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July 17

THE MEMORY WITHIN

At CCAS Manuka we have Naomi Taylor Royds’ The Memory Within, an exhibition focusing on household, objects in which she invests an emotional attachment. Consisting of prints, sculptures and installations this is a show that romanticises and elevates, for example, the humble wooden spoon or immortalises the utilitarian bowl in plaster. It’s a series of works […]

July 05

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

Its all been on Instagram but here we have a more detailed pictorial account of the 2018 CCAS Member’s Exhibition which as always turned into a great fun night. They never fail. Our distinguished judge this year was Justine Van Mourik who is currently Director of the Parliamentary Collection and, who also happens to be […]

June 29

ON THE AIR

CCAS Manuka Gallery is looking particularly good at the moment. Not unlike some groovey little space you might find in Melbourne, London or New York. Alexander, Alex and Millan have recently given the gallery a makeover and the walls are currently pristine white. New user friendly lights and a new door that opens the gallery […]

June 20

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

At last the judge of the CCAS members show has been confirmed. Justine van Mourik Director of the Parliament House Art Collection and recently appointed Chair of CCAS has agreed to do the honours. Justine has a distinguished career in the arts having come from the National Library of Australia where she managed temporary and travelling exhibitions and […]

June 19

WINTER WARMER ACT WRITER’S CENTRE

It was a freezing Friday evening  in Canberra for the ACT Writers’ Centre Winter Warmer, which incidentally, was hosted by CCAS in the Gorman Art Centre Galleries. An enthusiastic crowd paid no mind to plummeting temperatures as they gathered for an evening of wine tasting, laid back panel discussions and readings. The evening kicked of with […]

June 15

ALICE INTERRUPTED

On a freezing night with competition from 4 other openings, Sydney based artist Brooke Leigh managed to pull a quality crowd for the opening of Alice Interrupted at CCAS Manuka. Having completed a Master of Fine Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney (USYD) in 2017 this is Brooke’s fist Canberra exhibition and a […]

June 15

FUTURE/FORWARD

Artists from all over Australia will descending on Canberra for Future/Forward on 14 and 15 August. Future/Forward will ignite the nation’s capital with timely collaboration on how best to advance rights, sustain incomes and develop practice in Australia today. We welcome artists to attend, participate and lead new conversations, Abdul Abdullah, Fiona Foley, Patricia Piccinini, […]