Current Events

  1. Story time

    26 April 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.

  2. Women in war

    26 April 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  3. Women in war

    27 April 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  4. Women in war

    28 April 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

    See actor Leith Arundel in two moving performances about the experiences of women in wartime, Last letters and Radio silence.

  5. Music and the First World War

    30 April 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30pm

    Join a curator to hear about songs that were popular during the First World War and the stories behind performances.

  6. “Roses are red …”: hidden messages embroidered on silk postcards

    02 May 2019

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12.30 pm

    During the First World War, Australian soldiers sent thousands of embroidered silk postcards to their loved ones. Join a member of the Research Centre to learn about the symbolism of the flowers stitched into these small but beautiful works of art.

  7. Story time

    03 May 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.

  8. Epitaph

    03 May 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

    This new museum theatre piece captures the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War as they faced the task of writing an epitaph for their loved ones buried in foreign lands.

  9. Epitaph

    04 May 2019

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

    This new museum theatre piece captures the emotional struggle for Australian families at the end of the First World War as they faced the task of writing an epitaph for their loved ones buried in foreign lands.