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  1. | Festivals Come alive!
    Nov 1 11:00am Festival of Museum Theatre daily at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm A variety of free theatrical performances bringing the national art collections to life presented by school students from Canberra.
    Venue: National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery
  2. Permanent collection | Music & Performances Transcend
    Nov 1 2:00pm Australian String Quartet national tour 2015 The Australian String Quartet performs Schubert's epic string quartet, Death and the Maiden, Juan Cristosomo de Arriaga's third quartet, and the much-anticipated Australian premiere of Brett Dean's And once I played Ophelia.
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $65, $60 concession, $55 members, $30 under 30 years
  3. | Shop event / Members Members book club
    Nov 5 10:30am Join Claudia Hyles in conversation with Tim Bonyhady, author of this season's book, Good Living Street: the fortunes of my Viennese family.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $15 members, $18 guests
  4. Permanent collection | Access Art and dementia
    Nov 6 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)
  5. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Nov 9 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
  6. Permanent collection | Kids & family stART with art
    Nov 13 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)
  7. Permanent collection | Kids & family A little look at ART
    Nov 18 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
  8. | Highlights Christmas shopping day
    Nov 19 10:00am Join us for the annual Christmas shopping day. Enjoy a 20% discount on all purchases.
    Venue: NGA Shop
    Price : Free
  9. | Cocktail evenings / Members TGIF
    Nov 20 6:00pm Wind down to the weekend with live music, whisky and matched cheeses whilst surrounded by fog in the Sculpture Garden Restaurant.
    Venue: Sculpture Garden Restaurant
    Price : $60 members, $70 guests
  10. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Nov 30 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