When:Friday 7 December, 6pm
The evening will commence with the opening of two new exhibitions: ‘A Magic Stranger Than Death’ featuring interactive installations by Tom Buckland, Nicci Haynes and Dan Moor; and ‘Unchained’ featuring new work by Margot Date, 2017 CIT graduate recipient of the TAC Exhibition Award. Opening remarks will be made by Jodie Cunningham, Senior Education Designer, CIT.
The Centre will also celebrate the achievements of 2018, including the presentation of two recent awards, before our 2019 Program is officially launched by Joy Burch, Speaker, ACT Legislative Assembly and Member for Brindabella.
The recent awards were received for our Violets Park project – a commemorative installation and signage documenting the life and legacy of Ngunnawal Elder Violet Bulger in Violets Park in Ngunnawal – which received a 2018 National Trust ACT Heritage Award and the Just Like Clockwork children’s musical, which won an ACT Children’s Week Community Award, acknowledging an outstanding contributions to young people in the community and the importance of investing not only in the skills and talents of children but in their imaginations.
The formalities will be accompanied by live music by Dom Lavers.