Okavango wildlife VR film screening now
Summer visitors to the National Museum can get up close to elephants, lions and hippos as they venture into the African wetlands with a new 360-degree video experience that follows a groundbreaking expedition to save Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
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Okavango wildlife VR film screening now
Joint exhibition commemorates 2020 Australian of the Year recipients
The National Museum of Australia and the National Australia Day Council (NADC) today launched an exhibition of significant objects chosen by the eight extraordinary 2020 Australian of the Year state and territory recipients which tell us something about their lives, aspirations and experiences.
Continuity and resurgence: Celebrating Indigenous cultures in Ngulla Wellamunagaa
Presented by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), Ngulla Wellamunagaa, celebrates the survival, continuity and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as told through a number of stories that affirm ongoing connections to country.
Ancient Greeks exhibition coming to the National Museum of Australia
A major exhibition Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes from the British Museum featuring iconic objects that have never toured the southern hemisphere, is coming to the National Museum of Australia in Canberra in December 2020, as part of a major three venue Australasian tour.
Indigenous fellows graduate from landmark Encounters Fellowship Program
The National Museum of Australia is celebrating the graduation of the 2019 Fellows from the Encounters Fellowship program, one of the National Museum’s key federally funded projects marking the Endeavour 250 anniversary year.
Shrek, Po and Toothless star in DreamWorks Animation exhibition
Intriguing behind-the-scenes sketches, models and artwork from beloved animations star in the internationally acclaimed DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, opening at the National Museum of Australia on 12 September 2019.
Alastair Swayn Foundation and National Museum partner on Australian design
The Alastair Swayn Foundation and the National Museum of Australia today announced the appointment of Ms Adrienne Erickson as the inaugural Swayn Senior Fellow in Australian Design.
National Museum takes sporting collection highlights online
Today Google Arts & Culture launched Great Sporting Land — the first dedicated celebration of sporting culture on Google Arts & Culture. Collections, stories and knowledge from over 30 renowned institutions across Australia, including the National Museum of Australia, have been brought together.
New travelling exhibition showcases iconic Australian photos and stories
An exhibition of iconic photographs and stories from Australia’s outback, bush and coast will tour the country as part of an unprecedented partnership between the National Museum of Australia and Australian Geographic.
National Museum conservators bring rare Daimler back to life
Meticulous conservation work by the National Museum of Australia has revived a rare 1948 Daimler landaulette used by Queen Elizabeth II during her historic 1954 Royal Tour of Australia.
Rare chance to see National Museum of Australia’s historic vehicles in action
A hundred years of automotive history will be in action when a selection of iconic vehicles from the National Museum of Australia take to the track at Wakefield Park Raceway in Goulburn, New South Wales, on 17 August.
Encounters Indigenous fellows announced for international program
Six newly awarded fellows will embark on a once-in-a-lifetime international opportunity at leading cultural institutions in Australia and the United Kingdom, as part of the National Museum of Australia’s Encounters Fellowship Program for 2019.