The event calendar of Canberra is jam-packed throughout the year with an eclectic lineup of a variety of events for entertaining the entire family. From cultural celebrations to musical festivals, sports events and more, Canberra will sweep you up your feet with its vibrant events and festivals no matter which time of the year you make a visit.
If you are also planning to visit Canberra anytime soon and looking for accommodation near Canberra for a few days of stay, then we at Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel are here to offer you the best possible and cheap accommodation near Canberra. Our motel is equipped with all essential amenities to make your stay comfortable and pleasant.
To help you plan your stay near Canberra efficiently, here is the list of the best upcoming events that you can attend and make your visit to the city memorable. Take a look at the upcoming events below:
A Journey through Art – Understanding Botticelli to Van Gogh (25 May – 26 June)
If you love visiting museums and galleries, getting curious about different things around you or finding out about the historical, religious, literary, and cultural contexts about the objects that made them popular and admirable, then A Journey through Art – Understanding Botticelli to Van Gogh is the event designed for you. In this event/conference you will be analyzing artworks from the Botticelli to Van Gogh exhibition and learn about the different art periods including the Italian Renaissance, the Dutch and Spanish Golden Ages and much more. You can also learn to analyze the painting in terms of forms, colours and lines. This two hours event will change your perception of art and you will be immersed in the wonders of ancient times.
A Nation Imagined: The Artists of the Picturesque Atlas (12 Mar – 11 Jul 2021)
Do you love art? Have a keen interest in paintings and drawings? Then A Nation Imagined: The Artists of the Picturesque Atlas will let you explore through the original drawings and paintings of The Picturesque Atlas of Australasia which will be on show at the National Library. The exhibition will be showcasing the art of three of Atlas’s artists: Julian Ashton, A. Henry Fullwood and Frank Mahony. The works of other Atlas contributors that include William Macleod, Ellis Rowan, Constance Roth and Americans William Smedley and Frederic B. Schell will also be featured along with the original engraving tools of Atlas artist George Collingridge.
Behind the Lines 2020: The year in political cartoons (26 Nov 2020 – 15 Nov 2021)
Behind the Lines is an event for all who have an interest in politics in one or another way! This event presents the best political cartoons from 2020, including digital cartoons for the first time. From the bushfire summer to the global pandemic, everything was well depicted by the political cartoonists of the nation with Hawaiian shirts and burnt trees giving way to masks and spiky balls. The theme of the event is ‘A dog’s breakfast’ that helps us make sense of what has happened in 2020.
Cineclub: The Story of Film (15 May – 15 Aug 2021)
Are you a cinema lover? Then Cineclub: The Story of Film is an event for you. The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a British documentary film series that depicts the history of cinema in 15 x 1 hour chapters. Northern Irish critic and filmmaker Mark Cousins narrates with contagious passion, selecting original film clips best seen on the big screen which are adapted from his book.
Besides these there are numerous other events that will make you fall in love with Canberra! So choose us as your cheap accommodation near Canberra and make your stay enjoyable. To know more about Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel contact us today.For more information regarding the events visit https://visitcanberra.com.au/events