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January 2015

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Exterior of the Museum Cafe at night.
Photo: Adam McGrath.

Museum Bar: Steamy Sundays

Sunday 11 January 2015, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Soak up the last of the weekend and enjoy the summer sun while chilling out at the Museum Cafe.

Free entry
National Museum of Australia

More on the Museum Bar

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Monday 12 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Tuesday 13 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Cost: adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Wednesday 14 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Thursday 15 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Thursday 15 January 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website, or at the door.
Doors open 5.45pm
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Friday 16 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Friday 16 January 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website
, or at the door.
Doors open 5.45pm
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Saturday 17 January 2015, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website
, or at the door.
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Saturday 17 January 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website, or at the door
Doors open 5.45pm
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

Exterior of the Museum Cafe at night.
Photo: Adam McGrath.

Museum Bar: Steamy Sundays

Sunday 18 January 2015, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Soak up the last of the weekend and enjoy the summer sun while chilling out at the Museum Cafe.

Free entry
National Museum of Australia

More on the Museum Bar

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Monday 19 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Tuesday 20 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

Film poster for 'The Man from Snowy River'
Courtesy: Roadshow Entertainment

Film screening of 'The Man from Snowy River' (PG)

Tuesday 20 January 2015, 2:30pm to 4:10pm

Escape the summer heat and enjoy this classic Australian 1982 film inspired by the Banjo Paterson poem of the same name.

Cost: $5 per person

Book online through the Eventbrite website

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Wednesday 21 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Thursday 22 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Thursday 22 January 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website
, or at the door.
Doors open 5.45pm
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

White pull horse
White pull horse.
National Museum of Australia

Discovery Space: Carts, carriages and carousels

Friday 23 January 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Children can make their own hobbyhorse or horsedrawn toy cart, inspired by the toys on show in the Spirited: Australia's Horse Story exhibition, and the wonderful variety of horsedrawn vehicles at the Museum.

Kids can also add their mark to a magical horsedrawn sulky carriage that has a history of transporting children to school.

Adults free, children $3 (free for Museum Friends full members only)
Book and pay for your ticket on the day at the Information Desk
Weekdays 12 to 23 January 2015
Sessions: 10–11am; 11am–12pm; 12–1pm, The Hall

More on school holiday activities

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Friday 23 January 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website
, or at the door.
Doors open 5.45pm
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Saturday 24 January 2015, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website
, or at the door.
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

Spirited: Australia's Horse Story proudly presents the Boggy Creek Horse Show.

The Boggy Creek Show, in association with Spirited

Saturday 24 January 2015, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Experience a lifetime of bush knowledge in an iconic horseman show direct from the Snowy Mountains, with fourth-generation cattleman Tim O’Brien. The award-winning Boggy Creek Show captures the spirit of Australia’s outback. You’ll learn about mountain cattlemen traditions, horsemanship, movie horse training, whip cracking and much more.

Come along and enjoy bush poetry and bush games for the kids. Pegasus and Heavy Horse Heaven will provide a sausage BBQ and  drinks for sale, with all proceeds going to rescuing horses in need throughout the ACT and surrounds.

Cost: $20 adults; $5 children; $45 families (2 adults and up to 4 children).
Entry includes a free ticket to the Spirited exhibition.
Friends special offer: Friends $15 (full membership only); children under 16 free if accompanied by a Friend with full membership.
Buy tickets online through the Eventbrite website, or at the door.
Doors open 5.45pm
The show will be held outdoors on the grassed area at the loop amphitheatre.

More on the Boggy Creek Show

The Museum Bar

Museum Bar: Steamy Sundays

Sunday 25 January 2015, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Soak up the last of the weekend and enjoy the summer sun while chilling out at the Museum Cafe.

Food and drinks from Broadbean Catering and beats brought to you by DJ Kosta Ellis, aka Superbreak.

All ages
Free entry
Museum Cafe, Lakeside Deck and Amphitheatre

More on the Museum Bar

Two people holding puppets
Baz 'n' Snags. Photo: Marianne Mettes.

A 'Spirited' Australia Day

Monday 26 January 2015, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Inspired by the exhibition Spirited: Australia’s Horse Story, this event celebrates Australia Day and all things horse-related with country music, bootscooting, horse rides, craft and much more. Highlights of the day include the Baz ‘n’ Snags puppet show, X-Factor star Caitlyn Shadbolt and celebrated country musician Warren H Williams.

Free entry; costs apply to some activities
Hall and Amphitheatre

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