What's on

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Feb 18

Quintessential: Tom's trivia

6:00pm

Tom Roberts | Members

Booked Out

Enjoy a night of trivia about contemporary Australian culture, inspired by Madame Pfund. She was a patron of Tom Roberts, established a private girls and championed the culture of her time.

Feb 19

Tom Roberts curator's dinner

6:00pm

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Tom Roberts | Members

Join exhibition curator Anna Gray for an exclusive introduction and viewing of Tom Roberts followed by a three-course dinner and entertainment in Gandel Hall.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $185 NGA members, $200 guests

Mar 3

Quintessential: Giggles in the garden

6:00pm

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Tom Roberts | Members

Inspired by George Selth Coppin, a comedian and theatre performer, enjoy a night of giggles in the garden presented in partnership with the Canberra Comedy Festival.

Venue: Sculpture Garden Restaurant
Price : $25 NGA Members, $30 Guests, complimentary drink on arrival, paid bar

Mar 5

Meet the maker: Elliot Bastianon

11:00am

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| Members

Go behind the scenes for an artist talk and workshop tour with Elliot Bastianon, Canberra-based furniture maker.

Venue: Offsite
Price : $7 NGA members only

Mar 17

Quintessential: 9 x 5

6:00pm

Tom Roberts | Members

Booked Out

Inspired by Mrs L Abrahams and the iconic 9 x 5 paintings, join us in the Sculpture Garden Restaurant for our own 9 x 5: engage with 5 contemporary artists for 9 minutes each.

Apr 1

Mystery tour

5:30pm

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| Members

Looking for something contemporary? Why not take a chance and join us for a mystery tour and cocktail.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $25 NGA members only

May 13

Mystery tour

5:30pm

| Members

Dare to be dark and join us for cocktails followed by a mystery tour.

Price : $25 members, $30 guests

May 20

The wrong way dinner

6:00pm

Fiona Hall: Wrong way time | Members

Join Deborah Hart, Senior Curator of Australian Painting and Sculpture Post 1920 for a tour of Fiona Hall: Wrong way time followed by dinner done the wrong way around in the members lounge.

Venue: Fiona Hall exhibition and Members Lounge
Price : $100 members, $120 guests

May 27

Meet the maker

4:00pm

| Members

Meet glass artists Matthew Curtis and Harriet Schwarzrock in their studio in Queanbeyan for a one-hour tour.

Venue: Off site
Price : $10 members only

May 31

Members book club

10:30am

| Members

Join Claudia Hyles for an engaging discussion that explores literary themes around the visual arts. This season's book is The story of black by John Harvey.

Venue: NGA shop
Price : $15 members, $18 guests

Jun 24

Art tarts

5:30pm

| Members

Discover the NGA's tarty side, and join us for a night of cocktails and promiscuous art with Assistant Curator, Julia Greenstreet.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $35 members, $40 guests