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21 May 16
Alfred Deakin High School circa 1966

Alfred Deakin High School's 50th Anniversary 1966 - 2016

Alfred Deakin High School

Come and celebrate Alfred Deakin High School turning 50! There will be an opportunity to tour the school and reacquaint with previous students and teachers from 1966 - 2016. There will also be...

8 May 16
Aboriginal painting (Detail) Timothy Cook, Kulama, 2013

ANU Drill Hall Gallery Autumn Lecture Series

School of Art Lecture Theatre (Level 2)

The ANU Drill Hall Gallery Autumn Lecture Series concludes with Professor Ian Mclean's lecture 'How Aborigines invented the idea of contemporary art'. In 2016 the Drill Hall Gallery is undergoing a...

15 Feb 16
25 Nov 16
Satirical Cartoon from Behind The Lines 2015

Behind the Lines 2015: The year’s best political cartoons

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

Behind the Lines 2015: The year's best political cartoons celebrates the role of political cartoonists in Australia and highlights the power that their drawings have in contributing to our daily...

29 Feb 16
26 Jun 16
Two birds singing

Bush Capital: The natural history of the ACT

Canberra Museum and Gallery

Bush Capital showcases the natural history of the Australian Capital Territory. With the selection of the Yass-Canberra region as the location for the national capital, the phrase 'Bush Capital'...

28 May 16
Crowd stands to view performance in dark room

Canberra Obscura

Ainslie Arts Centre

Eyes half closed, mind wide open. An exploration of what you see when you’re looking sideways. Canberra Obscura is a celebration of the ACT’s weirdest sounds and strangest stories. Inspired by...

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