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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.

Spring Festival

Sand and Sky

Sunday 28 October

Celebrate Children’s Week and Canberra’s spring season at our free Spring Festival. The mouth-watering line-up of entertainment includes: Den Massoud creating a larger than life sand sculpture; performances from the Luminescence Children’s Choir and Looking Glass duo Veronica Bailey and John Dewhurst, on marimba and vibraphone; theatrical tours of the collection with Eliza Shephard; and fun spring-inspired activities such as kite creation and musical instrument making.

Made possible with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC

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Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia


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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.