Program of events
In the trenches
Sunday 7 December 2008, 2–3.30pm
Journalists Genevieve Jacobs 666 ABC Canberra, James Massola The Canberra Times, Mark Riley Channel 7, and cartoonist David Pope thrashed out the year that was in Australian politics in 2008 with the Museum's Director of Public Affairs Dennis Grant, in association with the Behind the Lines exhibition.
Animated conversation with Geoff Pryor
Saturday 13 December 2008, 2–3 pm
Join Michael McKernan in celebrating the life and work of much admired political cartoonist and local icon Geoff Pryor, who retired this year after three decades with The Canberra Times.
Listen to the audio of the conversation with Geoff Pryor - transcript also available
Cartooning the news
Sunday 11 January 2009, 10am-2pm
Learn how to turn a news item into a satirical drawing at cartoonist Pat Campbell's adult workshop. Bring your own lunch.
Rudd, glorious Rudd!
Sunday 18 and 25 January 2009
After years of satirising Howard and Co., satirical duo Shortis and Simpson sharpened their lyrical and musical wit to take aim at the new kids on the block.