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Behind the Lines

tour guide with tour group looking at cartoon images on a wall
lady looking at cartoon animals on display in glass cabinet
lady wearing headphones looking at photos on a wall
Man with glasses and lady playing cards at a table
people looking at colourful wall display at Behind the lines exhibition
Behind the Lines Exhibition
tour guide with tour group looking at cartoon images on a wall
lady looking at cartoon animals on display in glass cabinet
lady wearing headphones looking at photos on a wall
Man with glasses and lady playing cards at a table
people looking at colourful wall display at Behind the lines exhibition

Overview

Be challenged, have a giggle, and reflect on the year that was through the eyes of the nation’s best political cartoonists with a visit to Behind the Lines. The popular annual retrospective of the hot topics in Australian politics and across the globe showcases the work of 46 artists from across Australia, including 2023’s Political Cartoonist of the Year, Fiona Katauskas.

A favourite of political aficionados and anyone who loves a good laugh, Behind the Lines is on show in Canberra until November 2024. Entry is free.

Dates

13 Dec 2023 – 30 Nov 2024
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Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
Museum of Australian Democracy18 King George Terrace, Old Parliament House, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions
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