Opening Day | Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits

To celebrate the exhibition opening we’ve put together a whole day and evening of free activities and events.

Starstruck pop-in space – Take yourself on a self-guided tour with a family trail brochure or get creative and draw yourself into a film strip.

ArtLab | Little Faces: Music and Movement – The National Portrait Gallery is bringing its family making program to HOTA. Children under 5 and their families are invited to join an educator for playful activities in ArtLab.

Highlights Tour – Enjoy a snapshot of the exhibition with the experts from the National Portrait Gallery.

Tawdry Tales Tour – A tour with a twist! Hear all the salacious stories behind the portraits and uncover what the stars didn’t want you to know. Led by staff from the National Portrait Gallery.

Official Opening Event Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits & Duchamp Wall | Courtenay McCue: The Queen of the Cross – Official opening event – with live music, guest speakers and up late access to the exhibition.

Special guest speakers: Ms Karen Quinlan, Director, National Portrait Gallery, Mr Jan Müller, National Film and Sound Archive CEO and artist Courtenay McCue.



02 March 2019


10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


FREE, Registrations Required

More Info

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