Australian Embassy Opens ANZAC Art Exhibition in Washington DC

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Celebrating the achievements of the Australian forces throughout their history, “A Century of Australian War Art” is a collection of 41 pieces from the Australian War Memorial now on display at the Embassy of Australia in Washington DC. The exhibit opened in January 2015 and runs until June 1.

According to Australian War Memorial Director Dr. Brendan Nelson, the new exhibit in Washington “ marks 100 years since the ANZAC landing in 1915, a defining moment in Australia’s military history and our national story…..Conflicts depicted include both World Wars, as well as Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Peacekeeping missions in East Timor and the Solomon Islands are also represented. The exhibition features Australia’s best known war artists, including George Lambert and Arthur Streeton.”

For more information on the exhibition, as well as visiting the Embassy of Australia, click here.