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Happy birthday Julius Caesar!

A small group of people dressed in costume surround a decorative cake in the form of a Roman coin

The Museum is celebrating Julius Caesar’s birthday with cake in the lead up to the Rome: City and Empire exhibition opening in September.

More on the Rome exhibition

Rare Arnhem Land bark paintings on show in Beijing

Detail from an Indigenous bark painting

The National Museum’s Old Masters: Australia’s Great Bark Artists exhibition is on show at the National Museum of China in Beijing.

More about the Old Masters exhibition

Pride and Prejudice discussion audio available

a participant in a gay mardi gras

Hear guests including Michael Kirby AC CMG and Jordan Raskopoulos in our Defining Moments discussion on the history of LGBTQIA+ politics in Australia.

Listen to the discussion