Summernats Car Festival
FROM January 3 to 6, Summernats is for car enthusiasts and features a concert headlined by Hilltop Hoods and Rose Tattoo. Tickets at summernats.com.au
The Old Bus Depot Markets
THE Kingston markets reopen on Sunday, January 13 with Portobello Road. An eclectic mix of quirky and interesting treasures and retro decorative art blends with antique jewellery, china and art glass, silver, linens and restored pieces.
Canberra Glassworks, Kingston
“GLASSIMATIONS” is an exhibition of contemporary Australian artworks that bridge the materials of glass and animation. Open Wednesday to Sunday: 10am-4pm until January 31.
ALSO during the school holidays anyone over the age of eight can try their hand at creating a glass tile using “summer fun” as the theme. A glass artist will guide the process. Open Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am-1pm from January 9-25
National Museum of Australia
“BIG Objects” is a display of grand-scale treasures housed in the National Museum of Australia's Hall. Highlights include the “Saw Doctor's” wagon, a 1905 steam engine, a 1930s monoplane, one of Australia's oldest surviving horse drawn coaches, and a vintage Citroën tourer that was the first car driven around Australia. Open daily, 9am-5pm
National Gallery of Australia
“Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris and the Moulin Rouge” features more than 120 works, many of which have never been exhibited publicly before.
Open daily, 10am-5pm.
National Film and Sound Archives
ARC Outdoors returns. All films screen on real 35mm film. Saturdays from January 5 to February 23, doors open at 7pm for a sunset start.
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