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9 Sep 16
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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...

24 Sep 16
National Portrait Gallery interior

A Little Princess (1995) screening

National Portrait Gallery

Head along to the 1995 movie screening of 'A Little Princess.' When young Sara (Liesel Matthews) is sent to a boarding school by her well-meaning World War I-bound father (Liam Cunningham), the...

17 Sep 16
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24 Sep 16
National Portrait Gallery

A Month of Saturdays

National Portrait Gallery

Karen Middleton, The Saturday Paper’s chief political correspondent, will host conversations on Saturdays in September with a person of note. A Month of Saturdays will cover current affairs and...

3 Sep 16
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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
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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.

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