• ART92623

    Reality in flames explores Australian modernist artists' response to the Second World War. 

    From 3 July 2015.

  • New permanent exhibition in the First World War Galleries.

  • Discover the extraordinary efforts of Australians in Afghanistan through the words of our veterans and their families.

  • Pidgeon exhibition installation

    William Edwin Pidgeon was a painter, cartoonist, illustrator, and newspaper critic. This exhibition presents a selection of the over 400 works by William Pidgeon held in the Memorial’s Art collection , relating to Pidgeon’s Second World War experiences in Darwin, New Guinea, Borneo and Morotai between 1943 to 1945.

    On display in the Second World War Galleries from 6 March 2015. 

Travelling exhibitions

  • Behind the front lines of the Somme, Vignacourt was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops. Captured on glass, printed into postcards and posted home, these photographs enabled Australian soldiers to maintain a fragile link with loved ones in Australia. 

    Western Australian Museum, Albany
    12 September - 29 November 2015

  • After spending over three weeks during October 2011 talking to Australian servicemen and women in Afghanistan, Ben Quilty felt an overwhelming need to tell their stories.

    Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum

    16 January to 15 April 2016


  • A Camera on Gallipoli thumbnail image

    In 2014–15 the Memorial will tour a small travelling exhibition that showcases photographs of Anzac drawn from an extraordinary private collection assembled during the Gallipoli campaign.