This is my first visit to the new Gallery. We didn’t see the paid exhibit but wandered around the main gallery rooms. Great art and informative historical knowledge.
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Beautifully laid out, the National Portrait Gallery is worth a visit whilst in Canberra. Free entry to all exhibitions except for the current Australian Movie Stars exhibition ($12 fee to enter) and free parking underneath the gallery on weekends. I spent about an hour wondering...More
This is fascinating gallery and small enough that you can see all in a relatively short time. Take the tour. It is well worth it. Our guide was informative and friendly and told us so much that it enriched our visit. There is such variety...More
quick review of the gallery, some interesting works, great little shop and the cafe looked good so we stopped for a coffee and cake. Coffee was very bitter (double espresso) carrot cake looked lovely but lacked flavour and a tad dry.
Impressive building near High Ct in Canberra.Nice cafe.Premises very clean Enjoyed exhibition took a couple of hours Stafvf friendly and helpful.Seats inside to rest your legs
I attended a dinner with guest speaker recently.. the food was outstanding, innovative and delicious with wines to match.. the service great. Recommend this great Institution..
Went to the Portrait Gallery on a quiet Tuesday with my sibling. The gallery is well curated, and the displays were cogent and well-planned. The door man was the soul of courtesy. However, the experience was largely ruined by a vigilante gallery attendant who wasn't...More
I recently went to the "starstruck" exhibition. It was well worth it and when we finished we re visited the main space ... always great
The latest exhibition, Starstruck, is wonderful! It is much larger than similar exhibitions held at the National Portrait Gallery, deservedly so. The images, and the stories behind over 90 years of Australian movies are just brilliant. This is a joint exhibition between the National Film...More