Current Events

  1. Epitaph

    05 May 2019

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

    This new museum 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.

  2. Story time

    10 May 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.

  3. Music and the First World War

    14 May 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30pm

    Join a curator to hear about songs that were popular during the First World War and the stories behind performances.

  4. Sculpture Garden tour

    15 May 2019

    Free guided tour
    Meet at the Memorial building's front steps, 12pm

    Join a guided walk to learn about the artists, techniques, and stories behind some of the sculptures in the Memorial grounds.

    Bookings essential

  5. Story time

    17 May 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.

  6. After the war curator-led tour

    21 May 2019

    Free curator-led tour
    Special Exhibition Gallery, 12.30 pm

    Join this curator-led tour of the After the war exhibition, exploring the personal stories of ordinary Australians whose lives have been altered by war.

  7. Returning to civilian life: First World War repatriation

    23 May 2019

    Free public talk
    BAE Systems Theatre, 12.30pm

    Come and explore some of the post-war rehabilitation and assistance schemes as depicted in the Memorial’s photograph and film collection.

  8. Story time

    24 May 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.

  9. Epitaph

    24 May 2019

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

    This new museum 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.