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  1. | Films & 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
  2. Permanent collection | Access Art and dementia
    Sep 4 10:30am – 11:30am Friday with a friend An engaging tour of the collection for people living with dementia and their carers.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
    Booking: (02) 6240 6632 or email access@nga.gov.au
    Book here
  3. Collection: International art | Talks/Lectures Modelling the figure: five decades of French sculpture
    Sep 5 2:00pm Lucina Ward, Curator, International Painting and Sculpture explores representations of the figure by Rodin, Bourdelle, Lachaise and Maillol from the 1880s to 1940s. This program is supported by the Centre for European Studies, ANU.
    Venue: Sculpture Garden
    Price : Free
  4. | Talks/Lectures Contemporary Australian Architects 2015 speaker series
    Commences Sep 9 - Sep 30 6:00pm – 7:00pm Doors open 5.15 pm, pay bar available Four engaging lectures by award-winning Australian architects presented in partnership with Australian Architects Institute (ACT Chapter), sponsored by BCA Certifiers. More information
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Series $75, $70 concession, $60 members/Institute members, $40 students
  5. | Talks/Lectures Lecture 1: Charles Wright Architects
    Sep 9 6:00pm Contemporary Australian Architects 2015 speaker series (doors open 5.15 pm, pay bar available) Charles Wright Architects, a fresh and sustainable company, their sculptural work boldly and bravely suggests a new way of living in the tropics More information
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $25, $22.50 concession, $20 members/ Institute members, $15 students
  6. Permanent collection | Kids & family stART with art
    Sep 11 10:30am – 12:00pm (ages 2-5) A morning of exploration and creative fun with art and music.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12 child, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)
  7. | Book launches Nancy Underhill's Sidney Nolan: a life
    Sep 12 11:00am Book event Join author, curator and art historian Dr Nancy Underhill on an insightful journey through the life and work of Sidney Nolan. Followed by book signing in the Gallery Shop.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free (bookings required)
  8. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Sep 14 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 in main foyer
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  9. Permanent collection | Kids & family A little look at ART
    Sep 16 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
  10. | Talks/Lectures Lecture 2: MAKE Architecture
    Sep 16 6:00pm – 7:00pm Contemporary Australian Architects 2015 speaker series (doors open 5.15 pm, pay bar available) MAKE Architecture, a design studio that provides socially and environmentally driven design solutions that give back to the community More information
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $25, $22.50 concession, $20 members/ Institute members, $15 students
  11. Collection: Photography | Talks/Lectures Henry Carroll's Read this if you want to take great photographs of people
    Sep 19 11:00am Book event Photographer and author Henry Carroll demystifies digital photography and dispels commonplace misconceptions about taking photos. Followed by book signing in the Gallery shop.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  12. Collection: Photography | Workshops Photography workshop
    Sep 19 2:00pm Join Henry Carroll for a fun and creative photograpahy exercise around the Gallery. Bring your digital camera or iPhone.
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  13. Myth + magic: art of the Sepik River | Talks/Lectures Curator's tour
    Sep 22 12:45pm A walk through Myth + Magic with exhibition curator Crispin Howarth.
    Venue: Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
    Price : Free
  14. | Kids & family NGA at FLORIADE
    Sep 23 10:00am – 4:00pm (all ages) Join the fun as the NGA bring the cART to Floriade.
    Price : Free
  15. | Talks/Lectures Lecture 3: Elenberg Fraser
    Sep 23 6:00pm Contemporary Australian Architects 2015 speaker series (doors open 5.15 pm, pay bar available) Elenberg Fraser, not your average architecture firm, an integrated Melbourne based design practice operating across the Asia-Pacific region. More information
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $25, $22.50 concession, $20 members/ Institute members, $15 students
  16. | Tours Family tours
    Sep 28 10:30am – 11:30am Daily Monday 28 September - Friday 9 October Meet your Gallery guide for a special family-friendly tour daily during ACT school holidays. No booking required.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free
  17. | Talks/Lectures Lecture 4: Tribe Studio
    Sep 30 6:00pm Contemporary Australian Architects 2015 speaker series (doors open 5.15 pm, pay bar available) Tribe Studio has developed a portfolio of award-winning houses that are architecturally ambitious, sustainable and beautiful. More information
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $25, $22.50 concession, $20 members/ Institute members, $15 students