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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

What's on

Friday 14 June – Friday 12 July 2019

Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Fri 14 June

Little faces at the NMA

9:30am; 10:30am

Little children and their parent/carer are invited to join a Learning Facilitator for playful activities. Over winter, we will visit the National Museum of Australia and look at Minyma Punu Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters Tree Women), by the Tjampi Desert Weavers. There will be singing, movement and drawing.

Bookings required
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Little faces at the NMA

Fri 14 Jun
9:30am; 10:30am
Bookings required
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Alfred Deakin, A Life in Three Phases, 2010 by Martin Moore
Alfred Deakin, A Life in Three Phases, 2010 by Martin Moore
Alfred Deakin, A Life in Three Phases, 2010 by Martin Moore
Alfred Deakin, A Life in Three Phases, 2010 by Martin Moore
Sun 16 June

Outdoor portrait conversations

Alfred Deakin by Martin Moore

1:30pm

Meet for slow looking and sketching at selected public art portraits, facilitated by members of the National Portrait Gallery Access and Learning team.

Bookings required
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Outdoor portrait conversations

Alfred Deakin by Martin Moore

Sun 16 Jun
1:30pm
Bookings required
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Portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo NSW, 1972 Arthur Boyd
Portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo NSW, 1972 Arthur Boyd
Portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo NSW, 1972 Arthur Boyd
Portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo NSW, 1972 Arthur Boyd
Sat 22 June

At home with Manning Clark

2:30pm

The National Portrait Gallery is delighted to collaborate with Manning Clark House to present an afternoon at the home of Manning and Dymphna Clark.

Bookings required

At home with Manning Clark

Sat 22 Jun
2:30pm
Bookings required
Wed 26 June

Professional Development for teachers and museum educators

3:30pm

NAIDOC week celebrations, 2019 - Celebrating and responding to lived experiences of our First Peoples through portraiture.

Bookings required

Professional Development for teachers and museum educators

Wed 26 Jun
3:30pm
Bookings required
Thu 27 June

Hyperconnected virtual tour

11:30am; 2:30pm

Join us virtually on a live highlights tour, from the comfort of your own home. Ask questions, see the collection, and hear some of the stories behind the portraits.

Free. Bookings required
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Hyperconnected virtual tour

Thu 27 Jun
11:30am; 2:30pm
Bookings required
FREE
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Karen Quinlan AM, Director, National Portrait Gallery
Karen Quinlan AM, Director, National Portrait Gallery
Karen Quinlan AM, Director, National Portrait Gallery
Karen Quinlan AM, Director, National Portrait Gallery
Fri 28 June

Andrew Sayers Memorial Lecture

A Face to the Future: the third decade

6:00pm

New Director Karen Quinlan will expand upon her vision for the Gallery and talk about the institution’s next decade, its third.

Bookings required
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Andrew Sayers Memorial Lecture

A Face to the Future: the third decade

Fri 28 Jun
6:00pm
Bookings required
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Wed 3 July

Professional Development for teachers and museum educators

3:30am

NAIDOC week celebrations, 2019 - Celebrating and responding to lived experiences of our First Peoples through portraiture.

Bookings required

Professional Development for teachers and museum educators

Wed 3 Jul
3:30am
Bookings required
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Thu 4 July

Little faces at the NMA

9:30am; 10:30am

Little children and their parent/carer are invited to join a Learning Facilitator for playful activities. Over winter, we will visit the National Museum of Australia and look at Minyma Punu Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters Tree Women), by the Tjampi Desert Weavers. There will be singing, movement and drawing.

Bookings required
F

Little faces at the NMA

Thu 4 Jul
9:30am; 10:30am
Bookings required
F
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Winter Festival 2017 at NPG
Fri 5 July

Little faces at the NMA

9:30am; 10:30am

Little children and their parent/carer are invited to join a Learning Facilitator for playful activities. Over winter, we will visit the National Museum of Australia and look at Minyma Punu Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters Tree Women), by the Tjampi Desert Weavers. There will be singing, movement and drawing.

Bookings required
F

Little faces at the NMA

Fri 5 Jul
9:30am; 10:30am
Bookings required
F
Thu 11 July

Story time at OPH

10:30am

Rug up and join us for a pop-up story time at Old Parliament House. Listen to the story My Tree and Me by Jo Witek and create your own visual response.

Bookings required
F

Story time at OPH

Thu 11 Jul
10:30am
Bookings required
F

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Saturday 13 July – Saturday 10 August 2019

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.