ExhibitionsOpens December 2012Art of Influence
In 2013 Art of Influence is the overarching theme for the museum’s exhibitions and public programs. Through Art of Influence you can explore the relationship between art and democracy in Australia in the past, present and future.
Be one of the first to see Arthur Boyd: An Active Witness, a Bundanon Trust touring exhibition showcasing part of Arthur Boyd’s gift to the Australian people—his collection.
Art is a Weapon takes you back to an Australia gripped by the Cold War. Amid propaganda for and against communism, artists turned to an image familiar to most Australians; the Southern Cross flag of the Eureka Stockade.
Behind the Lines 2012 looks back on the highs and lows of the political year through the eyes of Australia’s best cartoonists.
Admission and opening hours
Open daily 9am–5pm (closed Christmas Day)
$2 adults, $1 children and concessions, $5 family
18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra
For more information see Visiting
On sitePermanent exhibition Living Democracy: the power of the people Permanent exhibition Designing Democracy Permanent exhibition Hands on Democracy—Make:Play Permanent exhibition Prime Ministers of Australia exhibition Permanent exhibition Opposition Party Room and the Leader of the Opposition’s Office
On the roadJanuary - November 2013Behind the Lines 2012 traveling exhibition
This touring version of Behind the Lines 2012 will travel to venues throughout Australia from January to November, 2013.
The Beyond Reasonable Drought exhibition returns to Victoria in 2013, accompanied by two of MAPgroup’s photographers to again record how our communities survive and prepare for the ongoing cycle of drought.