The exhibition programme includes the work of both established and emerging artists from all over Australia, with a significant representation from the Canberra region. It covers contemporary practice in a wide range of disciplines including:
painting | printmaking | sculpture | ceramics | glass | jewellery
Two of the gallery spaces are given over exclusively to this exhibition programme while the rest of the gallery offers a frequently changing display of the work of selected gallery artists. The gallery is owned and run by Martin and Susie Beaver.
The gallery shop features unusual and beautifully crafted products by some of Australia's leading craft artists. The emphasis is on finely made and individually designed work for a special gift, a corporate presentation or just to take home and enjoy. Ceramic, glass and timber pieces, from the small and practical to stunning decorative work, are available as well as hand-printed and woven textiles, jewellery, leather and silverware.
Within Beaver Galleries is a fully licensed cafe, run by innovative young chef David Lockwood, that offers both indoor and courtyard dining. theKitchen presents a vibrant and creative all-day menu with an emphasis on seasonal, organic and sustainable produce along with a selective wine list focusing on local wineries. Superb house made cakes and pastries are perfectly accompanied by coffee using artisan wood-fired roasted beans.
The unique atmosphere and innovative cuisine has made the cafe one of Canberra's popular meeting spots. theKitchen is ideal for spending some time after wandering through the gallery, enjoying a leisurely brunch, a quick bite, a special celebration, or just coffee to go. Lunch bookings are recommended by calling (02) 62828416.