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Jan 4

Tales from the Palace

10:30am – 11:30am

Versailles | Kids and family

Join our storyteller in the Versailles family space at NGA Play for tales of wonder and adventure inspired by works of art in the Versailles exhibition and Jean de La Fontaine's fables. Catch up on all the court intrigue, listen to some cool stories and discover who's who in the Versailles court. Watch our social media for extra pop up dates.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Jan 11

Tales from the Palace

10:30am – 11:30am

Versailles | Kids and family

Join our storyteller in the Versailles family space at NGA Play for tales of wonder and adventure inspired by works of art in the Versailles exhibition and Jean de La Fontaine's fables. Catch up on all the court intrigue, listen to some cool stories and discover who's who in the Versailles court. Watch our social media for extra pop up dates.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Jan 12

Art explorer: A grand design

10:30am – 4:00pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(ages 7+)

If Louis XIV can do it then so can you. Have a go at designing your own palace inspired by the grand design of Versailles, then bring it all to life in a 3D model that's a palace fit for royalty ... and you.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : $60 child, $55 mini-members each workshop (materials, tools supplied)

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Jan 14

Mythology, antiquity and absolute power: Sculpture at Versailles

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Versailles | Talks and Lectures

With Lucina Ward, Senior Curator, International art.

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jan 17

NGA Underground: Fountains and fanfare

11:00am – 12:00pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(ages 7-10)

Just like the palace at Versailles the NGA is surrounded by numerous fountains and water features. Explore the underground plant, pumps and tunnels that create the water works.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12 child, $10 mini-members

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Jan 17

NGA Underground: Fountains and fanfare

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(ages 11-13)

Just like the palace at Versailles the NGA is surrounded by numerous fountains and water features. Explore the underground plant, pumps and tunnels that create the water works.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12 child, $10 mini-members

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Jan 18

Tales from the Palace

10:30am – 11:30am

Versailles | Kids and family

Join our storyteller in the Versailles family space at NGA Play for tales of wonder and adventure inspired by works of art in the Versailles exhibition and Jean de La Fontaine's fables. Catch up on all the court intrigue, listen to some cool stories and discover who's who in the Versailles court. Watch our social media for extra pop up dates.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Jan 19

Early morning viewing and petit dejeuner

8:00am – 10:00am

Versailles | Members

A French breakfast and glass of champagne, followed by a tour of Versailles: Treasures from the Palace with an NGA guide.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $60 NGA members, $70 guests

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Jan 19

Art explorer: Grandeur in the garden

10:30am – 4:00pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(ages 7+)

After seeing the amazing statue of Latona and her children from the Royal Gardens of Versailles, you'll be inspired to make your own sculptural work of art. Spend time in the Sculpture Garden using clay and other materials to create your own masterpiece.

Price : $60 child, $55 mini-members (all materials and tools supplied)

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Jan 19

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Versailles | Talks and Lectures

An introduction to the Memoirs of the Duc de Saint Simon, the ultimate insider's story of life at Versailles from 1675-1723, with Michael Carr.

Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Jan 21

Classical gilding demonstration

11:30am – 1:30pm

Versailles | Performances

View a live gilding demonstration with Andrew Kaminski, NGA registration

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Jan 25

Tales from the Palace

10:30am – 11:30am

Versailles | Kids and family

Join our storyteller in the Versailles family space at NGA Play for tales of wonder and adventure inspired by works of art in the Versailles exhibition and Jean de La Fontaine's fables. Catch up on all the court intrigue, listen to some cool stories and discover who's who in the Versailles court. Watch our social media for extra pop up dates.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Jan 26

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Versailles | Talks and Lectures

Drop into 30-minute weekly talks on different aspects of the Versailles experience and the Gallery's permanent collection.

Venue: throughout the Gallery
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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