Current Events

  1. Highlights of the sheet music collection

    13 December 2018

    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30pm

    The Research Centre holds an extensive collection of sheet music related to war. Visit us to see some pieces from the First World War, and hear stories behind the composers, songs, and performances.

  2. Story time

    14 December 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.

  3. Laughter on the front line: humour and soldiers

    20 December 2018

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12.30 pm

    A sense of humour often helped soldiers get through their experiences of war. Join a Photographs, Film and Sound curator to explore a lighter look at life through photographs from the collection.

  4. Story time

    21 December 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.

  5. “Roses are red …”: hidden messages embroidered on silk postcards

    03 January 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30 pm

    Join a member of the Research Centre to learn about the symbolism of the flowers stitched into these small but beautiful works of art.

  6. Story time

    04 January 2019

    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.

  7. Women in war

    04 January 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  8. Women in war

    05 January 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  9. Women in war

    06 January 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.