Families and children

Join in the fun with our family-friendly exhibitions. Enquiries (02) 6248 2000.

Exhibition Gallery

Tegan the Vegan

Tegan the Vegan (2011) is an award-winning animated short film made by Queanbeyan animator and filmmaker Marisa Martin. See beautifully crafted miniature sets, puppets made from polymer clay, hand-drawn shot lists and extracts from the film, on display in the Exhibition Gallery.

Fractured Heart is an interactive sound and light sculpture at the leading edge of projection technology. A collaboration between singer-songwriter Gotye ('Somebody That I Used to Know’) and Illuminart Productions, Gotye launched Fractured Heart at the NFSA on 15 February 2013.

100 years of Australian film and sound

An interactive exhibition covering 100 years of Australian film, television, radio and recorded sound. Through video compilations and touch screen programs, discover the stories of the people who have created the sights and sounds of our imagination over the past century – actors, writers, inventors, radio stars, singers and more.

Pause and Play

Pause and Play introduces children aged three to nine years to music and the moving image. Draw your very own film strip, make a thaumatrope or learn about musical instruments. Look at a family tree of film and sound and discover the audiovisual equipment that your parents or grandparents would have used.

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