Events

Call for Ideas: Tiny Library 2021 Architecture competition

20 Jan, 2021

With the world constantly evolving, there is a ton of information being formulated out there. Human civilisation is expected to keep up with this change and evolve with this developing world to open up multiple possibilities for a better future. Despite all the information available around us, the only way…

Environmental Film Festival Australia presents Summer of Change

11 Jan, 2021

You are invited to EFFA (Environmental Film Festival Australia) Presents: Summer of Change, the second of four seasonal programs taking place across 2020 and 2021. This season we celebrate all the visionaries, innovators and disruptors currently fighting to protect and preserve the integrity of our environment. With a program full…

Tree Story exhibition asks what we can learn from trees

5 Jan, 2021

Tree Story is an exhibition that brings together creative practices from around the world to create a ‘forest’ of ideas relating to critical environmental and sustainability issues. At its foundation – or roots – are Indigenous ways of knowing, recognition of trees as our ancestors and family and of Country being…

21st Australian Timber Design Awards winners announced

3 Dec, 2020

The Annual Australian Timber Design Award winners for 2020 were announced last night at a virtual event. BVN and TTW received first prize for their stunning project: Marrickville Library. The Marrickville library and community centre is located on the site of the former Marrickville Hospital site which closed in 1990….

RONE in Geelong

26 Nov, 2020

Geelong Gallery is proud to announce the rescheduling of RONE in Geelong following nationwide gallery closures due to the COVID–19 pandemic. The exhibition will now open on 27 February 2021. Acclaimed for his major transformations of abandoned spaces worldwide and his sell-out installation, EMPIRE, at Burnham Beeches in 2019, RONE…

Paradise on Earth exhibition celebrates Marion Mahony Griffin

11 Nov, 2020

Paradise on Earth, a new exhibition at the Museum of Sydney, is a celebration of the career and legacy of visionary architect, Marion Mahony Griffin, that will enchant visitors of all ages. Opening on 7 November, Paradise on Earth reimagines the extraordinary work of Marion Mahony Griffin and her deep…

Open House Hobart festivities go ahead this weekend

11 Nov, 2020

Tasmania’s most popular architecture and design event, Open House Hobart (OHH), is taking place this weekend – November 14 & 15, 2020 – despite the challenges. This year, Open House Hobart will take place as both a virtual and face-to-face event, with all buildings requiring bookings. There are a limited…

DESIGN Canberra 2020 highlights

2 Nov, 2020

DESIGN Canberra returns for its seventh year from 9-29 November 2020 with the annual three-week festival taking over the nation’s capital and celebrating Canberra as a global city of design and a living design laboratory. In 2020, DESIGN Canberra presents more than 200 events, exhibitions, talks, tours, activations, markets, collaborations,…

SITE & SOUND: Sonic art as ecological practice

28 Oct, 2020

SITE & SOUND: Sonic art as ecological practice, 2 December 2020 – 11 April 2021* is an exhibition that invites audiences to consider the importance of deep listening as a means towards a better understanding of the urgent and complex environmental issues facing our planet. Whether it bethe roar of bushfires; the…

Dhuwarr: a celebration of Gamilaroi grasses, grains and placemaking

16 Oct, 2020

Stories from Gamilaraay Country are the protagonists of Dhuwarr: a celebration of Gamilaroi grasses, grains and placemaking. The installation shares an insight into techniques, flora and environments including those involved in the complex task of bread-making. Through found artefacts, the act of grinding grains with water to make bread can be…