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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.

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The National Portrait Gallery is a dramatic and culturally rich venue for your next event. Our elegant building has the greatest respect for the local environment, natural light and human proportions. And it is home to the national collection of portraits. Invite your guests to come face to face with famous, infamous and sometimes forgotten icons of Australian history.

The Gallery features flexible event spaces which can cater to any style of event, including breakfasts, seminars, conferences, workshops, launches, meetings, cocktail receptions, seated dinners and wedding ceremonies and receptions. Combine spaces to create a vibrant event your guests will remember.

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Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia


Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196

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.