Pub Rock

Man in stage playing guitar to an audience

Pub Rock celebrates the people, places, scenes and sounds that defined Australia in the 1970s and 1980s. 

The exhibit showcases works from the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. This includes artwork by Tony Mott and Wendy McDougall, leading Australian music photographers.

Explore staged portraits and publicity shots alongside images captured during unguarded moments and the grungy energy of live performances.

This exhibition is supported by the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.

The museum is open Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Image credit: Angus Young, AC/DC, LA, 1978 by Rennie Ellis Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.


  • Friday, 08 September 2023 - Sunday, 19 November 2023


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