Piinpi exhibition opens in Canberra
Bendigo Art Gallery’s spectacular exhibition of contemporary Indigenous fashion will open at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra on 19 February 2021 as part of a national tour.
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Piinpi exhibition opens in Canberra
Council member Stephen Byron receives Australia Day honour
The National Museum congratulates Council member Stephen Byron on being awarded an Order of Australia for his significant service to the aviation infrastructure sector, and to tourism.
Former Council member, the late Maureen Kerridge (Plavsic) receives Australia Day honour
The National Museum paid tribute to its former Council member, the late Maureen Kerridge (Plavsic), who has been awarded an Order of Australia for significant service to the television industry, to the arts, and to charitable organisations.
Joint exhibition commemorates 2021 Australian of the Year
The National Museum of Australia and the National Australia Day Council (NADC) today launched an exhibition of significant objects chosen by the eight extraordinary 2021 Australian of the Year state and territory recipients that reveal meaningful stories about their lives, aspirations and experiences.
Stunning exhibition showcases iconic Australian photographs and stories
An exhibition of 56 iconic photographs and stories from the outback, bush and coast, will open at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra today, as part of an unprecedented partnership between Australian Geographic and the Museum.
Historic Canberra album donated to the National Museum
An album of historic photographs featuring early views of Canberra, including the moment on 12 March 1913 when Canberra was named as the nation’s capital, has been donated to the National Museum by the family of former Greens MLA Meredith Hunter.
New Changing Places facility for those with a disability
The National Museum of Australia in Canberra has opened the ACT’s first Changing Places facility providing safe and dignified bathroom facilities for visitors with high support needs to participate in the community.
Volunteers’ role honoured as Museum takes SES uniform into collection
In a year dominated by bushfires and the pandemic, the National Museum is recognising the crucial role of SES volunteers by taking its first ever New South Wales SES uniform into the collection.
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters
An ancient creation saga featuring a dramatic chase across the Australian deserts is at the heart of the groundbreaking exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, which opens with the new WA Museum Boola Bardip in Perth on 21 November 2020.
Award-winning National Museum exhibition to tour internationally
The groundbreaking National Museum of Australia’s exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters will go on display at the UK’s prestigious museum and art gallery The Box in Plymouth from June to October 2021 as part of an unprecedented international tour of Australian art and culture.
National Museum launches pioneering online education initiative
The National Museum of Australia, in partnership with Gandel Philanthropy, has launched a pioneering digital initiative which will take Australian history into classrooms around the country.
National Museum of Australia welcomes federal budget funding
The Museum welcomed federal budget funding to allow the institution to continue taking the Australian story to the nation.