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See The Popular Pet Show in Canberra at the National Portrait Gallery with Crowne Plaza Canberra’s Unforgettable Moments package.
The Popular Pet Show will express the joy and warmth that many of us derive from our animal companions, and will celebrate their trusting, unpretentious ways.
Comprising exuberant recent Australian paintings, many on a large scale, it will include portraits of famous and obscure Australians and their pets by contemporary artists Nicholas Harding, Lucy Culliton, Darren McDonald, Anna Culliton, Fiona McMonagle, Ken Done, Noel McKenna, Graeme Drendel, Robyn Sweaney and Kristin Headlam. Many works have been created especially for the exhibition.
The Pet Show curator is Sarah Engledow, whose recent popular National Portrait Gallery exhibitions include Arcadia: Sound of the sea; Paris to Monaro: Pleasures from the studio of Hilda Rix Nicholas; and Idle Hours. A fully-illustrated catalogue, written by Dr Engledow, will accompany the high-spirited exhibition.
On show Friday 4 November 2016 until Monday 13 March 2017.
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Images: Walking the dog 1991 by Ken Done, Collection of Ken Done, Sydney.
Rates are per room, per night and are subject to availability. Offer includes 2 adult tickets per stay to ‘The Popular Pet Show’ exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. Minimum length of stay of 2 nights or more required. Rates also qualify for IHG Rewards Club Points. A credit card guarantee will be required upon booking for rate prepayment. The final bill will be presented in the hotel’s local currency. Cancellation and no show policy apply. Blackout dates may apply. Offer is valid only for less than 10 rooms and cannot be combined with any other special offer, including but not limited to InterContinental Ambassador’s complimentary weekend night certificate. Visit ihgrewardsclub.com for details.