Home' In The City : In the City - Summer 2012 Contents Located in the hear t of the city, Canberra Museum + Gallery
presents our region’s social history and visual arts through
compelling exhibitions, programs and events.
OLD BONES – NEW INSIGHTS 3 Dec 2011 – 26 Feb 2012
Rare fossils from the Australian National University collection reveal how 3D X-ray
scanning is being used to uncover new evidence of early ver tibrate evolution
KING O’MALLEY Until 4 Mar 2012
King O’Malley was a central and color ful figure in the early development of Canberra as
the Federal Capital of Australia. This exhibition draws together objects relating to King
O’Malley’s life to better understand the man, the politician and the legend
PETER VANDERMARK: CONVERSATION PIECE 17 Dec 2011 – 12 Feb 2012
An installation of light sculptures on the floor, suspended from the ceiling and mounted
on the walls start a conversation.
FASHIONED HERE Until 22 Jan 2012
An exhibition that opens the wardrobe on CMAG’s clothing collection. Labels such as
Sylvia Parsons, Tracey Lord and Maggie Shepherd are on display with selected loans
from Calthorpes’ House and private collections.
CIVIC SQUARE, CANBERRA CITY | T 6207 3968
MONDAY–FRIDAY › 1 0AM–5PM
WEEKENDS › 1 2PM–5PM
CANBERRA MUSEUM + GALLERY
Evoking memories of snow covere
y Clove, Eucaly
arkling silver glass.
Shop EG01/EG02 • The Canberra Centre - Fresh Food Precinct • Phone 02 6173 4222
Spoil Someone Special
y Nina Ricci a new magical
Eau de perfume 80ml
Find the perfect
gift for all your
loved ones at
Jurlique Loveable Skin Rose essentials:
smooth and soften your hands and lips.
A powerful duo rich in plant extracts to
deeply moisturise and hydrate, leaving
skin revitalised and refreshed.
Rose Hand cream 125ml
Rose love Balm 15ml
IN THE CITY MAGAZINE
The Canberra Times | In The City Magazine | SUMMER
In the City
BY KRISTIE BROADHEAD
Summer has arrived and the mercury is rising in the
capital, meaning it is time to get out and about and
discover all the city has to offer.
LIGHTING OF THE CHRISTMAS
Usher in the festive season in Canberra
City when the Christmas tree comes
alight this Christmas. This event is more
than just a Christmas tree lighting, with
fabulous entertainment and visits by Santa
Claus to keep the young, and young at
heart, entertained while the 21m high
tree comes to life. Food and drinks are
available for purchase onsite and families
are encouraged to bring their own picnic
rugs or chairs.
WHEN: Friday, December 2
WHERE: Civic Square, London Circuit
CANBERRA FOOD AND WINE EXPO
Your taste buds will be tantalised when the
first ever Canberra arm of the food and wine
expo converges at the National Convention
Centre inFebruary. Experience exquisite
wine, gourmet foods and cooking displays
from celebrity chefs. Alternatively, cruise the
event’s 100 stalls at your leisure, and discover
the latest sensational ideas that will make your
dinner party one to be remembered.
WHEN: February 17-19, 2012
WHERE: National Convention Centre
COST: Adult, $19.50, children and concessioners,
$15, Family, $59
CANBERRA MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL
Immerse yourself in Canberra’s premier cultural event
and soak up the melting pot of activities in Canberra City.
Signature events of this festival include the creation of
Europe Street in Ainslie Avenue, the Pacific Island showcase
on the Akuna Street stage and Chinese New Year in the city.
Three separate stages in Garema Place, Petrie Plaza and
Akuna Street will be showcasing the action.
WHEN: February 10-12, 2012
WHERE: Garema Place, Petrie Plaza, Akuna Street
COST: Costs may apply
KING O’MALLEY EXHIBITION
Known for his radical ideas and larger-
than-life personality, King O’Malley
began his working life as an insurance
salesman, before embarking on a
colourful political career which would
lead him to represent the Tasmanian
electorate of Darwin for 16 years,
and play a significant role in the
establishment, design and naming of
Canberra as Australia’s capital.
WHEN: October 29, 2011 to March 4, 2012
WHERE: Canberra Museum and Gallery
Links Archive In The City - Spring 2011 In the City Autumn 2012 Navigation Previous Page Next Page