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New exhibition celebrates Australia’s leading First Nations creatives

Australia’s first major survey of contemporary Indigenous textiles and fashion officially opened at the National Museum of Australia today, marking a significant moment in Australia’s history. On display in Canberra from 20 February...

What’s on: Australia Day 2021 in Canberra

CW has compiled a list of eleven community events on in Canberra this Australia Day, 26 January 2021, and in the lead up to the day.

Australians of the Year showcase significant objects

The National Museum of Australia’s 2021 Australian of the Year exhibition is open, displaying an object of significance from each recipient.

Volunteers honoured as National Museum takes in NSW SES uniform

The National Museum of Australia today took an SES uniform into its collection for the first time, while also launching a new website.

After the flames: Fire and conversation

The National Museum of Australia (NMA) has acquired the melted remains of NSW costal town Cobargo’s public phone booth; lost to last New Year’s Eve devastating bushfires. The phone booth is just one...

National Museum announces ‘largest ever’ $8 million purchase

The National Museum of Australia has committed to its largest ever purchase at over $8 million from businessman Trevor Kennedy’s collection.

National Museum reschedules Ancient Greeks blockbuster to 2021

The National Museum of Australia has rescheduled the planned blockbuster Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes for December 2021.

Canberra arts go digital in the COVID-19 era

Over the course of the last month, the ramifications of the COVID-19 public gathering requirements have caused a shake-up in the Canberra arts scene.