Open daily 10am–5pm
Admission to the permanent collection is free. Admission charges apply to special exhibitions. Children 16 years and under are free.
Canberra ACT 2601
The National Gallery of Australia is an Australian Government Agency.
top image:George Lambert 'Self-portrait with Ambrose Patterson, Amy Lambert, Hugh Ramsay and Arthur Adams' c.1901 oil on canvas, Private Collection
Events and exhibitions
For event bookings email email@example.com or call +61 2 6240 6504. Events are in the James O Fairfax Theatre unless otherwise advised.
View the full calendar of events online at nga.gov.au/Calendar
George W Lambert retrospective: heroes and icons
until 16 September 2007
George Lambert (1873–1930) was one of Australia’s most brilliant, witty and influential artists. The exhibtion George Lambert retrospective: heroes and icons is the most comprehensive showing of Lambert’s work for over fifty years
Tuesday 21 August 12.45pm
Join Anna Gray, Head of Australian Art, for a tour of the Lambert exhibition focusing on 'Lambert's women'
special access tour
Thursday 23 August
Special tour with voluntary guides, for people with disabilities and their carers.
Exhibition Galleries (meet in Gallery Foyer)
George.W.Lambert high tea
2–4 pm daily until 16 September 2007
Celebrate the life and times of George W. Lambert with a stylish high tea. Guests can select from a range of gourmet teas and enjoy a variety of baked delights, savoury treats, local organic orange juice and champagne.
Bookings available on +61 2 6240 6666
Exhibition Galleries Foyers
Tuesday 28 August 12.45pm
Birds in space
Lucina Ward, Curator of International Painting and Sculpture, talks about Brancusi's sculptural masterpieces and their triumphant return to their original installation – a reflective pond
National Australia Bank Sculpture Gallery
Wednesday 29 August 6–7pm
Join Robert Bell, Senior Curator, Decorative Arts and Design, for a series of talks on design from the Arts and Crafts Movement, Art Nouveau Secession, Bauhaus, Art Deco, Organic design and mid-century modernism.
Series ticket $30; $25 members/ concession Bookings essential
(clockwise from top left) Building: Tucker Gallery, Heide Museum of Modern Art by O’Connor and Houle Architecture Photographer: Trevor Mein Building: Smith Court by Environa Studio (Tone Wheeler) Photographer: Environa Studio Architect & Photographer: Paul Pholeros Building: Lake Ainsworth Recreation Hall by Allen Jack+Cottier Photographer: Greg Mace
Contemporary Australian Architects 2007 speaker series
Wednesday 22 August 6pm
Architect, author, educator and consultant, Tone Wheeler of Environa Studio, Sydney, speaks about his work in environmental architecture and sustainable design.
$60 series, $50 members/RAIA/ students/concession; $20 single, $15 members/RAIA/students/concession
James O Fairfax Theatre