What’s happening in Canberra in March 2022?


See all the highlights of Canberra in March 2022, with everything from exhibitions to live theatre, music and more.

Eileen Kramer, now 107, Australia’s oldest dancer, will be one of the guest speakers at BOLD Festival 2022, March 2-6. Photo provided.

BOLD Festival 2022: Brings professional and community dance artists to Canberra for workshops, performances, discussions, forums and film screenings, March 2-6; theboldfestival.com

Area: Canberra’s first major urban street art festival in Civic and Braddon, March 4-6; surfacefest.com.au

NLA: The National Library of Australia hosts a new exhibition On Stage: Spotlight on our performing artsMarch 4-August 7; nla.gov.au

Mulligans Apartment: Forde Forest Sanctuary runs twilight tours every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings with children’s night walks every other Saturday; mulligansflat.org.au

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead: The tale of Hamlet told by two supporting characters at the Canberra REP Theatre, Acton, through March 5; canberrarep.org.au

LESS: Australian Dance Party presents its new show at the Pavilion MINUSDairy Road, Fyshwick, March 5 7.30-8.15pm; events.humantix.com/less

Country Capital: The Canberra Country Music Festival with Troy Cassar-Daley, Casey Barnes and more at Stage 88, Commonwealth Park on March 5; capital-country.com.au

Big things in store: Take a behind-the-scenes look at the vast collection of the Australian War Memorial at the Treloar Technology Centre, Mitchell on 5 March; awm.gov.au

Making Australia’s History: Anna Clark and Frank Bongiorno in conversation about Anna’s latest book, March 5 at 3 p.m. at Manning Clark House, Forrest; trybooking.com/BXHXE

Spring: Bring their self-titled debut album tour to The Playhouse, Civic, March 5, 8:30 p.m.; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

Live hard quiz: It’s the famous ABC show like you’ve never seen it before when Tom Gleeson himself comes to the Canberra Theater on March 5 at 5pm and 8pm; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

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Surface, Canberra’s first major urban street art festival takes place in Civic and Braddon, March 4-6. Photo: Denholm Samaras.

Canberra Potters: Host a new exhibition The space between the two by Melbourne ceramic artist Emma JV Parker at their Watson Gallery, through March 6; canberrapotters.com.au

Little things gallery: Host their first solo exhibition, RESIDENCE by Melbourne ceramist Grace Brown, at the Watson Gallery, until March 6; galeriedepetiteschoses.com

Miniature Canberra Art: Host their 22nd annual exhibition, miniature artfrom March 9 to April 9, Studio Altenburg Braidwood; artinminiature.wordpress.com

International Jewish Film Festival: A fresh and diverse selection of Jewish cinema from Australia and around the world, 10-20 March at Dendy Cinemas, Civic; jiff.com.au

Ruthless: The all-female camp cult classic musical ‘Killer’ at The Q, Queanbeyan, until March 12; theq.net.au

Happiness n Eso: The famous Australian hip-hop duo bring their national tour 2022, The sunUC Dining Hall, Bruce, March 12; moshtix.com.au

Shakespeare at Winehouse: Iconic works from the National Portrait Gallery in London are on view at the National Portrait Gallery, Parkes, from 12 March to 17 July; npg.gov.au

Paul Kelly: bring his On the road againsupported by Fanny Lumsden, at Llewellyn Hall, ANU March 12, 7:30 p.m.; ticketek.com.au

Mixed signals: A new exhibition by emerging Australian artist Jess Cochrane at aMBUSH Gallery, ANU, until March 15; ambushgallery.com

National Opera: Presents Giacomo Puccini The Rondine at the Canberra Theater on March 16, 18 and 20, 2022; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

Gaby Moreno: Performs genre-blending Spanglish folk-soul at The Street, City West, Friday March 18, 8:00 p.m.; thestreet.org.au

Levels of concern: A group exhibition at the ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Acton, March 18; soad.cass.anu.edu.au

The Queer Variety Show: An adult variety show available March 19, 2-4:30 p.m. at Canberra College Theatre, Phillip; bit.ly/QVStickets

Emerging contemporaries: A group exhibition featuring Canberra’s best and brightest emerging artists at Craft ACT, Civic, through March 19; craftact.org.au

Megalo Print Studio: Kingston art space hosts new exhibit Travel without moving by Damon Kowarsky until March 19; megalo.org

Kippax marketplace: New indoor market to run 3rd Saturday of each month, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Kippax Uniting Church Community Center; free entrance.

Irish myth: The Canadian folk artist performs her acclaimed solo show at Smith’s Alternative, City West, March 24, 7-8:30 p.m.; smithsalternative.com

Ronny Chieng: Malaysian comedy superstar brings his new show I hope you get rich at the Canberra Theatre, March 24, 7:00 p.m.; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Featuring 35 artists from across Australia, the exhibition, titled Ceremonywill open at the NGA from March 26 to July 31; nga.gov.au

Stephen K Amos: forward and laugh at the Canberra Theatre, March 26, 7:15 p.m.; canberratheatrecentre.com.au

The ACT Embroiderers Guild: Hold a Members Mini-Exhibition at Yarralumla Guide Hall on March 26-27; embroiderersact.org.au

The call for tenders : Local artist Jacqueline Bradley will headline Canberra Glassworks’ first exhibition of the year until March 27; canberraglassworks.com

Kyeema Gallery: The Hall Gallery hosts a new exhibition Covidipityby artist McCarron-Benson, through March 27; capitalwines.com.au

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Tom Gleeson presents Hard Quiz Live at the Canberra Theater March 5-6. Picture: Facebook.

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