It’s cooling down but there is still plenty to see and do at our national institutions.

The Enlighten Canberra Festival will be running from 3 to 12 March featuring architectural projections on some of our iconic national buildings including Old Parliament House, the National Library of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery of Australia.

National Gallery of Australia

  • Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition – until 17 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art for lunch – 2 March 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Art and dementia: Friday with a friend – 3 March 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Luxury at Versailles – 3, 10 March 2017 (Canberra ACT)
  • The social dance of Versailles: A journey through French courtly dance – 5 March 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Meet the Maker: Hugh Withycombe, fine-stringer instrument maker – 10 March 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Enchanted Isles, Fatal Shores: Living Versailles – 17-18 March 2017 (Canberra, ACT)
  • Early morning viewing and petit dejeuner – 23 March 2017 (Canberra, ACT)

Kids and family:

  • NGA Play  – until 17 April 2017 (Canberra, ACT)

For more information visit the National Gallery of Australia.

National Museum of Australia

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

For more information visit the Australian National Maritime Museum.

National Film and Sound Archive

For more information visit the National Film and Sound Archive.

National Library of Australia

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.