School Holiday Workshops

  Bring your kids and yourself along to our school holiday workshops!  Inspired by our Manga Mania exhibition we have Origami, Manga drawing workshops for all ages, and Anime movies.  See the Poster below for all the workshops. School Holiday Workshops 2021 POSTER Book online early as some workshops have limited numbers. Click on the…

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Cartoon Workshops with Sandwich Bag Dad

Join in the fun at our school holiday workshops hosted by Sandwich Bag Dad himself! Learn drawing techniques as well as tips on how to be a pun master. Go home with your own illustrated sandwhich bag and be the highlight of the school yard with your new dad joke skills skills up your sleeves.…

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Sandwich Bag Dad Opening Night

Bring the kids along and join us on opening night for this fun pun-filled exhibition! Dave Blumenthal aka The Sandwich Bag Dad and his family will be joining us to officially open the exhibition and share stories of how he came to be entertaining families across the world with their family lunchtime tradition. On Friday…

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Behind The Lines

The National Cartoon Gallery will once again be hosting bi-annual favourite Behind The Lines in the Bunker gallery. This travelling exhibition is curated by the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House in Canberra and celebrates the role of political cartoonists in Australia and the power their drawings have in contributing to our daily…

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Black Tie Gala Dinner

To celebrate the official opening of the new premises all are welcome to join us in celebration for a gala dinner in the new exhibition hall. Enjoy champagne on arrival, canapés, a two course meal and table wines for the duration of the evening for the one ticket price of $100pp. Catering supplied by our…

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Bill Leak – Opening Night!

We are very excited to announce the first event to be held in our new exhibition space! It’s been quite a journey, but well worth it- and we can’t wait to share it with you! Opening night for the Bill Leak exhibition is Friday 5 February at 6:30 pm. We invite you to join us…

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Playing in the Mud!

On the weekend we gave the old girl a good wash!! Our new gallery plans will make a feature of the exterior of this section of the original WWII Bunker so Marg, Paul, Hal, Mick and Graham got their work boots on and gave her a good scrub revealing some very interesting concreting techniques and…

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Captain Fantastic Online Exhibition!

Welcome to our first ever online exhibition! Because it was such a hit, we have decided to create an online exhibition featuring all the entries from the Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition, this exhibition is a salute to Sir Elton John himself as our finest cartoonists portray him in a satirical and comical light. With works…

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Rotary Cartoon Awards Entries 2020 – EXTENDED!

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…

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Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition – Exhibition

Welcome to our first ever online exhibition!  Featuring all the entries from the Captain Fantastic Cartoon Competition, this exhibition is a salute to Sir Elton John himself as our finest cartoonists portray him in a satirical and comical light. With works in all shapes, sizes, and mediums, this exhibition is full of variety and features…

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