Take your NGA experience further

'It is pure joy that I offer you.'
Constantin Brancusi

Make new friends at exhibition openings, get up close and personal with behind-the-scene tours, enjoy after hours viewings and get to know curators, conservators and artists at special events.

How to become a Member

If you wish to join the NGA or renew your membership, please join online below or call the Membership office on 02 6240 6528.



Gift a Membership

You can also gift memberships to friends and family

Gift Membership



Benefits of NGA Membership

  • Complimentary ticket to a major exhibition for first time members
  • Discounted tickets to all events and exhibitions
  • Invitations to members exhibition opening parties
  • 10% discount at the Gallery shops and cafes
  • Delivery of the quarterly NGA printed magazine, Artonview
  • Exclusive annual program of events including visits to artist studios, tours and after hours viewings
  • Access to the online Members News for Gallery updates insights and offers
  • Entry to the Members Lounge with complimentary coffee and tea
  • Reciprocal benefits at all state galleries and the Museum of Contemporary Art

Membership categories

Category 1 Year 2 Year
Individual local
Individual national** $70
Joint local
two people at the same address
Joint national**
two people at the same address
Full-time-under 26

* Concessions available to pension card holders only. For joint memberships both members must have pension cards.
**Living further than 100km from the NGA

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace

Members opening

6:00pm Friday, December 9
Celebrate the launch of Versailles: Treasures from the Palace with themed canapes, cocktails, live entertainment and exhibition viewing.

Price : $90 NGA members, $120 guests

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Curator's dinner

6:00pm Friday, February 24
Join senior exhibition curator Dr Lucina Ward for an introduction to Versailles: Treasures from the Palace followed by an exclusive viewing, three course dinner and entertainment.

Price : $190 NGA members, $220 guests

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Banner image: Dale Frank He garaged his new Range Rover as the ABC was due the next day to interview him on what it was like being an artist today even though Sue thought he should park it in the front drive 2006 (detail) National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2006 More detail