Exhibition
Activism: forces for change in Canberra
13 July—2 November

Canberra has a special relationship with activism as it is not only the location of protest on local issues but…

Redefining Leadership
Exhibition
13 July—2 November
Redefining Leadership

Redfining Leadership is an Exhibition from Women with Disabilities ACT with photography by Akka Ballenger Constantin

The Nolan Collection
Exhibition
The Nolan Collection

The Nolan Collection is an iconic group of paintings from 1945 to 1953 by Sidney Nolan that the artist gifted to the nation in 1974

Old Graham: Collecting in the bush
Exhibition
10 August—30 November
Old Graham: Collecting in the bush

After buying and restoring ‘Old Graham’ House at Hovells Creek, John and Liz Baker began to collect all sorts of colonial and Australiana items to fill it.

Tom Buckland: Apollo Lunar Module (1:2 Scale) 2019
Exhibition
17 August—19 October
Tom Buckland: Apollo Lunar Module (1:2 Scale) 2019

Fifty years ago, landing on the moon required a vehicle not designed for this world, so the Apollo Lunar Module was born

The Garden City
Exhibition
7 September—2 November
The Garden City

For 90 years the Horticultural Society of Canberra has been there to inspire, educate—and sometimes console—Canberra gardeners and their backyard efforts.

Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations
Event
21 September
Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations

Join us for an intergenerational conversation about environmental activism.

Film Screening: 2040
Event
21 September
Film Screening: 2040

2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW!

Day Bus Tour: ‘Old Graham’ near Cowra
Event
28 September
Day Bus Tour: ‘Old Graham’ near Cowra

Driving through Wiradjuri country and arriving at ‘Old Graham’ house, the tour will take in the beautifully restored stone homestead…

Event
Reel Classics: Fritz Lang Double: Ministry of Fear (1944) + Blue Gardenia (1953)
28 September

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection
Event
3 October
Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection

Join a Mandarin language tour and discover one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists Sidney Nolan

Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War
Event
9 October
Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War

Discover the story behind the Women Against Rape in Warprotests of the early 1980s with Dr Gail Radford and Di Lucas

NFSA Friends - The Pentagon Papers: Conversations with Daniel Ellsberg (1972) + The Franklin River Blockade (1983)
Event
11 October
NFSA Friends - The Pentagon Papers: Conversations with Daniel Ellsberg (1972) + The Franklin River Blockade (1983)

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive presents stories that celebrate film

Daniel Ellsberg discusses his experiences in Vietnam and their influence on his decision to release the stolen Pentagon papers to the American public. Plus, the Tasmanian Wilderness Society's blockade of construction on a dam to flood the Franklin River attracted activists from all over Australia, 1440 of whom were arrested for non-violent protest.  Their efforts influenced the 1983 federal election campaign.

Reel Classics: Jacques Becker Double: Casque d’Or (1952) + Don’t Touch the Loot (1954)
Event
12 October
Reel Classics: Jacques Becker Double: Casque d’Or (1952) + Don’t Touch the Loot (1954)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Event
Walk: Activism at ANU
24 October

Discover sites and stories of activism on a walk around the ANU Acton Campus with ANU Heritage Advisor Amy Jarvis

Reel Classics: The Summer Stock (1950)
Event
26 October
Reel Classics: The Summer Stock (1950)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Sustainable arts practice: creativity and business
Event
1 November
Sustainable arts practice: creativity and business

Join Professor David Throsby and a panel of four local artists as they consider what a sustainable arts practice looks like