshops, podcast and publication, the audience will be empowered to respond to climate change patterns and future...
Photo: participants of the 2022 Program at the exhibition opening admiring work. Photo courtesy Neha Attre / ANU Media

2023 Sharing Stories Arts Exchange Exhibition

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 to Wednesday, 25 October 2023
Project Space
Visit the Sharing Stories Arts Exchange Exhibition, featuring creative outcomes by participants of the program in 2023.

The Sharing Stories Arts Exchange (previously known as the Bundian Way Arts Exchange) is a creative participatory project focused on building positive reciprocal relationships between the Canberra community and local regional Indigenous and non-indigenous communities. The Sharing Stories Arts Exchange (SSAE) features culturally rich learning opportunities and events in the...


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