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Sir Edmund Barton: Australia's first Prime Minister

A century after his death, a new exhibition at Australian Parliament House celebrates the life and work of Edmund ‘Toby’ Barton. Bringing together key themes from his career, public and personal life, this exhibition provides an engagi...

Mon 25th Jan 2021

Parliament Dr, Capital Hill ACT 2600

HERE I AM: Art By Great Women - aMBUSH Gallery exhibition

Inspired by the Know My Name movement and in a cultural partnership with the National Gallery of Australia, HERE I AM: Art by Great Women is a summer cultural arts festival being held at Kambri at the Australian National University. As...

Mon 25th Jan 2021

Canberra ACT 2601

EVENT Here I Am: Art By Great Women – Exhibition Avenue

Inspired by the Know My Name movement and in a cultural partnership with the National Gallery of Australia, HERE I AM: Art by Great Women is a major cultural arts festival at the Kambri precinct. As part of the HERE I AM: Art by Great ...

Mon 25th Jan 2021

Canberra ACT 2601

Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now

Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now showcases art made by women. It brings together more than 300 works, drawn from the Gallery’s collection and other collections from across Australia. This exhibition is part of a serie...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT 2600

Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism

For Sidney Nolan, his boyhood home of the Melbourne bayside suburb of St Kilda was ‘My kitsch heaven’. The memory of childhood experiences at the beach and out along the pier, cadging rides at Luna Park and absorbing all the free-wheel...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

16-18 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601

Portrait Allsorts

A delectable selection of treats awaits visitors in this celebration of the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Offering portraiture in all its flavours: painting, photography, drawing, textiles, printmaking and sculpture, this exh...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians

This stunning exhibition takes you on a journey, travelling on board the ship with Cook and for the first time hearing the stories from those on the shore. In looking at our past, we have the chance to join together and imagine a share...

Mon 25th Jan 2021

Lawson Cres, Acton ACT 2601

Before hand: the private life of a portrait

A new exhibition revealing the backstories behind iconic works from the National Portrait Gallery collection and the creative and social process of making a portrait. Features interviews with artists and sitters as well as rarely seen ...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

This is my place

After months spent in isolation at home, take a fresh and intimate focus on the places that define who we are - our Countries, workspaces, spiritual homes and habitats. Featuring over one hundred works from the National Portrait Galler...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Ink in the Lines, Special Exhibition

Behind every tattoo is a story of remembrance, mateship, identity and healing. Many members and veterans of the Australian Defence Forces have tattoos, and while their reasons for getting tattooed are as varied as the people themselves...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Treloar Cres, Campbell ACT 2612

Birds of Paradise: Ellis Rowan in New Guinea

Ellis Rowan (1848–1922) is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists. Best known for her striking wildflower paintings, Ellis Rowan also had an interest in birds and produced a stunning collection of New Guinea's Birds of Paradise (Pa...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Parkes Pl W, Parkes ACT 2600

Happy and Glorious

The Queen’s Visit in 1954. The phrase conjures up memories of a young Queen in summer dresses and ball gowns, crowds of Australians excitedly waving flags and charming tableaus spelling out heartfelt messages. Old Parliament House was ...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Belonging: Stories of Australian Art

This major collection presentation recasts the story of nineteenth-century Australian art. Informed by the many voices of Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures and communities, the display reconsiders Australia’s history of colonisati...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT 2600

PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

The imaginative family space has all-new hands-on activities to educate, excite and challenge young minds. Discover PlayUP – The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard, where kids can explore the United Nations Convention on the Rights ...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Yours Faithfully

In an age of pithy one liners, text messages and FaceTime, letter writing might seem redundant. Yet rediscovering this lost art reminds us to slow down and express our inner thoughts with others. A handwritten letter can become a keeps...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

King George Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Last Post Ceremonies at the Australian War Memorial

At the end of every day the Memorial farewells visitors with its moving Last Post Ceremony in the Commemorative Area. Each night the ceremony shares a different story behind one of the names on the Roll of Honour. The ceremony begins w...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Treloar Cres, Campbell ACT 2612

Collection Highlights Tour

Join the National Portrait Gallery for one of their free 30 minute guided tour touching on aspects of their building and some of the collection. Bookings essential, limited places.

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

2021 Australian of the Year Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the eight extraordinary state and territory recipients of the 2021 Australian of the Year Awards. Learn about their lives, aspirations and experiences through objects of personal significance.

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lawson Cres, Acton ACT 2601

A Portrait of Australia: Stories through the lens of Australian Geographic

This exhibition celebrates the bush, the outback, the coast and the people who live there. Featuring photographs from the Australian Geographic archive, it will transport you to some of the most rugged and remote parts of the country w...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lawson Cres, Acton ACT 2601

DressUP: Change the World

Discover the incredible journeys of some of the world’s most inspiring people, taking the time to walk in their shoes in DressUP: Change the World. Connect with the lives of historical and contemporary figures, including Frida Kahlo, A...

Mon 25th Jan 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

King George Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600