Current Events

  1. Bombing of Darwin and northern Australia

    21 February 2019

    Curator-led behind-the-scenes tour
    Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30 pm

    The Japanese air raids on Darwin and northern Australia brought the Second World War to the Australian mainland. Join a curator-led behind-the-scenes tour of rarely seen art and mixed-collection items relating to these momentous events. Bookings are essential.

  2. Story time

    22 February 2019

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

    Hear stories of brave animals, extraordinary people, and faraway places brought to life through puppets, uniforms, and educational toys.

  3. The sinking of HMAS Perth

    28 February 2019

    Curator-led art tour
    Meet in the Orientation Gallery, 12.30pm

    Join Memorial curators behind the scenes for a tour of works of art and objects commemorating the sailors of HMAS Perth on the 77th anniversary of the Second World War cruiser’s sinking. Bookings are essential.