Performance: InFlight - Saturday 1 June, 3 pm
InFlight is a celebration of Australian aviation - man, woman and bird take to the skies. Liz Lea & Co present an evening of dance with four of Australia leading contemporary dancers with archival film and sound from the National Film and Sound Archive and National the Library of Australia.
The work celebrates the legacy of Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm.
The premiere on the 31st May marks the 85th anniversary in Canberra's Centenary Year, to the day, that Kingsford Smith and Ulm took off from California on the beginning of the their record breaking Trans Pacific flight.
On the 1st June, the Canberra Aero club will do a fly past of the NLA at 2.45pm before the 3pm matinee - to celebrate the clubs’ 75th Anniversary.
Saturday 1 June, 3 pm
Bookings essential 02 6262 1271 or nla.gov.au/bookings
In association with the National Film and Sound Archive and supported by artsACT
Questacon Spectacular Science Shows are suitable for all ages, entry to galleries at normal prices.
Balloonatic – 11am and 1pm Discover the science and history of hot air ballooning, plus the use of balloons in space and into the future.
Science on a Plane – 12pm and 2pm A friendly Questacon Airways Flight Attendant will guide you through the necessary science involved in flight.