Looking for things to do this Easter? Our national institutions have plenty of events and activities to keep you busy.

National Gallery of Australia

  • Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition – Until 17 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Pipilotti Rist: Worry Will Vanish Revelation – Until 20 August 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Rodel Tapaya: New Art from the Philippines – Until 20 August 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Louis Legacy, Salut! Baroque Concert – 1 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art for Lunch – 6 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Exclusive Viewing of Versailles: Treasures from the Palace – 6 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art and Dementia: Friday with a Friend – 7 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Versailles’ Petit Trianon: A Queen’s Retreat – 8 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Rendezvous with Art – 10, 24 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art for Lunch: Madame de Pompadour – 13 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art Appreciation for Carers – 18 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art for Lunch – 20 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Balinese Dance Performance – 23 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Australian Civilian Women’s Poetry of the Great War – 25 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • A Very Long Engagement (Un Long Dimanche de Fançailles) – 25 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art for Lunch: Australia’s First War Artist – 27 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Oh! What a Lovely War – 29 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Stalin’s Piano (World Premiere) – 30 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)

Kids and family:

  • Start with Art – 3 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Creative Meditation for Children – 11 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Tales from the Palace – 12, 19 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • NGA Play  – Until 17 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • ASI: Art Scene Investigation: All that Glitters is not Gold – 18 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Little Look at ART – 19 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art Explorer: Creatures of the Garden – 20 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)

For more information visit the National Gallery of Australia’s website.

National Museum of Australia

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For more information visit the National Museum of Australia’s website.

National Portrait Gallery

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For more information visit the National Portrait Gallery’s website.

Australian National Maritime Museum

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For more information visit the Australian National Maritime Museum’s website.

National Film and Sound Archive

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For more information visit the National Film and Sound Archive’s website.

National Library of Australia

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For more information visit the National Library of Australia’s website.    

Museum of Australian Democracy

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For more information visit the Museum of Australian Democracy’s website.

Bundanon Trust

For more information visit the Bundanon Trust’s website.