Discover the fascinating history behind the National Film and Sound Archive's (NFSA) heritage-listed headquarters and follow the story of a Canberra landmark in this 45-minute presentation.

As the former Australian Institute of Anatomy, the NFSA's building had an interesting (and sometimes disturbing) history before its current role in preserving Australia’s audiovisual heritage.

Learn about the Institute’s establishment and the building’s construction and unique Art Deco design, as we reveal the secrets that make this building a rare and wonderful landmark.

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This is a free event.

Art Deco style platypus skylight at the NFSA's Canberra headquarters.


5 Feb - 4 Jun 2021
June 2021


National Film and Sound Archive of AustraliaMcCoy Circuit, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaMap of the venue location at mobile sizeMap of the venue location at desktop size

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