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Access programs and services

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We all have a fundamental right to access and enjoy the Museum – and to contribute to the stories it tells. The Museum offers fun, engaging, hands-on programs for people of all ages and abilities.

You can register your interest in future access programming and keep up to date by emailing accessprograms@nma.gov.au.

Two young women, apparently sharing a humorous story, at a table with art materials.
Photo: George Serras

Access programs

We are open to hosting workshops for all kinds of groups. Currently we host programs for:

Please see calendar entries for:

We also participate in community events such as IDay – see below.

Past programs

International Day of People with Disability 2014

The Museum celebrated International Day of People with Disability on 3 December 2014 with a spectacular schools program. Inspired by the exhibition Spirited: Australia's Horse Story, the program included craft activities and music, a thrilling dance performance from CDTeens and a very special theatre performance by the rodeo queen ‘Heidi Hodeo’.

IDay 2014 at the Museum on our Facebook page

IDay expo and market 2013

The Museum was proud to celebrate International Day of People with Disabilityon 30 November 2013. Over 2000 people joined stallholders, people with a disability and community organisations as they shared what they do in a fun day of art, information, music, craft and food. This program was developed in partnership with the ACT Community Living Project.

'Drummers not Plumbers' orchestra 2012

Young musicians joined an open music workshop at the Museum to celebrate International Day of People with Disability. Led by Matthew Armstrong, children and young adults became part of the 'drummers not plumbers' orchestra, using colourful plumbing pipes to create a distinctive sound.

Further information

To plan the logistics of your visit, please read about our access services.

For more details or to discuss a particular program or event, please email accessprograms@nma.gov.au.