There are a range of exhibitions, workshops, screenings and activities for children and adults to explore at our national institutions throughout January 2017.

National Gallery of Australia

  • Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition—until 17 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Mythology, antiquity and absolute power: Sculpture at Versailles—14 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art for lunch—19, 26 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Classical gilding demonstration—21 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • The king's passions: The music and art of Versailles concert—until 11 February 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
Kids and family:
  • NGA Play—until 17 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Tales from the Palace—4, 11, 18, 25 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art explorer: A grand design—12, 19 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • NGA Underground: Fountains and fanfare—January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)

For more information visit the National Gallery of Australia.

National Museum of Australia

  • David Attenborough's Virtual Reality Experiences—until 17 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • A History of the World in 100 Objects from the British Museum—until 29 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Freewheeling, Scienceworks, Melbourne—until 5 February 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Happy Birthday Play School—until 5 February 2017 (Gold Coast, QLD)
  • Warakurna, New England Regional Art Museum—until 5 February 2017 (Armidale, NSW)
  • Handling objects: Curator for the day—until 20 February 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Paddle Steamer Enterprise inspection—8, 14, 22, 26, 29 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Statue of Mithras exhibition talk—5 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • One Road, Ichihara Lakeside Museum, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan—until 9 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Olmec stone mask exhibition talk—12 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Inca gold llama exhibition talk—15 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Museum Friends welcome tour—21 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Handling objects: Tokens of love—23 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Australia Day festival—26 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • The Time Traveller's Book Club—31 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
Kids and family:
  • Mkids movie screenings (Canberra, ACT):
    • Kung Fu Panda Three—7 January 2017
    • Zootopia—10 January 2017
    • Jungle Book—14 January 2017
    • Kubo and the Two Strings—17 January 2017
  • Discovery Space: History of you—9 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Afternoon play space—9 January 2017 (Canberra, ACT)

For more information visit the National Museum of Australia.

National Portrait Gallery

Kids and family:

For more information visit the National Portrait Gallery.

Australian National Maritime Museum

Kids and family:

For more information visit the Australian National Maritime Museum.

National Film and Sound Archive

Kids and family:

For more information visit the National Film and Sound Archive.

National Library of Australia

Kids and family:

For more information visit the National Library of Australia.

 Museum of Australian Democracy

Kids and Family:

For more information visit the Museum of Australian Democracy.

Bundanon Trust

For more information visit Bundanon Trust.

Australian Film, Television and Radio School

Kids and Teens Workshops:

For more information visit the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.