Event
Walk: Activism at ANU
24 October 2019

Discover sites and stories of activism on a walk around the ANU Acton Campus with ANU Heritage Advisor Amy Jarvis

Reel Classics: Jacques Becker Double: Casque d’Or (1952) + Don’t Touch the Loot (1954)
Event
12 October 2019
Reel Classics: Jacques Becker Double: Casque d’Or (1952) + Don’t Touch the Loot (1954)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

NFSA Friends - The Pentagon Papers: Conversations with Daniel Ellsberg (1972) + The Franklin River Blockade (1983)
Event
11 October 2019
NFSA Friends - The Pentagon Papers: Conversations with Daniel Ellsberg (1972) + The Franklin River Blockade (1983)

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive presents stories that celebrate film

Daniel Ellsberg discusses his experiences in Vietnam and their influence on his decision to release the stolen Pentagon papers to the American public. Plus, the Tasmanian Wilderness Society's blockade of construction on a dam to flood the Franklin River attracted activists from all over Australia, 1440 of whom were arrested for non-violent protest.  Their efforts influenced the 1983 federal election campaign.

Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War
Event
9 October 2019
Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War

Discover the story behind the Women Against Rape in Warprotests of the early 1980s with Dr Gail Radford and Di Lucas

Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection
Event
3 October 2019
Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection

Join a Mandarin language tour and discover one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists Sidney Nolan

Reel Classics: Fritz Lang Double: Ministry of Fear (1944) + Blue Gardenia (1953)
Event
28 September 2019
Reel Classics: Fritz Lang Double: Ministry of Fear (1944) + Blue Gardenia (1953)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Day Bus Tour: ‘Old Graham’ near Cowra
Event
Booked Out
28 September 2019
Day Bus Tour: ‘Old Graham’ near Cowra
Booked out

Driving through Wiradjuri country and arriving at ‘Old Graham’ house, the tour will take in the beautifully restored stone homestead…

Film Screening: 2040
Event
21 September 2019
Film Screening: 2040

2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW!

Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations
Event
21 September 2019
Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations

Join us for an intergenerational conversation about environmental activism.

Event
Reel Classics: Mae West Double: She Done him Wrong (1933) + I’m No Angel (1933)
14 September 2019

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

NFSA Friends - Hugh Watson: Songs of Peace and Protest
Event
13 September 2019
NFSA Friends - Hugh Watson: Songs of Peace and Protest

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive presents stories that celebrate film and music

Guest Speaker: Unmasking Nolan's hidden paintings with Dr Paula Dredge
Event
12 September 2019
Guest Speaker: Unmasking Nolan's hidden paintings with Dr Paula Dredge

Dr Paula Dredge shares her ground-breaking research on Sidney Nolan’s innovative use of household paint in the mid-1940s

The Garden City
Exhibition
7 September 2019—2 November 2019
The Garden City

For 90 years the Horticultural Society of Canberra has been there to inspire, educate—and sometimes console—Canberra gardeners and their backyard efforts.

Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy
Event
5 September 2019
Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy has been the focus for Aboriginal political rights in Canberra for the past 47 years

Event
Reel Classics: Calamity Jane (1953)
24 August 2019

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema.

Collector Talk: John and Liz Baker
Event
21 August 2019
Collector Talk: John and Liz Baker

Learn what inspires John and Liz Baker to collect an object to put in their home.

In Conversation: Mark Fraser and Virginia Rigney
Event
19 August 2019
In Conversation: Mark Fraser and Virginia Rigney

Explore the new Nolan Collection exhibition with Senior Curator Virginia Rigney in conversation with Mark Fraser, Curator for the estate of Lady Nolan, widow of Sir Sidney Nolan