Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

A group of wharfies standing in from of a ship at Port Kembla NSW in 1960
A group of wharfies standing in from of a ship at Port Kembla NSW in 1960

Struggle, Solidarity and Unity: 150 Years of Maritime Unions in Australia »

Mon 23 Jan – Fri 31 Mar 2023
Struggle, Solidarity and Unity: 150 Years of Maritime Unions in Australia...
First wharfies to work a shift at the new inner harbour berth, Port Kembla, New South Wales, 2 December 1960 (Z429-101)
First wharfies to work a shift at the new inner harbour berth, Port Kembla, New South Wales, 2 December 1960 (Z429-101)

Struggle, Solidarity and Unity: 150 Years of Maritime Unions in Australia »

Online exhibition
Trade unionism dates back to the mid-1800s in Australia, with the formation of...
Large crowd of students, including some in academic dress, on the balconies of the University Union Building
Large crowd of students, including some in academic dress, on the balconies of the University Union Building

Student life: 75 Years of the Australian National University »

Online exhibition
As a new research university in the 1950s with relatively small numbers of...
Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea
Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea

Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea: Exploring Cultures Through Objects »

Online exhibition
Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea celebrates the work of ANU anthropologist Marie...
Aerial view of Canberra and the Australian National University, 1963 (ANUA15-117-1)
Aerial view of Canberra and the Australian National University, 1963 (ANUA15-117-1)

Building Australia's National University: 75 Years of the Australian National University »

Online exhibition
In August 1946 the Australian National University Act 1946 was passed,...
Parade float of the Communist Party of Australia's New Theatre League, c.1940s (P126-81-6)
Parade float of the Communist Party of Australia's New Theatre League, c.1940s (P126-81-6)

Reds Under the Bed: 100 Years of Communism in Australia »

Online exhibition
"By background and temperament, the Australian communist was a radical and...
A Celebration of Vanuatu, exhibition in Menzies Library 30 July- 1 September
A Celebration of Vanuatu, exhibition in Menzies Library 30 July- 1 September

A Celebration of Vanuatu: Vanuatu materials in the ANU Archives »

Online exhibition
In honour of the 40th anniversary of the independence of Vanuatu, the Pacific...

ANU COVID-19 Digital Archive »

Online exhibition
Collecting the ANU response to the pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has had...
An exhibition showcasing artworks from the ANU Archives
An exhibition showcasing artworks from the ANU Archives

Art in Archives »

Online exhibition
Art in Archives highlights the variety and depth of artworks held within the...
Activism & Reaction
Activism & Reaction

Australia & the Spanish Civil War: Activism & Reaction »

Online exhibition
The Spanish Civil War began on 17 July 1936, when a military coup, aided by...

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