Current Events

  1. Napier Waller Art Prize talk

    20 November 2018

    Free public talk
    Mezzanine, Anzac Hall, 11:30am

    Napier Waller was an artist and serviceman who was wounded during fighting and later had his right arm amputated. He trained himself to write and draw with his left hand. The Napier Waller Art Prize aims to raise awareness of the impact of service on the individual. Join art curators for a tour of the exhibition.

  2. From conception to construction: the design of a national icon. The Australian War Memorial

    21 November 2018

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12:30pm

    Few buildings are as recognisable and distinctive as the Australian War Memorial. Join Ashley Ekins, head of Military History at the Australian War Memorial, to learn more about the struggles and challenges that shaped the design of this iconic building.

  3. Story time

    23 November 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  4. Epitaph

    24 November 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

    This 10 minute theatre piece captures the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War as they faced the task of writing an epitaph for their loved ones buried in foreign lands.

  5. Epitaph

    25 November 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

    This 10 minute theatre piece captures the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War as they faced the task of writing an epitaph for their loved ones buried in foreign lands.

  6. Objects of the Boer War

    29 November 2018

    Curator led talk
    Captain Reg Saunders Gallery, 12pm

    The Memorial has been collecting items from the Boer War since 1952. Join a curator as they bring out some never before displayed objects from this conflict.

  7. Story time

    30 November 2018

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  8. For valour: Australians awarded the Victoria Cross

    30 November 2018

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12 pm
    Bookings essential

    Join authors Craig Blanch and Aaron Pegram to discuss the recent publication, For valour.

  9. Epitaph

    01 December 2018

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

    This 10 minute theatre piece captures the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War as they faced the task of writing an epitaph for their loved ones buried in foreign lands.