What’s on in October

National Gallery of Australia (ACT)

  • American Masters – now until 11 November 2018
  • Special Event Film: Guilty – 10 October 2018
  • NGA Annual Lecture – 11 October 2018
  • Special Event Film: I, Claude Monet – 17 October 2018
  • Indigenous Cultural Tours: Bush Tucker Forage – 20 October 2018

For the kids:

  • Flourish: NGA in full bloom – 6 and 7 October 2018
  • Creative meditation – 9 October 2018
  • American Masters: Tales for the very young – 24 October 2018

National Film and Sound Archive (ACT)

  • The Vinyl Lounge – 5 October 2018
  • Pasifika Film Festival – 6 and 7 October 2018
  • Canberra Mental Health Film Festival: This Is My Brave – 13 October 2018
  • Czech and Slovak Film Festival – 18 to 21 October 2018
  • Canberra International Film Festival – 26 to 28 October 2018

For the kids:

  • School Holiday Screenings: Game On! – 2 to 12 October 2018
  • NIU KIDS: Short films – 6 October 2018

National Library of Australia (ACT)

  • Cook and the Pacific – now until 10 February 2019
  • Writing Your Family History Workshop – 10 October 2018
  • Illustrating Nature Expert Panel: The Art And Science Of Illustrating Nature – 24 October 2018

For the kids:

  • Family Day: A Taste Of The Pacific – 13 October 2018

National Museum of Australia (ACT)

  • Rome: City and Empire – now until 3 February 2019
  • The archaeology and environmental history of the Namadgi Ranges – 11 October 2018
  • Julius Caesar and Bell Shakespeare – 14 October 2018
  • Night at the Museum: Toga party! – 19 October 2018

For the kids:

  • When in Rome spring school holiday activities – 2 to 12 October 2018 (weekdays)
  • Mkids movies – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – 2 October 2018
  • Mkids movies – Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia – 6 October 2018
  • Mkids movies – Night at the Museum 2 – 8 October 2018

National Portrait Gallery (ACT)

  • Electric! Portraits that pop! – now until 22 April 2019
  • Collection: Icons, Volume Two – now until 28 October 2018

For the kids:

  • Art cart – mixed media activities for families – 29 September to 14 October 2018
  • Portrait Play: Bright, Bold and Colourful People, workshops  – 1 to 12 October 2018

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House (ACT)

  • Breaking Through: 75 years of women in Parliament – ongoing
  • After Dark: Ghost Hunters Tour – 31 October 2018
  • Tall Poppies and Poplars Tour – now until 14 October 2018

For the kids:

Open Air PlayUp – 1 Oct – 12 October 2018

Australian National Maritime Museum (NSW)

  • Au Karem Ira Lamar Lu – Ghost Nets of the Ocean – now until 2 December 2019
  • Operation Jaywick – from 26 September 2018
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year –  now until 10 October 2018

For the kids:

  • Kids on Deck-  Saltwater Wonders – 30 Sept to 14 October 2018
  • Mini Mariners – Aquanaut Adventures – 16, 20, 23, 30 October 2018
  • Cabinet of Curiosities – Creature Feature – 30 Sept to 14 October 2018
  • Seaside Stroller Tours: For babies & carers – 22 October 2018

Bundanon Trust (NSW)

  • Tex Perkins & Matt Walker – 21 October 2018

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