Curated Objects, Thoughtful Gifts
& Fine Publications
The Curatoreum is an independent bookshop. We have two stores in Canberra, at the National Arboretum and the National Portrait Gallery.
At The Curatoreum we support Australian publishers and writers. We specialise in art, botany, design and photography and offer an extensive range of biography, history, literature and children's picture books. We are constantly expanding our range by accessing the international book trade, importing publications from overseas on a weekly basis and tracking down hard to find and obscure titles.
The Curatoreum’s two unique locations are ideal for presenting the best of Canberra’s creative talent. We source jewellery, art and design from local and national makers and craftspeople with gifts and the home in mind.
@ National Portrait Gallery
We sell the Gallery’s guide to the collection and catalogues from current and past exhibitions.
The National Portrait Gallery is also home of Undercurrent, Canberra’s annual design marketplace of original and contemporary Australian design and craft brought to you by The Curatoreum.