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9 Sep 16
29 Jan 17
Head of Augustus, 27–25 BCE, Sudan (Detail)

A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum

National Museum of Australia

Discover 2 million years of human history in the one room with A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum. This major international exhibition from the British Museum explores...

3 Sep 16
5 Nov 16
A fun family night out

afterDARK: Spring Scavenger Hunts

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Take an afterDARK Spring Scavenger Hunt on selected Saturday nights and see what you can find in the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Gather your family for a night-time botanical scavenger...

20 Sep 16
15 Nov 16
People at the gallery

Art and dementia

National Portrait Gallery

Visit the National Portrait Gallery for an interactive tour of their collection. This tour is aimed at people living with dementia and their carer. Tour runs on the third Tuesday of every month.

24 Sep 16
9 Oct 16
Child and adult doing fun activities

Art Cart - Bugs and Blooms

National Portrait Gallery

Art Cart - Bugs and Blooms offers free activities inspired by Floriade and the National Portrait Gallery Collection for families to enjoy together. Daily during the ACT school holidays.

5 Jul 16
16 Oct 16
Sly grog shanty on road to Bendigo, S.T. Gill

Australian Sketchbook - Colonial Life and the Art of S.T. Gill

National Library of Australia

Catch a glimpse of nineteenth century life on the goldfields and in the bush, cities and towns of Australia through the vibrant imagery of of S.T. Gill, once Australia's most popular artist, but now...

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