What's on

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Oct 7

Art and dementia: Friday with a friend

10:30am – 11:30am

Permanent collection | Assisted

Join an engaging tour of works of art from the collection designed to connect participants in a shared intellectual activity through personal insights, interpretation, art history and memories.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 8

Descriptive tour

2:30pm

Diane Arbus: American portraits | Assisted

Tour of Diane Arbus: American portraits for people who are blind or with low vision.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 9

Auslan sign-interpreted tour

2:30pm

Diane Arbus: American portraits | Assisted

Tour of Diane Arbus: American portraits for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 10

Rendezvous with art

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Tours

Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the NGA cafe before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.

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

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Oct 13

Mystery tour

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Permanent collection | Members

Dare to get grubby and join us for a cocktail followed by a mystery tour.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $30 NGA members, $35 guests

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Oct 14

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 2-5, to be accompanied)

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)

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Oct 19

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(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 NGA members/concession

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Oct 20

Art after hours

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Asian art | Members

Join us for a glass of wine, followed by a tour of the Asian Art permanent collection with Lucie Folan.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $30 NGA members, $35 guests

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Oct 27

Meet the maker

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Australian art | Members

A behind the scenes look at Canberra-based sculptor Heather B. Swann's practice in her studio for a one-hour artist talk and tour.

Venue: off site
Price : $15 NGA members only

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Oct 29

Curator's tour

3:00pm

Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

Join David Hansen, curator of the exhibition, for a tour of Artists of the Great War.

Venue: Australian Galleries
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Oct 31

Rendezvous with art

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Tours

Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the NGA cafe before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.

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

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Nov 3

Art for lunch

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Artists of the Great War | Talks and Lectures

Get some culture, with time to spare. Drop into weekly talks, tours or art-making - all in under half an hour.

Venue: check at main desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

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Nov 4

Art and dementia: Friday with a friend

10:30am – 11:30am

Permanent collection | Assisted

Join an engaging tour of works of art from the collection designed to connect participants in a shared intellectual activity through personal insights, interpretation, art history and memories.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : Free (bookings essential)

Book now

Nov 10

Coffee with the curator

9:00am – 10:30am

Artists of the Great War | Members

Join us for a tour of Artists of the Great War, followed by coffee with the curator David Hansen.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $20 NGA members only

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Nov 11

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 2-5, to be accompanied)

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)

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Nov 14

Rendezvous with art

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Tours

Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the NGA cafe before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.

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

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Nov 16

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 0-1 and parents/carers)

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 NGA members/concession

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Nov 28

Rendezvous with art

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Tours

Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the NGA cafe before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.

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

Book now