ART OF INFLUENCE
In 2013 the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House presents the Art of Influence, the museum’s 2013 program of inspiring exhibitions and events celebrating Canberra’s Centenary Year.
Through Art of Influence you can explore the relationship between art and democracy in Australia – past, present and future. Discover how artists as activists influence and are influenced by the changing nature of Australia’s democracy. This program includes:
Arthur Boyd: An Active Witness
Until 29 September 2013
Explore over 60 works by one of Australia's greatest artists – Arthur Boyd. Reflect on the social and political consciousness that influenced his art, from the madness of war to landscapes experienced and remembered.
Behind the Lines 2012: The Year’s Best Political Cartoons
Until November 2013
Look back on the controversies, crises and sometimes unintentional comedy of the 2012 political year through the eyes of Australia’s best cartoonists.
Art is a Weapon
Until February 2014
Encounter the Eureka Rebellion when, amid propaganda for and against communism, artists used the Southern Cross flag of the Eureka Stockade to plead their cause.
22 October 2013 to 11 March 2014
See thought-provoking works from the proppaNOW Indigenous artist’s collective and connect with their personal stories, experiences and protest for change.
Image: Where is my vote? 2009 (detail) by Penny Byrne. Jeremy Dillon.
King George Terrace, Parkes ACT, Australia
For more information, contact the organiser by calling 02 6270 8222, by emailing email@example.com or visit www.moadoph.gov.au .