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Remembering 1914-1918. Objects, stories and emotions Collection Explorer Defining Moments in Australian History


Capturing Asia camera display

Willie Phua with his camera collectionA new display about Singaporean news cameraman Willie Phua, who filmed many key events in Asia for Australian television. More on the display

Kspace and Encounters win major awards

The National Museum of AustraliaThe Museum would like to thank its staff, partners and the communities who helped realise these outstanding projects. More on the awards

Museum acquires early Namatjira painting

A watercolour painting of the Hermannsburg mission and Larlkintanherrma (Mount Hermannsburg), by renowned Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira, has been purchased by the National Museum of Australia.

More on the painting

A History of the World in 100 Objects

A History of the World in 100 objectsThis remarkable British Museum exhibition opens here in September.  Explore two million years of human history through a unique and beautiful collection of rare artefacts.
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