Home Visit Visiting with Kids Visiting with Kids Deflation of Patricia Piccinini's Skywhale, 2013, gift of anonymous donor 2019, donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program © Patricia Piccinini BeforeFind out about exhibitions that might interest you and your familyTalk to your children about what they might see and involve them in planning their visit to the Gallery.Explain that we don't touch the art because it shows respect for the artist and will help protect the art for centuries to come.Check out the What’s On calendar for more information on our range of free programs for kids of all ages to enjoy with their families. DuringWalk slowly and hold hands to stay togetherFollow your children’s lead and let them guide you to the works of art they are most interested inBreak up your visit with some fresh air, a rest or a snack in the Sculpture GardenIf you have a question, please ask our friendly Visitor Experience staff on the ground level near the main entrance. TipsAsk questionsWhat can you see?What does it make you think about?How does it make you feel?Is there anything here that surprises you?Play ‘I Spy’! Related Australians in the Sculpture Garden Fiona Hall's Fern Garden At the beginning of 1996 Mary Eagle, then the National Gallery's Senior Curator of Australian Art, approached Fiona Hall to consider a commission. Kids & Families At The Gallery Think outside the box and plan an art adventure for the whole family at the National Gallery. Kids and Families experience the NGA's Hyper Real exhibition Duration: 00:30 Published 01 March 2018 Kids & Families Sculpture Garden Sunday 2013 Duration: 02:00 Published 26 March 2013 Sculpture Garden Sculpture has most often been made to occupy open areas, in civic squares and in gardens, or to adorn the facades of buildings or mark sacred sites.