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  1. Permanent collection | Workshops Draw together
    Nov 2 11:00am – 12:30pm (all ages, children to be accompanied) Art-making in response to works of art.
    Venue: Meet in main foyer
    Price : $10, $8 members (includes materials)
  2. Members | Members Giddy up Melbourne Cup!
    Nov 4 12:00pm – 4:00pm Exclusive members' event Gandel Hall comes alive with the race that stops a nation. Celebrate the Cup in style with a 3-course lunch, champagne, sweepstakes and the see the race on the big screen. Book now
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $115 members, $130 non-members $1150 table of 10
  3. Arthur Boyd | Talks & Lectures Agony and ecstasy in pen and ink
    Nov 6 12:45pm – 1:45pm Rebecca Edwards, curatorial assistant, Australian Prints and Drawings, explores the role of drawing in Arthur Boyd's art practice through rarely seen works of art from the NGA collection. Related info
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free
  4. Permanent collection | Assisted Friday with a friend
    Nov 7 10:30am – 11:30am for people with dementia and their carers Art and Alzheimer's tour, designed to connect participants in a shared exchange of ideas and insights
    Venue: Meet in main foyer
    Price : Free
    Booking: 6240 6517 or email access@nga.gov.au
  5. Lautrec, Degas, Daumier: Impressions of Paris | Members Ooh la la! Let them eat cake
    Nov 8 2:00pm – 5:00pm Exclusive members' event Spend the afternoon devouring Parisian cakes and culture in celebration of the exhibition Lautrec, Degas, Daumier: Impressions of Paris. Related info
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $60 members $75 guests
    Booking: membership@nga.gov.au or 02 6240 6528
  6. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Nov 10 10:00am Enjoy refreshments in the Members Lounge before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.
    Venue: meet in the main foyer
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  7. Lautrec, Degas, Daumier: Impressions of Paris | Talks & Lectures Curator's perspective
    Nov 11 12:45pm – 1:45pm Dr Jane Kinsman, Senior Curator, International Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books, discusses the exhibition, Lautrec, Degas, Daumier: Impressions of Paris. Related info
    Venue: Orde Poynton Gallery
    Price : Free
  8. Shop | Talks & Lectures Book Launch: Patrick McCaughey
    Nov 12 6:00pm Join Patrick McCaughey where he will give a lecture about what has made Australian art distinctive and original in his new book Strange Country: Why Australian Painting Matters. Book here
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  9. Shop | Talks & Lectures Book Launch: Scott Bevan
    Nov 13 6:00pm Join Siobhan Heanue presenter of The Culture Quarter on ABC TV in conversation with Scott Bevan, author of Bill: The Life of WIlliam Dobell. Book here
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  10. Permanent collection | Kids & family stART with art
    Nov 14 10:30am – 12:00pm (ages 2-5, to be accompanied) Exploration and creative fun with art and music. A very special end of year party edition of stART with art. We may even get a visitor from the North Pole!
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $12 child, $10 child members - includes materials (free for accompanying adults)
  11. Members | Members Coffee with the Conservator
    Nov 15 10:15am – 12:00pm Exclusive members' event Go behind the scenes to discover the intricate and specialised work of the National Gallery's conservation team followed by coffee and cake in the Members Lounge.
    Venue: Members Lounge
    Price : $20 members $30 guests
    Booking: membership@nga.gov.au or 02 6240 6528
  12. Special event | Performances Relativity
    Nov 16 2:00pm – 4:00pm Australian String Quartet concert The Australian String Quartet perform works by Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn, and, with guest soprano Greta Bradman, works by Peter Sculthorpe and Paul Stanhope.
    Venue: Gandel Hall
    Price : $65, $60 concession, $55 members, $30 under 30
  13. Permanent collection | Kids & family A little look at ART
    Nov 19 10:00am – 12:00pm (parents/carers with babies ages 0-1) Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies. Followed by coffee and muffins.
    Venue: Meet in main foyer
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  14. Lautrec, Degas, Daumire: Impressions of Paris | Assisted Descriptive tour
    Nov 22 2:30pm – 3:30pm A tour of the exhibition, Lautrec, Degas, Daumier: Impressions of Paris, for people who are blind or have low vision. Related info
    Venue: Meet in main foyer
    Price : Free
    Booking: (02) 6240 6517 or email access@nga.gov.au
  15. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Nov 24 10:00am 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
  16. Permanent collection | Members Member's Book Club
    Nov 26 10:15am Member's Book Club provides an opportunity to engage with the gallery's collection and themes around art. This season's book is An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro.
    Venue: NGA Book Shop
    Price : $12 members
    Booking: membership@nga.gov.au or 02 6240 6528
  17. Lautrec, Degas, Daumire: Impressions of Paris | Assisted Assisted tour
    Nov 26 10:30am – 11:30am A tour of the exhibition, Lautrec, Degas, Daumier: Impressions of Paris, for people with a disability and their carers. Related info
    Venue: Meet in main foyer
    Price : Free
    Booking: (02) 6240 6517 or email access@nga.gov.au
  18. Lautrec, Degas, Daumire: Impressions of Paris | Kids & family Tales for the very young
    Nov 27 10:30am – 11:30pm (ages 3-5, to be accompanied) Margie Kevin, Gallery educator, leads an interactive story-based experience within the exhibition Daumier, Degas and Toulouse Lautrec. Related info
    Venue: Children's Gallery
    Price : $7, $5 child members, free for accompanying adults
  19. Permanent collection | Assisted Friday with a friend
    Dec 5 10:30am – 11:30am for people with dementia and their carers Art and Alzheimer's tour designed to connect participants in a shared exchange of ideas and insights.
    Venue: Meet in main foyer
    Price : Free
    Booking: (02) 6240 6517 or email access@nga.gov.au
  20. Mini Members | Members Tutus and tinsel - mini members event
    Dec 6 10:30am – 11:00am (all ages, children to be accompanied) A magical Christmas ballet with a company of dancers, including Lauren Viera, formally Bavarian State Ballet Company, and Liz Fellows, Canberra Dance Theatre.
    Venue: James O Fairfax Theatre
    Price : $25 members, $35 guests (prices for adults and children)
    Booking: membership@nga.gov.au or 02 6240 6528