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Events ACT is your guide to what’s on in Canberra each week. Here are some events you shouldn’t miss! Why not sign up to our newsletter and get our weekly wrap up sent straight to your inbox?

24 Jan 19
28 Jan 21
Richard Southwell and his rabbit cart

A Tale of Two Villages - An Exhibition

Hall School Museum and Heritage Centre

A Tale of Two Villages tells the story of the Hall-Ginninderra district from Aboriginal times, through the early pioneer farming settlement at Palmerville and then Ginninderra, to the establishment...

25 Sep 20
10 Oct 20
Infa Red Cameras in the Canopy

A Wild Night Out - Spring

Tidbinbilla Wildlife Reserve

There has never been a better time to experience Canberra’s iconic wildlife sanctuary than this September/October school holidays with the ultimate family sleepover - A Wild Night Out at...

27 Aug 20
17 Oct 20
Kasia Tons + Dave Laslett Untitled 1, 2020 Photographic print on Canson platine fiber rag


Craft ACT

After by emerging Adelaide -based artist, Kasia Tons, is a solo exhibition of textiles and photography. Kasia uses textiles to create soft sculptures, 2D works, and wearables that explore personal...

4 Aug 20
31 Jan 21
Young girl walking down street in 1910

Australian Dreams: Picturing our Built World

National Library of Australia

For over 200 years, painters, printmakers and photographers have been in a creative conversation with the built environment. Reflecting progress, social ideas, understanding of the world and how we...

15 Aug 20
31 Oct 20
In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester (detail), 1939 by Albert Tucker

Australian Love Stories: an amorous online adventure

National Portrait Gallery

Unchain your heart and delve into the love stories of famous figures from Australia’s National Portrait Gallery. But YOU choose which tales warm your cockles! Will you opt for lust or longing,...

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