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  1. The story of Rama | Kids & family Tales for the very young
    Jul 30 10:29am – 11:30am (ages 3-5, to be accompanied) Join Margie Kevin, Gallery educator, for an interactive story- based experience in the exhibition The Story of Rama: Indian miniatures from the National Museum New Delhi
    Venue: Australian galleries
    Price : $7, $5 child members
  2. Colour my World | Assisted Private viewing for carers
    Jul 30 10:30am – 11:30am in partnership with Carers ACT Access viewing of Colour my world: handcoloured Australian photography in partnership with Carers ACT.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
    Booking: Call Carers ACT (02) 6296 9900
  3. The story of Rama | Talks & Lectures Lunchtime talk: Indian paintings
    Jul 30 12:45pm Bronwyn Campbell, Asian art, speaks about the diversity of Indian painting styles and conservator Andrea Wise discusses their materials and conservation.
    Venue: Orde Poynton Gallery
    Price : Free
  4. Permanent collection | Kids & family Eye See ART access event
    Aug 2 1:00pm – 3:00pm Enjoy the mobile adventure game for children and families in the Sculpture Garden. Bring your own device or borrow one of ours. Download Eye See ART at the Apple App store.
    Venue: meet in the garden
    Price : Free (no bookings)
  5. Colour my World | Tours Auslan sign-interpreted tour
    Aug 2 2:30pm – 3:30pm A tour of exhibition, Colour my world: handcoloured Australian photography for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  6. Permanent collection | Members Members book club
    Aug 5 10:30am Join Claudia Hyles for an engaging discussion that explores the literary themes around the visual arts. Featuring the work of local and international authors, this season's book is Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $15 members, $18 guests
  7. Myth and Magic | Forums Art of the Sepik River Forum
    Aug 7 9:30am – 4:30pm A closer look at the art of the Sepik River with a program of talks from experts on Papua New Guinea art, culture and history. In association with the Oceanic Arts Society.
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $100, $90 NGA members/OAS members/concession (includes morning and afternoon tea and lunch)
    Booking: More info + bookings
  8. Permanent collection | Assisted Art and dementia
    Aug 7 10:30am – 11:30am Friday with a friend A tour for people living with dementia and their carers.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  9. Myth and Magic | Talks & Lectures Curators perspective
    Aug 8 12:30pm A walk through Myth + magic: art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea with exhibition curator Crispin Howarth.
    Venue: Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
    Price : Free
  10. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Aug 9 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Celebrate International Youth Day. Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members (includes materials)
  11. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Aug 10 10:00am – 12:00pm Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the Members Lounge before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  12. Permanent collection | Kids & family stART with art
    Aug 14 10:30am – 12:00pm (ages 2-5) Enjoy creative art activities inspired by our national collection, join Gallery educators on an interactive art tour for young children, and finish with an art-inspired live music concert.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12 child, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)
  13. Myth and Magic | Members Snap!
    Aug 15 10:30am (ages 4-10, to be accompanied) Mini members are dared to creep past the reptiles residing in the Sepik River exhibition, before coming face-to-face with live baby crocodiles!
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $15 mini members, $25 mini guests
  14. Permanent collection | Tours Science Week tours
    Aug 15 11:00am – 12:00pm Saturday 15 - Sunday 23 August, daily Join Gallery guides for a science- focused tour of the collection.
    Venue: meet at information desk
  15. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Aug 16 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members (includes materials)
  16. Permanent collection | Kids & family A little look at ART
    Aug 19 10:00am – 12:00pm (ages 0-1 and parents/carers) Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies, followed by coffee and muffins.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  17. Special event | Screenings Latin American Film Festival 2015
    Commences Aug 20 - Sep 1 2:29pm All films subtitled. The Latin American embassies proudly present an exciting selection of recent films from Latin America, including internationally award-winning productions. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  18. Special event | Screenings Venezuela: AZ_ (Azu)
    Aug 20 2:30pm (2013, R, 100 min, drama/adventure) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  19. Myth and Magic | Members Art after hours
    Aug 20 5:30pm Booked Out Finish the day with Crispin Howarth, Curator Pacific Arts, for a glass of wine in the members lounge followed by a guided tour of Myth + magic: art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea.
  20. Special event | Screenings Argentina: Las acacias (The acacias)
    Aug 21 2:30pm (2011, R, 82 min, drama) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  21. Special event | Screenings Brazil: Reaching for the moon
    Aug 22 2:30pm (2014, R, 129 min, biography/drama/romance) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  22. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Aug 23 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members (includes materials)
  23. Special event | Screenings Chile: El regalo (The gift)
    Aug 23 2:30pm (2008, R, 108 min, comedy) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  24. Special event | Screenings Colombia: El viaje del acordeon (The accordion's voyage)
    Aug 24 2:30pm (2013, R, 79 min, feature documentary) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  25. Special event | Screenings Cuba: Y, sin embargo (And, however)
    Aug 25 2:30pm (2012, R, 86 min, drama/fantasy) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  26. Special event | Screenings Ecuador: Mejor no hablar (de ciertas cosas) (The porcelain horse)
    Aug 26 2:30pm (2012, R, 100 min, drama) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  27. Special event | Screenings Mexico: En el ombligo del Cielo (In the middle of Heaven)
    Aug 27 2:30pm (2012, R, 106 min, comedy) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  28. Special event | Screenings Paraguay: El tiempo nublado (Cloudy times)
    Aug 28 2:30pm (2014, R, 92 min, documentary) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  29. Special event | Screenings Peru: Como quien no quiere la cosa (That thing you love)
    Aug 29 2:30pm (2013, R, 79 min, comedy/drama/fantasy) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  30. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Aug 31 10:00am – 12:00pm Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the Members Lounge before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  31. Special event | Screenings El Salvador: Cuatro puntos cardinales (The four cardinal points)
    Aug 31 2:30pm (2014, R, 55 min, documentary) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  32. Special event | Screenings Costa Rica: Maikol Jordan De Viaje Perdido (Maikol Jordan Lost All The Way)
    Sep 1 2:30pm (2014, R, 55 min, comedy/drama) Repeated at 6:30 pm. All films are subtitled. More info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  33. Special event | Talks & Lectures Contemporary Australian Architects 2015 Speaker Series
    Commences Sep 9 - Sep 30 6:00pm – 7:00pm Four engaging lectures by award-winning Australian architects presented in partnership with Australian Architects Institute (ACT Chapter), sponsored by BCA Certifiers.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Series $75, $70 concession, $60 members/Institute members, $40 students
    Booking: More info + bookings