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National Dinosaur Museum School Holiday Tours

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 Jul 2019 to 2 Feb 2020

Distance from: 10.5 kms | Price from: Free

Join in the fun these school holidays with the National Dinosaur Museum. Take a guided tour through Australia's largest display...

Emerging Contemporaries. Photo: 5 Foot Photography

Emerging Contemporaries 2020

Exhibition and Shows

6 Feb 2020 to 21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Kristina Neumann | Nyx Matthews | Thomas O'HaraHow are objects made? It’s a question with almost as many answers as...

Zoocation

Zoocation at the National Zoo & Aquarium

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

8 Jul 2019 to 3 Jan 2020

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: $80.00

Zoocation offers a unique experience for primary aged children. During a fun-filled day, children will get up close and personal...

50th Anniversary Tour

America – 50th Anniversary Tour

Concert or Performance

3 Dec 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Iconic classic-rock favourites AMERICA have amassed six certified gold and/or platinum albums, and are known for renowned singles – Horse...

Roy Lichtenstein Reflections on Crash 1990

Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler collection at the NGA

Exhibition and Shows

7 Sep 2019 to 1 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Following World War II, master printer Kenneth Tyler was at the forefront of printmaking innovation in America, orchestrating the move...

NPG

Undercurrent Design Market

Markets

22 Nov 2019 to 24 Nov 2019

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Free

The Undercurrent Design Market showcases an array of contemporary, leading edge Australian-made design treats. Just in time for Christmas, peruse...

Photograph of Mushrooms with a small girl holding a lantern

23rd Annual Schools Photographic Competition

Exhibition and Shows

30 Oct 2019 to 17 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Free

The 23nd Annual Schools Photographic Competition is sponsored by the Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens and encourages primary...

A painting of a Rosella, waratah and grasshopper

Promiscuous Provenance

Exhibition and Shows

17 Jan 2020 to 1 Mar 2020

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Free

Promiscuous Provenance encourages a re-examination of our relationship with our colonial past. Artist Anna Glynn creates a fantasy world, caught...

Performing BRING IT ON and LIQUID SKIN

Gomez

Concert or Performance

17 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Gomez fans delight! The band will play both Bring It On and Liquid Skin in their entirety for one of...

“… casts a spell all its own… astonishing power and convulsive impact…” – John Shand, SMH

Eishan Ensemble In Concert

Concert or Performance

24 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.6 kms | Price from: $30.00

Lead by acclaimed Persian-Australian tar player and composer, Hamed Sadeghi, Eishan Ensemble draws on contemporary and classical music traditions of...

Bryan Brown (detail), 2008 by Adam Knott

The Look

Exhibition and Shows

14 Sep 2019 to 19 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Free

Featuring striking photographic portraits of contemporary figures from the National Portrait Gallery collection, The Look is an aesthetic treat with...

Shopping at Handmade Canberra

Handmade Market Canberra – Autumn

Markets

21 Mar 2020 to 22 Mar 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. Bringing together the most talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople...

The Lawn, Kambri

Music on The Greens at Kambri, ANU

Community Event Concert or Performance

5 May 2019 to 24 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.1 kms | Price from: Free

Kambri at ANU has launched Music on the Greens, a free live music series showcasing the student talent of the...

Precinct Markets

The Precinct Market

Community Event Markets

20 Sep 2019 to 22 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.6 kms | Price from: Free

Take your Fridays to the next level at Kambri at ANU, with the exciting launch of the weekly Precinct Markets....

Elle Macpherson, 1995, photographed by Andrew Macpherson.

Women in Vogue: Celebrating 60 Years in Australia

Exhibition and Shows

11 Oct 2019 to 24 Nov 2019

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: $10.00

This exhibition showcases 60 years of the Vogue Australia archive together with a special tribute to some remarkable Australian women...

Image of a house, well designed, sunny day, exterior street view

Living Rooms: Week Two | Responsible Futures | DESIGN Canberra

Community Event Exhibition and Shows Festivals and Celebrations

17 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Free

Architecture + design + craft = an open home with a difference.Explore the living rooms of acclaimed Canberra houses that...

Freya Blackwood

Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature at the National Library of Australia

Exhibition and Shows

22 Aug 2019 to 9 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Seven Little Australians, The Magic Pudding, The Rainbow Serpent, Where Is the Green Sheep? and The Deltora Quest are much-loved...

Kenny Son & Hendrik Forster, Teapot (first edition prototype)

The Teapot Project: Kenny Son & Henrik Forster

Exhibition and Shows

31 Oct 2019 to 14 Dec 2019

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

In this collaborative project, Kenny Son and Hendrik Forster worked together on designing a teapot. The Teapot project is a...

Australian Parliament House front side image, with blue sky

Welcome to Parliament House tour

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

29 Aug 2019 to 28 Aug 2020

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: Free

See the most significant features of Parliament House in the company of an expert guide. Your tour will include: •both...

Up Close and Personal

Rob Whittaker – Up Close and Personal

Concert or Performance

25 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Robert Whittaker is the undisputed UFC Middleweight Champion. The poster boy of Mixed Martial Arts in Australia and New Zealand,...

The Aussies celebrate a wicket

CommBank Women’s T20 INTL Tri-Series: Australia vs India

Sporting Events

2 Feb 2020

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: $0.00

Australia returns to Manuka Oval for the third match of the Commonwealth Bank T20I Tri-Series against India in a clash...

Children sitting during a guided tour

National Dinosaur Museum Public Tours

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

19 Nov 2016 to 14 May 2023

Distance from: 10.5 kms | Price from: $5.00

The National Dinosaur Museum offers free public tours (with the general admission entry price) every weekend and school holiday period...

Animated character Shrek with a green background sketch

DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition – Journey from Sketch to Screen

Exhibition and Shows

12 Sep 2019 to 2 Feb 2020

Distance from: 0.8 kms | Price from: $12.00

From the makers of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls, comes and extraordinary exhibition...

James Mortimer, Portrait of Rex Nan Kivell, nla-cat-vn 584380

One who has books and a garden wants for nothing – Treasures Talk with Nat Williams

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

18 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Anyone who has a book collection and a garden wants for nothing.” – CiceroBibliophile Rex Nan Kivell agreed with Cicero....

UWWCAN

Ultimate Womens Weekend

Exhibition and Shows

12 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

Distance from: 5.3 kms | Price from: $5.00

Ultimate Women’s Weekend is an event dedicated to giving back and encouraging women (and men too!) to come down and...

Presented by The Chaser & The Shovel

The War on 2019

Concert or Performance

26 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

After a sold out national tour last year, The Chaser Quarterly and The Shovel are once again joining forces to...

Poirot & Me - Retrospective

David Suchet Poirot and More – A Retrospective

Concert or Performance

20 Jan 2020

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

David Suchet makes his eagerly-awaited return to Australian stages in Poirit and me: a retrospective. Join us in conversation with...

Start line at Stromlo Running Festvival

Stromlo Running Festival

Community Event

24 Nov 2019

Distance from: 9.6 kms | Price from: $20.00

The Stromlo Running Festival (SRF) is an annual event held at Stromlo Forest Park, one of Australia’s best and most...

Aussies celebrate a wicket

CommBank Women’s T20 INTL Tri-Series: Australia vs England (2nd match)

Sporting Events

1 Feb 2020

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: $0.00

This is your chance to see the number one ranked team in the world and reigning T20 World Champions, Australia...

We Need To Talk

Arj Barker – We Need to Talk

Concert or Performance

23 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Hey, you got a hour? Look, I’ve been doing a shit-ton of thinking about…us, and where we’re headed. This isn’t...

Scary Stories Season

Halloween at the NFSA – Scary Stories season

Concert or Performance

6 Sep 2019 to 29 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

The NFSA is an atmospheric backdrop to this program of spooky tales from film, TV and Tim the Yowie Man,...

Handmade Canberra Market

Handmade Market Canberra -Winter

Markets

26 Jun 2020 to 28 Jun 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. They bring together the most talented artists, designers, stylists,...

Matchbook 30th Anniversary Tour

Ian Moss: Matchbook 30th Anniversary Tour

Concert or Performance

22 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

1989. Bob Hawke is still Prime Minister, Canberra and Hawthorn are NRL and VFL Premiers, the Berlin Wall came down...

Archiloom

Craftivism. Dissident Objects and Subversive Forms

Exhibition and Shows

6 Sep 2019 to 2 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Craftivism. Dissident Objects and Subversive Forms is a Shepparton Art Museum curated exhibition, touring nationally by NETS Victoria. It presents...

Shane Lestideau and band

National Folk Fellow Presentation 2019: The New Albion Music Project

Concert or Performance

19 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australia is home to an incredible wealth of eighteenth and nineteenth century musical collections brought here during the early days...

Roy Hodgkinson, Milne Bay concert party, New Guinea, 1942. (ART22737)

Laughing in the Face of Adversity

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

20 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: Free

From the First World War to Afghanistan, Australian entertainers have always been quick to commit their time and energy to...

Aboriginal art

Aboriginal Art Exhibition at 73 Northbourne

Exhibition and Shows

9 May 2019 to 20 Dec 2019

Distance from: 0.7 kms | Price from: Free

Small collection of six aboriginal artworks, located in the ground floor lobby of 73 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra. Exhibit curated and...

Young girl and mother smiling at camera. Bright yellow, pink, blue background.

Monthly Toddler program at the National Museum

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

1 May 2019 to 4 Dec 2019

Distance from: 1.4 kms | Price from: $7.00

On the first Wednesday of the month enjoy a special time for the under-fives to have fun and explore the...

The Roll of Honour cloisters, 1945. (085709)

History of the Roll of Honour

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

28 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: Free

Join a curator in the Commemorative Area to hear about the history of the Australian War Memorial’s Roll of Honour....

England enter Manuka Oval

CommBank Women’s T20 INTL Tri-Series: India vs England

Sporting Events

31 Jan 2020

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: $0.00

Get down to Manuka Oval for your chance to see India take on England in the opening match of the...

Picture of

A Palette of Pioneer Places

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2019 to 12 Jan 2020

Distance from: 13.7 kms | Price from: Free

An exhibition of renowned Canberra artist Isla Patterson's water colours. Isla has painted eight heritage buildings of local significance in...

OBDM

Christmas and Designer Weekend – Old Bus Depot Markets

Markets

1 Dec 2019

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

The Christmas Weekends continue and so to give the designer theme an injection of the holiday spirit on both Saturday...

Photograph of Tuka

Tuka / UC Hub

Concert or Performance

29 Nov 2019

Distance from: 6.3 kms | Price from: $23.95

Tuka is hitting the road this November for the first solo headline run of shows his had since 2015!Celebrating the...

Game Masters banner

Game Masters: The Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

27 Sep 2019 to 9 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.6 kms | Price from: $0.00

Following a six-year international tour and more than 1 million visitors, Game Masters: The Exhibition makes its Canberra debut at...

A sepia photograph of former Prime Minister Deakin. He sits at a desk, writing on paper with a quill

Alfred Deakin: Creating a Nation Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

7 Oct 2019 to 1 Feb 2020

Distance from: 2.9 kms | Price from: Free

This exhibition celebrates the life and achievements of Alfred Deakin, the first Attorney General and the second Prime Minister of...

Glamonatrix

Dita Von Teese: Glamonatrix

Concert or Performance

28 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The ever-dazzling International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese, is returning to Australia where she will debut the most lavish...

From Rattlesnakes to Guesswork

Lloyd Cole: From Rattlesnakes to Guesswork

Concert or Performance

9 Dec 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

With a remarkable career spanning almost 30 years and following his sold-out tour of Australia in 2017, Lloyd Cole returns...

Marble Foyer inside Parliament House

‘Yeribee’: Indigenous Experiences of Parliament House.

Business Event Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Exhibition and Shows

1 Jun 2019 to 29 Dec 2019

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: Free

Hear the stories of the Indigenous parliamentarians and staff, explore the site history of Parliament House, gain insights into how...

Ivor Hele, Trooper Kelvin Bruce, 1944.(ART25756)

Bougainville Campaign 1944-45

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks Community Event

21 Nov 2019

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: Free

To mark the 75th anniversary of the beginning of Australia’s Bougainville campaign of the Second World War, join a curator-led...

Kirsty Macafee, Lullaby

Spring PhotoAccess Exhibitions

Exhibition and Shows

3 Sep 2019 to 30 Nov 2019

Distance from: 3.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

Explore the best of contemporary photography and photo-media arts through a changing series of exhibitions featuring artists from the ACT...

Kimberley Echoes

Kimberley Echoes

Concert or Performance

3 Dec 2019

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The result of five years of musical collaboration, Kimberley Echoes is a powerful cross-cultural celebration of Kimberley country and its...

An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

Concert or Performance

19 Jan 2020

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Following the success of his best-selling book Calypso, critically acclaimed author and humourist David Sedaris will visit Canberra for an...

Werq The World 2020

Rupaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World 2020

Concert or Performance

6 Feb 2020

Distance from: 0.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2020.Mission leader Michelle Visage is on...

Old Bus Depot Markets, Canberra

Christmas Kids Weekend – Bus Depot Markets

Markets

14 Dec 2019 to 15 Dec 2019

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: Free

Take the family to the Markets for Christmas Kids. It will be a fantastic day out with a jumping castle,...

Coffee at Handmade Canberra

Handmade Market Canberra – Spring 2020

Markets

26 Sep 2020 to 27 Sep 2020

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market is on four times a year. They bring together the most talented artists, designers, stylists,...

Water colour painting of a water dragon

Native Wildlife

Exhibition and Shows

14 Dec 2019 to 12 Jan 2020

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Free

The Friends’ Botanic Art Group has previously presented exhibitions of delicately illustrated native flora. This year for the very first...

Weston Park Yarralumla

Yarralumla Does Christmas 2019

Community Event

7 Dec 2019

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Free

Come and join the Yarralumla community for a concert and picnic to celebrate the festive season and the end of...

Spilt Milk 2019

Spilt Milk 2019

Festivals and Celebrations

23 Nov 2019

Distance from: 0.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

One of Australia’s favourite music, food and art festivals, Spilt Milk is back for another year—returning to Canberra plus unveiling...

Life Through the Lens

Life Through the Lens – Photographic Display at the NFSA

Community Event Exhibition and Shows

11 Feb 2019 to 31 Dec 2019

Distance from: 0.7 kms | Price from: Free

This photographic display highlights just a few of the 3,000 Commonwealth documentaries and educational short films in the Film Australia...

Marcel Hoogstad Hay, Aperture, 2018, Glass. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Craft ACT Glass Exhibition

Exhibition and Shows

6 Feb 2020 to 21 Mar 2020

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Expanding on her innovative work combining industrial materials and processes with gold smithing, Phoebe Porter will be presenting a new...

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