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You can take a virtual tour of the National Gallery of Australia to see masterpieces worth millions in your living room.

29 April 2020

Canberra’s cultural attractions may have temporarily shut their doors, but they’re still entertaining and educating the public online.

From live-streamed performances to online courses, the knowledge and passion of the ACT’s museums, galleries and theatres is shining bright on screens.

Keep an eye out for these crowd-favourites.

Streamed theatre performances

The Canberra Theatre Centre has curated a list of streaming options for theatre lovers. Cook some popcorn and choose between arts companies from around the world, before settling in for an evening of culture.

Portraiture 101

The National Portrait Gallery has mini-movies, massive stories, digital resources and portrait courses galore. A 14-day course in portraiture for adults is due to launch online at the end of April.

Colourful craft

The Museum of Australian Democracy’s PlayUP is now on air and online, bringing colourful craft to your kitchen tables. The PlayUp team has some surprises in store so be sure to tune in live to see these wonders unveiled.

Virtual art tours

Take a virtual tour of the National Gallery of Australia to see masterpieces worth millions in your living room. Exhibitions currently online include Matisse & Picasso, Hugh Ramsay and Xu Zhen.

Online offerings are set to keep growing, so check in with your favourite cultural attractions regularly to discover more.

All Canberra

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