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Exhibitions coming soon

Highlights from the National Museum of Australia's upcoming exhibition program.

Warlpiri Drawings: Remembering the future

15 August 2014 – 31 May 2015

This exhibition tells the story of an intriguing collection of artworks created by Warlpiri people in the 1950s. Glimpsed through the eyes of the collector as well as more recent Warlpiri interpretations, Warlpiri Drawings explores how drawing has been used to make sense of 80 years of monumental change, to picture life in the present and look hopefully towards the future.

Free. First Australians focus gallery.

Spirited: Australia’s Horse Story

September 2014 – March 2015
Spirited will trace how people and horses have together helped to build the Australian nation. More on Spirited

A man on the right looks into a video camera, while filming a horse, at left.
National Museum multimedia producer Jeremy Lucas working on a short film for the new exhibition. Photo: Laura Breen.