Skip to main content

Shakespeare to Winehouse open 9:00am–7:00pm on Thu, Fri, Sat from 7 July

Menu

The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Story time

Ceremony: Welcome to Our Country

Wednesday 6 July 2022
10:30am – 12:00pm AEST
Ceremony: Welcome to Our Country written by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing

Bookings essential

$7 per child

Check our latest conditions of entry related to COVID-19. Please note we cannot accept cash payments at the Gallery.

Welcome, children!
Nangga! Nangga! Yakarti!

Tonight will be the ceremony!

Come and celebrate NAIDOC week with a reading of Ceremony: Welcome to Our Country written by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, followed by some colourful and playful activities.

Made possible with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

Wheelchair access icon

Access information

This program is wheelchair accessible.

Other ways to book: Phone 02 6102 7070 or email bookings@npg.gov.au

Related information

Darling Portrait Prize 2022
Darling Portrait Prize 2022
Darling Portrait Prize 2022
Darling Portrait Prize 2022

Darling Portrait Prize 2022

Current exhibition

from Saturday 25 June

The Darling Portrait Prize is a national prize for Australian portrait painting honouring the legacy of Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG (1921-2015). The winner receives a cash prize of $75,000.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

Current exhibition

from Saturday 25 June

The exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

Finalists for the Darling Portrait Prize and National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
Finalists for the Darling Portrait Prize and National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
Finalists for the Darling Portrait Prize and National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022
Finalists for the Darling Portrait Prize and National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

The National Portrait Prizes 2022

Current exhibition

from Saturday 25 June

Experience the very best new portrait paintings and photographs from across Australia.

© National Portrait Gallery 2022
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196

The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

This website comprises and contains copyrighted materials and works. Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website remains with the National Portrait Gallery and other copyright owners as specified.

The National Portrait Gallery respects the artistic and intellectual property rights of others. The use of images of works of art reproduced on this website and all other content may be restricted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Requests for a reproduction of a work of art or other content can be made through a Reproduction request. For further information please contact NPG Copyright.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency