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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.

Open late

Friday 22 January 2021 – Sunday 22 January 2023

CJ Bowerbird
CJ Bowerbird
CJ Bowerbird
CJ Bowerbird
Fri 26 March

Late night love stories

Poetry slam: all the languages of love

5:00pm

Join Australian Poetry Slam Champion CJ Bowerbird and some of Canberra’s best spoken word artists in an evening of poetry, performance and love.

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Late night love stories

Poetry slam: all the languages of love

Fri 26 Mar
5:00pm AEDT
Bookings required
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Fri 30 April

Late night love stories

Words of affirmation: Spooky Men’s Chorale

5:00pm

Spooky Men’s Chorale singing words of affirmation.

Bookings required
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Late night love stories

Words of affirmation: Spooky Men’s Chorale

Fri 30 Apr
5:00pm AEDT
Bookings required
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Chris Ryan
Chris Ryan
Chris Ryan
Chris Ryan
Fri 21 May

Late night love stories

Love in the fast lane: Chris Ryan

5:00pm

Join comedian Chris Ryan as she hosts a night of ‘speed dating’ with a twist!

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Late night love stories

Love in the fast lane: Chris Ryan

Fri 21 May
5:00pm AEDT
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Fri 25 June

Late night love stories

Happily ever crafter: Kitiya Palaskas

5:00pm

Embrace your creativity and make a thing of joy for them with craft-based designer Kitiya Palaskas.

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Late night love stories

Happily ever crafter: Kitiya Palaskas

Fri 25 Jun
5:00pm AEDT
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Peter Allen, 1980 William Yang
Peter Allen, 1980 William Yang
Peter Allen, 1980 William Yang
Peter Allen, 1980 William Yang
Fri 23 July

Late night love stories

Weizen Ho

5:00pm

Performance artist Weizen Ho interprets the love language of physical touch.

Bookings required
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Late night love stories

Weizen Ho

Fri 23 Jul
5:00pm AEDT
Bookings required
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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.