February 7, 10 and 21

BEHIND THE SCENES ART TOURS

Aliens on our Shore: The Art of Internment

Friday 7 February

Join Senior Curator of Art, Claire Baddeley, for a behind-the-scenes tour of artwork in the Memorial's collection produced by internees during the First and Second World Wars. How were these wars experienced from those who recorded it from the confines of internment camps, both in Australia and overseas?

This tour will commence from the Orientation Gallery at 11:00 am

Free, but bookings are essential.

To book, email:

public.programs@awm.gov.au

Or call (02) 6243 4473

 

Propaganda from France

Monday 10 February

Join Assistant Curator of Art, Cherie Prosser, for a behind-the-scenes tour of artwork in the Memorial’s propaganda collection of posters produced in France during the First World War. Discover how war on the Western Front impacted the artists and their communication of vital information.

This tour will commence from the Orientation Gallery at 11:00 am

Free, but bookings are essential.

To book, email:

public.programs@awm.gov.au

Or call (02) 6243 4473

 

ART TALKS

Australian modernism 'through women's eyes'

Friday 21 February

Join Assistant Curator Bridie Macgillicuddy in the Second World War Galleries for a tour of work by women artists and a discussion on Australian modernism.

This tour will commence from the Second World Galleries at 11:00 am

Free. No bookings required