Events

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…

Sustainable House Day 2020

10 Sep, 2020

Explore a program of over 30 free sessions happening on Sustainable House Day (20/09/2020), offering practical advice and guidance on a range of topics relating to sustainable house design. Established in 2001, Sustainable House Day is a national event that allows the public to see and learn from the best…

National Organic Week 2020

7 Sep, 2020

Due to the increasing effects and consequences of climate change, we experienced extreme heat, drought and a devastating bushfire season last summer that destroyed houses, local businesses, vegetation and wildlife extensively. This has prompted an urgent need for a greener, cleaner and sustainable environment going forward. It calls for drastic…

Virtual tour takes UNSW exhibition 360 degrees, around the world

4 Sep, 2020

The Luminocity exhibition showcases the UNSW Built Environment design experience from humble beginnings to the global stage. A team at UNSW are developing a virtual 360-degree tour that blends reality to reimagine iconic locations around the world. It’s unlike anything you’ve seen before and will be one of the most…

Beer & Algae: Brewing A Greener Future

15 Aug, 2020

This National Science Week (15 – 23 August), Young Henrys and the University of Technology Sydney’s Deep Green Biotech Hub have joined forces to host a virtual Science In Focus event; Beer & Algae: Brewing A Greener Future. The online event will be free to the public and live streamed…

Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert presents collaborative exhibition, Anthologia

13 Aug, 2020

Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert is excited to present the first collaborative exhibition Anthologia between Queensland ceramist Sarah Rayner and jeweller Sophie Carnell. Sophie Carnell is a jeweller/maker working out of Bruny Island, Tasmania. Both Carnell and Rayner explore relationships to landscape, place, and interconnections with the environment. Working separately and together…

artisan reopens with two new exhibitions inspired by COVID-19

1 Aug, 2020

artisan, Queensland’s peak body for craft, has fully reopened with the launch of two new exhibitions inspired by the global COVID-19 experience: AboutFace and artisan Collects. AboutFace takes as its departure the highly evocative symbol of COVID-19, the face mask. The iconic image of the surgical mask emerged as a symbol for COVID-19 and…

Energy Efficiency Expo 2020

1 Aug, 2020

Following the success of the inaugural Energy Efficiency Expo in 2019, attracting more than 1500 unique visitors, the event will be returning to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 21–22 October 2020. Held in partnership with the peak industry body, Energy Efficiency Council, Energy Efficiency Expo is a free to attend…

Honey Fingers online beekeeping course

15 Jul, 2020

Enrolments are open for Melbourne-based creative beekeeping studio, Honey Fingers’ online beekeeping course. The courses are designed to be delivered in a flexible, safe and responsive manner: the online theory module begins now and, as spring unfolds and beekeeping starts up in late August, Honey Fingers hopes to start hands-in-hives,…

Differing Perspectives by Jordan Leeflang and Calum Hurley

2 Jul, 2020

Responding to photographs of metropolitan Japan, Calum Hurley and Jordan Leeflang have created sculptural objects and pieces of furniture inspired by six different photographs. Each image – captured by Hurley in 2017 – was chosen to show the country’s unique architectural forms and urban landscape. The images display a strong…