General details


  • This exhibition has finished
  • 6 Dec 2013 – 21 Apr 2014, Canberra only
  • 10am – 5pm every day (except Christmas day)
  • Late night openings - Friday 28 February and 1, 7 & 8 March, 5 – 9pm


Parking and access

Please note that the National Gallery car parks are accessible off Bowen Drive and Parkes Place East.

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Contact us

  • Tickets – Ticketek on 1300 795 012 or
  • General information +61 2 6240 6411
  • For visitors with mobility difficulties +61 2 6240 6411
  • General email enquiries
  • Membership – 1800 020 068

Family activity room

  • 10am - 5pm Mon-Sun including public holidays
  • Late opening on evenings of Friday 28 February and 1, 7 & 8 March, 5 – 9pmore informat

Become a member

Join now and receive one complimentary ticket plus annual National Gallery member benefits. Join here


Gallery Cafe
  • Open 10am – 4.30pm daily

Overlooking the Sculpture Garden the Gallery cafe offers breakfast, morning, afternoon tea and lunch options as well as children’s meals plus a selection of wines by the glass, great coffee and sweets.

Street Cafe
  • Open 8.30am – 2.30pm daily

The outdoor cafe adjacent to the front entrance is a great place for coffee, cold drinks and light snacks.

Members Lounge
  • Exclusive to members and up to three guests.
    Open 10am – 4.30pm daily

Relax and unwind in the Members Lounge while taking in magnificent views overlooking the Sculpture Garden. Enjoy delicious gourmet food and wine or indulge in a scrumptious cake with coffee or tea in peaceful surrounds.

Sculpture Garden Restaurant
  • Lunch from 12pm Wednesday to Sunday
  • Breakfast from 8am Saturday and Sunday
  • Reservations (02) 6240 6660

To celebrate the exhibition internationally renowned interior designer Megan Morton has re-styled our Sculpture Garden Restaurant. Come and relax in our intriguing and playful restaurant, suitable for the whole family and experience our new Peruvian inspired menu.


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Audio and Guided tours

The audio tour provides an interesting narration that guides you through the exhibition. An adult tour and a children's tour are available. These can be pre purchased through Ticketek when you purchase your ticket or purchased from the Audio Tour desk outside the exhibition.

  • $6.00 Single
  • $10.00 (shared)
  • $6.00 Children's

Guided tours

Free with exhibition ticket, with a maximum capacity of approximately 20 visitors. Tours depart from the exhibition foyer throughout the day until 21 April, when crowds permit.

  • March 10.15am, 11.15am, 1.15pm, 2.15pm
  • family friendly tours during12 to 21 April 11.15am and 2.15pm
  • Spanish language tours 15 Feb and 15 March 3pm
    (bookings essential for this tour: tel. 02 6240 6701, Mon- Fri)

Exhibition catalogue

This lavishly illustrated catalogue is a great addition to any art lover’s collection. $39.95 at the Gallery.
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