Exhibitions & Events

Our ever-changing exhibitions feature themed collections from our 23,500+ strong collection as well as well known travelling exhibitions such as the Bald Archy Prize and Behind the Lines. Hosting the National Rotary Cartoon Awards and other nationally recognised cartooning competitions, you can expect to see something different each visit time you visit us... at The Bunker!!

In addition to our daily displays the National Cartoon Gallery is constantly hosting an ever changing variety of other special events... from movie nights, to musical performances and of course our exhibition opening nights and awards nights.

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Exhibitions are open every day from 10 am till 4 pm.
(closed only on Christmas Day and Good Friday)

Rotary Cartoon Awards Entries 2020

28 April - 29 August

Get your markers out or start digging through the archives, it’s time to pick your entries for this year’s Rotary Cartoon Awards! Currently in its 32nd year, the Rotary Cartoon Awards (RCA) is an Australia-wide competition open to all cartoonists. This year’s special category recognises the past 12 months of hardship across the entire country…

Doin’ it with the Kids!

12 June - 16 August

An exhibition dedicated to our relationship with little ones! The walls of the gallery will be filled with cartoons of children and the things they get up to… and how they see us. Bound to grab the attention of your kids and the young at heart. Opening night will also be somewhat of a reunion…

Toons 4 Wildlife

22 August  10:00 am - 25 October  4:00 pm

This exhibition is in aid of our furry friends (…and scaly and feathered and… anything Aussie!). Mark from TIPPETTURES rallied our Aussie cartoonists together to assist after the devastating fires earlier in the year by creating this fundraising exhibition. Works will be auctioned with all proceeds going directly to WIRES. The National Cartoon Gallery is…

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