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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.

Drawing

Thursday 16 May 2019 – Sunday 16 May 2021

Prime Minister John Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley, ca 1945, 2011 by Peter Corlett OAM
Prime Minister John Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley, ca 1945, 2011 by Peter Corlett OAM
Prime Minister John Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley, ca 1945, 2011 by Peter Corlett OAM
Prime Minister John Curtin and Treasurer Ben Chifley, ca 1945, 2011 by Peter Corlett OAM
Sun 19 May

Outdoor portrait conversations

John Curtin and Ben Chifley by Peter Corlett

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

John Curtin and Ben Chifley by Peter Corlett

Sun 19 May
1:30pm
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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Mal Meninga, 2009 by Cathy Weiszmann
Mal Meninga, 2009 by Cathy Weiszmann
Mal Meninga, 2009 by Cathy Weiszmann
Mal Meninga, 2009 by Cathy Weiszmann
Sun 21 July

Outdoor portrait conversations

Mal Meninga by Cathy Weiszmann

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

Mal Meninga by Cathy Weiszmann

Sun 21 Jul
1:30pm
Bookings required
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Poet’s Corner, 2012 by Cathy Weiszmann
Poet’s Corner, 2012 by Cathy Weiszmann
Poet’s Corner, 2012 by Cathy Weiszmann
Poet’s Corner, 2012 by Cathy Weiszmann
Sun 18 August

Outdoor portrait conversations

Poet’s Corner by Cathy Weiszmann

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
G
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Outdoor portrait conversations

Poet’s Corner by Cathy Weiszmann

Sun 18 Aug
1:30pm
Bookings required
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Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Sat 14 September
until Sun 15 September

Reopening celebration!

10:00am

Come and join us for a weekend of celebratory activity as we throw open our doors after some cosmetic surgery!

Free.
FREE
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Reopening celebration!

Sat 14 Sep until Sun 15 Sep
10:00am
FREE
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As Famous As The Moon
As Famous As The Moon
As Famous As The Moon
As Famous As The Moon
Thu 26 December

Drawn in

As Famous As The Moon

1:00pm

Draw while listening to music. All materials provided; for all ages and abilities.

Free.
FREE
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Drawn in

As Famous As The Moon

Thu 26 Dec
1:00pm
FREE
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Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Drawing in the Gordon Darling Hall
Sun 23 February

Drawn in

Cancelled

1:00pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our musical talent isn’t able to perform for this Sunday’s Drawn In program.

Free.
FREE
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Drawn in

Cancelled

Sun 23 Feb
1:00pm
FREE
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Monday 17 May 2021 – Thursday 18 May 2023

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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.