What's on

Book Online or tel 02 6240 6701 (Mon–Fri) or via the NGA front desk


Feb 28

Sculpture Garden Sunday

10:30am – 2:00pm

Special event | Kids and family (all ages)

Creative fun and entertainment with artist-run workshops and installations. Bring a picnic to share under the trees. More info

Venue: Sculpture Garden
Price : Free

Mar 5

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 6

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 12

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free, no booking required

Mar 13

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 16

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

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| Kids and family

Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies (ages 0-1), followed by coffee and muffins.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 members/concession

Mar 19

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 20

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 25

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 26

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 27

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Mar 28

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 2

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 3

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 9

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family daily 9-24 April (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 10

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 12

Creative meditation for children

10:30am – 11:00am

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| Kids and family (ages 5-7, to be accompanied)

Join Dianne Bourke, child meditation facilitator and mindfulness instructor for children.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $7, $5 child (free for accompanying adults)

Apr 12

Creative meditation for children

11:30am – 12:15pm

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| Kids and family (ages 8-12)

Join Dianne Bourke, child meditation facilitator and mindfulness instructor for children.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $7, $5 child (free for accompanying adults)

Apr 14

Art explorer: Building with paper

10:30am – 4:00pm

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Tyler Graphics at work | Kids and family (ages 8-12)

Hang out at the NGA looking at the exhibition Behind the scenes: Tyler Graphics at work and check out Anthony Caro's Paper Sculptures before having a go at using paper as a construction material for your own work. Bring your own morning tea and lunch.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $60, $55 child members (all materials and tools supplied)

Apr 15

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

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| Kids and family (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 for everyone to enjoy.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)

Apr 16

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 17

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 19

ASI: Art Scene Investigation

10:30am – 12:00pm

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| Kids and family (ages 7-12)

Walls have moved, works of art have appeared and disappeared, upstairs is downstairs and vice visa. The Art Scene Investigation Squad needs your help to figure it all out.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 child members (includes morning tea)

Apr 20

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Book now

| Kids and family

Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies (ages 0-1), followed by coffee and muffins.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 members/concession

Apr 24

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

Apr 27

How to look at art

6:00pm – 7:00pm

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| Talks and Lectures

Fun, friendly and starting from first principles. Listen, talk and ask questions as you get some tips and tools for appreciating and enjoying the visual arts with kids with Rose Marin, Family Programs.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 members/concession

Apr 30

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 1

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 7

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 8

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 13

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

Book now

| Kids and family (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, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)

May 14

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location a the main desk
Price : Free

May 15

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 18

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Book now

| Kids and family

Join a voluntary guide for an informal tour of the Gallery for parents and carers with babies (ages 0-1), followed by coffee and muffins.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 members/concession

May 21

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 22

Create Space

10:00am – 3:00pm

| Kids and family (all ages, children to be accompanied)

Creative workshops in gallery spaces - it's free, fun, changes regularly and, best of all, you can drop in anytime with no booking required.

Venue: check location at the main desk
Price : Free

May 24

Tales for the very young

10:30am – 11:30am

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| Kids and family (ages 3-5, to be accompanied)

Join Margie Kevin, Gallery educator, for an interactive story-based experience in the Australian Colonial Galleries.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $7, $5 child members