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Until 10 November 2019 Painting on Country See stunning large-format photographs of rock art on country from Tjungu Palya artists.
Daily First Australians Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture.
Now showing DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation’s most popular films.

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At the heart of the National Museum of Australia is our National Historical Collection, more than 210,000 objects which represent Australia’s history and cultural heritage.

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Shrek, Po and Toothless star in DreamWorks Animation exhibition

Read our media release about DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition which opens on 12 September 2019.

Top five tips

Read our top insider’s tips on visiting the DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition in Canberra.

Inaugural Senior Fellow

The Alastair Swayn Foundation and the National Museum of Australia have announced Ms Adrienne Erickson as the inaugural Swayn Senior Fellow in Australian Design.

Google Arts and Culture

Explore the Museum's online exhibit Sport in Australia in the recently launched Great Sporting Land.

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