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Admission to the permanent collection is free. Admission charges apply to special exhibitions. Children 16 years and under are free.
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top image detail: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 'La passagère du 54 – promenade en yacht [Passenger from (cabin) 54 – on a cruise]' 1896 lithograph Collection of the National Gallery of Australia Purchased with the assistance of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1992
Women’s History Month 2007
Female staff of the National Gallery of Australia discuss the contribution of women to the arts.
Sunday 18 March
Collection floortalks: Collect, critique and curate
2 pm Tina Baum, Curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art
2.20 pm Kate Collins, Educator
2.40 pm Anne O’Hehir, Assistant Curator, Photography
Meet in Gallery Foyer
for any questions email: PublicPrograms@nga.gov.au
Floortalk: French connections
Saturday 24 March 2 pm
Dr Bruce Adams, Art historian, discusses the links between Australia and France in Grace Crowley’s art and life
Tuesday 27 March 12.45 pm
Dr Deborah Hart, Senior Curator, Australian Painting and Sculpture, discusses the new acquisition New Atlantis c. 1933 by Australian born artist Roy de Maistre. International Galleries
Journey back in time to explore the jungles of Australia, the Pacific, Southeast Asia, and the Americas. From a modern Australian artist’s views of the Queensland rainforest to an ancient Mayan ceramic jaguar, the Children’s Gallery is alive with the flora and fauna of the tropics.
Singing through the jungle
Friday 16 March 11–11.50 am
repeated 2–2.50 pm
(ages 3–5 accompanied by an adult)
A musical journey through the exhibition with Emma Zen, Director, Rocking Horse Music and Jo Krabman, Gallery Educator
$15; $10 members Bookings essential
A reptilian view of the rainforest
Saturday 24 March 2–3 pm
(ages 7–12 accompanied by an adult)
Come face-to-face with live jungle reptiles. A hands-on experience with Ross Bennett, Director of the Australian Reptile Centre
$10; $8 members Bookings essential
Cirque du Soleil will open in Canberra for the first time on 15 March with a spectacular new show Varekai!
Due to popular demand great new seats are now on sale for the 4–8 April performances.
National Gallery of Australia members have the opportunity to purchase tickets now before they are released to the General Public on 19 March.
Buy your tickets now!
You will need the following password to take up this offer: angel