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Canberra Region

Many of Australia’s national festivals take place in Canberra. From fast cars to folk music and flowers, you’ll find a diverse calendar of festivals and events, not to mention a range of diverse exhibitions to tempt all tastes.

Canberra International Music Festival 2015

10 MayVarious Locations

This years Canberra International Music Festival program will mark the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of relativity. Exploring the relationship between music and science, Music and Mathematics as well as the time and motion equation. Concert performances will take place in three of Canberra’s notable sites of science, The National Botanic Gardens, Shine Dome and Mt. Stromlo.

Date: 1-10 May

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JAMES TURRELL: a retrospective

8 JuneNational Gallery of Australia

James Turrell: a retrospective explores Turrell’s career spanning almost five decades. The American artist has wowed crowds around the world with his light-based work. His within without 2010 Skyspace, located outside the National Gallery of Australia’s main entrance, has fast become one of the NGA’s most-visited works.

The National Gallery of Australia describes the exhibition as ‘contemporary art like you’ve never seen before and promises an experience not to be missed.’

Date: 13 December 2014 – 8 June 2015
Where: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

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