What's on

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Apr 3

stART with art

10:30am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

A morning of exploration and creative fun with art and music. Enjoy art activities inspired by our national collection and an interactive tour for young children, followed by 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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Apr 5

Tales from the palace

10:30am – 11:30am

Versailles | Kids and family

(special early childhood session, children to be accompanied)

Join our storyteller in NGA Play for tales inspired by works of art from Versailles.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Apr 11

Creative meditation for children

10:30am – 11:00am

Asian art | Kids and family

(ages 5 –7, to be accompanied)

Spending quiet time in the presence of evocative works of art inspires children and their sense of wonder and delight in the world. 

Price : $7, $5 child members

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Apr 11

Creative meditation for children

11:30am – 12:15pm

Asian art | Kids and family

(ages 8–12)

Spending quiet time in the presence of evocative works of art inspires children and their sense of wonder and delight in the world. 

Price : $7, $5 child members

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Apr 12

Tales from the palace

10:30am – 11:30pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

Join our storyteller in NGA Play for tales of wonder and adventure inspired by works of art in the Versailles exhibition. Watch our social media for extra pop-up dates.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Apr 18

ASI: Art Scene Investigation: All that glitters is not gold

10:30am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 7+)

A puzzle wrapped in a mystery and topped with secrets. Join our detectives on a new investigation.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $12, $10 child members (includes morning tea)

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Apr 19

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

(ages 0-1 and parents/carers)

Join an NGA 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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Apr 19

Tales from the palace

10:30am – 11:30pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(all ages, children to be accompanied)

Join our storyteller in NGA Play for tales of wonder and adventure inspired by works of art in the Versailles exhibition. Watch our social media for extra pop-up dates.

Venue: NGA Play
Price : Free (no bookings required)

Apr 20

Art explorer: Creatures of the garden

10:30am – 4:00pm

Versailles | Kids and family

(ages 7+)

Create creatures in clay inspired by the animal sculptures in the gardens at Versailles.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $60, $55 child members (all materials and tools supplied)

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May 17

Little look at ART

10:00am – 12:00pm

Permanent collection | Kids and family

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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May 30

Tales for the very young

10:30am – 11:30am

Asian art | Kids and family

(ages 3-5, to be accompanied)

Join Margie Kevin, Gallery educator, for an interactive story-based experience in the Asian galleries.

Venue: meet at information desk
Price : $7, $5 child members, free for accompanying adults

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