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Chapter Three – House on Fire

Sat 13 Sept 2pm; Sun 14 Sept 2pm
National Gallery of Australia

Discover your place and identity in Arthur Boyd’s surreal Australian-like wilderness with Clancy The Cockatoo. The Griffyn Ensemble team up with Canberra pop-duo The Cashews to tell the story of Clancy with House On Fire – a new program of original music composed by The Griffyn Ensemble and The Cashews, in association with The National Gallery of Australia. Rock out to Griffyn’s very first concept-album styled concert!

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Supported by ACT Government

Winter Solstice

Fri June 20 6pm
National Library of Australia

White like black, like light and like darkness, connect literature, music, art, spirituality and science.

Cultures around the world have been observing the winter solstice for thousands of years. Join us to celebrate the universal wonders of light and dark and their resonances through contemporary art, music and poetry specially created for the Luminous World – Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection exhibition.

This special event features Rhys Muldoon reading the poetry of John Kinsella,  performances by the Griffyn Ensemble as well as storytelling and scientific discussion of celestial events.In association with Wesfarmers Ltd, Musica Viva Australia and The Brassey Hotel Canberra.