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  1. ATSI | After hours / Members Art after hours
    Oct 1 5:00pm Finish the day with Franchesca Cubillo, Senior Curator, for a glass of wine in the members lounge followed by a guided tour of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $25 members only
  2. Permanent collection | Access Art and dementia
    Oct 2 10:30am – 11:30am Friday with a friend A tour for people living with dementia and their carers.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  3. | Behind the scenes / Members Meet the maker
    Oct 3 11:00am Go behind the scenes and in to the workshop of Alison Jackson, Canberra based silversmith for a one hour artist talk and workshop tour.
    Price : $7 members only
  4. Myth + magic: art of the Sepik River | Talks/Lectures Curator's tour
    Oct 8 12:45pm of Myth + magic: art of the Sepik River A walk through Myth + Magic with exhibition curator Crispin Howarth.
    Venue: Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
    Price : Free
  5. Permanent collection | Kids & family stART with art
    Oct 9 10:30am – 12:00pm (ages 2-5) 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 for everyone to enjoy.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 child members, includes materials (free for accompanying adults)
  6. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Oct 12 10:00am – 12:00pm Learn about works of art on display. Enjoy refreshments in the Members Lounge before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  7. Permanent collection | Kids & family A little look at ART
    Oct 21 10:00am – 12:00pm (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 members/concession
  8. Permanent collection | Cocktail evenings / Members Mystery tour
    Oct 23 5:30pm We're head hunting for the most courageous. Not for the faint hearted take a chance and join us for a mystery tour and a cocktail.
    Venue: meet at information desk
    Price : $25 members only
  9. Permanent collection | Tours Rendezvous with art
    Oct 26 10:00am – 12:00pm Enjoy refreshments in the Members Lounge before joining voluntary guides to discuss selected works of art.
    Venue: meet in main foyer
    Price : $12, $10 members/concession
  10. | Festivals Come alive!
    Commences Oct 26 - Oct 30 1:00pm Festival of Museum Theatre daily A variety of free theatrical performances bringing the national art collections to life presented by school students from Canberra.
    Venue: National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery
    Price : Free (bookings essential)
  11. | Festivals Come alive!
    Oct 31 11:00am Festival of Museum Theatre daily at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm A variety of free theatrical performances bringing the national art collections to life presented by school students from Canberra.
    Venue: National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery