Current Events

  1. Hands-on History

    18 July 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

    Try on uniforms, handle real items, and hear incredible stories of Australians who have served.

  2. Make and create

    18 July 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Education Space, Lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    Children and their families are invited to join the Education team for a free craft session. Create items to take home or help make a collaborative work to display in the Education Space.

  3. Women in war

    18 July 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.

  4. D–Day: the Australian story curator talk

    18 July 2019

    Free curator talk
    Mezzanine Gallery, Anzac Hall,  12.30 pm

    This curator talk will highlight the role played by some of the Australians who took part in D-Day.

  5. Story time

    19 July 2019

    Free activity for children
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

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

  6. Make and create

    19 July 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Education Space, Lower galleries, 11.30am - 1pm

    Children and their families are invited to join the Education team for a free craft session. Create items to take home or help make a collaborative work to display in the Education Space.

  7. Epitaph

    19 July 2019

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

    This 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.

  8. Epitaph

    20 July 2019

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

    This 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.

  9. Epitaph

    21 July 2019

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

    This 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.