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Now showing DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation’s most popular films.
Daily First Australians Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture.
Now showing Ngulla Wellamunagaa Celebrate the survival, continuity and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

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Rome exhibition wins tourism award

The Rome: City and Empire exhibition has won the Major Festivals and Events category at the Canberra Region Tourism Awards.

Ancient Greeks exhibition coming to the National Museum of Australia

Find out about this groundbreaking British Museum exhibition coming to Canberra in December 2020.

Indigenous fellows graduate from landmark Encounters Fellowship Program

Discover more about this innovative professional development program and the 2019 graduates.

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